• Graduate Research Analyst, IDC UK

    Job Location UK-London
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community makes fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.


    Do you have a good understanding of market, economic and statistical analysis? Do you have a keen interest in technology? Are you excited at the chance of having the opportunity to work for a IDC, a leading IT market research and consulting company?


    Your position as a Graduate Research Analyst would be to research, manage and present market trends, sales growth and new opportunity within the main European countries we currently work in. This is a great role within a fast paced and growing international company that will provide great career growth.


    Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    1. Analyze ICT market dynamics in Western Europe on a quarterly and annual basis
    2. Develop in-depth knowledge of key European geographies and supplier strategies (product strategies, technology developments, pricing and channel strategies) through primary and secondary research
    3. Collect information about market evolution and market forecasts
    4. Assess market trends and dynamics for good data quality
    5. Participate in the writing of quarterly market updates and market insights
    6. Work closely with the other analysts in the group in EMEA and WW


    What else is on offer? 

    1. Structured and fast career progression
    2. Training and mentoring by the Senior Executive team
    3. Competitive Salary
    4. Great company benefits


    Candidate Specification


    We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for quantity surveying who have the following characteristics:


    1. Degree in marketing economics or business would be preferable
    2. Less than 12 months' experience
    3. Methodical approach to problem solving
    4. Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
    5. Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
    6. Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate good report writing.
    7. Keen interest for International business
    8. Ability to work at a fast past and manage multiple tasks at once

    IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.


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