Research Analyst – Service Provider Technology

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 21 Aug 18 2018-08-21

Research Analyst – Service Provider Technology

As a research analyst for broadband technology the successful candidate will collaborate with lead analysts, supporting the creation of market size and share databases, forecasts, detailed research reports, presentations and bespoke consulting projects. The candidate will assume an increasingly client-facing role as they develop, dealing with client information queries, attending conferences and events and building rewarding relationships and industry reputation.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing expertise in the global broadband internet market and cable (DOCSIS), fibre-to- the-home (PON), DSL and wi-fi technologies
  • Gathering data and information directly from companies
  • Carrying out interviews to gather specific information
  • Developing expertise in data management, manipulation and entry, and forecast techniques
  • Constructing detailed numerical and written analysis on the latest market trends and evaluating potential, risk, & opportunity of shifts in the industry landscape
  • Establishing contacts and reputation within the industry
  • Contributing to custom consulting projects by collaborating with consulting project leaders
  • Assisting with client communications
  • Attending vendor and operator briefings, which may include international travel

Candidates must possess a First or 2:1 degree to be considered for this position and have an interest in telecommunications, technology and media. Candidates should also:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in economics, engineering, mathematics, science, statistics or industry-related fields required; post-graduate degree is a plus
  • Be highly numerate and comfortable with numbers and able to pay keen attention to detail
  • Think logically and organize information, arguments and opinions in a structured way
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to write English clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrate highly effective organization and prioritization skills including the ability to stay on task and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • Be experienced users of Microsoft Excel and Word; database design or manipulation experience would be useful
  • Understand difference between analysis and advocacy
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