Sr Research Analyst (EO/IR)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 12 Dec 18

Sr Research Analyst (EO/IR)


Jane's by IHS Markit delivers best in class forecasting through data driven identification of global market opportunities. By applying a rigorous bottom up methodology with fully documented sources, comments, and assumptions, our dataset ensures that customer can confidently:

• Identify and capture new opportunities with data driven forecasts which allow you to uncover market growth
• Stay ahead of the competition with expert assessments of global contract opportunities that are yet to be announced
• Analyse market trends and drivers to shape your go-to-market strategy

We are now recruiting for a Senior Research Analyst specializing in Electro-optics/Infrared, who will be responsible for maintaining and updating market forecast database for Electro-optics & Infrared systems in an analytically rigorous fashion, taking into account industry insight, as well as related geopolitical, military, and economic factors. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of research and development, production, and support programs that affect equipment specific market forecast. Data and information sources include research publications, industry press releases and websites, government press releases and websites, topic specific industry conferences, trade shows and defense expos as well as pro-active coordination with other analysts.
  • Using a requirements-based methodology, apply information from all of these sources to project domain specific equipment sales, analyze market trends, and identify future opportunities for system suppliers.
  • Prepare monthly reports documenting specific database changes as well as a narrative summary of significant trends and events within the domain specific market.
  • Provide analysis and insight into market opportunities and trends via periodic reports, client briefings, and online seminars.
  • Contribute to periodic articles for inclusion in other aerospace and defense online and hard copy content.
  • Contribute to consulting projects undertaken by other members of the Aerospace and Defense business line.
  • Respond to basic, non-complex research-related questions from clients.

To be considered for this role, candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience, in a relevant subject.
  • Good technical knowledge of Electro-Optic/Infrared systems and past experience of having being worked in this field would be an added advantage.
  • The ability to deliver analysis and insight through client facing briefings and clear, concisely written documents is essential.
  • Proven record of undertaking project orientated work to strict deadlines.
  • Strong research abilities.
  • Computer competency that includes a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications as well as an ability to conduct on-line and electronic research.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and work with new information technology applications.
  • Strong English language skills are essential.
  • Self-discipline to meet deadlines while meeting established qualitative and quantitative goals
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