IDC is looking for a Research Analyst to join our European Cloud Innovation and Services team to support our Services research business. In this role as a Research Analyst, you will conduct research and contribute to the development, articulation, and creation of diverse research deliverables from infographics, reports to vlogs. This role presents an opportunity to join a high performing and fun team as well as have the chance to influence the direction of the IT services industry in Europe. The ideal candidate should be proactive, have a thirst for knowledge, be highly autonomous and yet thrive in a collaborative environment.
Conducting primary and secondary research on the IT Services market movements
Employ storytelling techniques in authoring and publishing reports and presentations
Extract insight from data to build narratives, and forecast market dynamics
Actively participate in developing thought-leading topics and themes in the services domain and its implications for vendors and end-user organizations.
Providing timely, insightful and relevant commentary on industry events in Europe or that have European relevance
Ensuring timely delivery of research and consulting engagements
Actively contribute to IDC’s worldwide services research themes
Be a trusted advisor to IDC’s clients
Collaboration with data and research teams, regional GTM, marketing, and other internal stakeholders
3-7 years of total experience of working with technology research and analysis
Appetite to continuously learn
A quick and creative thinker with deep curiosity
A broad understanding of the IT services market and key vendors in Europe
An understanding of the IT market intelligence analyst world, either directly from an analyst background or in interactions with analysts, most likely in a vendor-based role.
Advanced writing skills
Expertise in using spread sheets (Excel sheets) for Data Analysis and statistical analysis.
Excellent presentation, communication & analytical skills
Self-driven and proactive
Strong understanding of new technologies such as AI, RPA, BDA, blockchain, cloud, etc.
English fluency is core requirement
Perks of the role we offer
Benefits vary per company’s offering in country of hiring
The role will involve some travel, predominantly in Europe but occasionally to other regions
We are a dynamic, friendly, collaborative, and fun team in a medium-sized organization, which allows for your contributions to truly make an impact
You will work in an autonomous manner and organize your work however you wish
An exciting job that will offer you new opportunities and learnings every day
You will have opportunity to benefit from a comprehensive training portfolio
Participate in many non-work-related activities globally
An international working environment with helpful colleagues sitting in various European countries