Market Analyst - Client Devices

ID 2018-2352
# of Openings
1
Job Location
TH-Bangkok

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 make 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 50 years IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC’s Insights businesses provide industry-focused advice for IT buyers in the Financial, Government, Health, Retail, Manufacturing and Energy verticals. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

 

Responsibilities

The role is part of the Asia Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phones and Tablets Trackers. Based in Bangkok, the successful candidate will be a part of the ASEAN Devices Research team, reporting to the team lead based in Malaysia. The candidate will need to develop his/her understanding of the mobile phones and tablet industries along with other relevant industries.

  • Team-based Asia/Pacific Mobile Phone and Tablet Trackers deliverable production and quality control
    • Required to gather details about the market situation through primary and secondary research and translating it into quantitative data using Excel and various other tools.
    • Candidate will need to be able to come up with opinions and insights based on findings. Candidate should have an inquisitive mindset, able to think logically, have good time management and be attentive to details.
    • Write reports, articles or/and press releases occasionally and answer questions from journalists about the mobile phones and tablet markets
  • Develop an understanding of emerging technologies and their impact on the market
  • Client engagements - conduct presentations, discussions or/and meetings on a regular basis.
  • Support consulting projects as needed, including other Tracker support when needed

 

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - Thai and English are the minimum requirements. Mandarin, while not compulsory would be an added advantage.
  • High comfort with Excel and other databases with experience in monitoring and manipulating large data sets for quality assurance purposes (familiarity of data visualization techniques is a plus)
  • Analytical, critical and inquisitive mindset in order to ask the right questions and make sense of the situation
  • Good Emotional Quotient in order to lead and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • An understanding of technology and economic concepts
  • Can work both independently and as a team, is able to multi-task and is able to adapt to rapidly changing workloads.
  • 2-3 years of full time job experience, preferably in data analysis or IT channels/distribution
  • A personal interest in hardware, telecom or information technology are a plus

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