Research Manager, Client Devices

ID 2018-2377
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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



To carry out business development and research work on the China Smart home and LCD TV and to support the growth of IDC's research in China. The role will include responsibility in developing relationship with vendors to drive Smart home conversation and performing quantitative and qualitative market analysis, writing reports, and interaction with vendors and channel partners to collect market data.


  • Knowledge of ICT markets is a benefit
  • Must have intermediate Excel skills (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Must have strong writing skills in English (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Must be able to provide intelligent analysis (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Must have strong desk research skills (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Preferably intermediate Word skills (not compulsory) (MUST GIVE A TEST TO ESTABLISH THIS)
  • Preferably intermediate PowerPoint skills 
  • Preferably intermediate presentation skills 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Persistent
  • Fast learner
  • Meticulous / detail-oriented
  • Resourceful
  • Adaptable (demonstrates willingness to adapt to changes in responsibilities or conditions)
  • Willing to work hard (demonstrates desire to exceed expectations)
  • Demonstrates initiative / Able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Leadership ability


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