We are seeking candidates for a key position within this fast growth and strategic business for IDC Health Insights European practice:
Senior Research Analyst
The Analyst will be part of the Health Insights European team, which provides research-based advisory and consulting services to healthcare and life sciences companies, and information technology vendors serving those markets. The focus of this position is to provide insights on the use of information technology to support business innovation in the healthcare and life sciences markets through original and methodologically sound research. The successful candidate will join a highly motivated, experienced, collaborative, but small team of healthcare analysts so must be a strong team player, with good listening skills coupled with critical thinking abilities, analytical skills – numerically and verbally – and curiosity relating to the dynamic developments in the health and IT markets.
The primary responsibility of the analyst will be to:
The position calls for a highly motivated individual with at least 2 years of experience in digital health, healthcare, life sciences or ICT market research and/or consulting, with exceptional writing skills, and interests for research activity. The candidate should be someone eager to build or further a career as an analyst, a quick and creative thinker, who is open to learn and to be coached in his/ her growth.
Experience within an end user organization (e.g. a hospital a local healthcare organization, a health department, pharma, biotech, medical devices companies etc.), or within an ICT company dealing with healthcare organizations and the life sciences sector (in particular in the market intelligence and marketing department) will be highly appreciated.
The ideal candidate is:
Education to bachelor degree standard (MBA, or other advanced degree strongly desired) combined with written and verbal mastery of English is required. Fluency in a second European language would be advantageous, as the research's geographical scope will be European. Good computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint are necessary.
The position is located in Milan, or London, (particularly strong candidates we will also consider other European locations where IDC has significant presence). In due course, the role will involve some travel, predominately in Europe but occasionally to other regions.
With this position, IDC offers the chance to join a research team in the industry's foremost provider of market intelligence, providing expert advice and knowledge to major institutions and organizations in Europe.
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 makes fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.