Market Analyst | IDC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Position Objective:
The role will be part of IDC's Asia-Pacific Service Provider practice group. The primary objective of the role will be to conduct research into and maintain coverage of the vibrant and fast developing market forB2B telecomservices in the Asia-Pacific region. The analyst will be a prime contributor to the Asia-Pacific Service Provider Strategies CIS program and deliver against an aggressive, high growth content agenda for FY17. Beyond written research, the analyst will also develop market sizing and related quantitative tools to aid clients in their respective businesses. This would include the Asia-Pacific Telecom Services Database product. The successful analyst will also be required to do bespoke work as needed, including being tasked to write on a variety of topics that are driving our clients’ needs, to conduct primary and secondary research and to support the CIS clients. Essential skills/areas of expertise:
A minimum of4-6 yearsof experience in the telecommunications service provider industry in Asia, with knowledge of both fixed and mobile environments. Preference would be given to candidates from either service provider or vendor backgrounds. Relevant consulting background also applicable.
Characteristics & Traits:
*.Speak English proficiently. Mandarin skills are a big plus.
*.The analyst will need to develop into an authority on the Digital Commerce industry observing and communicating trends, and competitive forces
*.Strong writing skills are essential. The analyst will be responsible for producing high quality and insightful research reports.
*.Excellent communication skills absolutely essential – written and verbal.
*.Strong interpersonal skills, experience of having worked in a multi-cultural and distributed team environment will be a key advantage
*.Ability to develop, maintain and strengthen strong relationships with peers and external people such as customers
*.Excellent time management skills while at the same time able to effectively multi-task
*.Detail oriented, meticulous, perseverant, and passion for excellence
*.Highly motivated individual able to work independently, setting work goals and priorities with minimal assistance
Key Results Areas
*. Writing insightful documents on the B2B telecom services segment
*.Forecasting
*.Consulting projects
*.Client engagement
Key Challenges
*. Ability to quickly become the domain expert on Telco Enterprise services landscape and drive the narrative and agenda for IDC.
*.Ability to write in a concise and succinct manner – the emphasize should be on effectively communicating opinion and insight not just news
*.Able to manage time during the peak periods
*.Tenacity to work with market information, source for vendor and end user insights, analyse competitive forces..
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