Research Analyst

Company Description

Do you want to make an impact?

Informa Tech sits at the heart of a thriving business technology community.

And by providing market insight and market access across multiple specialist technology markets, we connect, inform and inspire the technology industry to build a better, more sustainable world and start conversations that really matter.

At Informa Tech, you’ll be joining a vibrant community of over 2000 colleagues across 19 locations, and a fast-paced international company that’s part of the UK’s FTSE 100 group of leading businesses. Where else can you rub shoulders with big brands and leading experts, in exciting places, alongside some of the most respected colleagues in our markets?

Job Description

We’re now looking for a Research Analyst to join our Government & Manufacturing team!

Key responsibilities will be:

Scoping – Using customer centric feedback to direct minor scope changes; keeping the research fresh by understanding customer needs/questions; enhancing the research each cycle and continually adding value to ensure we have clear USP; working with direct management to support research changes
Writing – Providing qualitative analysis to support and justify data with a focus on change and development; use a text plan and outline structure to support concise output; discuss the impact of technology and key market trends
Thought leadership – Produce written insights and press material to support research outputs
Sales support – Partner with the sales team to generate new leads, progress existing leads, and support renewals; use scoping to continually evolve the research offering
Event support – Partner with the events team to further Omdia’s position in the space, to build a platform for showcasing our research, and to develop new research propositions based on intelligence gathered at events
Primary research – conducting interviews with key industry contacts across a spectrum of company types; attending trade shows; some F2F visits to support relationship development; creating a detailed log of interactions and feedback
Secondary research – using a range of secondary sources to support primary research including – the internet, trade journals, in-house research, trade associations, public reports, financial releases, company press releases
Building base data – Using primary and secondary research to build credible base data; ensuring sufficient coverage of market players; creating estimates; utilising history; ensuring consistency with related data/markets; logging all assumptions and working in a clear way
Forecasting – Using primary and secondary research to generate market projections; using credible sources to support forecasts; logging all assumptions and working in a clear way; creating the story around market development/opportunities/risks


Experience in an analyst position or related industrial automation position
Ability to use the phone and email for outreach and developing relationships (internal and external)
Excel – solid grasp of Excel for data building, data manipulation, and pivot table creation
Experience working collaboratively towards a common goal
Ability to think outside the box in approaching problems to find innovative solutions
Prioritizing time for competing tasks
Writing detailed reports in a structured and concise way to capture key research highlights
Primary research interview and data gathering skills
Multitasking – ability to prioritize competing tasks effectively
Collaborative approach to exploit internal resources
Ability to piece together data from multiple sources and to connect the dots
Use assumptions and logical thinking to create estimates and forecast
Strong grasp of manufacturing macro-economic environment

Additional Information

You can make a real impact at Informa Tech, because what we do matters – and we do it at scale. Informa Tech is a division of Informa, where no two days are the same and you’ll find the freedom, opportunity and support of a fantastic community.

Employee experience is very important to us. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritize promotions internally.

Our benefits include:

Competitive Leave Policy (Annual Leave, Birthday Leave, Voluntary Leave and many more!)

We know that sometimes the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don’t fit all the requirements. If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we’re looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

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