International Data Corporation (IDC) Job in Nigeria for Research Analysts

International Data Corporation (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

International Data Corporation (IDC) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Analyst – Devices
Job ID: 2016-2137
Location: NG-Lagos

  • Due to ongoing expansion in the Middle East & Africa region,
    we are looking for a Research Analyst for our IPDS and Mobile phones
    research for West Africa to be based in our Lagos office.
  • The position will serve operations in Nigeria/Ghana as well as
    support the regional goals and business strategy in the Middle East and
    Africa region.
  • Reporting to the Senior Research Analyst, this role supports IDC’s rapidly growing business in all areas of IT.


  • Analyse market dynamics for consumer technologies such as Mobile
    Phones, Printers, PCs & Tablets in Nigeria/Ghana on a quarterly,
    bi-annual and annual basis.
  • Produce high quality reports concerning market assessment, insights and forecasts.
  • Become a key analyst interface for our Africa-wide clients
  • Work closely with the other analysts in the group in MEA and CEMA regions
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of key African geographies and
    supplier strategies (product strategies, technology developments,
    pricing and channel strategies) through primary and secondary research.
  • Collect and analyse vendor shipment data for these technologies.
  • Interface with key industry players.


  • Experience in similar analytical position;
  • Relevant work experience in research is strongly preferred;
  • University Degree or equivalent;
  • Willingness to travel- Senegal, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, other regional countries.
  • Work with large data cuts and databases;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
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Candidate has to be able to demonstrate:

  • Understanding and/or interest in the ICT industry
  • Excellent interviewing, writing and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency with Excel and other MS office software packages.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work with large data cuts and databases

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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