Analyst- Category Specialization- Software & IT Services


11 October, 2021

Job Description


  • Job Responsibilities:
  • The primary responsibility is to perform extensive primary and secondary research on the software and IT Services category to understand the market dynamics globally and regionally
  • To gain a thorough understanding of the software under study and analyse the features/capabilities of the software through supplier website and interaction with suppliers
  • Identification of experts for the research and conduct interviews and ask the right questions to extract the required information
  • Competitive analysis of major suppliers and supplier shortlisting
  • Industry analysis  and understand key technology trends
  • Use of various strategic frameworks to determine competitive positioning
  • Impact determination – macroeconomics/logistics/supply chain/disruptions/legislation/taxes on the supply and price of the software/service.
  • Perform financial statement analysis of the IT suppliers to assess their financial position


  • Job Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively operate independently and in a team environment.
  • Understanding of the IT industry landscape and functional understanding of software and IT Support/Services
  • Holistic view on the respective Industry spend categories.
  • Insights on how stakeholders view the sourcing of the categories.
  • Key focus/expectations of Industry stakeholders through the market intelligence report.
  • Basic understanding of procurement concepts and sourcing best practices
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills. Ability to analyse collated information and present in a visually appealing business presentation
  • Experience in IT sourcing/procurement/research preferred 


Qualification: MBA (IT Systems/Marketing/Operations/Logistics/Supply Chain/Finance) with minimum 60% from class X onwards.

Work Experience: 1 to 4 years of experience.

  • Technical Requirements:
  • Competitive / Marketing Intelligence.
  • Industry Analysis
  • Best practice Insights
  • Supplier Profiling
  • Pricing & Cost Analysis
  • Presentation and report Generation
  • Personal characteristics:
  • Right attitude
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Achievement Oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Out of box thinking
  • Self-driven and Self Confident

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