Analyst - Category Specialization - Hardware & Telecom

India-Chennai

03 December, 2019

Job Description

The Research analyst would be required to perform extensive research on telecom and IT hardware segments including providing consultative inputs to both procurement mangers and category heads

  • Job Objective:
  • The Research analyst would be required to perform extensive research on telecom and IT hardware segments including providing consultative inputs to both procurement mangers and category heads
  • Job Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively operate independently and in a team environment.
  • In-depth knowledge on various strategic quadrants and the procurement analysis tools.
  • Holistic view on the overall 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 on the value chain of the respective domain and how each category are related to drive the top line growth.
  • Key end users of respective domain/Industry  and its categories and the emerging trends that marketers should be aware of Level of innovation brought in through the MI reports delivered in past.
  • Experience in Telecom or IT Infrastructure in the role of procurement, presales, business analysis, functional consulting or research.
  • Job Responsibilities:
  • Identification of sources of information(secondary and primary sources )
  • Extraction of information/content extraction through the sources of information.
  • Thorough understanding of the category under research.(the way the category operates, supplier/solution landscape, contract mechanisms, key trends and sourcing impact)
  • Identification of various drivers of the category under research - cost/demand/price drivers.
  • Determination of the economic behavior of the supply/demand/price of the commodity.
  • Identification of experts for the commodity and key extraction of information.
  • Competitive analysis of major suppliers of the commodity.
  • Industry analysis.
  • Use of various strategic frameworks to determine competitive positioning.
  • Forecasts - Industry trends and more.
  • Impact determination – macroeconomics/logistics/supply chain/disruptions/legislation/taxes on the supply and price of the commodity
  • Providing inputs towards price forecasts – (quantitative information/factors to support the price forecast of the commodity)
  • Qualification:
  • MBA (Systems/Marketing/Operations/Logistics/Supply Chain/ Agri/ Finance) with minimum 60% from class X onwards.
  • Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in telecom or IT infrastructure domain while telecom experience .
  • Technical Requirement
  • Technology Consulting – Telecom and IT Infrastructure
  • Pre-sales experience in telecom or IT hardware deployments/running RFIs and RFPs
  • Sourcing support – Contract Management and running/analyzing RFQs
  • 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
  • Clarity of thought and communication

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