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Technology Research Analyst

Careers@Gov
Agency: Info-communications Media Development Authority
Job no.: 537374
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Research and Analysis

Info-communications Media Development Authority (www.imda.gov.sg) offers a rewarding career that gives you a front seat in the fast-changing infocomm media sector, where technology and content are shaping the way people view the world more than ever.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, where talented individuals and teams can make a difference. Whether you are developing a telecommunications policy affecting consumers or spearheading a scheme to nurture budding media talents, each member of IMDA contributes towards driving innovation, enhancing productivity for economic growth, and improving the quality of life for all Singaporeans.

As a statutory board in the Ministry of Communications and Information, IMDA promotes and regulates the infocomm and media sectors.

Technology Research Analyst

 

Job Description

  • Perform market research and industry analysis to study effects of emerging technologies on target industry sectors (including but not limited to Retail, Wholesale, Food Services, Logistics, Cleaning and/or Security)
  • Coordinate with analysts and key stakeholders to gather market data for developing supply and demand estimates and gap analysis
  • Become familiar with emerging technology subject matter such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, immersive media, cyber security, future communications and blockchain
  • Conduct desktop research, focus group studies, surveys and interviews to understand the needs and pain points of target industry sectors
  • Conduct secondary research for published reports using industry sources, competitive assessments and third-party data analysis
  • Identify global and local trends pertaining to landscape of emerging technologies, market sizing and investments by technologies, consumer behaviour and preferences, etc.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities for target industry sectors over different time horizons, and impact of emerging technologies on economy, policy and society
  • Analyse data and format it into informative graphics for reports and presentations
  • Prepare periodic research reports, spreadsheets and presentation materials with key facts and figures of each industry sector, and present findings
  • Collaborate with analysts and key stakeholders to develop technology roadmap for target industry sectors supported with rich market research data

 

 

Requirements

  • Degree/Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Economics or equivalent
  • 3 - 7 years of relevant experience in Analytics, M&A or Consulting roles. Candidates with the right capabilities may apply
  • Strong business acumen with exceptional analytical and quantitative abilities
  • Ability to think critically and develop thoughtful opinions by filtering noise from data, identifying patterns, asking insightful questions and paying attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (writing and presentation) skills
  • Experience in analytics and visualization tools such as Excel, VB, R, Tableau, Qilk Sense will be beneficial
  • Proficient in business analysis tools such as SWOT and Porter’s five forces
  • Good time management skills and willingness to work in a demanding and result-oriented team environment
  • Experience in technology roadmap development process will be an advantage

Experience in the public sector will be beneficial

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