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Senior Research Analyst I

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Japan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/05/2018
  • Duration: n/a
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The Role:
Job Title:
Senior Research Analyst I, Automotive Japan (Interior, Electronics, Lighting)
Job Location:
Tokyo Square Garden 12F, 3-1-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
General Job Duties:
The role encompasses a mix of qualitative and quantitative research, trend forecasting as well as strategy
analysis of technology strategies and supply chain research related to the domains above.
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Developing new forecasts on interior, lighting, electronic systems. These forecasts based on original research conducted by the Senior Analyst supported by IHS Markit's proprietary data/tools.
* Maintain databases which track automotive technologies and supplier information
* Nurturing a network of contacts at automotive companies
* Project work involvement, including cross-regional and cross-team projects as needed
* Interfacing and supporting clients on a daily basis, as well as frequent client presentations
* Supporting business development activities as well as the wider offerings of the team (as required from time to time)
* Proven understanding of automotive supplier trends and OEM technology strategies in passive safety, interior comfort, lighting and electronics
* Engineering background is highly desirable
* Fluency in Japanese and English, additional languages are a plus
* Proven connections/entry points in the automotive industry
* An interest/passion for cars is desirable
* Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); understanding of database mechanics helpful (e.g. Access, SQL)
* Accurate Analytical and Data interpretation skills
* Good presentations skills and comfortable in client interactions
Organizational Relationship:
This position reports to: Research and Analysis Director (based in London)
Number of employee supervised: 0

The Company:
Operating throughout the Globe, our Client delivers solutions to a variety of industry leading companies across Business, Finance, Automotive and Government Sectors.
They will give you the opportunity to work with over 80% of the Fortune 500 so you will have access to working on major class leading projects.

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