Market Forecaster - Fixed Term Contract (12 months) - Omdia
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Job Description

To keep pace with the growing demand for market forecasts and quantitative analysis, we are expanding our capacity in this area by creating several positions in our newly created Market Data Analytics and Modelling team (MDAM).

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly numerate market forecaster / analyst with strong analytical, statistical and project management skills.

Working as part of Informa Tech’s centralised Market Forecasting team (within MDAM), the primary role of the Market Forecaster will be to manage the production and timely delivery of forecasts covering the Telecoms, Media and Technology industry.


As a Market Forecaster you will be using data and insight to build forecasting models across the telecoms and media industries.

You will be given an opportunity to develop and nurture your research skills in some of the most relevant issues affecting our clients.

In addition, you will be expected to demonstrate initiative and a flexible yet organised approach to forecasting across a range of different industry segments and subject areas in response to changing market dynamics.

For this role you will be expected to :

  • Take ownership of forecasting models for the mobile, broadband and broader telecoms markets covering key variables such as subscribers, handsets and devices, networks and content and applications.
  • Carry out research and provide detailed analysis of key metrics for trend analysis of market and technology developments.
  • Collaborate with analysts from other divisions as part of the forecasting and modelling process.
  • Produce summaries detailing changes in market conditions affecting forecasts.
  • Provide client support through good communication
  • Take responsibility for timeliness and quality of forecasts produced
  • Assist in bespoke research projects
  • Qualifications

    Key Skills and Competencies


  • 2.1 or higher in a business, economics, statistics or mathematics-based degree
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a good understanding of statistics
  • Advanced Excel skills including a working knowledge of VBA
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent research skills for analysis and understanding of industry trends
  • Strong understanding and awareness of the influence of economic factors on market development
  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of the telecoms and media industries
  • Masters degree in applicable subject
  • Highly literate to produce written research on topics such as trend analysis, forecasting assumptions and methodologies
  • An understanding of forecasting techniques
  • Additional Information

    We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements.

    If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply.

    You could be just what we need!

    We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.

    As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law.

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