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Market Analyst


Location: Dubai
Date Posted: September 4th 2018

The Company

I have a key position available with the commercial arm of a leading Western government.

The Role

Main Purpose of the Role

To achieve greater impact and insight for customers by providing specialist market research and analysis. In addition, this role will be a key resource to assist the delivery of core customer facing work to help customers establish and grow their business internationally.



  • Actively contribute to a wide variety of customer research-related services being undertaken by colleagues throughout the Region, from initial analysis and planning phases to design and analysis of recommendations.
  • Be a champion for developing a research community across the business and collaborating across teams and borders.
  • Analyse and interpret trends, patterns and correlations within data to build sound commercial understanding and generate thought-provoking customer insights.
  • Produce thorough and well organised reports, presentations and graphics to summarise and explain research findings and their implications.
  • Play an integral role in supporting the Regional Team achieve high quality research reports, manage data quality, leverage analytical models and professionally present information to increase value for customers.
  • Provide input into the development or amendment of strategies and business models as required through in-market intelligence gathering.
  • Capture, maintain and manage the knowledge and insights obtained through research, analysis and reports.
  • As required, support in-market multi-customer work.
  • Preparing reports and strategy papers for the Lead Team, the Board and Ministers, draft ministerial responses, briefing papers and responses to parliamentary questions, as required.


Key Relationships

  • Liaise and engage with Customers as needed during research projects to inform approach, analysis and final recommendations.
  • Contribute to in-market introductions, leads, international growth outcomes and deals
  • Provide advice to help colleagues and customers understand and leverage analytical models and insights to drive value for customers.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the business. This requires you to be decisive and thought provoking but to also accept collective responsibility for decisions taken.
  • Promote the Values and Purpose for the business including good employer principles and practices and high standards of integrity, ethics and behaviour in all operations of the business
  • Support a focus on contributing to the Government’s goals including growing an inclusive innovative economy for the benefit of all; improving our nation\'s skills, meeting legal obligations and protecting the environment


Success in this role means

  • Providing customers with the right information at the right time for maximum impact.
  • You can create, curate, store and disseminate research and knowledge in line with regional strategies and customer work.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be


  • Commercial acumen – At least two years’ experience working with or advising businesses, maximising commercial outcomes, plus knowledge and expertise in exporting and operating effectively in international markets.
  • Relationship Builder – Deep listener, who takes time to really understand. Skilled at building and continuously growing strong trusted relationships with customers.
  • Flexible – Able to be proactive and reactive all at the same time, managing multiple priorities and eliminating roadblocks without being knocked off balance by the unexpected.
  • Great analysis – Proven ability to conduct and produce research, analysis and reports to a high standard. Skilled at identifying key insights across large information sets (data and anecdotal) and making them meaningful for leaders.
  • Extras – Tech savvy with strong computer literacy in MS Office products is essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and the local language to interact with experts from diverse industry sectors, business backgrounds and cultures. Hold a relevant tertiary qualification or have demonstrated expertise through past work experience.


Salary up to AED 25K per month plus standard benefits


Up to AED 25K plus benefits

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