Defence Analyst

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GlobalData is a real-time business intelligence platform that delivers proprietary content for the global defense sector. We provide comprehensive, timely and accurate research reports and data sets to support cutting edge industry analysis and strategic planning. SDI’s research team is looking for an analyst with a keen interest in, knowledge of and passion for research within the defense industry, to be based in London.


This position will directly contribute to the high quality defense business intelligence that GlobalData provides and will involve liaising with other analysts in the global research team as well as assisting the sales and client services teams to provide first class support to existing and potential clients. It will also involve liaising with the senior management team regarding any future development of SDI from a content and software perspective to ensure our constant evolution and growth strategy.

What you will do

  • Contribute to the scope and direction of high-quality market analysis deliverables in our portfolio
  • Support development of the syndicated research platform
  • Write in-depth market research reports and timely articles on current market events
  • Analyze the defense market from a strategic perspective
  • Assess and forecast the market opportunity for a wide range of defense products
  • Represent the company at client presentations, conferences and with the media
  • Interact directly with defense clients to address client enquiries
  • Conduct interviews and primary research through GlobalData's exclusive contact database
  • Manage Custom research and consultancy projects for top defense clients

What you will bring to the table

  • Extensive experience in the defense industry or defense industry analysis
  • Fast Learner – able to understand new ideas quickly
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills – much of this job involves writing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong secondary research skills and internet searches
  • Comfort in dealing with numbers and working in excel extensively
  • Knowledge of Tableau and Pentaho software would be advantageous


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