Senior Research Analyst I - Japan (Interior, Electronics, Lighting)
Tokyo - Square Garden 12F
IHS Markit Supplier Solutions team is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Analyst - Interior, Electronics and Lighting.
The role will contribute to the delivery of current and new IHS Markit services around the topics of Passive Safety, Interior comfort and Lighting which support clients both in Japan and on a global basis.
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
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