Mobile World Live GSMA Intelligence

Research Analyst

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New Delhi
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GSMA – Our Role

The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile operator community. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators as its members, as well as linking them with more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem (including; handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organizations).

The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile communications sector and the role of operators within it. In addition, we work with Governments, regulators and NGO’s to develop the social and economic value of mobile on a country, region and global basis. Finally we operate and produce the world leading Mobile World Congress and its sister events.

The GSMA is governed by a 26 member board, comprising CEO level representatives from the world's leading mobile operators, among them AT&T, Bharti Airtel, China Mobile, NTTDoCoMo, Orange, Telefónica, Telecom Italia-TIM, Deutsche Telecom and the Vodafone Group.

GSMA – Our Organisation

Our people include some of the best talent from around the world focusing on developing industry initiatives. We are a truly international organisation with offices in London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Brussels, Hong Kong, Nairobi, New Delhi and Shanghai. Through our different offices we embrace the diversity that has allowed the mobile industry to be acknowledged as one of most fast moving and dynamic industries in the world.

Our envied position at the center of the industry allows us to collaborate with our diverse membership and support them through some of their most complex challenges that they face as an industry.

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The Role

The GSMA is looking for a research analyst for its GSMA Intelligence (GSMAi) business. We are seeking an individual to support our growing quantitative data research requirements. The candidate must possess a positive attitude, be clear and concise in their communication, display a keen willingness to learn and demonstrate excellent attention to detail.

The role would ideally suit a graduate with up to 2 years of experience in the research domain. The candidate must also have a clear interest in mobile communications and technology and demonstrate enthusiasm to contribute to the goal of supporting GSMAi becoming the go to source for industry stakeholders for mobile telecommunications information.

The GSMA encourages personal and professional development and this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop within the organisation and the wider telecommunications industry, and to help grow the GSMAi business.


  • Play a key role in supporting a dedicated mobile telecommunications research team to ensure the timely completion of project deliverables
  • Engage with the project leader to understand and deliver on project requirements, while proactively managing the communication flow throughout
  • Ascertain relevant information through desk-based research from a variety of sources to facilitate the accurate collation and timely delivery of the research results
  • Manage information requests by identifying  trends and providing analytical insights
  • Develop additional technical expertise as required, including new data analysis tools
  • Contribute to continuous process improvements

Selection Criteria

  • A highly numerate and analytical business/commerce/economics/engineering/science graduate from a reputed institution
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and a sound understanding of other MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive individual able to complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision, though willing to seek guidance where required
  • Ability to assimilate quantitative data and provide meaningful analytical insights and convey complex findings in a succinct written manner
  • Highly self-organised individual with excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to work in results oriented team environment where priorities can change frequently
  • Confident in dealing with a variety of people, including senior management
  • Familiarity with the mobile telecommunications industry would be advantageous.
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