Research Analyst I - Defence Forecast and Budgets (Hybrid)

  • Janes
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • 22 May, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Janes enables militaries, governments, and defence companies to make critical decisions. Our expert-driven tradecraft, developed over 120 years, combined with human-machine teaming, delivers assured open-source intelligence across military capabilities and order of battle, equipment, events, countries, companies, and markets.

Linking millions of assured data points, Janes data model creates a framework of interconnected open-source defence intelligence. This allows our customers to integrate all relevant data and connections into a single intelligence environment to deliver a more complete and accurate answer. Using Janes, our customers can use their scarce resource more effectively, to get to better decisions with higher confidence, more quickly.

Job purpose

We are now recruiting for a Research Analyst in the domain of Aerospace & Defence, who will be responsible for maintaining and updating market forecast databases in an analytically rigorous fashion, taking into account industry insight, as well as related geopolitical, military, and economic factors. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and capture new opportunities with data driven forecasts which allow you to uncover market growth.
  • Stay ahead of the competition with expert assessments of global contract opportunities that are yet to be announced.
  • Analyse market trends and drivers to shape your go-to-market strategy.

How you will contribute to Janes

  • Conduct market research (qualitative and quantitative), statistical analyses, and business intelligence to support extrapolation of market forecast.
  • To be able to establish linkages and relationships between various defence equipment and weapon systems in terms of form fit, pricing, requirement and operability.
  • Identifying and analyzing contracts in aerospace and defence domain.
  • Monitoring news insights and press releases with respect to opportunities of defence procurement and policies.
  • To be able to identify gaps in the existing database and be able to conduct monthly audits with respect to various parameters of the database.
  • To be able to sift through large amount of data in excel and be able to parse information.
  • Prepare monthly reports documenting specific database changes and maintain worklogs.


  • Minimum experience in the domain of market research and open-source intelligence with a view of tracking contracts, tenders, price information. Past experience in the domain of Aerospace & Defence will be considered as an added advantage.
  • Experience of working within a data environment (databases, data transformation, data validation or similar).
  • Computer competency that includes a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications. Experience in Power BI would be an added advantage.
  • Proven record of undertaking project orientated work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and work with new information technology applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a logical approach to problem solving.

We believe Janes is truly a great place to work. Our values and leadership code drive everything we do, and we understand that the right behaviours and culture will always result in the best outcomes for our customers, our colleagues, our shareholders, and our business. We provide a supportive, stretching, and dynamic environment with the ability for you to grow rapidly, both personally and professionally.

Janes is an inclusive and equal opportunities employer and encourages applications regardless of age, race, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or gender.

Although this role is advertised as full time, Janes believes that flexibility at work can provide many significant benefits both to our colleagues and the business. We already work in a hybrid style across all offices and regions and can support different ways of working and offer different flexible working arrangements. So, if you are interested and have any requirements or needs in the way you would like to work, please apply, and speak to us about this.

We will always consider part time or flexible applications.