Future Mobility Analyst: Market Research & Consultancy

Analysts · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Department Analysts
Employment Type Full-Time (UK)
Minimum Experience Entry-level

As a Future Mobility Analyst at IDTechEx you will become an authority on new, disruptive modes of transport, from electrification and autonomous mobility to skytaxis and hyperloop.


You will grow your expertise on core enabling technologies behind these mobility trends, such as power electronics, electric traction motors and energy storage, and develop technology roadmaps to develop custom forecasts for IDTechEx clients. You will soon find yourself in a room with leading automakers, Tier 1s, materials suppliers and investors to inform and learn.


You will be given client-facing responsibilities from the very start and there will be ample opportunity to participate in a range of strategic business development and marketing activities.


There will be international travel (when safe to do so!) - to learn and interpret the latest developments in your domain; to meet customers and innovative companies; to disseminate your knowledge and to promote IDTechEx at a global level. 


IDTechEx will facilitate your rapid personal and professional growth, including opportunities to develop towards project and people management.


Successful applicants who progress through the company will have the potential to become recognised as a leading, trusted name in the industry to enable them to become the reference point for companies seeking business intelligence and/or commercialisation advice.




  • Assess technology innovations and their commercial opportunity by conducting detailed research by a variety of methods, including interviews with innovators and adopters (by telephone and face-to-face), event attendance, patent analysis, tracking global trends and other methods.
  • Based on your direct interactions with people from global organizations, write profiles of organizations throughout the value chain, assessing them versus competitors and the market need for their solution. 
  • Compile research into articles and reports, covering technology assessments; market insights; analysis of market opportunities and forecasts that you develop to quantify the opportunity.
  • Provide custom research to clients for their specific consulting requests, which can include assessment of their technology and market opportunity, strategic advice on market entry and due diligence.
  • Support colleagues in business development by demonstration of your topic knowledge to potential clients and determine their needs.
  • Actively promote IDTechEx and your own research by writing enticing articles summarizing your research, delivering webinars, conducting video interviews, answering questions from media, delivering public presentations and helping to develop infographics.
  • Represent IDTechEx at international events and by visiting organizations, from introducing the company and what we do to presenting your work. You will be expected to present your research findings and strategic insights.
  • Assist other aspects of the business including training programs and developing topic-specific strategies.
  • Be proactive in helping our business development team win new opportunities and being a champion for the company.


Minimum Requirements


  • A strong record of academic achievement, including A/A* A-Level Mathematics and an Undergraduate/Master's degree in a STEM subject ideally from a top UK or internationally ranked university.
  • A desire and drive to continuously learn about technology innovations, their real-world applications, market status and player activities.
  • Excellent ability to seek out and present compelling new information and articulate an analysis both verbally and in writing, with accompanying visuals (charts, infographics, etc.)
  • Be comfortable with calling and talking to many people in a business to business environment. Effectively question interviewees to compile research useful in assessing a particular technology or industry. 
  • Excellent capability to distill significant levels of information from multiple sources into clear, relevant analysis and conclusions. 
  • Strong attention to detail and quantitative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely in English.
  • Experienced user of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be confident in giving technical presentations in front of an audience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as having a collaborative attitude to your work. You will be expected to be part of a team and coach and motivate others when necessary
  • You must be able to commit to regular travel.


Desired Skillsets:


  • PhD in a STEM background.
  • Professional experience (including placement) at an automaker or Tier 1 supplier.
  • Background or professional experience in electrical / electronics engineering.
  • Ability to speak a second language (Mandarin desired).




National. You will predominately be working from home with some visits to our office in Cambridge, UK when needed. 


How to apply


Please send us your CV accompanied by a cover letter. If you have a LinkedIn profile, please include the link. 


We are looking for the candidate to start immediately.


For more information about us, please see www.idtechex.com 

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  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (UK)
  • Minimum Experience