(Senior) Analyst, Strategy & Market Intelligence (SMI)


The primary role of the (Senior) Analyst, Strategy & Market Intelligence (SMI) is to assist SES in monitoring, measuring, analyzing, understanding and reporting global competitive, market and customer trends in the FSS- and FSS-based services market.
In this role you  will be expected to provide analyses and analysis-based insight to directly support SES’ global, regional and vertical strategic planning, business planning, go-to-market, marketing and communication efforts as well as to answer to ad-hoc requests from EC members and various SES departments.


The main responsibility of the (Senior) Analyst will be to develop, maintain and improve certain key global intelligence tools for company-wide usage that support SES’ planning, marketing and communication.
As basis for this, the (Senior) Analyst will need to have a good understanding of the satellite industry, the market dynamics in SES’ four verticals, SES’ key competitors and global FSS customers.

Primary responsibilities will be from the following key result areas:
  • Competitive Deal & Pricing Database:
    collection, analysis and communication of detailed global capacity pricing benchmarks
  • Peer Group Benchmarking (PGB) report:
    quarterly update of key financial metrics of competing operators
  • Early Warning report as Sales support:
    communication of renewals, tenders, news with potential satellite capacity demand
  • MS Power BI interactive dashboards:
    creation of relevant dashboards, e.g.: National Satellite Operators, Launches, Drifts, PGB, Pricing, UAVs,…
  • Strategic Plan update:
    support for SMI colleagues in the annual update of SES` Strategic Plan

Experience / Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in business or information systems
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience
  • Strong functional expertise in advanced database work, advanced Excel modeling and data visualization
  • Fluency in spoken and written Business English is essential; additional languages a plus
  • Grounding in primary and secondary market research techniques, tools and sources
  • Good grasp of global satellite communication market dynamics (including space, ground, launch and service sub-segments as well as regulatory framework)
  • Good understanding of market dynamics in SES` four verticals (Video, Enterprise, Mobility, Government)
  • Good technical knowledge of satellite communications and satellite-based products/applications
  • Strong understanding and competency with IT tools:
    • Data visualization (ideally MS Power BI or similar tools)
    • Database management
    • HTML, SQL, VBA
    • MS office
  • “Big Picture” strategic mindset
  • Very good  project management, planning and execution skills: Organized, deadline-focused and able to handle multiple priorities
  • Detail-oriented, highly analytical & methodical, with strong quantitative skills
  • Strong research capability
  • Highly proactive, responsive, collaborative team-player and excellent communicator
  • Relationship builder with ability to partner cross-functionally and work effectively with various levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated self-starter; high level of self-motivation; can-do attitude
  • True international culture
  • Willingness to travel if required
    !!! Internal applicants are invited to apply before Friday 28 October 2016

Our Offer

Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.


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