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Market Analyst

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU Hobart, TAS, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU Canberra, ACT, AU Newcastle, NSW, AU Perth, WA, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: CSIRO

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The Opportunity


  • ​​​​​​Are you a market professional with a science background?
  • Provide high quality market, industry, customer and competitive analysis and insights
  • Flexibility around location and working arrangements


The Business Engagement Solutions Team (BEST) in CSIRO is part of Business Development and Global (BD&G), and plays an important role in providing enterprise level market and business analytical support to various groups across CSIRO. We are currently seeking two Market Analysts for 3-year specified term positions, flexible on location. Working autonomously – but alongside the team’s other market analysts – these positions will be responsible for providing high quality market, industry, customer and competitive analysis and insights; and drawing conclusions that will inform business decision-making in relation to the market and revenue, as well as providing information to help align key research areas with industry.


Market analysis is a vital element in researchers’ decision-making processes about future commercial pathways for their research and technology. Demand is increasing for this work as business units realise the value of tailored and professional market analysis. These roles will work closely with other market analysts, as well as the broader BD&G community and scientists, to analyse and provide recommendations on target markets and commercial pathways. We are looking for professionals with a scientific background and broad interest across many science disciplines, combined with a high level of business and commercial acumen. The work is based around secondary desktop research and does not require the applicant to source primary data or undertake field trips to perform the role.


One of these positions requires the successful applicant to have a strong Health and MedTech background.

Your duties will include:

  • Lead market analysis projects by working alongside science teams to source, evaluate, synthesise and analyse a broad range of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Form insights, providing written business reports and analysis that can be included as input to decision-making about research & technology pathways.
  • Provide support to the Commercialisation team through market scoping.
  • Manage stakeholder engagement, present results to internal teams and workshops, facilitate market-related discussions.
  • Contribute to a team environment that values equity and diversity and enables the achievement of personal objectives, team and organisational KPIs, including adhering to the spirit and practice of CSIRO’s values, HSE policies and diversity initiatives.
  • Other duties and tasks that may arise as priorities for the team and for BD&G.


Location: Any AU CSIRO site

Salary: AU$102k - AU$111k plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Specified term of 3 years

Reference: 85770

To be considered you will need:

  • PhD (or an equivalent combination of qualifications and research experience) in the Health & MedTech field or broader science fields.
  • Tertiary qualification in business & commerce and\or relevant experience in technology commercialisation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in report writing, presentation and communication.
  • Demonstrated skills and understanding of data retrieval techniques and market analysis.
  • Interest in markets, business, science trends and innovation.
  • MBA qualification is desired.
  • Previous experience with market analysis databases is desired.


For full details about this role, please review the Position Description.


Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens, New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents only.


Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and may be subject to other security/medical/character requirements.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 


At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact. 

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

7 July 2022, 11:00pm AEST/AEDT.