Market Data and Insights Analyst (MDIA)

ComReg’s Wholesale Division is responsible for the regulation of certain wholesale electronic communications markets (fixed/mobile telecommunications, broadcasting transmission) in Ireland. ComReg is required to conduct periodic market reviews of such markets to assess the extent of competition and to decide whether regulatory intervention is required. We impose obligations on any operator identified with significant market power (SMP) in order to enhance competition including obligations to provide network access to other operators at regulated prices. The Wholesale Division also oversees the implementation of these obligations and, if necessary, can rely on ComReg’s legal powers to enforce them. Additionally, ComReg has responsibility for publishing statistical and other information on market trends and developments (such as through its Quarterly Key Data Report) to improve transparency for stakeholders and track key developments.

Market Intelligence Unit

The Market Intelligence Unit (MI) is part of the Wholesale Division and plays a key role in supporting both wholesale specific and wider organisational projects that rely on high quality data and analytics for informed decision-making purposes.

The job

The MDIA will be responsible for the following areas and tasks:

  • Interpret and analyse data for the purposes of monitoring key trends and developments in electronic communications and broadcasting markets;
  • Utilise analytical and business intelligence tools to provide insights in order to strengthen and enable evidence-based regulatory decisions;
  • Utilise Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to interpret and present spatial information related to electronic communications markets and services;
  • Present on key insights and trends to internal and external stakeholders through drafting reports, developing charts and creating interactive visualisations;
  • Design, collect and validate data received from regulated entities and other external organisations;
  • Liaise with and develop working relationships with external stakeholders (including communications providers, other regulatory agencies, and government departments) in relation to ComReg’s data functions and needs;
  • Provide input and assistance to ComReg’s market analysis function and wider wholesale and organisational projects, as required;
  • Represent ComReg at international fora where necessary;
  • Develop and update data procedures to ensure compliance with relevant Data Governance procedures.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree in business, finance, data analytics/science, or other equivalent qualification;
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical abilities, including the ability to make reasoned judgements based on available information;
  • Proven track record in managing the delivery of complex projects, in an individual and team capacity;
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a solid practical background in the application of data analysis within a regulatory and/or business environment;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel user;
  • Experience working with data analytics software and business intelligence tools (such as PowerBI, Qlik Sense).


  • Experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software such as ArcGIS;
  • Experience of working in a regulatory environment, whether in a governmental organisation, consultancy or corporate entity;
  • Familiarity with electronic communications, broadcasting and technology sectors and the national/EU legal framework under which ComReg operates

Core Competencies & Skills for the Role

In addition to your qualifications and experience, you will bring professional competencies and skills in the following core areas:

  • Analytical & Critical Thinking – Objectively analyses and evaluates information in order to identify patterns between situations that are not obviously related. Develops and clearly articulates solutions to complex problems.
  • Decision Making & Judgement – Effectively builds evidence base to support the decision-making process. Assesses alternative options. Uses judgement to adapt to specific and challenging requirements of the organisation.
  • Communicating & Influencing – Communicates clearly, confidently and respectfully. Engages, persuades and convinces others to follow a particular course of action. Ensures all relevant parties are appropriately updated and notified.
  • Planning and Organising: Establishes and monitors priorities, systematically differentiating between urgent, important and unimportant.  Manages activities to deliver results.  Meets objectives within predetermined time frames.

Our Package

We are offering an attractive package:

  • Salary €58, 194.14 to €80, 367.91* (Pay increases will be awarded annually subject to satisfactory performance)
  • Dublin city centre location on Luas line
  • 28 days Annual Leave per year
  • Further Education and Training Opportunities
  • Blended working environment
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
  • Travel tax saver scheme, Access to Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

*(entry will be at the minimum point and the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.)

How To Apply

This position is now closed.