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Sr Project Manager, Primary Research, Gartner Research & Advisory

Gurgaon, India

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you’ll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact. We value hard workers — and reward you with unlimited opportunity. If you’re looking to explore what’s next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you.

Senior Project Manager

What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role:

Gartner’s Primary Research Management (PRM) team is responsible for the management and procurement of all primary research projects for Gartner Research. The Senior Project Manager will manage various primary research projects which may include MQs, Ad hoc, RC and funded.

What you’ll do: 

  • Take ownership and manage the planning and execution of primary research projects through the entire life cycle adhering to PRM best practices from feasibility/scoping through questionnaire peer review, field management to data/results delivery.
  • Manage RFP process and vendor/fieldwork partner selection; identify & test new vendors/methodologies and scrutinize existing partners
  • Questionnaire peer review - Review survey for field readiness/respondent friendly design ensuring the survey is in correct format for selected methodology and the screened questions meet qualification criteria.
  • Manage vendor, and project team consisting of Analyst(s), Researcher and Data Manager, maintain field schedules, monitoring and communicating deadlines to team; checking programmed questionnaires; monitoring and maintaining progress of fieldwork; specifying deliverable requirements; final review of member deliverable.
  • Contribute to team process optimization through innovation and continuous improvement
  • Post all related project data files to server or any other central data repository required.
  • Be proficient with applications used for deliverable which includes vendor reportals, SPSS, Word, PPT and Excel.

**What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • Minimum five to seven years’ experience in managing complex B2B or consumer primary research projects, preferably for an end-user or consultancy organization or for a field research agency.
  • Proficient in use of SPSS, Word, Excel and PPT
  • Ability to work independently, contribute to the greater team and to handle multiple projects/tasks concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent project management, communication, attention to detail, problem solving and initiative skills required.

Who you are:

  • Demonstrated ability to own, manage and complete complex, primary research projects.
  • Ability to work independently, contribute to the greater team and to handle multiple projects/tasks concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent project management, attention to detail, problem solving and initiative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to analyze situation and make sound recommendations and decisions.

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner research team enjoys exceptional benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Great on job learning
  • Inordinate work life balance

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading research and advisory company. We help business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions.

Gartner's comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help our clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has more than 15,000 associates serving as a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 15,000 organizations in 100+ countries.

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