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Principal- Secondary Research (Technology Division- Cloud, AI, Robotics etc)


About the role:

You would be part of a newly formed Centre of Excellence (CoE) that works with globally recognized experts to support and contribute to Gartner’s vendor and product evaluation research (like its Magic Quadrant). The CoE will also identify and introduce process innovation and best practices for the research it performs, and will help develop new research methods, including continuing efforts to increase the use of data and algorithms in research. We are looking for an energetic and dynamic individual who is eager to learn about new technologies and has a proven track record in content creation, problem solving, data interpretation, visualization, and analysis. As a Principal, your role would be to act as an expert in branded research creation process and help in creating new solutions. You’ll also review and analyze structured and unstructured data gathered through various sources and deliver high quality research analysis to support the creation of Gartner must-have vendor and product evaluation research.

What you will do:

Champion the Branded Documents (like Magic Quadrants) creation process and drive efficiencies

  • Build a good know-how of the overall branded documents creation process and the associated engagement essentials (best practices and guidelines).

  • Take accountability of overseeing and contributing to the BR CoE core workstreams

  • Manage BR CoE Data projects scoping, execution, and delivery.

  • Facilitate a standard scope & deliverable for all markets.

  • Ensure timely delivery to meet all Magic Quadrant milestones & reduce cycle time.

  • Identify analyst pain points in Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities creation process and propose new solutions.

  • Identify opportunities for automation and work towards bringing efficiencies to the overall process.

Build Domain Expertise/Market Understanding and Contribute to the Branded Research Content

  • While working on various markets, build a domain expertise or technical understanding of the markets to drive better engagement and provide high quality output.

  • Contribute to the Branded Research content creation for key document types on

  • Help junior team members comprehend technical concepts in different markets, track new technologies and identify market adjacencies for synergies.

Improve the Leverage of Internal and External Data Assets

  • Demonstrate an understanding of different data sources, both internal and external, utilized in BR CoE workstreams.

  • Ensure the correct usage of data sources as per the guidelines and provide proper guidance to all the team members when it comes to using and quoting any vendor database information, or internal sources.

Conduct Special Projects and Take Additional Responsibilities

  • Help the TM and Senior Principal to manage complex and special projects. Scope, allocate work and oversee small project teams for expected outcomes.

  • Pilot and scale new data sources, techniques and deliverables that can be added to core workstreams.

  • Help promote BR CoE brand internally and increase analyst awareness of BR CoE offerings.

  • Lead training and learning initiatives by acting as a trainer for key areas.

What you will need:

  • Bachelors/Post Graduation in any specialization from leading Tier I & II B-schools

  • Management graduates preferably with 5-7 years of experience in Technology and or Research and Technology Industry experience. 

  • Good knowledge of different technology markets and general understanding of the latest technology trends is preferable.

  • Great learning attitude and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns while drawing and defending conclusions.

  • Acquaintance with premium online data sources such as Capital IQ, Factiva, PrivCo and Avention

  • Experience with creating, assimilating, and conveying technical material in a concise and effective manner.

  • Ability to effectively process high volume and variety of incoming requests by multi-tasking.

  • Experience handling multiple priority activities/projects at once within allotted SLAs.

  • Ability to be organized, pay strong attention to detail, and work autonomously (i.e., high degree of self-reliance/self-starter).

  • Adaptability to fast paced environment and changing business requirements while effectively prioritizing based on value of business to Gartner.

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, incorporating requirements, action plan and timeline when communicating with internal subject matter experts.


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