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Sr Principal, Quantitative Analytics and Data Science


Sr Principal, Benchmarking and Diagnostic COE

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What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

When you join Gartner Research, 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 our clients worldwide the unbiased insight they need to make the right decisions on their key initiatives. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration you’ll not only help clients deliver on the promise of digital, you’ll grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. Our culture demands hard work — and rewards it with exceptional opportunity. If you’re always looking for what’s next in technology, Gartner is looking for you.

About this role:

The Senior Principal is a managerial position India B&D CoE.  The selected incumbent will be part of the India B&D team managing quant researchers addressing cutting-edge strategic issues facing today’s senior-most functional executives at leading global corporations.

Senior Principal will lead a team of 4 to 6 quantitative researchers responsible for conducting surveys, collecting, and analyzing data, creating data-based reports for clients, and generating data-based insights. The content you and your team create will serve the needs of CXO’s and their teams operating globally. 

What you will do:

  • Design standardized data reports for clients that help them understand internal gaps as well as allow them to benchmark themselves against their peers.

  • Communicate and present analytical insights to clients and internal stakeholders that include senior practice leaders, subject matter experts and advisors.

  • Lead and promote best practice in design, execution, process & delivery of diagnostic and benchmarking products.

  • Own end-to-end creation, development, and analysis of large, complex, disparate data sets to identify actionable insights for senior executives.

  • Manage Benchmarking and Diagnostic product life cycle to increase utilization including:

    • Manage all aspects of in-life products, including customer feedback, requirements, and issues.

    • Develop the collateral and sales tools that support the selling process.

    • Providing vison for product life cycle.

  • Manage, nurture, and develop a team of diagnostic and benchmarking managers.

  • Build scalable team structures and processes – Create career paths and provide growth opportunities for high performers.

  • Manage quality and productivity of the teams’ projects, triage requests as appropriate, and manage day-to-day operations of the central team.

  • Provide thought leadership and mentorship to junior team members related to all aspects of fulfillment including survey design, administration, client walkthroughs, and insight generation.

  • Develop a First Team culture – work closely with peer managers to build trust, encourage teamwork and identify synergies to capitalize for highest impact.

What you will need:

  • MBA or a Postgraduate Degree from a recognized premier Institute in disciplines with a strong analytics component, including Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics.

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience at a leading survey-based research or consulting firm or as a practitioner who has played significant role in finance, operations, or procurement.

  • At least 18 months managerial experience with direct or indirect supervision responsibilities.

Who you are:

We are looking for creative, analytically strong, articulate and self-motivated individuals who would like to develop a strong knowledge of the terrain along with building consultative problem-solving skills. Unlike management consulting, investment banking, or law, our strategic research positions do not depend on a special appetite or aptitude for sales or business development. Our search for talent is centered, without exception, on the ability to run deep on a logical, philosophical, or economic problem and resurface with rigorous original insight. Some of the shared characteristics of our successful hires include:

  • Desire and ability to assume a leadership role in a collaborative, fast-paced multi-cultural environment.

  • Experience working with survey-based data including management of surveys, benchmarking data and or panel surveys, conducting quantitative analysis, managing benchmarking surveys.

  • Should have strong project management experience demonstrating the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • People management skills – Managing teams in a matrix reporting environment.

  • Good oral and written communication skills a must for this role.

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

  • A great work culture

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– Visit to learn more.

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