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Principal, Research (Supply Chain)

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About this role

We are looking for a Principal, Research to support the discovery of actionable business ideas that will help supply chain executives transform their organizations, people and business outcomes. This role enables you to explore your intellectual curiosity in a collaborative, team-based environment. You’ll be offered robust training, support and coaching to achieve career success and advance within the research organization.

In this role, you will be a key player in the Supply Chain Practice’s ongoing research initiative focused on quality management, exploring how supply chain and quality leaders can build a culture of quality and advance their organization’s quality strategy, practices and talent. From time-to-time, you may be required to research other roles within supply chain, such as procurement, logistics, and planning, as well. The team puts significant emphasis on an inclusive dynamic and the personal and professional development of each associate.

What you will do

  • Learn and execute Gartner's proven methodology for conducting world-class research that helps identify best practice solutions to many of today's biggest business challenges.
  • Manage key research deliverables, including but not limited to: large research studies, white papers, case studies, presentations and webinars, guidebooks, templates, roundtable discussions, or custom, in-bound research requests.
  • Serve as a thought partner to senior leadership and help shape the strategy of the team by identifying and driving innovations in line with the goals of the research team and Gartner.
  • Conduct research interviews with C-level executives and use these interactions to drive research deliverables and inform research colleagues of key insights shaping the landscape.
  • Analyze and interpret business problems using root cause analysis, hypothesis generation, survey design, bench-marking, and other qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Stay abreast of key trends affecting the supply chain functions and use this knowledge to drive timely and relevant product plans.

What you will need

  • A Bachelor's degree required
  • Master’s degree and/or PhD in a social science preferred
  • 5+ years of experience conducting primary and secondary research utilizing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Strong business acumen and intellectual curiosity in order to process and understand information quickly, as well as diagnose issues to make actionable recommendations.
  • Experience converting qualitative and quantitative information into clear frameworks, narratives and visually compelling presentations.

What you will have

  • Critical thinker and problem solver demonstrating the ability to assess business problems and provide actionable, outcome-based insights.
  • A great writer with experience publishing business related deliverables such as white papers, articles, etc.
  • Excellent communicator and relationship manager who enjoys working with C-level Executives and can disseminate complex data through relevant means.
  • Enjoy working independently as well as part of a team.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity
  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 76,000 USD - 106,260 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.


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