Principal, Research - IT Sourcing, Procurement & Vendor Management (SPVM) - REMOTE
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter
decisions and stronger performance on an organization's most
critical priorities. We've grown exponentially since our founding
in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally
that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.
About this role
We are seeking a Research Principal to support the discovery of
actionable business ideas that will help Leaders transform their
organizations, people and business outcomes. You'll have the chance
to help launch a new Peer and Practitioner Research team, and
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
What you'll do
Learn and execute Gartner's proven methodology for conducting
world-class research that helps identify best practice solutions to
today's biggest business challenges.
Collaboratively create research deliverables, including, but not
limited to case studies, guidebooks, templates, white papers,
roundtable discussions, presentations and webinars, or large
Conduct research interviews with C-level executives, academics, and
industry experts, and use these interactions to inform research
Identify key findings from complex datasets and use them to
analytically sound, logically written research
Stay abreast of key trends affecting IT Sourcing, Procurement &
Vendor Management and use this knowledge to contribute to timely
and relevant research.
Coach more junior researchers to help foster their development.
Serve as a thought partner to senior leadership in shaping the
strategy of the team.
Who you are
An agile learner, with the intellectual curiosity and motivation to
quickly understand complex topics
A critical thinker and problem solver who can assess business
problems and provide actionable, outcome-based insights.
A great writer with experience publishing business related content
such as white papers, articles, etc.
An excellent communicator who enjoys working with C-level
executives and can flex communication style to engage clients and
respond effectively to their questions.
Someone who enjoys working both independently and as part of a
geographically distributed team.
What you'll need
Strong business acumen and the learning agility to process and
understand information quickly, diagnose issues, and make
Experience analyzing, synthesizing, and distilling large amounts of
qualitative and quantitative information into clear frameworks,
narratives, and visually compelling presentations.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to produce
high-quality material under tight deadlines
5+ years of experience conducting primary and secondary research
utilizing qualitative and quantitative data.
A Bachelor's degree required, and a Master's/PhD in a social
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
100% Remote Position
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orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety
of experiences makes us stronger-as individuals, as communities and
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