IDC Spain Research & Consulting Manager

2017-2321
# of Openings
1
ES-Madrid

Overview

IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC’s Insights businesses provide industry-focused advice for IT buyers in the Financial, Government, Health, Retail, Manufacturing and Energy verticals. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

 

Responsibilities

 

We are looking for an IDC Research Manager/ Director to be part of a IDC Spain management team providing research-based advisory and consulting business services to Information Technology and Communication Providers and End Users.

 

The IDC Research Manager/ Director primary responsibility will be to help construct consulting proposals, manage and deliver end results for strategic consulting projects and present either project results or research findings directly to customers or at IDC conferences and events in Spain. These activities may also involve primary and secondary research as well as analysis of survey results. Ability to communicate, simplify and synthetize complex messaging and ideas, strategic thought leadership, identify trends and anticipate industry movements.

 

The IDC Analyst will also be responsible for coordinating and supporting some of IDC’s market forecast products. Other responsibilities include responding to client enquiries and providing support for sales and marketing. In this respect, the analyst will play an important role in interacting with clients to retain and expand existing business and with prospects to support development of new business. Interactions with press and media might also be required to comment on industry trends, PR advocacy preferred.

 

Qualifications

 

 

The position calls for a highly motivated individual with exceptional problem solving, writing, presentation, and client interaction skills. The ideal candidate should have:

 

  • Over 4 years of experience in an IT Business consulting and/or Strategy Firms. 
  • Experience in managing small teams
  • Comprehensive understanding of current technology trends, their impact on business strategies and their implications for senior management in creating & sustaining competitive advantage and transforming business.
  • Knowledge about IT and Telecoms Spanish Market and Industry: Makers, ISVs, Influencers, Business Drivers, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Can work independently and in a team.
  • Professional attitude and service orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct Senior Management interlocution and CxO exposure.
  • Experience on managing multiple workloads and projects.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required and advanced study in IT or business is preferred.
  • Fluency in written and oral English is required. Some travel might be required.

 In addition to a competitive compensation package, IDC offers the chance to join a successful and motivated research team and the opportunity to develop an International career.

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