Research Director

ID 2018-2393
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IDC China is seeking a highly motivated individual for Research Director-GMS, based in Beijing, who is a result-oriented professional with more than 6 to 7 years relevant background in either market research, consulting, journalism, media, or IT industry experience in the area of product marketing or program marketing. The ideal person should be able to share our interest and passion in technology adoption by our clients, at all levels, to help advise what is being done globally and locally, what is involved in the uptake of transformative technology by our clients and to prepare them for what is on the horizon.


 This professional will be responsible for:

  1. Working with sales rep to seek business opportunity on GMS through industry, bringing IDC capabilities on IT market analysis to the clients with certain structure and logic
  2. Managing GMS (go-to-market) projects, namely white paper, infographics, info brief, video, and etc.
  3. Writing proposal for GMS project, including: Market and Competitive Analyses, Technology Trends and Predictions, User Demands and Preferences, Business Models & Practices and may create contents for white paper in particular
  4. Coordination & collaboration with domain specialists within IDC on constructing reports and research at the sub-regional and regional levels
  5. Participation in, or contributions to local or regional consulting projects
  6. Assist and co-produce press releases, media queries and appearances
  7. Team management with responsibility on HR
  8. P&L related


  • A minimum 6 - 7 years job experience in a market research firm, a market intelligence division of an IT company, a media firm, or those having worked with an IT vendor / channel partner in product marketing, or program marketing role.
  • The candidate should have a Minimum university degree – BA/ BSc equivalent but those with MBA will be preferable.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with influencing power both orally and in written
  • Management and leadership experience that can build up strong connection both internally and externally
  • Proven record of creating contents in the field or IT
  • Good experience in project management

Ability to cope with pressure


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