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 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.
About the position
Artificial Intelligence is one of the technology industry's hottest topics today, and its influence is being felt strongly in many different areas of IT. It promises to revolutionise business: it can transform how people work, how they interact with computers, and dramatically change business processes as intelligent systems take on tasks previously restricted to humans.
IDC, the premier ICT industry research consultancy, has established a global thought leadership position with its research into the developing market for AI and its application in business transformation, which is leading to an increasing work stream with technology users and suppliers.
IDC Europe is looking for a Research Manager/Director to lead and contribute to market analysis and consulting projects relating to Artificial Intelligence technologies and related IT markets. The person we seek will drive thought-leadership around IDC's research, engaging with potential customers for our products and services, and contributing to global research initiatives. You will work with colleagues researching adjacent areas.
The successful candidate will be required to:
This position calls for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication, presentation and writing skills, allied to good numeric and analytic skills. We seek a quick and creative thinker with deep curiosity relating to the developments in the IT market, someone who is happy to work as part of a team or alone depending on project size.
Specific requirements include:
KNOWLEDGE AND PERSONAL SKILLS
Training in relevant vocational skills, such as presenting, writing and running workshops, is regularly offered by IDC to all staff.
The position will be located in one of IDC's major West Europe research centres: London, Munich, Frankfurt, Milan or Copenhagen. Some travel will be expected, within Europe and to the US.
In addition to a competitive compensation package, IDC offers the chance to join a successful, highly collaborative and motivated research team within an industry-leading provider of market intelligence to some of the most important companies throughout Europe.
IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.