IDC is seeking a Project Coordinator to join our product management team and assist with IDC's IDC MarketScape, an IT Buyer-focused decision-making research methodology that enables CIOs, IT and Line of Business executives to make better informed technology purchase decisions.
This newly created position will support multiple research projects as well as research improvement initiatives. In this capacity, this new role requires interacting with all aspects of the business including product management, research analysts, IT, publishing, custom solutions, and sales as well as external customer communication.
Both roles will report directly to a Director, Product Management in the U.S. This position will also be supervised locally by an Associate Project Manager-level position to be hired.
This newly created Project Coordinator position will provide project and administrative support from beginning to end for a high volume of vendor assessment projects. Responsibilities include :
Initiate, coordinate, and close projects based on a formal prescribed procedure
Create and monitor project schedules, including maintaining action logs
Train research analysts on specific project methodology and answer questions as they arise
Create, edit, and maintain project-specific content such as interview summaries, survey questionnaires, project details / guidelines and various communications to sales representatives
Support pilot project initiatives to enhance overall project methodology and process as needed
Communicate & interact with IDC clients related to project needs.
Communicate & interact with IDC analysts, marketing and product management related to project needs.
Excellent English language skill spoken and written
Strong writing skills with the ability to synthesize various inputs into a written format
Anticipates and heads off problems that can jeopardize deadlines
Personal time management with the ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities
Basic research skills & knowledge
Willingness to identify areas of need and to be able to assist by taking on many different types of project activities.
Extremely organized, manages time well and communicates succinctly and often.
Ability to communicate and interact with many different personalities and roles within and without the organization.
Willingness to work 5pm to 2am shift local time in Manila to maximize overlap with U.S. time zones
This individual should have at least 3 years project specialist / project manager or equivalent experience
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