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International Data Group Program Manager in Needham, Massachusetts

Come join IDC, the most respected global technology market research firm, recognized by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) as the 2020 Analyst Firm of the Year for delivering critical, timely insights in coordinated efforts around the world, during a time when our customers faced unprecedented challenges. We are changing the way the world thinks about the impact of technology on business and society. Our people, data, and analytics create global technology insights that accelerate customer success.

Are you interested in targeting product and customer opportunities to drive revenue growth for fast growing technology areas?

IDC is seeking a highly motivated product manager who will partner with all aspects of the business including fellow product managers, research, custom solutions, sales, marketing, publishing as well as senior management. This role is focused on ensuring IDC brings to market impactful new product offerings that exceed the needs of our customers. Using a performance metrics informed approach, you will focus on maximizing IDC's opportunity with our new Future Enterprise research practices while ensuring global research collaboration as well as marketing and sales readiness. This collaborative product management position, which also requires strong process and project management, will help bridge product expectations to successful business outcomes for IDC.

As product manager of multiple IDC Future Enterprise research practices, you will:

  • Serve as the hub of all related practice activity for the comprehensive product portfolio including research planning and tracking, key sales opportunities, marketing and awards while also keeping an eye toward evolving customer needs and related technology areas

  • In partnership with research, manage annual product planning and development of new customer-focused research products

  • Analyze performance metrics to drive a data driven approach to practice and product portfolio management

  • Accelerate business development by informing new product positioning to prepare sales and support marketing to target new customers

  • Manage high priority company initiatives to meet business critical needs

  • 4+ years in product management, product marketing, program management and/or market development roles with preferred experience in a consulting, advisory or services organization

  • Curiosity about uncovering client needs as well as learning about new and evolving technology areas

  • Experience developing value-based messaging and positioning

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional program, process and project management skills

  • Proven abilities in teamwork, relationship building, collaboration, and cross functional leadership

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required; MBA a plus

  • Approximately 5% travel(post Covid)

About IDC: International Data Corporation (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 is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, 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.

ID: 2021-1900

External Company Name: International Data Group, Inc.

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Street: 140 Kendrick St