Director, Quantitative Analytics and Data Science at Gartner (Washington DC)

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We are currently seeking a Director, Quantitative Research to join our Supply Chain practice. As a senior quantitative expert, this individual will lead quantitative research workstreams, drive the creation of strong evidence-based insights, and champion innovative data collection and data (re)use in research. This role will report to the VP, Quantitative Analytics & Digital Innovation in the Supply Chain Research Team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the VP and other senior members in the team to drive quantitative analytics strategy for Supply Chain practice.
  • Develop and execute an innovative portfolio of quantitative research content.
  • Lead and oversee new-to-world quantitative research from idea to client-ready deliverables.
  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical techniques to identify actionable insights for senior executives.
  • Convert research and survey results into clear narratives and visually compelling presentations with actionable recommendations that clients can implement.
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders and partners (e.g., qualitative researchers, Analysts, Advisors, Chiefs of Research, etc.) to deliver compelling quantitative research insights.
  • Lead, motivate, develop, and coach team members on all aspects of quantitative research (including survey design, data analysis, data visualization and advanced quantitative methods).


Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Advanced degree (Master's level or above) in an analytics-heavy field (e.g., e.g., Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Econometrics, Statistics, Psychology, Linguistics, Policy Analysis, etc.)
  • Mastery of advanced survey and sample design and demonstrated record of relevant, practical application of survey design methods and ability to coach others on these
  • Mastery of a statistical package (e.g., SPSS, STATA, R, etc.) for advanced analytics (e.g., multi-variate regressions, logistic regressions, cluster analysis, factor analysis, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience creating a variety of quantitative models, tuning them, and measuring their performance.
  • 8+ years of related work experience; experience in management consulting or business research roles preferred


Business Skills:
  • Effective time/project management skills and ability to meet deadlines; ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong results orientation and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrated collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to flex communication skills based on the data acumen of peers, qualitative stakeholders, and clients
  • Ability to work with teams located across multiple geographies
  • Ability to write research and guidance for a non-technical, business audience


Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization's most critical priorities. We've grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger-as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That's why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you'll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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