Senior Project Lead (13835)

Ipsos Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

ABOUT US

We are Ipsos. We help some of the biggest companies solve their biggest problems. We dominate the market research world. We are everywhere: in 87 countries and counting. Our clients make the products you use every day, probably including the browser that led you to this posting and the beverage that is sitting next to you. Pick a sector and we are there, on the ground helping our clients make informed decisions in technology, media, consumer goods, automotive, you name it.

We are currently looking for a Senior Project Lead

This is a Mid-level opportunity for a professional pursuing a rewarding career in market research. This position will directly support Ipsos' clients in delivering the highest quality research and advisory services and will be responsible for the management of research projects across a broad array of categories.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Making projects happen: Coordinating and managing custom survey research projects on time and on budgets, liaising on a regular basis with all key internal operations groups (data collection, data processing) to ensure that reliable results are delivered to client in a timely, cost-efficient manner

  • Assisting in the design of research instruments (questionnaires, quotas, sampling) including implementing feedback into execution of study and validating survey links.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at all phases of cycle with the ability to maintain strong schedules and deadlines.

  • Data analysis planning and data verification including understanding of cross-tabulation plans, verifying datasets, and understanding of basic dataset manipulation.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key clients by responding to queries and providing updates per client requests.

Ideal Candidate Has The Following Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with specialization in Social Sciences, Marketing, Communications, Math or Statistics, or related field of study is preferred.

  • Proficient with MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). High proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with SPSS preferred.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member and engage in continuous learning.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and time management skills, including balancing multiple priorities. It is important to be able to work well independently and autonomously within a strong team environment.

  • Self-motivated individual who thrives in deadline-driven environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally verbally and in writing (emails, memos).

  • Most importantly, we are looking for someone eager to learn and completes tasks on time.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lead Program Project Management

Verizon Communications

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 1/23/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-04-22T00:00 What you'll be doing... Migration Leads, when presented with an issue, must be able to overcome without supervision. Must be relentless in exceeding customer expectations while obtaining strategic cost savings. They make decisions that enhance outcomes. Improving scripting and collateral used by contractors to communicate with customers. When all work is complete and fully vetted, approval granted by senior management. Leads are given a desired outcome and then think creativity to implement. For example, when grooming tools are in development and we cannot migrate customers, employees find another way through IN/OUT orders to accomplish cost savings. They give direction to the provisioning and operation teams to ensure all migrations and disconnects get worked to completion. This often involves them working with other groups and joining customer calls to determine the correct course of action. Communication with challenging intelligent customers is paramount and they must have firm understanding of the latest technology and project management skills. The ideal migration manager is 50% sales/service skills (engaging customers to migrate) and 50% project management/telecom. * Performing End to End customer migrations. * Developing the process and procedures to execute on cost savings initiatives. * Providing cross functional management of resources. * Leading calls and successfully manage projects. * Navigating complex customer migrations. * Creating successful processes and assisting with management of contractors and internal stakeholders to achieve success. * Creative several versions of talk tracks to anticipate different scenarios. What we're looking for... You'll need to have: * Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. * Four or more years of relevant work experience. * Experience with Microsoft Office Suite with knowledge of Excel. Even better if you have: * Master's degree. * Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry. * A professional certification (PMP). * Knowledge of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes. * Ability navigating multiple internal systems to identify and execute complex migrations. * Ability to work with cross-functional teams. * Knowledge of key systems such as Optima, eASR, PC, BGW, Order Entry, TCOMS, FRR, and VECRM. * Proficiency in Essbase, Smart View, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Strategic Finance. * Excellent communication skills and ability to focus on the details. * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. * Ability to handle large quantities of data and create Excel pivots, VLOOKUP, etc. When you join Verizon... You'll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that's transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you'll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we'll go far. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better. Verizon Communications Chicago IL

Senior Project Lead (13835)

Ipsos