Research Vice President, Energy Insights (WW Oil, Gas and Operations Technology)

  • IDC
  • Framingham, MA
  • Sep 16, 2018
Research

Job Description


IDC

Requisition Number 2018-1357
Functional Area Research
Location US-MA-Framingham
# of Openings 1


Overview

IDC is the most respected global technology market research firm operating in over 110 countries worldwide. Our collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture is the perfect place for you to discover your future.

Responsibilities

The Research Vice President will lead the IDC Energy Insights' Worldwide Oil & Gas program focusing on the application of information and communications technology in the oil/gas industries. The energy supply picture is changing rapidly, especially with the volatility in the energy commodity markets. The prospect of unconventional extraction operations rivaling tradition wells is a key dynamic in how Oil & Gas companies view technology. In addition, the growing connectivity of equipment and assets, plus the availability of affordable analytics technology means that companies will be able to be more responsive to market and asset conditions. Oil/gas firms will also leverage connectivity to extract residual value from assets in an industry that must deal with fluctuating oil prices.

The Research Vice President primary responsibility will be providing thought leadership to the market on important industry trends and will be responsible for coordinating research with research being conducted and delivered in other regions. In addition, because of the importance of asset management in the energy industry, the Research Vice President will IDC Insights' primary research leader in asset management, regardless of industry. The Research Vice President is expected to:

• Grow the Oil & Gas research program through thought leadership and business development

• Assure that the research requirements of the programs are met

• Support client inquiry related to research reports and topics pertinent to research

• Coordinate the North American energy research with other regions

• Contribute research and thought leadership to consulting projects

• Coordinate and contribute to asset management research for IDC Insights

Qualifications

  • At least 10 years working with IT, in the energy or technology research industry
  • Experience in understanding the research needs of clients
  • Ability to quickly synthesize data from various sources – interviews, surveys, secondary research and other IDC research
  • Excellent speaking skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience managing a research group
  • Facility with the use of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in disciplines involving energy, business and/or IT

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., The Research Vice President will lead the IDC Energy Insights' Worldwide Oil & Gas program focusing on the application of information and communications technology in the oil/gas industries. The energy supply picture is changing rapidly, especially w

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