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Senior Manager, Surveys

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Senior Manager, Surveys

Position Overview: 
GLG is seeking a senior leader to own responsibility for its Surveys product in the APAC region. This person will have strategic and operational responsibility for enhancing and extending GLG’s brand, reputation, and recognition among target market segments for the Surveys product. Additionally, this person will lead a team that helps clients qualify and quantify industry/market trends through pipeline analyses, commercial assessments, product forecasting, and general marketplace analysis.

The Head of APAC Surveys will be a senior member of the rapidly growing global Surveys business. The ideal candidate should be energized by working within a high-energy, start-up environment. A successful candidate will be passionate about research design, able to bring and teach a wide variety of market research methodologies. They will be extremely commercially motivated, with a passion for growing a team and driving business.

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team that owns the pitching, execution, and delivery of customized survey products to GLG’s clients
  • Own the commercial success through marketing, client interaction, and relentlessly excellent project delivery
  • Innovate around survey design, introduce advanced modeling to clients, and ensure deliverables meet the high standard of GLG
  • Elevate GLG's survey offering by acting as a resource and mentor to GLG survey professionals, especially around market research methodologies
  • Meet directly with clients and internal partners to increase awareness of and confidence in GLG survey's capabilities (this may involve up to 10% travel)
  • Develop, implement and enforce best practices for project execution to deliver high-quality research and deliverables to GLG's senior clientele

Required Skills:

  • Masters or higher degree in market research or business from a top-tier university is preferred
  • 7-10+ years of market research or management consulting experience
  • Experience analyzing results and/or communicating quantitative research results to stakeholders
  • Experience with statistical techniques
  • Experience with marketing and sales of research products
  • Experience leading teams and developing junior members
  • Experience of fully owning P&L responsibilities, and driving growth
  • Experience collaborating with team-members in a high-throughput, deadline-driven, process-oriented, client-servicing environment
  • Superior writing, logic and interaction skills; including oral and organizational skills
  • A demonstrated strong understanding of financial markets a plus

GLG attracts employees from the most distinctive professional and academic backgrounds. Across all of our positions, we insist upon integrity, creativity, intensity, flexibility, and professionalism.

Other Highlights:

Salary/Benefits: Competitive base salary plus eligibility for, depending on the role, a year-end performance-based discretionary bonus with comprehensive benefits program and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.

Notes:  GLG does not allow employees to trade stocks or any other security that may present a conflict of interest or appearance of conflict of interest. Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. also requires that all employees sign a confidentiality and non-compete agreement with our firm. We conduct background checks on all prospective new hires. 

GLG is an equal opportunity employer.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s knowledge marketplace. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of 700,000+ experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

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EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.