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Project Manager

Location: Thane, MH.
Company Description:

Ugam, a Merkle company, is a leading analytics and technology services company. Our customer-centric approach delivers impactful business results for large corporations by leveraging data, technology, and expertise. We consistently deliver superior, impactful results through the right blend of human intelligence and AI. With 3600+ people spread across locations worldwide, we successfully deploy our services to create success stories across industries like Retail & Consumer Brands, High Tech, BFSI, Distribution, and Market Research & Consulting. Over the past 21 years, Ugam has been recognized by several firms including Forrester and Gartner, named the No.1 data science company in India by Analytics Insight, and certified as a Great Place to Work�. The name Ugam comes from the ancient Sanskrit language and means �source� or �origin.� Ugam seeks to be the source of solutions for the complex problems of retailers, brands and market research firms worldwide. The name signifies the company�s position as a pioneer in the market for data and analytics, and the source of relevant actionable insights for clients.

Job Description:

 

Role Description:

 

Ensure successful project completion by liaising with clients to understand project briefs, defining milestones, mitigating risks and analyzing key project metrics. It's an opportunity to work with top 10 market research firms, or large corporations, leverage Ugam's proven project management frameworks and collaborate with some of the most experienced in market research.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Ownership of the assigned project(s) under limited guidance of the supervisor
Setup and implement new and on-going projects by building a project plan with clear timelines for each milestone.
Check feasibility of project execution and flag any concerns at the start. During execution, proactively identify project risks and develop risk mitigation plans.
Provide timely status reports, project analysis and recommendations. Analyze project metrics to improve performance and ensure key metrics such as project profitability are met or exceed established guidelines.
Liaise with client and internal team to ensure seamless execution of projects. Thus, aiming to consistently exceed client expectations from project inception through completion
Ensure that all projects are completed within budget and in a timely manner

Qualifications:

 

Qualifications/Certifications:

 

Bachelors or Masters in Management Specialization in Marketing

Additional Information:

What are we looking for?

Minimum 3 years of experience in project management and client servicing
Prior experience in market research domain/ industry
Experience in online surveys with advanced skills in sampling, quota design, field management is mandatory
Prior experience working with international clients
Proficient in MS office (MS Excel/ PPT in particular)
Hands-on experience in data collection tools like Fulcrum or Pure Spectrum is preferred

Other information:

Willingness to work in client specific timezones
National / international travel maybe required as per business needs

More Information:

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