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Job Summary

Organization

PI Worldwide

Location

Wellesley, MA, United States

Education Level

MA/MS

Work Experience

1-3 Years

Availability

Open

Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Research Psychologist (M.A.)

About the Organization

PI Worldwide is a leading publisher of talent management assessments. We are an innovative and research-driven organization that provides proven solutions to business leaders. Our global consulting network empowers leaders with the data and skills to maximize their investments in their people.  Through a comprehensive solution of proven talent management tools, knowledge sharing programs, and an integrated technology platform, we enable individuals and organizations to optimize their performance.  This differentiated approach allows businesses to identify and engage the behaviors and motivations that lead to sustained improvement.

 

Our scientifically validated behavioral assessment, the Predictive Index®, guides data-driven decisions in four practice areas:  Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Change Management, and Growth Strategy.

With nearly 2 million assessments completed annually, Predictive Index data adds valuable insight throughout the talent management life cycle for any industry or job function. Complementing the Predictive Index, our skill-based assessments identify opportunities that enable managers to drive individual and team performance in sales and other roles across the organization.

 

Trusted advisors since 1955, PI Worldwide and its consultants combine business expertise and the power of predictive data to help companies achieve and maintain a competitive advantage by aligning their people with their business strategies.

 

Visit our website:  www.piworldwide.com

 

To apply, send CV to: opportunities@piworldwide.com

About the Job

 

II.   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Proactively collaborate with other Departments: 

  • Corporate Communications: to ensure that that all global marketing messages are consistent with the science behind the Company’s products and services, as well as their positions in the marketplace.
  • Learning & Development: to communicate best practices and share knowledge of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the psychological assessment industry with the Consultants.
  • Product Manager: to ensure that product design is scientifically valid and that our accompanying materials accurately represent our products.

Maintain SME status regarding topics related to our business in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

 

Establish and maintain SME status as to the scientific approach and validity of the products and related services of major competitors.

 

Contribute to public relations and communications efforts as a representative of PI Worldwide. This includes explaining the science behind all PI Worldwide products and services, providing thought leadership, credibility, and conveying information regarding the reliability, validity, and appropriate use (within EEOC and other guidelines) of all PI Worldwide products and services.

 

Participate in on-going research as necessary to maintain, increase, and protect the scientific validity of all PI Worldwide products and services. Identify and suggest enhancements/updates to PI Worldwide products or services that will further this outcome.

 

Conduct criterion-related Validity Studies for Clients, working collaboratively with Consultants as needed. This includes, but is not limited to, probing for and gathering data, data analysis, writing and presentation of final conclusions, and guiding stakeholders in how to interpret and take action from the results.

 

Additional projects and duties as may be reasonably assigned.

 

III. JOB SCOPE

 

Decision Making and Judgment:

  • This position requires high-level decision making abilities and sound business judgment.

 

Job Complexity:

  • Ability to handle problems of a complex nature required.

 

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None.

 

Contacts/Interaction:

  • This position requires frequent high-level interaction with the Company’s corporate team, Consultants, Clients, consulting psychologists, and others.

 

 

Job Requirements

  

Educational background:

  • M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

 

Previous work experience:

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in a corporate environment. Will consider internship experience.

 

Additional skills and abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • High level of computer literacy, with strong skills in designing, running, reporting and interpreting SPSS statistical software analyses.
  • Highly detail-oriented.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires flexibility in moving from one task to another.
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in psychological assessments.

 

Other:

  • Flexibility-ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Curiosity-desire to explore and learn new ways to do business
  • Optimism-to pioneer new ideas with confidence and resilience
  • Critical thinking-to question assumptions, evaluate arguments and draw conclusions that are clear, consistent, sound, and fair, and result in positive outcomes for the business
  • Creativity-to transcend the limitations of traditional approaches and create meaningful new approaches

 

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