Associate Director, IT Strategy Consulting, State & Local Government
Position Accountabilities and Specific Duties
As a Gartner Associate Director working at the highest senior levels within our clients’ organizations you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in shaping, managing and delivering real business value. You will assist our clients in successfully managing their technology investments and defining their Go-to-Market Digital Application strategies.
As an Associate Director, you will:
- Manage all components of medium-sized engagement proposals including technical and commercial methodologies, staffing and budgets. Draft key sections of large-sized engagement proposals especially approach and methodology.
- Manage and lead project tasks. Supervise and mentor all junior Gartner consultants assigned as members of your project or any sub-contracted personnel assigned to the engagement.
- Identify, develop and document observations and recommendations using independent judgment concerning engagement areas being reviewed.
- Assist with the comprehensive cost / benefits analysis and preparation of business cases for technology investments.
- Assist in coordinating and communicating the results of engagements via written reports and oral presentations to client management and key stakeholders.
- Maintain a senior-level expertise and currency in industry-leading information management technologies.
- Participate in the drafting of engagement reports and presenting drafts to your manager for review and approval.
- Help to build and maintain client relationships.
- Contribute to the development of project management, quality assurance and professional consulting and auditing approaches/methodologies
Requirements / Ideal Experience
At Gartner Consulting we are looking for enthusiastic, committed consulting professionals who are able to work both independently and as part of a matrix environment / team. You will have a minimum of an undergraduate degree with an MBA from a top program, preferred. Candidates should have a minimum seven years demonstrable experience at a senior level in either an application development or solution architecture environment.
You will be expected to demonstrate consulting experience ideally achieved within an established business and/or IT consulting firm, as well as present outstanding leadership capabilities and excellent verbal and written communications.
In addition you will have a proven knowledge of, and/or proven hands-on experience in:
- Working with leading-edge technologies that drive business / government mission critical priorities.
- IT strategy consulting experience with a well-regarded firm.
- Strong IT project management skills
- Strong technical capabilities, coupled with the ability to clearly communicate the business value and bottom-line impacts of technology decisions to a non-technical audience
- A passion for client service and excellence in delivery that includes attention to detail, ability to prioritize and leverage a team.
- Experience working with state and local government clients required
- Preferred location location will be Austin, TX. Dallas would be considered.
- Travel to client sites required (on average 50% travel is required).
Job Requisition ID:32932
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