Director, IT Strategy, Energy & Utilities
Responsibilities & Accountabilities
- Influence and direct Region Leads direct reports ensuring high performance, strong alignment, best-practice sharing and effective communication.
- Identify and mitigate key strategy risks related to process initiatives, revenue performance and overall growth
- Partner with leadership to forge and deliver communications throughout Global Consulting team. Key and active operational “voice” on global leadership team.
- Lead the production and delivery of operational and planning reports to senior business leaders to effectively link results with business strategy.
- Identify opportunities for process improvements and develop innovative solutions that drive efficiency and improve managed revenue and bookings growth
- Prepare and conduct detailed analysis that provides insight and guidance for making informed strategic decisions
- Cultivate strong and mutually respectful relationships across the Global Consulting organization and partner with leadership to solve problems and identify business improvement opportunities.
- Provide guidance to North America leadership team to ensure consistently and share bet practices in driving revenue, client satisfaction, client retention, driving One Gartner initiatives, forecasting and resource management practices.
- Partner with leadership for Gartner Energy and Utility industry as a key lieutenant to drive effective business decisions and performance across the region.
- Drive initiatives to increase managed revenue, bookings growth and drive collaboration and engagement across multiple roles, departments and levels within Gartner.
- Ensure accurate analytics, monitor key business drivers, identify and drive operational improvements, provide transparency of results to key business leaders and ensure informed decision making.
- Drive, coordinate and facilitate initiatives across business units, products, regions and functional areas.
- Provide an impact on strategy and operational aspects towards achieving revenue growth and scaling energy and utility consulting business by serving critical functions in partnership with senior leadership
- Leverage the wider Gartner ecosystem
- 10+ years of overall Management consulting experience with a focus in energy and utilities industry
- Drive communication of Energy and Utilities consulting offering portfolio within Gartner
- Exceptional and established consultative and influencing skills
- Knowledge and experience working with Senior level Gartner resources highly desirable
- Demonstrated ability to own, manage and complete complex, multifunctional projects
- Strong gravitas and strategic thinking skills, prioritization and problem solving skills
- Extensive computer experience & proficiency with Microsoft software, specifically Word, Excel and solid understanding and usage of databases, PMO tools, analysis tools and standard reporting tools
- Project Management skills and date manipulation skills
- Extensive skills organization, time management and ability to multi task
- Stellar verbal and written communication skills; strong ability to analyze situation and make sound recommendations and decisions
- Self-assured and confident in a variety of settings with a strong believe in own capabilities
- Effective presentation of information and the ability to influence required outcomes
- Understands the business and economics of consulting
- Can drive Gartner Consulting value proposition
- MBA/MPA or similar graduate degree
- Travel to client sites as required (on average 60%)
- Locations: Chicago Metro area or Dallas, TX
Job Requisition ID:32567
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