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Project Manager - EITL Ops

Egham, United Kingdom
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Job Description:


What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

When you join Gartner, you ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:
Manages a portfolio of projects toward the successful completion of deliverables for all phases of the development life cycle for multiple Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse projects in a fast-paced environment. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

What you'll do:

  • Facilitate business owners in the development of a business case and support business in presenting the case to STG and corporate executive management
  • Analyze and rationalize requirements to determine agreed, achievable project objectives that align to organizational goals, strategies and objectives
  • Drive estimates for all components of the projects
  • Review, rationalize and integrate multiple work streams of projects into a structured, cohesive project plan
  • Coordinate with other project teams and plans as required
  • Successfully create, follow, update and maintain project schedules while tracking milestones and dependencies across teams within a project
  • Recommend scope boundaries to best meet business objectives within given time and resource constraints
  • Evaluate project staff following project completion identifying strengths and areas for development via appraisal process, with full evaluation responsibility for any direct staff managed
  • Effectively communicate and maintain relationships with project team participants and project s business stakeholders
  • Identify issues/problems that have impact beyond project; resolve issues working with teams across projects
  • Leverage expertise to develop and present options and recommendations for implementation strategies/action plans across multiple projects
  • Successfully champion program management improvement initiatives in the department
  • Facilitate the development of RFP's or SOW based on business requirements; and manage vendor through the implementation and delivery


Who you are:

  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What you'll need:

  • BS in computer science, information system or equivalent working experience
  • 5 -10 years of working experience as IT Project Portfolio Manager
  • Demonstrated project portfolio management experience including management of multiple IT projects that were delivered on time and within budget
  • 2 - 4 years experience in Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse environment
  • 5 - 10 years experience in a role that required project management skills
  • Proven track record of managing project teams that include both IT staff members and business leaders
  • Demonstrated Agile Methodology both in strategy and execution
  • Experience with OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition), RDBMS (relational database management system),Tableau and Spotfire
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with the ability to quickly build credibility and influence, and make recommendations to staff at all levels
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification is Preferred

What we offer:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and ano-limits mind set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards


About Gartner:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world s leading research and advisory company. The company helps business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions. Gartner s comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has more than 13,000 associates serving clients in 11,000 enterprises in 100 countries. For more information, visit gartner.com.

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