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Sr. Bid Manager

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.

Role Purpose

This role will reduce Span of Control for Deal Hub Directors by managing a small number of associates along with a reduced Bid Mgr territory.  This will also provide an opportunity for high-potential Bid Managers to develop the skills necessary to be considered for Deal Hub Director.

Major Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

  • Continue with responsibilities of a Bid Manager, with a territory reduction of 40-60%
  • Effectively lead and manage a team of 2 to 4 Bid Managers in the achievement of tasks and goals aligned to the execution of the Deal Hub strategy
  •  Establish regular calls with Sales and Business Unit leaders to build relationships and drive positive business outcomes
  • Act as point of contact for all direct reports with complicated deals that require escalation either to Subject Matter Experts or from Sales
  • Act as escalation point for Sales RVPs aligned to their team with complicated and/or urgent deals

Impact of Role: Expected Results

  • Give time back to Deal Hub Directors by managing a small team
  • Provide additional escalation points for both internal Deal Hub team as well as Sales requests
  • Develop leadership skills necessary to be considered for future Deal Hub Director Role or other Gartner leadership roles

Relationships: Internal/External

This role will build relationships with Sales leadership, SME leadership and Deal Hub senior leadership teams   

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent/equivalent work experience

Professional Experience

3+ years experience in the Deal Hub; plus at least 1 year spent as a Domain Expert.

Technical/ Professional Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills                             
  • ability to work as part of a global/virtual team
  • strong time management and organizational skills
  • CRM (Siebel)  experience strongly preferred    
  • Previous management experience a plus                                

Job Requisition ID:31620

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