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VP Team Manager, ExP, MSE UKI

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.

Gartner Executive Partners are experienced senior executives that serve as trusted advisors to the Senior most Technology and Digital Business Leaders from Global 1000 organizations and the world’s most complex government agencies. Leaders across the globe count on their Executive Partners to help them lead digital transformation efforts, solve complex end-to-end business problems, and guide the informed use of leading-edge technologies.

About this role:

Directly lead a team of 10-12 Executive Partners and direct the delivery to a portfolio of approximately 200 executive clients

What you’ll do:

  • Help your team solve complex member challenges and channel strategic advice to senior leaders in commercial and government organizations (and across industries)
  • Coach your team to execute world class client engagements consistently and at scale:
  •  Help your team identify and shape enterprise mission critical priorities
  •  Diagnose and assess digital maturity using data-driven tools
  • Train and direct associates in the use and application of modern executive-level         engagement techniques and the application of Gartner research resources
  • Host or participate in a range of direct client engagements alongside your team:
  • Interactive workshops
  • Analyst led research briefings
  • Peer roundtables
  • Interactive virtual webinars
  • Executive level discussions
  • Gartner Conferences
  • Manage the growth and risk of a client portfolio with responsibility for delivering value, contributing towards growth, and achieving strong client retention outcomes
  • Create innovative solutions by directing organizational assessments, benchmarking, and development of a customized client engagement plan in accordance with overall Gartner methodology and product deliverables
  • Build a diverse and inclusive team - through management of the recruiting, hiring, and training processes
  • Forge trusted partnerships with Sales counterparts and execute on proven programs to enhance prospect cultivation, accelerate account plan development, and deliver on value demonstration activities
  • Collaborate extensively with a wide range of internal partners to take advantage of Gartner’s unparalleled scale:
  • Identify and share best practices in client engagement
  • Analyze trends in client engagement to increase
  • Help coordinate strategic peer networking between client executives
  • Stay current on the rapid changes of technology and trends through our vast knowledge base
  • Work with your global peers across industries to identify and transfer innovation
  • Shape the future of Executive Programs by participating in pilot programs and/or    contextualizing initiatives to regional differences
  • Work in a combination of onsite and virtual settings to scale your influence and maximize your time

What you’ll need:

  • University graduate (Masters preferred) with a minimum of 15 years of experience working in a senior management role
  • Experience as a former C-level technology executive for at least 10 years with large scale and complex responsibilities, preferably with Consulting or Advisory experience and/or experience in multiple executive-level roles
  • In-depth understanding of the IT industry and the role of the CIO (including digital transformation, leadership, change management, cybersecurity, business model innovation, automation and intelligent systems, benchmarking, digital strategy and trends, use of metrics, etc.)
  • In depth understanding of the business value of IT and the alignment of business and IT strategies
  • Serve as a thought leader and brand ambassador for Executive Programs in engagements with external industry leaders and internal Gartner stakeholders

Who you are:

  • Critical thinker with ability to solve problems to assess client situation and provide actionable outcome-based business/technical advice and access to appropriate Gartner services to support achievement of business results.

  • Applies a fact-based, analytical approach to test problem solving strategies and reach sound solutions

  • Ability to take on new challenges while systematically prioritizing competing priorities that vary in level of complexity. Makes tough decisions about what to do and what not to do at pace.

  • Change agent with experience successfully leading all aspects of change management: communication, implementation, and leading teams to consistent execution

  • Effective coach with experience developing others, crafting structured improvement plans, measuring improvement over time, and recognizing success
  • Combines emotional intelligence with digital technology acumen to distill business stakeholder Executive level verbal, written, facilitation and presentation skills

  • High tolerance / evolved ability to lead and manage in ambiguous situations

  • Proven relationship, collaboration and team leadership skills

  • Strong time and project management skills

  • Effective at partnering with sales leaders to close new business and assist others in difficult contract renewals

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with excellent growth potential, Gartner Executive Programs provides exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Excellent benefits package

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– Visit gartner.com to learn more.

Job Requisition ID:46885

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