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Managing Partner, IT Strategy Consulting, Public Sector

Niederrad, Germany

Job Description:

Why is Gartner Consulting an organization unlike any other? Our consultants are technology and business thought leaders for the 21st century. With the full scope of Gartner’s renowned research and capabilities to draw from, our consultants are committed to turning those insights into actionable solutions for our clients. That’s where you come in. We’re committed to attracting the most creative, talented, and motivated associates to bring our world-class consultancy to the next level. When you join Gartner Consulting, you’ll lead the most innovative business and technology efforts in the marketplace today. You’ll work across Gartner to help senior leaders and their teams execute their most strategic initiatives and achieve lasting results - all within the context of a rapidly evolving digital economy.

Backed with the insight of Gartner research and events, the Gartner Consulting team helps clients in a wide range of industries speed up their agendas and stay ahead of the digital curve. Due to increasing demand, the Public Sector practice is growing its leadership team within the DACH-Region.

The Managing Partner Public Sector will be responsible for a portfolio of accounts that will consist of multinational, global or large-scale organisations in this sector that have significant presence in this region.

As a Managing Partner, you’ll advise clients at the highest strategic level with big-picture and tactical guidance on how technology enables a wide range of business outcomes.

Responsibilities of the role

Your main goal is to develop compelling proposals and corresponding business plans that marry Gartner’s key insights to clients’ critical business objectives and help them:

  • Achieve business critical objectives
  • Develop best of breed Transformation strategies
  • Reach their organisations’ strategic goals

Reporting to the EMEA Industry Lead, you’ll be in charge of driving sales, relationship equity and margin in Gartner Consulting key accounts within the Public sector. You’ll use all your consulting skills to sell, strategize, and oversee the high quality delivery of Gartner Consulting solutions.

The successful candidate will:

  • Articulate to clients (CIOs, CTOs, CEOs, CMOs, CDOs and other business leaders) the breadth and depth of Gartner Consulting Solutions
  • Drive strategic deals in key accounts with repeatable potential
  • Lead pursuit development efforts
  • Build accounts over time, by
  • Shifting from transactions toward a business stream driven by growing client relationship and trusted advisor status
  • Strengthen current solutions and develop new solutions based on account and territory strategy as well as demand
  • Execute account planning
  • Delivering complex projects for multiple accounts and complex
  • Oversee and coach to deliver projects on time, on budget with minimal risk
  • Manage engagements at or above Gross Margin target
  • Promote Gartner solutions and brand to generate greatest client value in accordance to regional, EMEA and global strategies

Professional experience:

  • Strong understanding of the Public sector and the current trends affecting the industry within the DACH-Region
  • Ability to understand the agendas of the C-Suite, particularly the CIO
  • An ability to shape and lead the delivery of complex, strategic IT advisory engagements
  • Ideally have a track record of meeting consulting sales objectives for at least 3 years (including sales target, win rate and deal size)
  • Experience selling and leading IT strategy engagements, ideally with a top tier consulting firm
  • Experience with using research to provide client value
  • Ability to drive Gartner Consulting value proposition and likely to be skilled in a relevant solution area, including, but not limited to:
    • CIO Strategy and IT Strategy;
    • Digital Transformation;
    • Technology Cost Optimization (including benchmarking);
    • Infrastructure & Operational Excellence;
    • Enterprise Architecture;
    • Best of Breed Working methodologies (Agile, DevOps);
    • Security and Risk Management techniques;
    • Business Intelligence;
    • Insight and Analytics.
  • Mentoring skills to nurture future client developers and delivery consultants
  • International experience

Job Requisition ID:30698

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