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Associate Director, Data & Market Analytics Practice

San Diego, California
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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.

Who we are

Gartner’s Consulting business is an extension of Gartner’s industry-leading IT and market Research. From CXOs, to leaders in business and government, we help Gartner clients across enterprises translate insights into transformational actions and achieve their mission-critical priorities. Leveraging the breadth of Gartner’s resources, Consulting is growing rapidly, with unlimited potential to continue expanding our client base.

What we do

Technology & Strategy Consulting. We help the C-suite make the right decisions based on how technology can transform their businesses. In today’s world, a consulting firm that is “born digital”, (with the ability to directly leverage the full power of Gartner’s research and insights) has relevance to the most important strategic decisions any business will make.

We deliver value to clients in areas such as Strategy Consulting, Benchmarking, Analytics and Optimization. Typically, this helps Gartner’s clients to execute on their strategic priorities, across all sectors, including:

  • Data and Market Analytics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Enterprise Enablement
  • Cloud Strategy
  • Sourcing and Ecosystem Optimization
  • Contract and Cost Optimization
  • Security and Risk Management

What you’ll do

Our Consulting Associate Directors are responsible for high-level project delivery and oversight along with client relationship management. You will manage teams and advise clients at the highest strategic level on both big-picture and tactical matters, focusing on how technology enables a wide range of business outcomes.  In this role within our Data and Market Analytics Practice, you will join and lead teams of 2-3 consultants in the delivery of strategic engagements for high-tech, telecom and media companies supporting Market & Competitive Strategy, Go-to-Market Planning, Market Price Benchmarking, M&A and Investment Advisory, and Customer Experience. You will work directly with client executives and subject-matter experts. You will participate in the analysis, and communication of the relevant trends impacting the markets relevant to the clients’ strategy and investments; support qualified findings and recommendation by building data models that quantify and project market opportunity across a varied set of dimensions. You will be conducting executive interviews with significant exposure to product managers and C-level executives. The team will be also be responsible for developing tailor-made solutions founded on Gartner IP, while working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results. In this highly collaborative team setting, you'll work closely with others on a daily basis.  Your superior analytical, quantitative and conceptual thinking skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills will ensure successful client projects and team performance. You will master the art of leveraging Gartner research and expertise across service lines, working in close contact with Gartner analysts and effectively utilize third-party tools and datasets.


What you’ll need

  • Experience within a well-regarded management consultancy in a project delivery capacity. Sales experience would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of trends in enterprise technology, including but not limited to concepts in software markets, internet companies, data management, cloud, IoT, and next gen technologies
  • Experience working with High Tech, telecom or media clients
  • Prior experience in a problem-solving capacity such as a market research, financial, and/or corporate development analyst  
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and the creative development of solutions and strategies to solve client problems. Must adapt Gartner frameworks and methodologies to strike at the heart of a client’s most pressing business challenges
  • A consistent track record of leading people and building high-performing teams that leverage technology to drive the mission-critical priorities of commercial or government entities
  • An ability to inspire and motivate professionals from both technical and non-technical backgrounds towards a common goal 
  • An unwavering commitment to the success of your team, and willingness to provide constructive/ corrective action when needed
  • An ability to be hands-on and to manage multiple client priorities simultaneously
  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred

Who you are

  • Comfortable influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives, both internally and externally
  • Willingness to travel
  • Coachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • A consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges
  • Track record in achieving / exceeding revenue targets preferred

Job Requisition ID:35181

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