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Product Director

Stamford, Connecticut

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.

Product Director

Global HQ - Stamford, CT

Job Description:

This is a unique opportunity for a creative and charismatic leader seeking a transformative role in a fast-growing business tracking towards $1B+ in Revenue. If you are interested in leveraging your deep product expertise to drive strong double-digit growth using a great balance between strategy and execution, and you thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast paced and agile learning environment, then this is the role for you.

We value and base our decision on both qualitative and quantitative insights, and having great people skills is crucial to drive execution and results.  Just as important is the intuitive ability to move towards the important vs. the interesting.  You will also be expected to interact regularly with our clients, mostly technology executives. 


As a pivotal member of the highly visible product team serving the top leadership at the world’s leading technology companies, you will be responsible for:

  • Uncovering new ways to engage our clients and deliver value through our products; providing the right information at the right time with the right approach. 
  • Owning the success of your program(s) and/or business P&L
  • Collaborating closely with Gartner’s senior leadership as well as other product teams, data scientists, sales, digital platform teams, research analysts and client service teams to generate distinctive insights and products
  • Spending significant time talking to current and potential customers to understand their needs
  • Implementing a lean approach to your work where you and the team strive for early validated learnings that lead to shorter cycle times for delivering better customers experiences

We are recruiting for multiple growth position across levels and with varied focus (e.g., product management, new product, product development, sales enablement) and have flexibility to accommodate your career aspirations. Additionally, the role has the potential to extend with time to other business critical areas based on needs, abilities, and learning desires. We have a track record of growing our members and seeding them in key positions throughout Gartner and we are personally invested in the professional development of our team.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required; Advanced Degree in business (MBA) and/or background in science, technology, engineering or math highly valued
  • Track record of solving difficult problems in client-facing businesses with technology teams and leading to measurable results
  • Significant experience in one or more critical areas of product: product management, go-to-market enablement, product development, commercial operations
  • Top strategy consulting  (e.g., McKinsey, BCG, Bain or equivalent) skill set desired and / or startup experience using Lean Startup principles Ability to get the most out of diverse cross-functional teams
  • Strategic leadership skills; ability to craft and articulate a clear, consistent vision and implement effective programs
  • Natural curiosity, quick analytical skills, instinctive math skills
  • Ability to connect well with people of different backgrounds; expertise in interviewing clients and leading market research

Job Requisition ID:35131

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