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Federal Government Executive Advisory - Data & Analytics Leadership Partner

Remote - United States

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.

About this role:

With the support of their Leadership Partner, our clients are able to achieve their goals more quickly and more cost effectively and with a higher assurance of success.  You will have the opportunity to learn about and deliver solutions for, the most complex business, process, people and technology challenges facing the world’s largest community of Global 1000 organizations and government agencies.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage a portfolio of 25-30-member relationships and participate in account planning with Gartner Leadership Client Managers and Account Executives.  
  • Leverage data and analytics related business, process and technology subject matter expertise to create service solutions for the members and multi-member accounts.
  • Define and deliver innovative solutions by assessing member needs and developing a customized value plan in accordance with overall product strategy and deliverables.
  • Define and conduct on-site sessions for clients at their location in support of key initiatives.
  • Participate in all phases of the member lifecycle: pre-sale, on-boarding, relationship management, delivery, review and service renewal.
  • Responsible for member retention and for contributing toward growth in the region through direct support of Gartner Sales in prospect cultivation, account plan development and value demonstration activities.
  • Host and/or participate in periodic member activities, including special interest groups (SIGs), workshops, research analyst visits (where appropriate), roundtables and webinars (in collaboration with Gartner Research). 

What you’ll need:

  • A university graduate (Masters preferred) with 10+ years of experience working as a Director or in a Senior management role
  • Successful experience in roles such as Chief Data Officer (CDO), Chief Analytics Officer (CAO), Chief Data Scientist, Data Scientist, VP of Analytics and similar
  • Management consulting experience
  • Current or past security clearance
  • Knowledge, experience and expertise in the subject matters noted below
  • Critical thinking and problem solving to assess client situation and provide actionable outcome-based business/technical advice
  • High tolerance / evolved ability to lead and manage ambiguous situations
  • Excellent relationship management skills including experience working with senior IT and business leaders
  • Experience coaching and mentoring senior level leaders
  • Collaboration and team leadership
  • Strong time and client portfolio management skills
  • Travel 25% and upwards

Who you are:

  • Critical thinker and problem solver demonstrating the ability to assess our Member’s situations and provide actionable, outcome-based business/technology/process/people advice as well as the ability to leverage appropriate resources to help Members achieve results
  • Excellent relationship management skills, including experience working with C level executives
  • Ability to build strategic internal partnerships with key roles across the organization and positively impact change
  • This role is a client-facing position that requires a high level of executive presence and ability build trust and deliver value.
  • Demonstrate superior verbal and written communication skills as well as strong facilitation and presentation skills.

Subject Matter Expertise:

The successful candidate will have had successful experience in a Chief Data Officer, Chief Analytics Officer, Data Science, VP/Sr. VP Business Intelligence and/or Analytics/Business Analytics role within a Global 1000 organization or government agency with commensurate responsibilities and span of control.  Additionally, candidates would also have experience in executive level roles within consulting or customer facing positions.  Candidates should have strong business acumen and executive presence while also possessing knowledge, experience and expertise with modern data science and/or office of the Chief Data/Analytics Officer responsibilities and topics including:

Office of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) / Chief Analytics Officer (CAO)

  • Provides advisory guidance to CDOs/CAOs with regard to enterprise-wide data and/or analytics strategy - e.g., expected business outcomes and roadmap, governance e.g., funding, ownership and operating structure, quality, master data, policies, standards and execution e.g., skillsets, technologies, business use cases, etc.
  • Extends CD/AO insight into risk and value management e.g., financial, regulation and compliance, safety, etc. and sales growth and profitability, customer experience and retention, etc.
  • The business value of a CDO/CAO function
  • Managing CDO/CAO responsibilities vs. data management under the CIO and business analytics under various C-level business functions/divisions leaders
  • The relationship between CDO/CAO functions and information architecture, marketing analytics, risk analytics, etc.
  • Organization/staffing of the CDO/CAO office

Data Science & Analytics

  • Broad and deep understanding of Data Science precepts and its applied nature to solving specific business problems, such as:
    • Precepts (sample):
      • Machine and deep learning
      • Internet of Things (IoT) data and algorithms
      • Cloud data monetization
      • Natural language processing and pattern analysis
      • Smart machines
      • Statistical analysis
      • Hypothesis (A/B) testing
      • AI / BOTS
      • Conceptual modeling
      • Predictive, prescriptive and sentiment analysis
    • Business Applications (sample)
      • Risk Management e.g., credit, interest, compliance, etc.
      • Growth, Revenue, and Profitability
      • Customer Experience, Acquisition, Servicing, Loyalty, and Retention etc.

  • Business Intelligence & Data Management
    • Leadership perspective in business intelligence, master data management, enterprise data warehouse, big data, dashboards, BI tools and technologies and approaches in key industry verticals.

Direct experience working for and with the US Federal Government Intelligence Community, Department of Defense (DoD)

  • Active Top Secret with Polygraph security clearance preferred with the US Intelligence Community
  • Extensive experience interacting at the senior executive service (SES), General/Flag Officer and Political Appointee level
  • Experience as direct manager of medium to large team of government employees
  • Experience interacting with government support contractor management and resources
  • Knowledge and experience with DoD and/or Federal Agency acquisition process and policy
  • Knowledge and experience with DoD and/or Federal Agency program objectives memorandum (POM) process
  • Experience interacting with and tasking government Contracting Officers in the procurement of IT services and capabilities

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 to learn more.

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