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Associate Director, Digital Business and IT Strategy

Description

Location : Hybrid/Virtual First

Who we are:

Gartner’s Consulting business is an extension of Gartner’s industry-leading IT Research. From CIOs, 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 IT Strategy Consulting, Benchmarking, Analytics and Optimization. Typically, this helps Gartner’s clients to execute on their strategic priorities, across all sectors, including:

  • Digital Acceleration and Transformation

  • Enterprise Enablement

  • Big Data and Analytics

  • Applications Rationalization

  • 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.

What you’ll need

  • Seasoned subject matter expert in Digital Business, IT Strategy within the Consulting Industry

  • Experienced in developing high-impact, board-level strategies for Digital Business Models, Platforms and Ecosystems

  • Ability and willingness to take ownership of end-to-end solutioning for single projects or workstreams of larger programmes

  • Business and intellectual acumen to identify client challenges and match them to Digital value propositions; articulate those propositions in a convincing manner in order to support generation of business for Gartner Consulting

  • Passion to stay on track with emerging trends and topics on business model innovation, technology impact on business designs and ability to rapidly learn and build up knowledge on bleeding edge subjects in technology innovation space (e.g. IoT, blockchain, quantum computing) and their respective business applications

  • Problem-solving attitude and ability to develop hypotheses through application of typical management consulting approaches (e.g. Business Model Canvas Porter’s five forces, Minto, MECE) to support clients

  • Client engagement experience and ability to present complex problems and solutions in an impactful manner to senior executives

  • Solid understanding and experience on key financial modelling and investment evaluation concepts (e.g. business cases, cash flow, NPV)

  • Experience working with clients either in 1 specific industry or across a range of industries including; Financial Services; Public Sector; High Tech and Telco and Manufacturing and Supply chain.

  • An unwavering commitment to the success of your team, and willingness to provide and receive constructive/ corrective action when needed

  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and the ability to assist in the creative development of solutions and strategies to solve client problems

  • An ability to be hands-on and to manage multiple client priorities simultaneously

  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred

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Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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