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Associate Director, IT Strategy, Market Analytics

Description

Location : Hybrid/Virtual First

Who we are

Gartner’s Consulting is a leading  advisory business in the technology space. From CIOs/CXOs, to business leaders and investors, 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

Management and 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, Data Analytics and Digital Transformations. Typically, this helps Gartner’s clients to execute on their strategic priorities, across all sectors, including:

  • Digital Acceleration and Transformation

  • Big Data and Analytics

  • Market Analytics (including Commercial Due Diligence in the technology space)

  • Cloud Strategy

  • Sourcing and Ecosystem Optimization

  • Contract and Cost Optimization

  • Security and Risk Management

What you’ll do

Our Associate Director will manage and lead teams of 2-3 consultants in the delivery of data-driven commercial diligence reports and assessments of technology portfolio companies for private equity, hedge fund, pension fund and corporate M&A investments. You will work directly with high tech and invest clients, as well as management teams of acquisition targets and portfolio companies. You will participate in the analysis and communication of relevant trends impacting the markets relevant to the clients’ investment; supporting 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 portfolio managers and C-level executives.

The High Tech and Invest 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

  • Management consulting experience, including client leadership, engagement management, and project delivery.

  • Familiarity with high tech companies, start-ups, and/or firms who invest in technology companies

  • Passion for consumer and enterprise technology, including but not limited to concepts in IT architecture, software markets, internet companies, data management, cloud, IoT and next gen technologies

  • Prior experience in a problem-solving capacity such as a solution/technical architect or analyst preferred

  • Experience building financial models and using data visualization software, including in the context of investments, acquisitions, and/or carve-outs

  • A consistent track record of leading people and building high-performing teams

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Strong executive presence, communication, and presentation skills, with a proven ability to develop and deliver insights

  • 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

  • Driven, eager to break new ground, apt to create opportunities for others

  • Track record in achieving / exceeding revenue targets 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.

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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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