About This Role:
As an advisor, you will bring Gartner's research, best practices, and tools to life across a broad range of world class clients. It's the job of an advisor to increase client engagement and ensure each client is applying Gartner's resources to their work. An advisor will ask insightful questions to diagnose the causes of client challenges and recommend the best course of action. The advisor might also suggest a different approach or talk the client through a best practice from a different industry that could work within their business context.
The Senior Principal Advisor interfaces with Chief Enterprise Architects, CTOs and other senior IT executives to foster deep relationships. In addition to applying and packaging Gartner resources to meet client challenges, an advisor senses patterns among client needs to guide the practice’s research agenda and event calendar. As an advisor, you will also support revenue partners in commercial engagements.
The field of research you will work in
Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation (EA/TI)
- Sample client inquiry calls include: Best practices for selecting (re)starting Enterprise Architecture (EA) functions, EA governance, EA’s role in Agile development, Business Architecture (e.g., business capability modeling, value streams, journey maps), the future role of EA
- For Technology Innovation topics include things such as: Innovation processes, Trendspotting, Top Technology Trends, Managing the Office of the CTO
What you’ll do
- Engage senior-level executives by building relationships, establishing credibility, conducting substantive content discussions, diagnosing needs, solving problems, and identifying relevant resources
- Deliver must-have research through 1:1 interaction, workshops, small group forums, and large stage presentations
- In addition to applying and packaging Gartner resources to meet client challenges, an advisor senses patterns among the client needs to shape the direction of ongoing research and product creation
- Partner with sales and service Delivery partners to increase account growth, retention, and engagement
- Provide high quality and timely research peer review
- Lead or participate in research community meetings to discuss research issues and collaborate effectively with peers
What you’ll need
- Bachelor's degree
- 5-7 years experience
- Past experience working on Digital Business Transformation and/or Product Innovation strongly preferred and/or subject matter expertise in Enterprise Architecture
Who you are
- Enjoy helping clients accomplish their most critical priorities
- Excellent collaborator with the ability to quickly build rapport and gain client trust
- Confident presenter with a high level of executive presence
- Ability to distill large volumes of data into key findings and organize ideas in a logical pattern using clear communication to convey those findings
- Analytical thinker with the ability to process information quickly and make actionable recommendations
- Familiar with emerging technologies and their application in a business context
- Your past roles may have included: Enterprise Architect, Consultant, Product Marketing, Product Management, Innovation leader
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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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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