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Sr. Director Analyst – Supply Chain Disruption & Risk


What you will do:

  • Supply chain coverage and support for manufacturing sectors, with a specific focus on strategies to manage disruption and risk originating from scarcity and inflation factors within the supply chain.

  • Drive research on best practices in Supply Chain network design and modeling with emphasis on:

    • Major network design drivers e.g., cost reduction, resiliency, and access to customers

    • Best practices in make/buy manufacturing decisions and shoring strategies

  • Drive research on intersections of product complexity and sourcing decisions to manage risk and scarcity.

  • Responsible for conducting research, and developing and writing in-depth reports that demonstrate a mastery of best practices and strategies to guide user decision-making in supply chain strategy and execution for these topics

  • Responsible for ongoing publication of research notes that are topical, based on case studies or follow on from research reports to generate client readership and interaction

  • Demonstrate expertise through the development of presentations and client interaction covering specific trends, best practices, and relevant technologies.

  • Conduct ongoing interaction with clients and prospects interested in these topics (including meetings, conference calls, strategy sessions and formal presentations). 

  • Prepare and deliver presentations at Gartner, industry and professional association conferences, and client briefings. Collaborate across research groups to ensure presentations and messages comprehensively represent best practices.

  • Advise clients globally but with most located in North America

  • Support the Gartner sales team in closing deals through proof of capability.

What you’ll need to perform this job successfully:

  • 10+ years of experience in an operational or consulting/service provider role where designing and modeling the physical network of manufacturing and logistics assets was a primary focus.

  • Good understanding of the end-to-end supply chain, and ability to link network design best practices to client’s business strategies in managing inflation and scarcity

  • Ability to interact at various levels of an organization on supply chain network design and related topics such as inventory optimization, long term growth strategies, and cost optimization.

  • Ability to represent and defend analysis in client interactions.

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills. Written work must be concise and persuasive.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Be able to travel minimum 3 working days per month and attend 2 Gartner conferences per year.

  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA preferred.

Who you are:

  • Collaborative: experienced providing service and collaborating with global colleagues

  • Organized - skilled at multitasking, prioritizing, and working under tight deadlines and high volume and able to work remotely

  • Confident – able to make sound decisions on projects with minimum supervision.

  • Analytically savvy – have strong critical thinking and analytical capabilities

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?

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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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