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Associate Director Consulting, ERP, State & Local Government


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:

  • Experience within a management or technology consultancy in a project delivery capacity. Sales experience would be a plus.
  • Prior experience in a problem-solving capacity such as a solution/technical architect or analyst preferred
  • Experience working with multiple technology stacks 
  • Experience working with State & Local Government/Public Sector, Retail/CPG and/or Financial Services clients
  • A consistent track record of leading people and driving high-performing project teams that leverage technology to drive the mission-critical priorities of commercial or government entities
  • 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. Specifically, this will include:
  • An ability to be hands-on and to manage multiple client priorities simultaneously. Specifically, this will include:
  • Excellent understanding of ERP applications, specifically cloud-based solutions such as Salesforce or Workday or Infor
  • Experience working with global teams on complex ERP projects such as app modernization, legacy to cloud application migration, , tech debt reduction, Enterprise Architecture, etc.  
  • Experience evaluating “best fit” Cloud Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and use of System Integrators (SIs) and Managed Service Provider (MSPs) to accomplish transformation
  • Excellent understanding of Public Cloud offerings from large Hyperscalers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and major building blocks of a Private Cloud environment including Cloud Access Layer (IDAM, IGA, PAM etc.),
  • Ability to craft business case, TCO analysis and strategic roadmaps around IT transformative programs such as Digital Transformation, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Finance Transformation, etc.
  • 6 or more years of experience within the enterprise applications and IT infrastructure domain.  
  • Comfort in developing high level technical solutions, future state architectures on ERP stack and conducting detailed options analysis to support business cases.
  • Ability to facilitate / drive Business Process redesign/re-engineering workshop around one or more key domains such as GL or Supply Chain Planning or HR or Operations Planning, etc.
  • Comfortable influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives, both internally and externally
  • 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
  • Track record in achieving / exceeding revenue targets preferred


  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • Familiarity with architecture best practice and frameworks such as TOGAF, ITIL etc.  
  • Experience with one or more of VMware vRealize Operations, Openshift, VMWare Tanzu, Google Anthos, or other similar products. 
  • Experience with container and container management technologies (e.g., Docker Kubernaties, etc) 

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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