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Project Manager

  • Stamford, CT / Fort Myers, FL / Arlington, VA / Irving, TX
  • Technology

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What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you?

When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.


About the role:

Gartner is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for day to day management, coordination and smooth operation of various projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization. The Project Manager will be responsible to ensure schedules, budgets, resources and deliverables for projects are on track while maintaining standards and monitoring scope of project quality.

 
What you’ll do:   

  • The ability to establish credibility quickly with Business Units as well as IT partners as a passionate change agent with exceptional managerial skills is necessary to succeed in this position.

  • Must have a proven ability to establish a dynamic organization designed to meet the complex business requirements of the organization.

  • Must be familiar with the systems scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.

  •  Understand the strategic direction of the business to ensure that new features and functions are implemented to conform to stated strategies and business needs.

  •  Able to influence the scope and direction of initiatives across multiple levels of management and all organizational boundaries.

  • Strong business acumen and leadership experience - proven track record of acting as a valued partner to senior leadership.

  • Ability to influence and manage the expectations of clients, team members, management and external groups.

  • Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively and provides coaching at the team level to maximize its benefits.

  • Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies.

  • Exhibits ability to run projects using the Agile Scrum methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members.

  • Effectively communicates with cross functional teams.

  • Has excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams.

  • Facilitate discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments.

  • Report project progress to management and executive level stakeholders

  • Communicates the release plan with key stakeholders and end users.

  • Deep working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery.

  • Exhibits a desire to continuously improve, and shows a track record of improvement.

  • Should be able to interact well with both IT associates and business partners in resolving operational issues.

  •  Develop processes to manage operational issues in a timely and efficient manner.

  •  Identify systemic operational issues and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements to present similar issues.

 

What you’ll need:

  • 4 year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience

  • 2 to 4 years of experience working in an Agile Scrum environment

  • Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (Agile)

  • Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail

  • Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures

  • Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrix’d organization

  • Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products

  • Preferred experience with Continuous Integration practices/tools and Open Source Frameworks

  • Experience working on an enterprise deployment of Sales Effectiveness and Service delivery solutions is a plus

  • Experience with CRM systems is a plus.

 

Who you are:  

  • Passionate about technology, self-learner who keeps abreast with latest developments.

  • Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products

  • A team player who can comfortably work with distributed teams across the globe.

  • Attentive to details and well organized.            

  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.

  • Coachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement

  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges 

 

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values

  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company

  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo

  • Exposure to industry leading training and development

  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Who We Are:

Fortune - World’s Most Admired Companies 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

Forbes - America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2020; America's Best Employers 2018 & 2019; Best Management Consulting Firms 2017, 2018 & 2019; America's Best Midsize Employers 2016 & 2017; and Most Innovative Growth Companies 2015

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index - Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
WayUp - Top 100 Internship Programs 2019 in USA


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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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