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Senior Director Analyst, Analytics & Data Science, Flexible Work Remote


What you’ll do:

Analyst will create Gartner research and analysis, communicate it to clients and support the sales force in new sales and client retention.  The research provides must-have insight, predictions and actionable advice to clients in Data & Analytics. This includes writing about, presenting and advising organizations about market trends, vendors, service providers, governance, and best practices in business analytics & data science. 

  • Conduct research and analysis in BI, analytics and data science. Specific areas of focus will include strategy, best practices, market trends, technologies and vendors.

  • Cover the specified areas as well as applicable adjacent areas, while maintaining a view across a broad spectrum of the market, to produce innovative, thought-leading, impactful, analytically-deep, fact-based research.

  • Lead the research process by identifying critical questions facing Gartner clients and crafting appropriate research methods to address them. Provide in-depth analysis based on extensive client input and personal experience.

  • Drive client demand for Gartner’s research on business analytics & data science.

  • Lead a body of research and be recognized in the industry as a subject matter expert – develop a following.

  • Create and deliver high value presentations and other materials.

  • Assist the Sales organization in selling and retention on any topic covered by the Analyst's team.

  • Provide high quality and timely research peer review.  Provide mentorship and support team members.

  • Lead or participate in research community meetings to discuss research issues and collaborate effectively with peers.

What you’ll need:

The individual must have significant applicable experience to be knowledgeable about the area of expertise and to be accepted by clients as an expert. This includes expertise in business intelligence as a D&A Leader, BI/Analytics practitioner and/or product development, product management experience in an Analytics software vendor organization. The IT knowledge needed typically entails both an understanding of business, implementations, and change management and technology aspects.

Beyond knowing the facts in the area of expertise, the individual must be good at analysis - listening to client’s needs, seeking out and piecing together fragments of information, extrapolating, building and applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns, community work and drawing conclusions from partial data.

  • 12+ years of experience within the technology field.  Will previously have held a leadership role within technology or business field.

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or advanced professional qualification(s) in related field preferred. 

  • Significant applicable experience in related industry discipline and deep knowledge of a particular market, industry or role; deep understanding of both technology and industry to include the market, vendors, products and user strategies in specific areas.

  • Experience in Data preparation, exploration and visualization for analytics is key.

  • Articulate and succinct communication skills; ability to explain complex ideas effectively.

  • Exceptional analytical skills; ability to apply conceptual models, recognizing patterns and drawing and defending conclusions.

  • Thought-leadership in establishing research positions in collaboration with a team of analysts.

  • Ability to demonstrate research value leading to successful sales.

  • Ability to provide focused one-day or virtual half-day client engagements as a research area expert

  • Credibility as an industry leader to represent Gartner research methodology and strategies.

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