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VP, Program Director; Advisory for Data & Analytics Leaders


About the team:

The Gartner Research Board (GRB) is Gartner’s dedicated service for the senior-most technology and digital executive leaders and their functional direct reports from the largest and most complex end-user IT organizations globally. The roles we serve include: Global Chief CIO, Digital Officer, Technology Officer, Data & Analytics, Infrastructure & Operations, Enterprise Architects, Security & Risk, and Strategic Sourcing. The GRB is the only global peer advisory research service that both craft the mission-critical priorities (MCP’s) of these senior leaders organizations and identify and develop critical initiatives to handoff to their teams. This is achieved through a combination of shared community insight (members learning from each other’s experiences) and thought leadership from the Gartner analyst community, Gartner team solutions, as well as through external connections from our unique extended ecosystem of technology providers, academia, and investor relationships.

Program Directors work closely with these global leaders in the Gartner Research Board community on their top priorities, helping to bring together peer connections, insight from the Research Board’s dedicated research, and the wealth of capability across Gartner in support of members’ goals. Working collaboratively with the Research Board team and the broader Gartner eco-system, Program Directors are responsible for engaging and retaining Research Board members, and for supporting growth initiatives to develop and strengthen the Research Board community.

Job description:

  • Manage client delivery based upon client-defined criteria for success in the investment to maximize client return on investment.

  • Understand the client’s business goals and objectives for the current and coming years and assist in shaping the MCP’s to address these challenges.

  • Identify and provide successful critical initiative use cases applied and achieved in other at-scale organizations.

  • Conduct monthly high impact consultations with members to assist in moving the member along the initiative journey. Curate and thoughtfully apply the right assets, content, and resources at the right time using a roadmap to address those obstacles.

  • Manage all member activities and communications in partnership with the Membership Director.

  • Responsible for forging and maintaining strong personal and commercial relationships with their board members and sales.

  • Collaborate extensively with the Research team on topic and report development; contribute to each research study drawing on industry experience and knowledge of the membership.

  • Plan and chair member meetings (include agenda development, external speaker recruiting and preparation, pre-meeting member communications, post-meeting communications and follow-up).

  • Meet financial targets for member retention and new member acquisition

Essential must-have skills

We’d love to talk to you if you have:

  • 15+ years’ experience with a primary focus as an executive in a Data and Analytics Management leader role within a Global 500 company

  • Extensive experience running Data and Analytics programs and/or practice areas as a Chief Data Officer or other equivalent role

  • Substantial business and technology acumen

  • Experience in presenting and interacting with C-Level Executives

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

  • Experience and expertise with modern data and analytics programs is important including:

    • Assessing business/organizational strategy and risk

    • Developing D&A strategy and roadmaps aligned to organizational strategy and risk

    • Building D&A teams and capabilities




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