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Digital Product Director

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

Description

Product Director, Service Technology and Data Science, Global Service Strategy and Operations  

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading research and advisory company. We advise business leaders in every industry with objective insights to make the right decisions. We are a company of 15,000+ associates who serve clients in over 100 countries worldwide. 

About Global Service Strategy & Operations:  

Service Strategy & Operations is a division within Gartner which encompasses Service Technology and Data Science, and other core functions to supporting Gartner’s Service Delivery teams.  As a Product Director you will manage some of our important products and technology initiatives as well as set stage for strategic guidance on technology investments (such as implementation of new CRM: Salesforces) to drive higher client engagement and retention. This position will be based in Irving, TC or REMOTE and will report into Managing Vice President, Service Products and Technology. This fast-paced role will continue to build products and enable our service teams to engage our clients leading to retention. 

Role Purpose:  

This a critical role in pursuing ongoing innovation and transformation, supporting product leadership, management of our transitioning our technology to Salesforce as the new CRM platform; the position will directly impact Service Delivery org’s retention and growth goals.  

We are seeking an experienced leader that can help us drive Service Delivery organization’s productivity through innovative technology solutions that will streamline the client engagement and retention processes, generate targeted and accurate use of CRM platform and lead product management and migration of ~2000 Service Delivery associates.  

What will you focus on in this role?  

  • Be responsible for partnering on, and building an end-to-end strategy for the Service Delivery team’s technology and innovation initiatives on CRM 

  • Lead the a cross-functional workstream on a CRM/SFA initiative that will include team members across Business and IT 

  • Work with a strong team of product managers, enabling them to execute on this vision and deliver objective business impact along the way. 

  • Lead and collaborate with Engineering, Design, Data Science, Data Analytics, BI, Sales, Service Operations, and Business Leaders to grow and advance initiative success, and craft a product vision against it 

  • Build and launch products and features in an Agile methodology and at scale, through continuous prioritization, A/B testing, pivoting and designing for scale and robustness 

  • Continue to integrate our tools to create a unified and seamless experience for our service associates in the new CRM 

  • Decide what resources, tools, systems and training will be necessary for our service teams in order to achieve/exceed service level targets. This includes use of new technologies, process improvements, and employee skill enhancement and motivation techniques 

  • Partner with all service leaders to understand their needs in order to drive client engagement and build that into the backlog prioritization 

  • Identifying systemic issues affecting clients and work with internal organizations to identify and implement fixes, process modification or changes to client’s expectations. 

You’re extraordinary at:  

  • Leading high-performance initiatives while operating under the lean product principle framework and agile delivery 

  • Analytical problem solving and using fact-based decision making to solve business problems 

  • Leading product management for technology initiatives, developing a robust testing framework and faster time to market 

  • Disciplined Scrum knowledge for different products in order to continuously increase velocity 

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including products, services and sales in order to empower our client service delivery teams by fully leveraging state-of-the-art technologies to improve efficiency, growth, profitability, and client retention 

  • People management and inspiring teams to strive for world class operational rigor and to proactively identify opportunities to problem solve 

You would have:  

  • A proven understanding of information technology, knowledgeable in disruptive technologies, in-depth experience and/or knowledge of databases and data schema while being technically savvy 

  • Minimum of 5 years of delivering and supporting B2B Sales or Service technology solution on a major CRM platform (e.g. Salesforce, Siebel, Microsoft Dynamics, etc.); including a minimum of 3 years’ leadership experience developing and coaching product managers and business analysts delivering complex solutions 

  • Very strong project and program management skills; demonstrated track record leading cross-functional initiatives 

  • Experience managing initiatives that bring together data science algorithms, a well-optimized front-end and complex data sets into tools in order to personalize experience for the user in a seamless way 

  • Experience with user journeys, personas, user experience and product development life cycle 

  • Top-notch problem-solving skills leveraging systems and tools, optimized processes and ability to leverage Lean Product Principles to A/B test, measure success and continuously improve 

  • Hands on experience in implementing CRM processes and practices within an organization 

  • Agile ability to anticipate need, be responsive and adapt to change 

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills, ability to influence decisions and gain consensus 

  • Excellent time and project management skills, ability to prioritize the most important projects to create business impact 

  • 10+ years’ experience in the Information Technology Industry preferred 

We offer:  

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

  • A collaborative, positive culture. You’ll work with people who are as enthusiastic, smart and driven as you are. You’ll be managing the best of best. 

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities. We offer the excitement of a fast-paced entrepreneurial workplace and the professional growth opportunities of an established global organization. 

  • Competitive compensation and performance-based bonus structure 

About Gartner:  

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology and business services research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A – Visit gartner.com to learn more 

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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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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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