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Sr. Director, Analyst - Supply Chain Risk Management

  • Arlington, VA / Remote - Arkansas / Remote - Alabama / Remote - Wisconsin / Remote - Washington / Remote - Vermont / Remote - Maryland / Remote - Massachusetts / Remote - Louisiana / Remote - Kentucky / Remote - Indiana / Remote - Illinois / Remote - Iowa / Remote - Virginia / Remote - Tennessee / Remote - Rhode Island / Remote - Pennsylvania / Remote - New York City / Remote - New York / Remote - New Jersey / Remote - New Hampshire / Remote - Canada / Remote - North Carolina / Remote - Mississippi / Remote - Missouri / Remote - Minnesota / Remote - Maine / Remote - Georgia / Remote - Florida / Remote - Delaware / Remote - District of Columbia / Remote - Connecticut
  • Research & Advisory


What makes Gartner Research a GREAT fit for you?

When you join Gartner Research, you’ll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. You’ll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing our clients worldwide the unbiased insight they need to make the right decisions on their key initiatives. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration you’ll not only help clients deliver on the promise of improving supply chain, you’ll grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. Our culture demands hard work — and rewards it with exceptional opportunity. If you’re always looking for what’s next in supply chain, Gartner is looking for you.

What you’ll do: 

  • Work with a cross-industry community of the world’s most influential supply chain practitioners and leading Gartner analysts.
  • Have specific responsibility for managing and developing content relating to the coverage of E2E supply chain risk management, continuity planning with secondary coverage supporting supplier risk management.  
  • Combine actionable insights with compelling research to support global Chief Supply Chain Officers and their teams.
  • Publish content based on fact-based impactful research that is used by our clients to enable action and advance their mission critical priorities.
  • Conduct ongoing interaction with clients and prospects (including meetings, conference calls, strategy sessions and formal presentations).
  • Prepare and deliver high-value presentations and other materials at Gartner, industry and professional association conferences, and client briefings.
  • Drive client demand for your advice, content, and presentations.
  • Assist the Sales organization in selling and retention by demonstrating the value of research.
  • Provide mentorship and support to team members.
  • Lead or participate in research community meetings to discuss research issues and collaborate effectively with peers.
  • Establish credibility as a thought leader representing Gartner’s research methodology and strategies.

What you’ll need:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties in a strategic, analytical and collaborative manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • 12+ years of experience in Supply Chain with expertise in the field of supply chain risk management, continuity planning and supplier risk management with demonstrated ability to utilize frameworks and methodologies to mitigate supply chain risk.   
  • Successful candidate is a passionate risk management professional having directly participated or led risk management, continuity planning functions, supplier relationship / risk programs or COE teams.
  • Deep understanding of the end-to-end supply chain, and ability to understand trends, best practices, strategies and critical success factors in the establishment and improvement of supply chain risk management, continuity planning and supplier risk management.
  • Ability to interact at all levels of an organization on supply chain and business issues.
  • Ability to represent and defend analysis in client interactions.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills. Written work must be concise and persuasive.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to influence “C” level clients.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills; applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns and drawing and defending conclusions. Strong business acumen as well as analytical skills are required for this position.
  • The candidate must be a strategic and critical thinker, able to efficiently multitask, and to deliver high quality actionable advice on time through a variety of media. The candidate must demonstrate a self-motivated work ethic but also be collaborative within geographically diverse team environment.  
  • Experience with the best practices and issues facing end users (“clients”).
  • Articulate and succinct communication skills; ability to explain complex ideas effectively and presenting to large groups in workshops and conferences desired.
  • Strong project planning and management skills with a strong team-working ethos.
  • Exceptional influencing and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to travel to and attending 2+ Gartner conferences per year.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, MBA preferred

Who you are:

  • Collaborative: experienced providing service and collaborating with global colleagues.
  • Organized: skilled at multitasking, prioritizing and working under tight deadlines and high volume.
  • Confident: able to make sound decisions on projects with minimum supervision. Effective communicator.
  • Detail oriented: skilled at recognizing and troubleshooting errors.
  • Thought leader: strong visionary and analytical thinker.

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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.

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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. Certain locations in the United States require job postings to include a reasonable estimate of the base salary range and/or a general description of benefits and other compensation applicable to the role. For this role in those locations, the base salary range for new hires is:

New Jersey Annualized Base Pay Range: 150,000 USD - 170,000 USD

New York Annualized Base Pay Range: 150,000 USD - 170,000 USD

Washington Annualized Base Pay Range: 150,000 USD - 170,000 USD

Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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