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Associate Director, Consulting, HHS


Who we are:

Gartner’s Consulting business is an extension of Gartner’s industry-leading IT Research. From CIOs, to leaders in business and government, we help Gartner clients across enterprises translate insights into transformational actions and achieve their mission-critical priorities. Leveraging the breadth of Gartner’s resources, Consulting is growing rapidly, with unlimited potential to continue expanding our client base. We are looking to grow and extend our Health and Human Services (HHS) practice and are looking for an associate with a proven track record in managing and delivering engagements in the public sector health and human services.  

What we do:

Our HHS practice assists State and Local governments in defining transformational agendas aligned with the trends in public sector HHS and implementing cutting edge Health Information Technology strategies that strengthen our clients moving toward a more person/family-centered model of practice. Our clients are focusing on improving access, outcomes, costs, accountability, and quality of their HHS programs and services. From statewide public assistance/benefits including eligibility systems, behavioral health, child welfare, public health, and welfare to work decision support and shared analytics to local initiatives, we are the trusted advisors of HHS business and IT leaders in government. We engage our clients – some of the largest State and local governments across the nation – on a deeper level through experience-based, hands-on project work grounded in our Research and Advisory organization. Through these strategic engagements, we help our clients achieve their HHS business priorities enabled through wise information and technology investments and improved performance.

We deliver value to our public sector HHS clients across the full continuum of HHS programs by helping them execute on their strategic priorities, across all sectors, including:

  • Digital Acceleration/Transformation and Enterprise Enablement

  • Enterprise Systems Modernization Assessment, Planning and Roadmap, including –

    • Enterprise Integration Platform

    • Application Rationalization

    • Cloud Strategy

    • Business Capability Modeling and Requirements Development

  • Enterprise Architecture Planning and Roadmap

  • Readiness Assessments and Federal Planning Documents

  • Strategic Planning

  • Maintenance and Operations

  • Forensic Assessments of Troubled or Failed Projects

  • Business Intelligence and Shared Analytics

  • Capabilities Maturity Assessment  

  • Sourcing and Ecosystem Optimization

  • Security and Risk Management

What we do:

Our Associate Directors are responsible for managing and delivering successful projects. As an Associate Director for Public Sector HHS, you will work with a team of HHS programmatic and technical experts to advise clients at the highest strategic level on both big-picture and tactical matters - showcasing how technology enables a wide range of business outcomes.  

What you will need:

  • Direct experience and understanding of Health and Human Services programs and national IT trends  

  • Experience within a well-regarded management consultancy in a project management and delivery, and some business development, capacity

  • Prior experience in a problem-solving capacity, business process analysis, requirements development, planning artifacts for federally funded systems preferred

  • Experience working with public sector Health and Human Services agencies/departments, such as –

    • Public Assistance/Benefits Programs

    • Public Health

      • Early Childhood Screening and Case Management

      • Maternal Child Health

      • Clinics – Care Management and EHRs

      • Licensing and Certification

      • Vital and Health Statistics

    • Child Welfare Services

    • Health Information Exchanges

    • Medicaid

    • Child Support Enforcement

    • Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

    • Developmental Disabilities

    • Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  • A consistent track record of leading people and being part of high-performing teams that leverage technology to drive the mission-critical priorities of commercial or government entities

  • An unwavering commitment to the success of your team, and willingness to provide constructive/corrective action when/if needed

  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and the creative development of solutions and strategies to solve client problems. Must adapt Gartner frameworks and methodologies to strike at the heart of a client’s most pressing business challenges

  • An ability to be hands-on, with strong writing and client-facing skills, and to manage multiple client priorities simultaneously

  • MBA, MPA, or other advanced degree preferred

Who you are:

  • Experienced public sector HHS professional comfortable managing project teams, influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior HHS executives

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

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

  • Proven track record in delivering success projects


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

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Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity 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. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 136,000 USD - 164,680 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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