Consulting Director, Public Sector PNW
Location:
Seattle , Washington
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
00014655




ABOUT GARTNER
Gartner Consulting is a leading independent IT and business consultancy, helping clients define key IS/IT strategies, manage major technology initiatives, optimize business processes and operations though IT and telecommunications and achieve high returns on their related investments.  Using Gartner methodologies, benchmarks and the full power of Gartner Research, we help clients to measure performance, optimize and create quantifiable business value, independently from implementation interests.  Gartner also provides management consulting services to executive and senior level management on how to better leverage IT and innovate.

POSITION SUMMARY
Gartner is growing and seeking a seasoned consulting Director to take a key role in the development of our Consulting practice in the Southwest. The successful candidate will take on senior business development and consulting delivery activities. Gartner’s strategy, which you will be implementing, is to focus on a small number of clients, with whom we will build, long-term strategic relationships, based on consulting capabilities in world class areas of expertise:
•         IT Strategy
•         IT Cost Optimization
•         Project Oversight and Quality Assurance
•         Project Health Assessments
•         Business Capabilities Modeling
•         IT Governance and Investment Management
•         Applications Modernization (including ERP)
•         Infrastructure Modernization
•         Sourcing
•         Cybersecurity

Led by our Managing Partners, we will be bold and develop sustaining relationships with select clients by selling and delivering large, high impact engagements focused on our clients’ most important IT initiatives, using repeatable solutions based on distinctive capabilities that are tailored to the public sector.   The Consulting Director manages medium to large-size projects and must have demonstrated success in leading people.   
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Job Requirements:
• A “No Limits” mindset
• An ability to work with our state and local government clients and specialists to identify and solve the most critical business problems, bringing a mix of client engagement, sales and marketing acumen
• A consistent track record for leading people and building teams that are high performing quickly. An ability to inspire and motivate professionals from both technical and non-technical backgrounds towards a common goal
• An unwavering commitment to the success of a team, and willingness to be accountable for the team’s success. Essential to provide constructive corrective action when/if needed
• Dedication of significant time coaching and mentoring others, building the next generation of consulting delivery leaders within Gartner
• An ability to communicate persuasively to diverse audiences and adapt messaging as needed – from CIOs to staff-level clients, and internally within Gartner to junior consultants all the way up to top consulting leaders
• Demonstrating 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 challenges
• Building trusted advisor relationships through not just exceptional delivery, but also through demonstrating a willingness to “go the extra mile” for a client and commit to their success
• An ability to manage multiple client priorities simultaneously. Comfort with operating in a dynamic environment where making adjustments mid-stream are essential

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 12+ years total experience
• 5+ years senior level business or IT strategic advisory experience - strongly preferred
• MBA, MPP, MPA - preferred

Job ID 00014655

A little about us:
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