Sr Program Manager, Research Events Programs, Gartner Research - (00015349)
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology 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..
*Responsible for the management and execution of Research projects, programs, processes, and communications in support of the Gartner Events Portfolio
*Collaborate across the Research and Worldwide Events organizations to plan research programs which impact Gartner events-- research content and resources are planned, produced, and delivered on time and within scope.
*Effectively onboard and integrate new Events, programs, and live meeting research deliverables—including content planning and production processes, resources and annual planning and scheduling
*Prepare and maintain project plans, processes, guidelines documentation
*Track and report project and program performance—identify and track against key performance metrics nd monitor all aspects of projects and programs
*Create and provide training and business process support for research events systems and processes.
*Lead and support multiple, concurrent, complex programs and initiatives.
*Develop programs in support of optimizing resources, processes, and scaling the business.
*Ability to lead and think with a client-first mindset
*Collaborate across the organization including Research, the Gartner Worldwide Events organization, and other key business units to successfully create and execute on projects
*Lead and direct process design, execution and look for ways to optimize processes
*Employ an expert, service, and champion-mindset with a targeted approach that will achieve measureable business impact.
*Maintain an excellent business acumen. Demonstrate an understanding of Gartner Research and Events in order to effectively lead and manage Research Events projects, programs and processes.
*Apply project planning methodology to all projects, underpinned by fact-based data and change management measurement criteria to continually assess outcomes to improve project execution..
*Design and deliver program communications and presentations to all management levels within and beyond Research. Manage ongoing interactions and communications with internal stakeholders.
*Deliver regular project reporting (monthly/quarterly) to key stakeholders to communicate progress and metrics measurements.
*10+ year’s business experience, with progressive responsibility, in an extremely fast paced work environment.
*5+ years successful project management experience involving implementation of large strategic projects across a complex matrix organization with distributed virtual teams.*Demonstrated track record of successful business analysis, design and management of optimized processes, projects and programs in a complex global workforce environment.Additional:*Understanding of Gartner Events, Product, Sales and Marketing Strategies*Strong client focus*Project management experience involving implementation of large strategic projects in a complex matrixed organization with distributed virtual teams
.*Demonstrated track record of successful business analysis, design and management of optimized processes, projects and programs in a complex global workforce environment
.*Excellent project management skills inclusive of understanding business operations, process decomposition, scoping, planning, analytical, needs requirement, organization, initiative & problem solving skills.
*Knowledge of Gartner technologies and applications is desirable.
*Knowledge of Project Management and Business Analyst tools such as Microsoft Project, Visio and Excel.
*Strong communication & change management skills
*Ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence to manage diverse groups to reach successful outcomes.
*Leads and executes as an expert providing guidance and value along the way.
*Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team player, with excellent time management & prioritization skills to manage a heavy, diverse workload, multiple non-routine complex projects, often with competing priorities and tight deadlines, concurrently, maintaining complete control over process at all times.