VP

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/07/17
Stamford, CT
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/07/17

Job Description:

Role Purpose
Drive high technology industry-shaping innovation that expands Gartner’s addressable market and increases retention and growth of Gartner business with existing and new clients.
Major Responsibilities/ Accountabilities
 The product leader owns responsibility for identifying and developing new product opportunities for Gartner senior-executive clients within the technology, services, and investment segments, in particular disruptive products that deliver unique data-driven executive insight
 Innovate & lead breakthroughs for new data-rich products and enhancements from concept definition and piloting through to business case, launch and adoption, including process and automation development to support of data intensive concepts
 Proactively collaborate with executive leadership, research leadership, delivery leadership, and Sales and product and technology development leaders to plan, develop and deliver product strategy. Build relationships within these peer organizations to facilitate cross-business execution of such strategy
 Drive market research to discover & validate customer need, gaps; test product concepts; measure client satisfaction to address market-specific needs and develop competitive response and contingency plans to address short term product issues (e.g. unexpected client behaviors)
 Prepare reports analyzing retention and growth and implement change management programs to address issues related to retention and growth.

Job Requirements Education
 US Only: STEM Degree: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, MBA preferred. Strategy Consulting (McKinsey) strongly preferred, or financial services, technology firm.

Professional Experience
 Significant experience in high tech or technology-enabled product development, product management with a proven track record of product innovation and growth.
 Extensive experience of core product development & management processes such as market needs and competitive analysis, market segmentation, strategic planning.
 Strong track record leading programs for product and/or sales performance improvement, management/strategy consulting and/or strong Program Management experience a must.

 Proven leader of organizational change initiatives including business case for change presentations at senior executive levels.

Technical/ Professional Skills & Competencies
 Demonstrated ability to take an end-state vision and frame out the data, decisions, people, sequenced steps needed to get there from here, as well as the skills and perseverance to drive that plan from concept to reality, using fact-based and collaborative problem-solving.
 Demonstrated ability to make sense of complex and disparate sets of quantitative data, and derive meaningful decisions and business strategies from them
 Demonstrated ability to elicit & analyze relevant qualitative insights from customers, prospects, stakeholders and translate them into actionable business strategies
 Extensive experience in presenting and communicating ideas to key executive level stakeholders and conveying key concepts and ideas across all areas of the organization.
 Entrepreneurial mindset and outstanding written and verbal communication skills including active listening and ability to facilitate collaborative problem-solving sessions.
 Proven track record of building strong relationships and establishing credibility with customers, prospects, analysts, sales, product development/management and the management team.

Job ID 00012488

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