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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Milano


Associate Director, Consulting (MCRU) - (00013611)Description POSITION SUMMARY 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 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. Gartner is growing and
seeking a talented consulting Associate Director to take a key role in the
development of our MCRU (Manufacturing, Consumer
Packaged Goods, Retail and Utilities) Consulting practice in Italy. The
successful candidate will take on 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 strategic relationships, based on consulting capabilities in
world class areas of expertise. Led by our Managing
Partners, we will be bold and develop sustaining relationships with select
clients by selling and delivering high impact engagements focused on our
clients’ most important IT initiatives, using repeatable solutions based on
distinctive capabilities and a high degree of industry relevance in our top
talent engagement teams. Gartner engagement teams are
formed from industry and solution experts. Team sizes are usually two to five
consultants, and seldom over seven. Working at the highest levels in client organisations in both
IS/IT and the business, Gartner Consultants have the opportunity to make a real
difference in shaping/validating/auditing the value of IT and its contribution
to business performance and helping clients successfully manage their C-level
agendas. As a successful Associate Director, you will:•     
Gain understanding of the engagement objectives, of the client's
strategy, environment and constraints and assure that recommendations can be
Analyze Gartner Research, leverage Gartner Consulting IP and
methodologies, and prepare written reports and management presentations of
analysis and recommendations•     
Leverage mastered classical standard methodologies such as
financial analysis, causal analysis, risk analysis and standard consulting
management skills such as facilitation, interview, etc.•     
Participate as a member of Gartner teams in the creation of high
quality diagnostics and actionable strategic results•     
Actively develop and maintain client relationships at senior

Illustrate Gartner world-class brand by attitude and mind-set
#LI-EL1 Qualifications JOB REQUIREMENTS •     
Minimum 10 years professional experience sought;•     
Minimum 5 years consulting experience from a top management/ IT
professional services firm strongly preferred;•     
Significant digital transformation and IT industry understanding
and experience sought;•     
Significant Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods industry understanding
and experience strongly preferred •     
MBA qualification desirable;•     
Excellent people skills and customer relationship track record
mandatory. SKILLS REQUIREMENTS •     
Must have demonstrable project management skills and experience,
professionalism, team work capacity (including distant and international
clients and internal teams), strong work ethic and willingness to travel and
work in a diverse international environment;•     
Evidence of developing new service offerings and business
development experience essential;•     
Cross-sector and functional experience highly desirable;•     
Expertise with strategic consulting frameworks and facility with
financial principles such as budgeting, asset valuation and net present value;•     
Ability to analyze problems and create business cases using a
variety of tools, e.g. Excel;•     
Ability to make informed decisions and seek and accept guidance
and coaching from team;•     
Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
(ideally in critical political

About the company

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. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, we are the valuable partner to clients in over 9,100 distinct enterprises worldwide.

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