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Consultant, IT Strategy Consulting

Job Description

Why is Gartner Consulting an organization unlike any other? Our consultants are technology and business thought leaders for the 21st century. With the full scope of Gartner’s renowned research and capabilities to draw from, our consultants are committed to turning those insights into actionable solutions for our clients. That’s where you come in. We’re committed to attracting the most creative, talented, and motivated associates to bring our world-class consultancy to the next level. When you join Gartner Consulting, you’ll lead the most innovative business and technology efforts in the marketplace today. You’ll work across Gartner to help senior leaders and their teams execute their most strategic initiatives and achieve lasting results - all within the context of a rapidly evolving digital economy.

Backed with the insight of Gartner research and events, the Gartner Consulting team helps clients in a wide range of industries speed up their agendas and stay ahead of the digital curve. Due to increasing demand, the Consulting team is growing its team in Espoo

The Consultant will join a team responsible for a portfolio of accounts that consist of large-scale organisations including but not limited to the Public Sector. You will form part of a project team that advises clients at the highest strategic level with big-picture and tactical guidance on how technology enables a wide range of business outcomes.

Responsibilities of the role

Operating at the C-Level, you will assist our clients in successfully managing their technology investments and define their “Go-to-Market” IT strategies. As a successful Consultant, you will: 

  • Gain understanding of the engagement objectives, of the client's strategy, environment and constraints and assure that recommendations can be implemented;
  • 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;
  • Develop and maintain client relationships;
  • Illustrate Gartner world-class brand by attitude and mind-set.

 

Specialist Experience

  • Consulting experience from a top management or IT professional services firm;
  • Completed university level education with an outstanding and consistent academic record, MBA qualification preferred;
  • Significant IT industry understanding; experience in the Public Sector advantageous;
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to travel and work in a diverse international environment;
  • Fluency in both English andFinnish languages, written and spoken;
  • Cross-sector and functional experience highly desirable;
  • 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 environments);
  • Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to accept out-of-the box solutions;
  • Ability to synthesis and translate complex technical aspects into business terms and define from business objectives and constraints complex technical solutions;
  • Autonomous, positive thinker, highly flexible and willing to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Willingness to be based in our Oslo office and travel as required (potentially several days per week);
  • Ability to drive Gartner Consulting value proposition and likely to be skilled in a relevant solution area, including, but not limited to:
  • CIO Strategy and IT Strategy;
  • Digital Transformation;
  • Technology Cost Optimization (including benchmarking);
  • Infrastructure & Operational Excellence;
  • Enterprise Architecture;
  • Best of Breed Working methodologies (Agile, DevOps);
  • Security and Risk Management techniques;
  • Business Intelligence;
  • Insight and Analytics.

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

 

Job Summary

Company
Gartner
City
Espoo
Country
  • Finland
Industries
  • Consulting
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP276980
Posted
08 October 2019
Applications Deadline
07 December 2019

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