Director IT Strategy Consulting, State and Local Government

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The Director will be an integral part of a team responsible for a portfolio of accounts that consist of multinational, large-scale organizations in the Public Sector Services. You will help to lead engagements advising 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

  • 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 Gartner standard methodologies such as financial analysis, project health assessments, risk analysis, infrastructure modernization and standard consulting management skills  Solicitation, Alternatives Analysis and Procurement Support

  • Consulting experience from a top management or IT professional services firm;
  • Significant IT industry understanding; experience in Public Sector Project Management/ Engagement Management is highly preferred
    • 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.

Job Requisition ID:G18949

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