Associate Product Manager

Gartner - Greater New York City Area

Posted 623 days ago
  • Experience
    Associate
  • Job function
    Product Management
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • Job ID
    4512895

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Job description

This is a unique opportunity for a creative and charismatic individual seeking a role developing new

products and optimizing web and other delivery platforms at an established market leader. If you are looking for a perfect balance between strategy and execution, this is the role for you.

 

As a key member of the highly visible product development team you will be jointly responsible for uncovering new business opportunities as well as driving the execution of these opportunities with our technical development team. Role will focus on user-experience innovation (for example, mobile delivery) and may extend with time to other areas based on need and skills.

 

Qualitative and quantitative market research is required in order to drive user experience innovation, and having great people skills is crucial. Just as important is the intuitive ability to move towards the important vs. the interesting. This becomes especially relevant as you lead the technical teams in developing the product opportunities we uncover. Having a strong goal-orientation (vs. a task-orientation) and an anchoring on the client experience will help you navigate the decisions needed to build great product.

 

There is no expectation that you will be able to do everything described at a world-class level on day 1. We¹re committed to providing mentoring and development opportunities throughout to help you in that path. Your ability to succeed will be proportional to you commitment to excellence and reflectiveness and openness to feedback. We have a track record of growing our members and seeding them in key positions throughout Gartner.

 

 

Develop new opportunities

  • Interview clients, prospects, and other key stakeholders to uncover latent business opportunities and refine existing approaches
  • Understand the strategic landscape where Gartner fits to find potential opportunities
  • Help drive the roadmap for our existing products
  • Perform due diligence on ideas presented by other key stakeholders

 

Execute on opportunities

  • Perform market research throughout the development process to keep the team grounded
  • Take a leadership role in conceptualizing, designing and implementing innovative solutions
  • Lead cross-functional teams with multiple product stakeholders and multiple technical teams
  • Communicate in different ways consistently and effectively to make sure things move forward
  • Track and report key metrics to help support key business decisions
  • Keep abreast of industry best practices to help enhance engagement with our clients

 

Desired Skills and Experience

General Qualifications:

  • Passionate about customer experience and design
  • Commitment to integrity, excellence, desire to grow
  • Conceptual thinking ­ ability to keep the big picture in focus, discern important from interesting
  • Goal-oriented ­ ability to own goals vs. tasks
  • Creative
  • Problem Solver
  • Ability to connect well with people of different backgrounds

 

 

 

Key Requirements:        

  • Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree desired
  • 2 years or more of a general experience within business environment is an advantage
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • ·         Demonstrated interest in turning market research and/or analytics into new products

About this company

Gartner

Gartner, Inc. is an information technology (IT) research and advisory company. The Company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, everyday. The Company provides its principal products and services to its customers through its Research, Consulting and Events segments. Research provides insight for chief information officers (CIOs), IT professionals, technology companies and the investment community through reports and briefings, access to its analysts, as well as peer networking services and membership programs designed for CIOs and other senior executives. Consulting consists primarily of consulting, measurement engagements and strategic advisory services (SAS). Events consist of various symposia, conferences and exhibitions focused on the IT industry.

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