Job Title: Area Manager, Midsize Enterprises UK&I HTTP
University: University of Nottingham
Location: Egham, U.K.
Describe your team in 25 words or less: My team is responsible for Gartner’s relationships with ambitious, high-growth emerging technology providers. We act as a trusted business advisor as the main point of contact for CEOs.
Why did you choose Gartner? Before coming to Gartner, I actually worked for a competitor. During every cold call, I constantly heard that the customers could get what I was trying to sell from Gartner. I immediately became interested in the company. I was then introduced to people who worked at Gartner and they gave glowing reports about the opportunity for personal development. Subsequently, I was sold on the brand and the employee experience.
How long have you worked at Gartner? 4 years.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Hard-working, ambitious, collaborative
Describe your best employee. What unique qualities does he/she possess that makes them stand out? Our top achievers are persistent in their efforts, committed and always believe they can achieve the desired outcome, even when the odds are stacked against them. These individuals always look for what they can do better and are always willing to spend time with newer members of the team to help them progress.
When interviewing a candidate, what are 3 things you look for: Curiosity, will to win and a never-say-die attitude.
Describe your management style: A coaching-led environment with lots of feedback.
What advice do you have for members of your team, or someone considering joining your team? Don’t be afraid to ask for help, we are stronger as a team than the sum of our individual parts.
If you could describe your team dynamic in one word, what would it be? Ambitious
Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: “Nil satis nisi optimum,” which roughly translates as “Nothing is enough except the best.” As an Everton fan I cannot give anything else.
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