Sr Director

Gartner Stamford, CT
What makes Gartner HR aGREAT fit for you?

When you become a member of Gartner HR, you'll join afast-paced, dynamic team. You'll play a key role in our company's continueddouble-digit growth. From talent acquisition and management to compensation, benefits,analytics and operations, finding and keeping the right people is what drivesour continued success. Come to work every day excited by smart and creativecolleagues and the chance to innovate and grow. If you love working with peopleand making the connection between great talent and company success, we want toconnect with you.

About this Role:

The Senior Director, HR is responsible for providing HRconsultation to one or more global and/or regional BU leadership teams. This individual drives the implementation ofbusiness unit specific HR programs and strategies. Identifies and analyzesbusiness and people issues where HR solutions can be leveraged and implemented.Demonstrates credibility by building collaborative relationships with the businessunit leadership team(s) and all HR partners and specialists. Manage, mentor and develop HR Partners and HRAssociates.

What you'll do:

* EmployeeRelations – Minimize risk to organization by actively responding to andaddressing associate concerns in a timely manner. Conduct complete investigations and makerecommendations based on findings/facts. Escalate issues/concerns to HRleadership and business unit leadership as appropriate. Collaborate with legaland outside counsel as needed to address complex or highly sensitive issues.

* WorkforcePlanning & Organizational Development – Analyze and provide guidance on the business unit's currentorganizational state and future requirements. Craft and revise role profiles as needed to facilitate businessplanning. Design and implementsolutions to meet business needs.

* Recruitment& Retention – Partner with Recruiting to ensure a conscious, deliberateapproach to attracting and retaining top talent from both inside and outsidethe organization.

* SuccessionPlanning – Support leadership preparation for Operating Committee andbusiness unit annual talent review sessions. Lead business unit talent reviews in order to identify top talent andsuccession planning strategies. Recommend and implement retention strategies tominimize unwanted attrition, particularly in business unit critical roles,specialty skill sets, and in highly competitive critical market places.

* Compensation& Benefits – Lead annual salary, bonus/commission, and equity planningprocess with business unit leadership, ensuring highest performers arecompensated in line with their business impact and contributions. Provide ongoing global compensation analysesand recommend market adjustments as needed to ensure top talent isretained. Collaborate with globalcompensation and benefits partners to drive participation in annual benefitsenrollment processes.

* TeamLeader – Provide strong leadership in the recruitment, training anddevelopment of top quality HR talent to ensure the highest levels of performanceand productivity. Instill a culture thatemphasizes collaboration, accountability and transparency among the HRteam.

Job Requirements:

What you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree

* · 10-12 years of progressive HR experience, strongbusiness acumen plus 3-4 years management experience.

* · Proven HR Generalist skills including employeerelations, employment law, employee engagement, succession planning, comp,performance management, workforce planning, recruitment, and training anddevelopment.

* · Strong analytical skills to deliver HR programsand strategies that effectively address business issues.

* · Track record of achieving results thatcontribute significantly to the business.

* · Excellent communication and interpersonalskills, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and ability to handlesensitive situations/documentation.

Who you are:

* · Strategic partner serving as a key member of thesenior leadership team(s) and/or Group Vice President level leadershipteam(s). Provide direction for the businessunit in the area of strategic HR planning and operations. Lead a team of HR professionals and supportstaff that provide a broad range of HR consultation, solutions and services tothe business unit.

* · Trusted HR advisor able to coach Group VicePresident Leadership (where applicable, may be Operating Committee leaders) andtheir direct reports on leadership effectiveness and performance. Effectivelyuse influence and negotiation strategies to secure support from stakeholdersfor support of key initiatives.

* · Proven ability to develop HR staff and leadteams in a matrix environment.

What we offer:

* A seat to the tableto help drive peak performance in a growing, people business.

* Encouragement to beinnovative and challenge status quo.

* Exposure toindustry leading training and development.

* Performance basedrecognition and rewards.

Job ID 00022118