Skip to main content
Search Jobs

People Analytics Project Director

Stamford, Connecticut

Job Description:

What makes Gartner HR a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic team and play a key role in our company’s continued double-digit growth. We’re a people business. From talent acquisition and management to compensation, benefits, analytics and operations, finding and keeping the right people is the core of our strategy for success. You’ll work alongside smart, creative, motivated colleagues and have unlimited opportunities to grow. If you love working with people and making the connection between great talent and company success, we want to connect with you.

The People Analytics team derives actionable insight from data to recommend and implement better ways of attracting, developing, and retaining our talent so that we can drive higher sales, more productivity, and better client experiences. We drive impact on Gartner’s mission critical priorities by leveraging state of the art technology, analytics, and processes.

What you'll do:

  • Lead project-based initiatives that result in better business outcomes through analytical insights, innovative tools, and smarter processes
  • Diagnose, define, and operationalize best practices that are analytically proven and enable managers to have rich, data-driven coaching conversations
  • Engage and collaborate with experts across the Gartner business. Lead and facilitate the activities of global, cross-functional teams
  • Develop data-driven, compelling business cases that support and prioritize initiatives
  • Build up our project management capabilities in order to drive globally consistent execution across large scale change initiatives

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, masters preferred
  • Project Management Leader Experience
  • 7+ years of experience leading project-based initiatives that drive business transformation on company mission critical priorities
  • Management consulting experience strongly preferred
  • Successful track record of superior service delivery and change management in a global environment
  • People Analytics, HR Strategy, HR Effectiveness, and HR Technology experience preferred

Strategic Problem Solver with Bias for Action:

  • Ability to translate strategic vision into actionable plans and make decisions with incomplete or imperfect information
  • Proven ability to use data, analytics, and business knowledge to solve complex business problems
  • Experience getting to a pilot solution, incorporating real world feedback, and then iterating with a continuous improvement mindset


  • Future forward visionary who can see where we need to be in 3 years, but who can develop a compelling, practical approach to how we get there starting tomorrow
  • Consistent demonstration of integrity, collaboration, no limits mindset, objectivity, and delivering results consistently using proven best practices and methodologies

Excellent Communication and Collaboration:

  • Ability to effectively engage and influence a wide range of leaders in the development of solutions for Gartner’s most critical business initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective presentation skills

Job Requisition ID:42402

By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.

Gartner Applicant Privacy Link:

For efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.


Sign Up for Job Alerts

Interested InSelect a category and/or location from the auto-suggestions and click + to add criteria

  • Human Resources, Stamford, Connecticut, United StatesRemove