About this Role:
The Associate Director will collaborate with the HR team and the business to implement HR initiatives in line with the organization's strategic objectives. By developing strong internal client relationships and providing coaching, the Associate Director will help drive people management initiatives. Working as part of an influential, global HR team, you will work with a strong multi-disciplined group of colleagues. Key responsibilities include providing HR consultation and support in the areas of performance management, change management, recruiting lifecycle and employee relations.
What you'll do:
Employee Relations: Serve as primary point of contact for managers and associates in actively responding to and addressing associate concerns in a timely manner. Conduct complete investigations and make recommendations based on findings/facts. Escalate issues to HR leadership and BU leadership as appropriate. Collaborate with HR leadership and inside counsel as needed to address complex or highly sensitive issues.
Recruitment & Retention: Partner with Recruiting to ensure a conscious, deliberate approach to attracting and retaining top talent from both inside and outside the organization.
Workforce Planning & Organizational Development: Craft and revise role profiles to meet the needs of the business and workforce plan. Collaborate with BU finance partner to ensure alignment with financial budgetary requirements and company forecast cycle. Provide guidance on the BUs current organizational state and future requirements and take the lead in ensuring organization changes are implemented in a timely and accurate manner.
Succession Planning: Support leadership preparation for OC and BU annual talent review sessions. Participate in BU talent reviews in order to help identify top talent and succession planning strategies. Recommend and implement retention strategies to minimize attrition, particularly in BU critical roles, speciality skill sets, and in highly competitive critical market places.
Compensation & Benefits: Participate in leading annual salary, bonus/commission, and equity planning process with BU leadership, ensuring highest performers are compensated in line with their business impact and contributions. Provide compensation analyses and recommend market adjustments as needed to ensure top talent is retained. Collaborate with global compensation and benefits partners to drive participation in annual benefits enrolment processes.
What you'll need:
Progressive HR experience or equivalent relevant work experience, and strong business acumen. Experience supporting business units in multiple APAC countries strongly preferred.
Proven HR Generalist skills including employee relations, employment law, employee engagement, compensation, performance management, recruitment, and training and development.
Ability to deliver HR programs to effectively address business issues.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and ability to handle sensitive situations/documentation.
Who you are:
Strategic partner providing direction for the BU's in the area of strategic HR planning and operations. Partner with GVPs and managers to provide a broad range of HR consultation, solutions and services to the BUs.
Trusted HR Advisor coaching Managers and associates on their effectiveness and performance. Effectively use influence and negotiation strategies to secure support from stakeholders for support of key initiatives.
Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively with team members in a matrix environment, with experience working in a multinational company.
A fluent Japanese speaker who also speaks Business Level English
Who are we?
Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.
What makes Gartner a great place to work?
Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner
What we offer:
Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.
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