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Associate Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy and Enablement

  • Stamford, CT / Barcelona / Irving, TX / Egham / Fort Myers, FL
  • Human Resources


What makes Gartner HR a GREAT fit for you?

When you become a member of Gartner HR, you’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic team. We are at the center of driving impact to our business. You’ll play a key role in our company’s continued double-digit growth. From talent acquisition and management to compensation, benefits, analytics, and operations, finding and keeping the right people is what drives our continued success. Come to work every day excited by smart and creative colleagues and the chance to innovate and grow. If you love working with people and making the connection between great talent and company success, we want to connect with you.

About this role:

The Associate Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy & Enablement will be the strategic partner to our BU recruiting leaders and responsible for leading strategic initiatives globally that drive business results in line with Gartner’s growth objectives. Supporting Gartner’s most critical BUs, this role with be responsible for continually diagnosing Talent Acquisition performance in order to build strategic and innovative recruiting plans that deliver on required hiring volume, quality, and economics.

The position reports to the VP of Talent Acquisition Productivity, Analytics & Agility.

What you’ll do:

  • Build influential relationships across the organization and partner with Talent Acquisition leadership to solve complex problems and identify business improvement opportunities to effectively drive change management.

  • Deliver on Talent Acquisition objectives by continually monitoring overall recruiting performance and liaising with key department partners such as Recruiting Analytics, Recruiting Operations, People Analytics, HR, and Workforce Planning.

  • Consistently track key performance indicators such as % to goal, pipeline health & velocity, time-to-fill/time-to-hire, requisition inventory, per-resource productivity, and team level capacity.

  • Build and implement innovative, scalable, and consistent solutions that support hiring outcomes in line with Gartner’s double-digit growth.

  • Make key recommendations and coordination decisions around flexing recruitment resources across BU teams.

  • Drive rigorous project management and organization across multiple projects.

  • Analyze/synthesize quantitative and qualitative data into compelling “executive level” presentations.

  • Collaborate with our business partners – within and outside of HR – to solve business issues.

What you’ll need:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in strategy or business operations  

  • Demonstrated experience influencing senior level (VP+) clients and business partners

  • Experience developing and utilizing analytics to make sound recommendations and decisions

  • Excellent people management skills, including recruiting, coaching, and staff development

  • Ability to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change

  • Strong collaborator and business partner

  • Demonstrated ability to own, manage and complete projects with high quality results

  • High degree of technical savvy with experience using technology to solve business problems

  • Extensive computer experience & proficiency with Microsoft software, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel, as well standard reporting tools

  • Excellent organization skills, time management and task flexibility, ability to multitask and change priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K matching, and more!


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.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to .

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