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Sr Principal, HR Advisory


About this role:

As an advisor, you will bring Gartner's research, best practices, and tools to life for clients around the world.  You’ll work directly with clients daily to understand their problems, share potential solutions, and guide them toward action.  You may suggest a different approach, share a best practice from another industry, or point the client to an action-oriented Gartner tool to get them started on an initiative.

To succeed as an Advisor, you must be passionate about working in an environment where intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and action-oriented solutions are at the core of what you do.  In this role, you’ll be working with Human Resources executives on critical priorities such as:

  • Create talent management strategies, establish talent mobility and design performance management practices to achieve their objectives.

  • Identify skills and growth needs; design and deliver learning to address those needs; foster a learning culture that enables effective development; and manage the L&D function.

While a background in Talent Management or Learning & Development is beneficial, it is not a necessity.  A successful candidate will understand human resources and how it effectively supports organizational outcomes. 

An advisor will also partner with our research team bringing client perspectives to help guide and frame research.  You will support service and sales partners on client retention and growing the business.

What you will do:

  • Engage senior executives by establishing credibility, diagnosing needs, building relationships, having substantive content discussions, solving problems, and identifying relevant resources

  • Deliver must-have research in one-on-one meetings, workshop, small-group forums, large-stage presentations

  • Discern patterns among client needs to shape the direction of ongoing research and content creation

  • Partner with sales and service delivery partners to increase account growth, retention, and engagement

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 6 to 9 years of experience in Human Resources with knowledge in Talent Management, Talent Mobility and/or Learning & Development

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10%

What you will get

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Health Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • A collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities


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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