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Associate Director, Product Management


About the role

Gartner’s core asset is its people.  Our people develop insights, share advice, and create experiences that help our clients be more successful.  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.

The Associate Director, People Analytics – Product Management will be at the forefront of action and innovation in HR. You will be the leading the charge in generating maximum value from analytical products for some of Gartner’s biggest people-centric initiatives. From optimizing workforce productivity to forecasting and mitigating attrition, you will provide the strategic vision to solve challenging problems and execute on that vision to deliver tangible results.

What you’ll do:

  • Build out and implement product strategies that are in alignment with HR’s mission critical priorities

  • Develop best practices and guidelines for a newly developed Product Management function

  • Manage a suite of new and existing People analytics solutions throughout the product life cycle

  • Own relationships with product stakeholders, developers and delivery teams to drive the development, support and ongoing operationalization of People Analytics products

  • Lead and execute communication strategies, product trainings, and focus groups for product end users

  • Utilize product management techniques to drive globally consistent execution across large scale change initiatives

What you’ll need:

  • Management/leadership experience:

  • 5+ years of experience managing analytical products or leading project-based initiatives that drive business transformation on prioritized initiatives

  • Successful track record of superior service delivery and change management in a global environment

  • Ability to mentor junior product managers to instill product management best-practices

  • People Analytics, HR Strategy, HR Effectiveness, and HR Technology experience preferred

  • Strategic problem solving with bias for action:

  • Ability to translate strategic vision into actionable plans/requirements and make decisions with imperfect information

  • Comprehension of advanced analytical techniques and business knowledge used to solve complex problems

  • Experience getting to a pilot solution, getting real world feedback, and then iterating to v1.0+ with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Innovative mindset:

  • Forward-thinking visionary who can see where we need to be in 3 years and can develop a compelling, practical approach to how we get there starting tomorrow

  • Consistent demonstration of integrity, objectivity, and productive collaboration using proven best practices and methodologies with a no-limits mindset

  • Excellent communication and collaboration:

  • Ability to effectively engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders and leaders in the development of solutions for Gartner’s most critical business initiatives

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective presentation skills

  • Ability to comprehend and translate communication between technical and non-technical audiences (i.e., requests from end users into product requirements for product developers)

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functionally to scale newly developed capabilities

  • Technical acumen:

  • Proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with product/project management software such as Jira, Monday, Asana etc.

  • Comfortable creating compelling data visualizations for non-technical audiences

  • Experience creating and leading product trainings, documentation, and communications for broad consumption

What you’ll get:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results, and a no-limits mindset are central to our values

  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company

  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo

  • Exposure to industry leading training and development

  • Performance based recognition and rewards


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 mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises 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 diversity 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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