Director, People Analytics &am...

Director, People Analytics & Data Science

Stamford, CT 06902 (Downtown area) 2016-11-01 - –

gartner_inc Gartner, Inc.

What makes Gartner HR a GREAT fit for


When you become a member of Gartner HR, you’ll join a

fast-paced, dynamic team. 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 People Analytics &

Operations (PAO):
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 &

Operations 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.

About the Director of People Analytics

& Data Science role:
This role will take

Gartner’s HR Data Science to the next level by directing the vision, building

up the capabilities, and leading C-Level priority initiatives.

What you’ll do:
Build strong HR Data

Science Competency:
Develop strategy, build roadmap, and implement future

state of HR Data Science. Maintain

external view on the state of the art, key trends, and best practices

Prioritize and lead existing

high profile Data Science projects:
Proactively identify, prioritize, and rally

organization around additional Data Science opportunities based on business


Advise and support

other efforts that would benefit from Data Science:
Prioritize and develop

appropriate engagement model to support other efforts, ad hoc analytics, and

leadership questions.

Provide Advanced Analytics team leadership

and mentoring across People Analytics & Operations



What you’ll need:
Masters or PhD in a quantitative

research field preferred (e.g., Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,

Machine Learning, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Mathematics, etc.).

7+ years of progressive business


5+ years of HR Analytics, Data

Science, or Business Analytics

Experience leading cross-functional

project teams who deliver successful outcomes

Who you are:
Creative problem solving with “can do” mentality and passion

for innovation

Analytical thinker who has experience and proficiency with

various programming languages (e.g., Java, Python), statistical packages (e.g.,

SPSS, R, MatLab, Mathematica), data modeling, databases, and application servers

Strong communication skills to translate complicated

analytics into easily understood actionable recommendations

Highly motivated person who takes ownership and initiative

to deliver business outcomes

Entrepreneurial and growth mindset

What we offer:
A seat to the table to help drive peak performance

in a growing, people business.

Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status


Exposure to industry leading training and


Performance based recognition and rewards.

About Gartner:
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information

technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related

insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We

work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT

within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is

headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– Visit

to learn more.

Primary Location


United States-CT-Stamford

Work Locations


NA-US-CT-Stamford 88GHR

56 Top Gallant Road

P.O. Box 10212





Human Resources



110 People Advanced Analytics – 1261






Job Posting


Nov 2, 2016, 2:40:59 PM

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