Principal, HR Research

Arlington, VA
Oct 08, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you? When you join the world's leading Research & Advisory company, you'll be part of a team that values curiosity, expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage, while driving partnerships with global organizations to make the right decisions on their key initiatives. Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, you'll not only help clients accomplish their mission-critical priorities, but also grow your career and the scope of your impact across industries. Our culture demands dedication"A cents € and rewards it with opportunity. If you're always looking for what's next in business and technology, Gartner is looking for you.Interested in learning more, view and register for any of our upcoming recruiting events here!We are seeking a Principal, Research to support the discovery of actionable business ideas in the human resources (HR) space that will help Fortune 500 executives transform their organizations, people, and business outcomes. In this role you will have the unique opportunity to work with the HR Executive Networks, consisting of progressive clients from the world's leading companies who serve as advisors to Gartner's HR Practice. You will also be a key player in the HR Practice's ongoing research initiative on working with the CEO/Board/C-suite.What you'll doLearn and execute Gartner's proven methodology for conducting world-class research that helps identify best practice solutions to many of today's biggest human resources challenges.Conduct research interviews and other meetings with C-level executives and use these interactions to drive research deliverables and inform research colleagues of key insights shaping the HR landscape. Partner with internal stakeholders to set compelling agendas for client interactions that will drive valuable feedback to shape Gartner's HR research products, while providing exciting and engaging interactions for clients.Ensure diversity of perspectives on the HR advisory boards Gartner partners with by targeting senior executives with the right role/scope, known brands, and thought leadership to participate; oversee recruitment efforts, including conducting introductory calls for potential new members and encouraging them to attend meetings and other key interactions.Stay abreast of key trends affecting HR and use this knowledge to drive timely and relevant product plans and research strategy to enable HR executives to engage more effectively with CEOs, Boards of Directors and the C-suite.Manage key research deliverables, including but not limited to: presentations and webinars, white papers, case studies, guidebooks, templates, round-table discussions, or custom, in-bound research requests.Serve as a thought partner to senior leadership and help shape the strategy of the team by identifying and driving innovations in line with the goals of the team and Gartner's HR practice. Serve as a key contributor in team strategic planning sessions and own the outcomes of assigned strategic initiatives.What you'll needBachelor's degree; Social Science background preferred5+ years of work experience in academic or applied researchExperience with analyzing quantitative and qualitative dataAbility to work independently as well as part of a teamWho you areMaster's degree; Social Science background preferredPrevious experience in human resources or demonstrated interest in HR researchExtensive client-facing experience, particularly with senior-level executivesStrong written and oral communication skillsExperience conducting primary and secondary research, including research interviewsWhat we offerCompetitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversityProfessional development and unlimited growth opportunitiesJob Requisition ID:55799By submitting your information and application, you confirm that you have read and agree to the country or regional recruitment notice linked below applicable to your place of residence.Gartner Applicant Privacy Link: efficient navigation through the application, please only use the back button within the application, not the back arrow within your browser.

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