Deloitte Associate Vice President - HR Solution Provider Insights and Research - Bersin By Deloitte in Seattle, Washington

Are you a natural leader with a passion to dig in and pioneer new technology-enabled methods and processes for some of the largest corporate entities in the world? Our team works on the cutting edge building and delivering the next generation of HR applications and services to clients. We re looking for the very best individuals who thrive on what s possible.

Work you ll do

The Associate Vice President - HR Solution Provider Insights and Research is the lead for our Tools & Technologies Practice and is central to all of our research related to HR vendors (content, services, and technology).

Bersin by Deloitte s overall approach to research is built on three pillars:

Broad surveys and data analysis

Interviews and case studies

Detailed vendor and market analysis

The AVP - HR Solution Provider Insights and Research plays a critical leadership role related to this third, vendor-focused pillar. Our research with providers involves extensive study of vendor solutions and marketplaces. We interview and meet with hundreds of solution providers each year, examining products closely, talking with customers; and providing an informed voice-of-the-customer perspective back to the vendor community. This process is an essential part of our research methodology. It underpins our ability to help research members select, implement, and manage the most appropriate products and vendors, and also provides important depth to our overall perspectives on related workplace trends and HR solution innovation.

Internally, this role acts as source of expertise and leading practice for working with and researching vendors. Externally, he or she partners with senior management to establish the related research agenda, and drive the delivery against that agenda in support of business goals. This role will write, publish, and present extensively. This role will work with members, prospective members, and consulting clients, answering questions and providing advice. He or she will be instrumental with establishing and maintaining our ongoing vendor relationships.

As a senior member of the team, this role will act as leader and coach to more junior members of our business, and may be asked to formally manage others. Occasionally, she or he will assist the consulting team as a subject matter expert on special projects. This role will oversee, and often times fulfill, on complex market research studies.

Behaviors we are looking for include the following: Curious, Humble, Analytical, Attentive to detail, Collaborative, Comfortable with ambiguity and change, Emotionally intelligent, Enthusiastic, Self-starter, self-learner and most of all a Thought leader

HR is essential to business; it s complex, and it s evolving. We at Bersin by Deloitte take very seriously our part in helping HR leadership and practitioners to be smarter and more effective in their roles. This new AVP for HCM Solution Provider Research will immediately step into a very high profile position. Executives in both Global 2000 companies and the world s leading HR solution providers will look to this person as a trusted source of leading practice and honest council. We are looking for people who can learn our business, help us grow, and take advantage of opportunities to develop within the firm.

Qualifications:

BA/BS in Human Resources, Business, research, or related discipline

10 years of business experience with HR Solution Providers/Vendors or with a related analyst or research firm or consultancy

Strategic thinking and business skills, with ability to understand key business drivers that contribute to operational and financial success.

Demonstrated desire and drive to be a recognized thought leader within the larger HR Solution Providers/Vendor industry and community. An established network and positive brand are a plus.

Highly effective presentation development and delivery skills to internal and external audiences.

Comfortable working in a collaborative, virtual environment, providing and accepting continuous feedback and support.

Ability to travel up to 70% of time.

Preferred:

Master s Degree

15 years of business experience in HR Solution Providers/Vendors or with a related analyst or research firm or consultancy.

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About BersinTM

Bersin is the indispensable digital destination for the HR professional to build capability, community and credibility, stay informed, and lead on workforce issues. Our membership gives HR, talent and learning professionals the information and tools they need to design leading practice solutions, benchmark against others, develop staff, and select and implement systems. A piece of Bersin research is downloaded on average approximately every minute during the business day. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide use our research and consulting to guide their HR, talent and learning strategies. Learn more about Bersin.

About the Insights Team

Our research-driven insights are the engine that powers our presence in the marketplace. We cultivate our insights from a wealth of sources: rigorous quantitative research, working groups of HR professionals, lessons learned from Deloitte engagements, HR vendor analysis, and careful monitoring of the regulatory environment. Bringing all of these sources together helps us frame truly critical issues in human capital.

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