Workforce Program Manager, Outsourcing Solutions and Vendor Programs

Google - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.3

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: New York, NY, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and evolve their business through the use of Google’s global network, web-scale data centers and software infrastructure. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.

The Engineering Support team in Google Cloud helps customers solve technical problems with focus on our customers. We engage customers across the globe through online communities, social outreach, and 1:1 support. Our team is the face of Google to many customers, and we want their Google support experience to redefine support and reset the standards, just. cts do, with an innovative approach to support.

The Outsourcing Solutions and Vendor Programs team’s mission is to scale and simplify our operation to satisfy business needs by creating customer-focused solutions, while inspiring and enabling others to do the same. We’re focused and committed to evolving the way we outsource work to scale Engineering support to meet our customer’s demands.

As a Workforce Program Manager, you will lead, manage, and own the solution to the problem statement: how do we ensure the right case goes to the right person each time, every time 24x7. You will lead staffing, growth, and productivity conversations globally with vendor program managers and team managers. Your projects and impact often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.

Google Cloud helps millions of employees and organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. And our teams are dedicated to helping our customers — developers, small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies — see the benefits of our technology come to life.

Develop a deep understanding of Engineering Support’s business and workforce strategies, and combine that knowledge with an understanding of industry standards to develop and deliver on workforce Key Perfomance Indicators.
Develop strategy, system, and infrastructure to manage global support queues across multiple channels to ensure optimal customer experience and operational efficiency for both outsourced and Googler support operations.
Provide analytical support including capacity planning, scheduling, and reporting (including trend analysis) to drive decisions made in partnership with global vendor managers and technical leads and provide insights to senior leadership to increase the percent of work outsourced within Engineering Support.
Identify issues and shortcomings in the quality of data, and play a key role in the design and execution of initiatives to improve data quality in partnership with the Data Analytics team.
Collaborate on the development and execution of the Engineering Support vendor management and outsourcing strategy, including cost, and location strategy.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of vendor management and/or global program management experience.
2 years of experience in support or customer facing operations.

Preferred qualifications:
MBA, MS or other advanced degree with experience in a consulting organization in technology practice, or equivalent practical experience.
Experience setting up, managing, and optimizing staffing and resourcing in a globally outsourced workforce.
Demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority and drive change at all levels within an organization.
Evidence of a bias to action with strong attention to detail and data-driven decision making.
Exceptional analytical, communication, and presentation skills with the ability to operate with enthusiasm and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving and collaborative environment.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and experience collaborating with senior stakeholders across a large, global organization.
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