Strategy Manager, People Operations

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in quantitative field or equivalent practical experience.

7 years of relevant work experience.
Experience with spreadsheet and presentation software.

Preferred qualifications:
MBA degree.

Distinctive problem solving and analytical skills (SQL, Python or R a plus!); exceptionally strong written and oral communication.

Strategic consulting, people analytics or market research experience.

Strong business acumen and the ability to successfully navigate and influence strong personalities within a complex business environment

Excellent communication and facilitation skills with a proven track record of building strong relationships with senior stakeholders.
About the job
As a Strategy Manager, you’ll lead strategic projects that support Google’s ability to find, attract and hire talent. You will work in close partnership with the Staffing Leadership Team to identify challenges, run analyses and solve problems. Projects might include deep diving into Google’s diversity strategy, defining the future operating model of Google People Services, or supporting Google’s location strategy. Above all else, you’ll focus on developing insights that will help People Operations leaders make thoughtful, data-driven decisions.
Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (you probably know us better as "˜Human Resources"). Made up of equal parts HR professionals, former consultants and analysts, we're the champions of Google's colorful culture. In People Ops, we "find them, grow them, and keep them" - we bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next great Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. Responsibilities

Lead problem solving for critical strategic challenges in Google People Service; Drive projects by developing problem statements, building workplans, structuring and performing analyses, and refining insights

Develop executive-level deliverables (slides or documents) with limited lead time.

Influence executive leaders to make informed, data-driven decisions.

Analyze data using SQL and Excel, and solve problems related to data access or incomplete data sets.

Exercise judgment to prioritize work effectively in a demanding environment where workstreams have a high level of ambiguity.
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