QualificationsProgram managementMaster’s degree
Remote location: United States.
Master’s degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
10 years of experience in business operations, consulting, or a similar role in the retail or technology industry.
Experience translating strategies into program/project plans.
Experience working with executive leaders and partnering on cross-functional projects.
Experience in program management fundamentals with a background in Retail Operations or Management Consulting.
Ability to think creatively and turn information into effective goals.
Ability to assess business needs, multi-task priorities, and shift focus as determined by changing needs of the business.
Ability to influence cross-functional partners and leadership teams without direct authority.
About the job
Google’s projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique engineering challenges we face daily. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using your engineering expertise. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. You’re equally at home explaining your team’s analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.
Using your extensive technical and leadership expertise, you manage various Engineering-specific programs and teams.
The Google Store is Google’s first-party physical retail store destination for hardware that is designed and made by Google (e.g. Pixel phones, Google Nest, Fitbit, and others). The Retail Operations team is responsible for launching new store locations, driving day-to-day business operations, creating and enhancing processes, and building tools that empower our in-store teams to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers.
As the Head of Program Management, you will drive effective planning and cross-functional execution of critical programs and initiatives. You will improve day-to-day project management activities and drive effective change management efforts.
You will manage, track, and report on the entire portfolio of cross-functional initiatives that are key to scaling Google’s first-party physical retail channel. Your cross-functional partners are in the Design, Retail Marketing, Store Systems, and Business Strategy teams.
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user’s interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people’s lives better through technology.
(Colorado only*) Minimum salary range between $169,000 – $181,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.
Collaborate with stakeholders and cross-functional leaders to define, prioritize, and develop projects.
Oversee the planning and delivery of cross-functional projects, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables.
Provide regular updates and readouts to the executive steering committee.
Drive the development of projects and ensure that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently.
Manage the project’s creation, development, and execution as well as document the project’s scope, budget, and justification.
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