QualificationsProgram managementBachelor’s degree
Remote location: United States.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
8 years of experience in program management.
5 years of experience in leadership role(s) with/without direct reports.
Advanced degree in Architecture/Design Operations or a related field.
Experience working in a matrix environment on visible projects.
Experience building relationships, interacting with all levels of leadership.
Experience in the Retail industry within retail environments and programs (e.g., store design, construction/installations, fixtures and fittings, consumer services/experiences).
Experience in communication and presentation experience.
About the job
A problem isn’t truly solved until it’s solved for all. That’s why Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you’ll use your technical expertise to lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish. You’ll work with stakeholders to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. You’re equally comfortable explaining your team’s analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers.
Our goal is to build a Google that looks like the world around us — and we want Googlers to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a Google for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.
In this role, you will lead design projects using your retail design expertise. You will plan requirements with customers, usher projects through the entire project lifecycle, manage project schedules, identify risks, and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders. You will explain your team’s analyses/recommendations to executives as discussing the technical trade-offs in design development with architects, contractors, and fixture manufacturers.
You will be responsible for the oversight of global retail design projects and workflow, ensuring alignment to retail business strategies and global creative direction. Maximizes efficiencies for the team and resources by forecasting work, outlining project goals and deliverables, while driving design missions, goals, and priorities.
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 full-time salary range between $174,000 – $187,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.
Ensure project goals and priorities align with retail business strategies. Work with Design teams to ensure retail design direction and standards are aligned globally.
Address staffing needs and challenges to ensure project demands are met, and the team has an appropriate skill mix (e.g., internally and externally).
Provide communication and training to store development teams in support of programmatic releases, process optimization, and continued standards development.
Manage professional employees (e.g., internal and external). Mentor, create opportunities for individual development, performance management, recognition, and rewards while fostering innovative thinking, collaboration, and teamwork.
Develop and implement process standards, best practices, and collaborative tools.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.