Program Manager at Google Inc. in Chicago, IL

📌 Chicago 🏷️ Other 🕑 2021-07-24
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Initiative Program Management Lead, Procurement Transformation

The Finance Operations team manages Google's cash transactions on a global basis and ensures that Google's incoming and outgoing cash processes are controlled, effective and efficient. As a member of this team, you'll find innovative ways to manage our complex set of transactions. You'll make processes more efficient and scalable, work to ensure the highest level of quality of our operations, and proactively minimize operational risk. Externally, you collaborate with our extended workforce partners and internally, you will collaborate across the multiple areas of the Financial Operations team. In the Google Procurement Organization (GPO), our aim is to unlock value for Google to reinvest in what matters most. We do this by bringing velocity, efficiency, and security to growing at Google, while partnering deeply across Google to deliver solutions fit for purpose. Within the GPO, the Transformation team supports GPO and the ongoing transformation as the Procurement organization adapts through program, change, and business performance management. In this role, you will work in a team environment that is high-growth, fast moving, and constantly changing. You will embrace ambiguity and collaborate across teams to develop new procurement approaches and solve complex business problems. As an Initiative Program Management Lead you are a strategic resource and trusted advisor that will drive teams on the design and approach of Procurement transformational initiatives. The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Responsibilities

Support initiative leads in creating program charters, project plans, and business cases.
Provide periodic updates on progress, risks, and dependenciesBe a thought partner for the initiative lead on identifying roadblocks and potential solutions to operationalize capabilities.
Support tracking of metrics and milestones to be shared with leaders through dashboards.
Periodically support initiative prioritization and updates to the overall Transformation Roadmap.
Minimum

Qualifications

7 years of experience in program management or similar.
Experience with Procurement transformation, vendor management, outsourced operations, or change management.
Experience leading and participating in cross-functional programs.
Experience working with program and project management tools.

Preferred Qualifications

MBA or Master's degree.
Experience working across teams, building relationships, influencing managers and successfully managing multiple complex priorities.
Ability to manage multiple internal and partner facing time-sensitive work streams at the same time.
Multi-tasking and organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail.
Persuasive written/verbal communication skills

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