Global Business Strategy Manager
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA
The Business Strategy & Operations organization provides business critical insights using analytics, ensures cross functional alignment of goals and execution, and helps teams drive strategic partnerships and new initiatives forward. We stay focused on aligning the highest-level company priorities with strong day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives.
The Global Productivity and Sales Tools department (GPST) makes Google’s Sales teams run faster and smoother, by increasing both efficiency and productivity. We’re integral partners to both Google’s leadership and Google’s Sales teams. We operate at the heart of what makes Google tick - the interface of Business and Engineering, developing tangible product solutions to our largest growth challenges. Our projects are fast-paced, cross-functional and yield global impact. We stay focused on aligning the highest-level company priorities with strong day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives.
A a Global Business Strategy Manager, you’ll be in charge of defining our overall annual and quarterly strategy and business plans for GPST, setting our Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and tracking against them, identifying new strategic opportunities and keeping us focused on driving customer success.
You love structuring complex and ambiguous problems, leading analytical work streams, applying sound business judgment and communicating complex issues effectively. You have demonstrated top quartile performance in a consulting environment (or similar) and are are a self-starter who can work in a rapidly changing industry.
Sales Operations is the global team that makes sure Google's complex and ever-evolving business runs smoothly. Experts in leading process improvements and consistency, team members are analytical and strategic with a pragmatic sense of how to get things done. They develop global initiatives and set high-level goals to improve productivity.
Work with the senior Sales and product leaders to define, launch, and drive strategic priorities and operational initiatives.
Structure and lead operational and strategic initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses and developing final recommendations.
Lead cross-functional, global teams to get work done.
Communicate findings to senior management and to the broader organization.
Drive recommendations through to implementation and results.
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of experience at a management consulting or private equity firm, or equivalent experience in a line role for a technology firm.
MBA or graduate degree in a management, technical or engineering field.
6 years of relevant work experience in consulting; software, internet and/or media industries.
Experience leading complex operational and strategic initiatives.
Distinctive problem-solving and analysis skills, combined with impeccable business judgment.
Ability to present to executives and communicate with a highly technical management team.
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
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