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Google Strategy & Operations Lead, Global Sales Tools in New York, New York

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 4 years of experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, or project management at a technology or media company.

  • Experience working with senior customers or stakeholders.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience planning and managing at both the strategic and operational level.

  • Experience with large datasets, synthesizing insights and recommending actions from data.

  • Knowledge of business technologies, products and market landscape.

  • Ability to be successful in a complex, globally-scaled product and engineering environment.

  • Ability to present to executives and communicate with technical teams.

  • Distinctive analytical and problem-solving skills.

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 effective day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives.

This role sits within the Product Operations team, which is part of the Global Sales Tools team (GST). Product Operations helps GST deliver maximum impact for customers and partners by drawing from deep user insights to create and drive innovative strategic, operational, and marketing plans. The Strategy & Operations team within Product Operations drives strategic thought leadership, operational excellence, and cross-functional coordination to deliver focused, efficient planning and execution in GST and with partners.

As a Strategy & Operations Lead, you will work directly with business executives and key leaders on critical projects. You will own strategic initiatives that include assessing product opportunities, developing go-to-market strategies, driving associated business planning processes, and owning management of strategically important programs. You'll fully immerse yourself in data collection, draw insight from analysis, and develop compelling, synthesized recommendations.

The Go-to-Market Operations (GtM) team ensures Google's complex and ever-evolving Ads business runs smoothly. We are instrumental in setting go-to-market strategy, and ensuring flawless execution and operations against the strategy. We have teams embedded in each of the major Ads business areas as well as global teams that work across the business areas. Team members are analytical and strategic, with a pragmatic sense of how to get things done.

  • Manage the annual and quarterly planning processes, including the development of business plans, operating models, and resource allocation.

  • Work with the cross-functional leadership team to drive alignment on business goals.

  • Structure and execute operational and strategic initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses and developing final recommendations.

  • Own strategic initiatives on both an on-going and ad-hoc basis, working collaboratively across the global organization.

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 this form.