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.
Strategy and Operations Manager
Job Type:Full Time
Job Field :Administration / Secretarial Sales / Marketing
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.
In this role, as Strategy and Operations Manager for Sub Saharan Africa you will drive a “One Google approach” and coordinate across multiple Google business functions such as Marketing, Sales and Partnerships and Google product teams such as Search, Android and YouTube, to implement Google’s strategy for Sub Saharan Africa.
In addition, you will be part of a global Strategy and Operations network, sharing best practices and driving operational rigor, leveraging relationships and knowledge across the business.
Lead/coordinate senior cross-functional teams to implement Google’s strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa – developing recommendations and driving them through to implementation.
Define, structure and execute major initiatives – developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and developing final recommendations.
Prepare presentations and clearly communicate findings and recommendations to senior leadership teams.
Manage the delivery of the core planning processes – including annual planning and business updates.
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
Experience in a similar cross functional analytical project management role
Experience at a leading consulting firm, or equivalent project management experience in a high-growth technology firm
Experience working in Sub Saharan Africa, and good knowledge of the African business environment and Internet ecosystem
Demonstrated ability to lead complex operational and strategic initiatives, with increasing levels of responsibility and independence
Good networker and influencer, with interpersonal skills, able to work across various Google functions
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as the ability to communicate with technical teams