Program Manager, Account Management, Google Ads by Google

February 23, 2024
Program Manager, Account Management, Google Ads by Google

Job Description

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 Program Manager at Google, you’ll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish — working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. It’s your job to coordinate the players and keep them up to date on progress and deadlines.

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.

Users come first at Google. Nowhere is this more important than on our Advertising and Commerce team: we believe that ads and commercial information can be highly useful to our users if that information is relevant to what our users wish to find or do. Advertisers worldwide use Google Ads to promote their products; publishers use AdSense to serve relevant ads on their website; and business around the world use our products (like Google Shopping, and Google Wallet) to support their online businesses and bring users into their offline stores. We are constantly innovating to deliver the most effective advertising and commerce opportunities of tomorrow.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in Program Management, Project Planning, Stakeholder Management, Communication, Risk Management, Project Execution.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience driving cross-product areas, sites, and team programs without direct authority.
  • Experience in proposing and implementing process improvements.
  • Ability to work through ambiguity to detailed solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to Influence, collaborate, and deliver solutions in a changing environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving, prioritization, and organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and monitor key metrics supporting the health of the overall programs. Assist and train Stakeholders, Product, and Engineering teams when process gaps are identified.
  • Manage the execution of projects within programs that have established processes to Google Ads for Account Management deliverables.
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams (e.g., Engineering, User Experience, Product, Operations, Legal, Sales, and executive leadership regarding execution updates, resource requirements, issues, and priorities.
  • Work with engineers, product managers, and program managers, preparing project plans, identifying and managing cross-project dependencies.
  • Set up and execute operational models and processes to improve the predictability of project schedules, help with the introduction of tools and automations for tracking and reporting progress to different stakeholders.