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Business Operations Manager, Google Procurement Organization



7d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • $134K - $198K
  • Austin

AI generated summary

  • You must have a Bachelor's degree, 6 years of experience in procurement operations, ability to work with executive stakeholders, develop business strategies, and inspire cross-functional teams. Preferred: MBA, knowledge of procurement processes, and strong analytical skills.
  • You will support pillar leadership in aligning strategic goals, analyzing performance data, optimizing resources, managing budgets, and fostering collaboration within the organization.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Finance, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6 years of experience in management consulting, procurement-related operations, business strategy, or corporate advisory, or 4 years of experience with an advanced degree.
  • 3 years of experience working with executive stakeholders or leadership teams to set goals and objectives.
  • 2 years of experience developing business strategies or managing cross-functional initiatives.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or Master's degree.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, strategies, and with digital technologies and their applications in procurement.
  • Ability to inspire and influence cross-functional teams to achieve common objectives.
  • Ability to build a culture of continuous improvement by promoting innovation, soliciting feedback, and implementing best practices.
  • Ability to generate reports and presentations highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas for improvement.
  • Excellent strategic planning and analytical skills, with the ability to translate organizational goals into plans and initiatives.


  • Support collaboration with pillar leadership to understand the organization's strategic goals, drive pillar OKR setting, and ensure alignment of pillar OKRs and initiatives with the overall GPO strategy.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data to provide insights into pillar performance. Generate reports and presentations for leadership, highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas for improvement, drive pillar MBR process.
  • Work with pillar leadership to manage and optimize resource allocation including human resources, budgeting and systems/tools resources, and ensure resources are utilized effectively to achieve GPO and pillar objectives.
  • Support management and tracking of pillar budgets, resource utilization, and evaluate new pillar initiatives to support resource prioritization and allocation activities.
  • Help facilitate collaboration and communication between different functions and pillar teams. Serve as a bridge between departments, fostering synergy and alignment in achieving common goals and OKRs.


What is the main goal of the Google Procurement Organization (GPO)?

The main goal of the Google Procurement Organization is to unlock value for Google to reinvest in what matters most by bringing velocity, efficiency, and security to buying at Google.

How does the GPO partner with other teams at Google?

The GPO partners deeply across Google to deliver solutions fit for purpose and bring "one voice" to stakeholders and suppliers to ensure the best outcomes.

What kind of culture does the GPO foster?

The GPO fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation, providing opportunities for ongoing career growth and development.

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Mission & Purpose

A problem isn't truly solved until it's solved for all. Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. Bring your insight, imagination and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Bring everything that makes you unique. Together, we can build for everyone.