Research Program Manager, People Pillar

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Research Program Manager, People Pillar
The Marketing Insights Programs team builds global programs that power the Insights function and grow the researcher community. Marketing Insights Program managers provide structure and efficiency by identifying needs and opportunities, building strategic systems, championing culture, and advocating for insights through cross functional partnerships to achieve strong long-lasting outcomes. The Research Programs Manager, People Pillar will design and implement programs that help our talented teams operate at their highest and most effective level. This Program Manager will identify strategic opportunities, design effective programming, and manage implementation across three areas: 1) Learning & Development (Set L&D vision and priorities. Design and implement programming that helps researchers respond to evolving business needs, elevate their craft, and grow in their careers). 2) Career Clarity (Develop tools and programming that drive expectation transparency and proactive career planning). 3) Community Building (Enhance satisfaction through programs that promote inclusivity and recognition).
Research Program Manager, People Pillar Responsibilities
  • Analyze Marketing Insights learning & development, career, and community needs and prioritize key issues and opportunities. Define success for pillar and programs
  • Engage, partner, and collaborate with research team members and leadership to proactively identify opportunities to leverage programming to radically improve the effectiveness of our research and impact of our team
  • Design and implement effective programs. Demonstrate best-in-class internal communications execution that others will replicate
  • Move initiatives forward, find resources, raise concerns to appropriate owners early and resolve open issues that prevent progress
  • Contribute to overall Marketing Insights Program infrastructure, updating processes and tools and initiating improvements where needed
  • Develop and manage trusted, cooperative relationship with cross-functional partners
Minimum Qualifications
  • Execution and strategic-focused program management experience and broad knowledge of market research
  • BA/BS degree or higher
  • 8+ years of strategic-focused experience in program management/organizational behavior/L&D
  • Experience identifying pain points, designing and implementing strategic programs that yield business results, and scaling operations in a business context
  • Experience leveraging communication to influence horizontally, cross functionally, and among executives
  • Experience applying organized/structured approach to managing complex logistics
  • Experience building cross functional relationships and leading collaborations
  • Strategic-focused program management experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a market research context or with market researchers
  • Experiences working in with marketing teams
  • Experience/training in organizational behavior
  • Experience working in or with large, fast-paced organizations with frequent cross functional collaboration
  • Vendor management experience
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $139,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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