Sr. Manager, Project/Program Management at Yahoo (Washington DC)

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It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in?
A Little About Us:
The Y!Eng Business Operations and Strategy Team partners across Yahoo Engineering leaders to build scalable operations aligned with strategic priorities, clear portfolio governance, ownership, and decision making, as well as develop business insights and drive employee engagement. We need delivery minded-leaders like you to shape how Yahoo Engineering evolves its operational processes, with a bias towards action.
You will have flexibility to work from various locations, such as your home office or Yahoo! offices where available.
A Lot About You:
As a Sr. Manager, Project/Program Management, you will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Chief of Staff to lead the definition, execution, and deployment of initiatives to drive accountability, strategic communications, and employee engagement for Yahoo Engineering and support Chief of Staff activities. You'll make an impact by driving priorities aligned to engineering organizational goals, communicating, and influencing various stakeholders at all levels.
Responsibilities :
  • Build and implement governance, clear roles and responsibilities and decision making, and cross-organizational alignment on key strategic initiatives.
  • Design, drive, and continuously improve the Engineering OKR process and assist in strategic business planning activities.
  • Prepare materials and drive internal events including All Hands, Offsites, staff meetings, and other internal events, including follow through, action tracking, and related communications.
  • Develop and maintain strategic communications and engagement plan across the engineering organization.
  • Advance cross-team strategy on key initiatives, influencing and collaborating with stakeholders across the company to address opportunities and solve challenges.
  • Supports development of presentations for the board and executive leadership related to strategic projects, initiatives, and overall business outlook.
  • Team Lead for the Yahoo Engineering Engagement Team managing priorities, team performance and coaching and removing blockers.

Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations or related field
  • 7+ years work experience in program management, process management, process improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience of designing, building, and executing highly successful programs at scale.
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to influence and collaborate with cross-functional teams and executives.
  • Strong oral and written communication, organization, and people skills.
  • PMP certification (nice to have)

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
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Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 239 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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