- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
Experience in one or more of the following areas; Management Consulting, Corporate Strategy/Business Development, Business/Finance Operations, Investment Banking or Venture Capital.
Experience working in management consulting firm.
Ability to create effective relationships, influence and collaborate internally and externally at all organizational levels.
Effective strategic and analytical capabilities, with the ability to collaborate well in a team environment.
Excellent communication, problem-solving and business judgment skills.
About the job
Product and Business Strategy Leaders bring together teams across Google’s functions to help products execute optimally. Our team pushes Google to scale at key points that refine our products and infrastructure by executing efficiently, bringing solid business sense and sound judgment, and working effectively across organizational lines.
Our roles often include components of strategy (e.g. analyzing and understanding new trends in the industry, building business plans), operations (e.g. running the cadence of organizations, connecting the operating lines between our functions), and communications. Our team partners with senior leadership to run important functions that cross-cut our existing organizations and deliver high impact projects. We help Engineers, PMs, UX, and all of our other functions to build amazing products that delight our users, and then get those products into their hands.
As a Product and Business Strategy Lead, you'll play a key role working on high profile Android initiatives and helping leadership answer the toughest questions we face today, not only about next quarter’s roadmap, but defining how Android works with partners in the future. You will influence leadership decisions about the role of our platform, our commercial agreements structures, and the future of Android business model.
In this role, you’ll work with members multiple cross-functional teams as you tackle not only global challenges, but also gain exposure to regional challenges, working with teams in other countries. You will build relationships within our Product Area but also across other Product Areas. You will be in a position to advise our leaders directly and help Google make the best strategic decisions possible.
Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.
Work with team members and Product Area leaders to identify data needs and help develop key insights around Android growth, Google apps and products distribution and monetization and help us redesign and reshape Android commercial frameworks going forward.
Lead projects to gather, analyze, and understand research about our markets, users, partners, and products to develop comprehensive, data-backed assessments of our strategic hypotheses.
Draw logical conclusions, organized into easy-to-understand frameworks, and prepare materials (e.g. presentations, memos, models) to share findings with others.
Effectively communicate recommendations to leaders, and adeptly facilitate conversations designed to help leaders make the right decisions.
Guide Product Area teams as they start to implement recommendations, helping new initiatives scale first-hand.
About the company
Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.
We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate