Manager - Talent Programs

Lyft, Seattle, WA

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At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

We are looking for a Talent Program Manager to partner with the Talent team and business leaders to manage Program Managers focusing on the recruiting life cycle (e.g. referrals program, interview process, etc.). If you have experience managing teams, managing programs from end-to-end, and have experience in Talent/Recruiting - this is the role for you!


  • Set the strategic vision and roadmap for the Talent Programs team
  • Establish cadence for program review and maintenance cycles on multiple key Talent Programs
  • Empower and Lead Program Managers to optimize their programs strategically and operationally (e.g., identify operational efficiencies, improve current program/processes, drive adoption of program modifications)
  • Contribute to Talent team’s overall recruiting efforts by defining key data points and OKRs
  • Build relationships with business and recruiting leaders to identify high-priority opportunity areas for Program Team growth and coverage areas


  • 5+ years of program management, 2+ years people management. Experience in recruiting, HR, or L&D preferred.
  • Success building and implementing Talent or HR programs
  • Experience defining and using data to measure programs and drive improvements
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to influence stakeholders and clients
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with internal and cross-functional partners
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule or as a visitor) are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completion of the entire recommended series of vaccination (usually one or two doses) with a vaccine authorized to prevent COVID-19 by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including by way of an emergency use authorization. Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws. Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process.

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