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Project Manager, People Experience

Zoox, Foster City, CA

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Duration: Full-Time


Zoox is looking for an experienced and highly motivated project manager to join its People Experience team. The focus of this role, which will report to the Chief of Staff for People Experience, will be to understand the department’s key priorities and goals, and develop, align, and drive the execution of project plans accordingly. This role will have a broad understanding of all functions within the People Experience team, as well as how they relate to and are prioritized in accordance with Zoox’s broader strategy and objectives. The role will also drive cross-team collaboration, communication, and coordination of HR programs and processes to help ensure deliverables are understood and met successfully.  

Responsibilities

  • Lead complex, cross-functional Talent Management projects from conceptualization to execution
  • Partner with relevant stakeholders to develop, implement, and oversee key people programs across the organization
  • Develop and manage project plans to drive to successful execution of programs
  • Partner with critical cross-functional partners on the People Team and leaders across the business to incorporate feedback and address interdependencies across programs and initiatives
  • Partner with Zoox’s People Analytics team to analyze program effectiveness and understand organizational needs to continuously improve programs and drive strategic priorities
  • Work cross-functionally to evolve and optimize Zoox’s new hire onboarding processes and orientation programming
  • Develop project plans and schedules that integrate resources, tasks, and timelines to achieve key milestones related to Talent Management
  • Facilitate and assist in articulation and communication of accurate expectations of project progress, project prioritization, and project delivery timelines
  • Build and sustain positive and productive relationships with cross-functional internal stakeholders to ensure delivery of program goals
  • Identify areas of operational improvement across Zoox’s People Experience team and help develop plans for process changes and issue resolution

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of project management experience, preferably at a high-growth organization
  • Excellent project management skills, including planning, communicating with stakeholders, setting expectations, problem-solving, and prioritizing
  • Knowledge of and experience using various program management methodologies, practices, and tools to lead cross-functional projects to deliver high impact strategic initiatives
  • Flexible and able to adjust methods and approaches to improve engagement and enhance collaboration among stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated strong conceptual and planning skills to analyze projects of broad and diverse scope

Bonus Qualifications

  • Direct HR program management experience preferred
  • Project management certification (PMI or Agile training or certification preferred)
  • Successful coordination and/or support of core talent management programs such as onboarding, job architecture, career development, internal mobility, employee engagement, and/or performance management
  • Exceptional communication skills: demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, and impress effectively at various levels
  • Organizational change management experience
  • Experience executing corporate-wide initiatives: defining project plans, coordinating resources, managing implementation activities, and developing all processes associated with program rollout and ongoing support
  • Experience in the design and content development of training materials and process resource guides
Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.

About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.


A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

About Zoox

About us Zoox is a Menlo Park, CA-based robotics company founded by Tim Kentley-Klay and Dr. Jesse Levinson to create autonomous mobility. Operating at the intersection of design, computer science, and electro-mechanical engineering, Zoox is a multidisciplinary team working to imagine and build an advanced mobility experience that will support the future needs of urban mobility for both people and the environment.

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