GitHub is looking for a Project Manager (People Systems) to join our Business Systems team. This remote role will drive projects and initiatives associated with scaling and expanding our People Systems programs and technology stack.

The Role

GitHub is the gateway for software development. Our impact and customers are global, and so is our vision. We're looking for someone who will materially advance our business and culture.

The Business Systems function is the technology group within Security that makes Human Resources matters easy and intuitive for Hubbers. Our team optimizes global people processes, from problem definition to execution. We partner with teams across the organization bringing innovation and technology to the way we attract, retain and grow Hubbers worldwide. We focus on providing an amazing experience to past, present and future Hubbers, and work in GitHub’s fast-paced environment to deliver numerous global operational services and programs that enable GitHub to manage their Workforce. Regardless of location or level of experience, members of the Business Systems team have the opportunity to create, develop and implement critical operations and programs that impact our global workforce.

We expect our platform to be fast and the same is true for our internal tools. Our team is made up of a diverse group who envision better processes, build them, reliably operate them, and then continually improve upon them. As a Project Manager, you will leverage project management and development methodologies, to partner with various stakeholder groups to drive initiatives from conception through implementation.  You will lead planning, execution and monitoring of the quarterly roadmap of initiatives and programs.   

Collectively, we're a resourceful bunch that enjoys mastering new and sometimes difficult subject matters, striving for efficient and effective processes, and working collaboratively to improve our systems.

Our primary customers are our internal business partners. We like to make sure they are set up to be successful by assisting in general change management during the introduction of process or system changes. Building relationships, understanding our current architecture, culture, programs and processes are key.  Seeking clarity in ambiguity is fundamental. 

This position is a remote position and reports to the Director of People Systems.

Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain and improve project management processes and approaches for project delivery
  • Plan and designate project resources, prepare resource allocation budgets, monitor progress and keep stakeholders informed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resource requirements based on scope of deliverables and resource requirements
  • Track project costs to meet budget
  • Develop and manage detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Lead by influence and open communication to ensure project deliverables and timelines are met; provide project updates on a consistent schedule
  • Leverage best practices, techniques and various PM frameworks to execute on project deliverables
  • Monitor progress and partner with stakeholders to adjust as needed
  • Partner stakeholders to establish metrics and gather feedback from the organization to monitor, improve, and iterate on program performance and outcomes
  • Partner with stakeholders to establish and execute project plans surrounding various roadmap initiatives and programs within the Human Resources domain ensuring they are completed in a timely manner
  • Leveraging project management and development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban) to continuously drive improvements and automation with an emphasis on user experience and scalability
  • Partner with stakeholders to drive projects, initiatives and enhancements that surround continuous improvement and optimization of existing systems and programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience managing operations, programs, and/or simultaneous projects, within the Human Resources domain
  • Experience with various project management and development methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile and appropriate application of each
  • Strong familiarity with various project management software tools
  • Agile development experience, familiarity with various Agile Management Tools
  • Proven ability to manage projects of various scope and complexity
  • Motivated self-starter with high attention to detail; flexible and adaptable to change
  • Experience with working at all levels of delivery from scrumming teams to managing projects and delivering features/releases at program level
  • 3+ years of experience in supporting a specific or broad range of functional HR domains (Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits, Employee Experience, Employee Engagement, Onboarding, Learning and Development, Training and Development, Insights etc.)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, ever-changing environment with some ambiguity while supporting multiple workstreams
  • Interest in creating and maintaining a consistent program management experience for participants and stakeholders
  • Crisp written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements and operational efficiencies
  • Knack for details, planning, prioritization, and organization
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity with a results-oriented mentality
  • Comfortable working with confidential information
  • Experience with working on a distributed team across time zones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience with supporting global initiatives and/or programs such at Metrics/Insights, Workforce Planning, Rewards and Recognition, Open Enrollment, Compensation, Benefits, Talent Acquisition or Operations throughout Planning, Development, Testing, Launch, Delivery and Enablement

 


(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $73,500 to maximum $156,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.
· Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado. 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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