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Google Risk Program Manager, People Operations in Atlanta, Georgia

Minimum qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in compliance, audit, or risk management, including 5 years managing related programs globally

  • Experience using data and analytics in support of risk and compliance initiatives

  • People management experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience leading multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously with a focus on drive and execution

  • Experience analyzing data and presenting trends to peers and executive leadership

  • Ability to work with multiple teams across functions and geographies

  • Ability to lead complex programs/projects, with a desire to contribute across a wide array of work-streams

  • Demonstrated customer-management capabilities, and an ability to influence at all levels in the organization

  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and presentation skills, and comfortable leading through ambiguity

Google's known for our innovative technologies, products and services -- and for the people behind them. Whether you are making our staffing systems more efficient, planning for our growth, building relationships on college campuses or cultivating the next generation of computer scientists, you have an eye on the staffing needs of Google and the broader hiring landscape. You are focused on cultivating outstanding candidates for Google's long-term hiring needs, and work across a cross-functional and international group of staffing teams. You are both scrappy and resourceful, creative and driven -- and excited to share the magic of working at Google.

People Operations is always looking to make work better and more meaningful for Googlers. But innovating is increasingly complex when Googlers work in several countries, each with unique practices and regulations. The Integrity team ensures we not only do what’s required by law, but that we continue to raise the bar and do what’s right for Googlers across the globe. From ensuring policies are smart and effective to ensuring Googlers are paid correctly, we aspire to do the right thing in every part of the world to be fair and inclusive.

As a Risk Program Manager, you will be a part of a team responsible for implementing solutions to reduce risk, ensure fairness, and drive simplicity in Google’s people programs, processes, and policies. You’ll partner with teams to drive initiatives that enhance Google’s compliance strategy. You’ll identify compliance-related vulnerabilities, and play an essential role in developing and implementing strategies to improve practices.

Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (known elsewhere as "Human Resources"). We bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent, or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. You’ll play an essential role advancing a more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive Google through our hiring, promotion, retention, and inclusion practices.

  • Serve as a risk lead and partner closely with Legal, Compliance, and other partners to understand business imperatives, company/local culture, legal risks, financial burden, and reputational risks

  • Lead a global risk management program for People Operations by identifying and evaluating ongoing, emerging, or new risks in collaboration with functional and enterprise-wide teams

  • Develop and leverage enterprise-wide partnerships to effectively align goals, collaborate, and track progress on risk and compliance efforts

  • Review People Operations practices, programs and policies to identify potential compliance risks and provide recommendations to address deficiencies

  • Engage across cross-functional teams such as People Operations, Legal, Compliance, Finance, and Engineering

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy ( and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form ( .