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Google Senior Manager, Devices & Services, Global Affairs & Public Policy in Mountain View, California

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 10 years experience working with/in government, think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups or corporate public-policy organizations.

  • Experience working with international teams and driving consensus with multiple stakeholders

  • Experience in the global hardware political landscape (policy/regulatory issues impacting component manufacturing and global supply chain operations).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong communicator who understands how to adapt their message to their audience and can explain technical details to a public policy audience (and vice versa)

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams simultaneously and never missing a deadline

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills

  • Strong writer with meticulous attention to detail

As a member of Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team, you'll be part of a diverse global government affairs team, working across regions, product areas, and functions. You’ll combine creativity and intellectual rigor with the organizational skills to manage various campaigns, projects and initiatives. In this role, you’ll advocate for Google to bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception and direction. You're passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone.

The Devices & Services product area is focused on creating a positive consumer experience when purchasing Google hardware products and subscription services. In this role, you will work directly with the Devices & Services product and business teams to advise on hardware related regulatory matters such as supply chain operations, sustainability, and manufacturing.

You are creative and intellectually curious while still well-organized and oriented towards action. You are passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone. You will serve a critical role as an advisor to our product teams and work to bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception and direction. You are a team player with good judgment, and an ability to adapt to change.

Google takes its responsibilities seriously, including engaging with government and other stakeholders on important public policy challenges. The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team leads the company’s engagement with executive branch officials, legislators, regulators and third-parties in the formation of public policy. Working closely with Google leaders, GAPP seeks to identify key policy issues, listen carefully to others’ views and opinions, and distill and share the company’s perspective on those issues with external stakeholders. While we focus on challenges affecting the internet, our issue areas are increasingly broad and encompass many areas where public policy, business, and technology intersect.

  • Develop and lead long-term and immediate public policy strategies for Devices & Services that supports our global business objectives and drives favorable policy and regulatory outcomes

  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders to shape Google’s overall position on key policy topics and manage the creation of written and visual materials advocating these positions

  • Advise engineers, product managers, and other internal teams on emerging regulatory and legislative issues that could impact Googler users globally

  • Manage policy projects related to sustainability, manufacturing, and supply chain operations

  • Engage directly with policymakers and key opinion formers to shape public and political dialogue on hardware related regulatory matters

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 (https://careers.google.com/eeo/) and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form (https://goo.gl/forms/aBt6Pu71i1kzpLHe2) .

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