Company: Workday, Inc.
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Do what you love. Love what you do.
At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to
what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single
enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do.
But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate
diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where
we live and work.
Our Machine Learning (ML) organization within Technology
Products in Workday is looking for courageous operations manager
with business operations, communications and program management
experiences to work with the VP of Machine Learning to drive
forward flawless execution and key organizational initiatives
within Workday's Machine Learning organization across a team of
The Operations Manager will own an end-to-end process for
planning and executing on key operational activities on behalf of
the VP, Machine Learning Org including communications associated
with these events and other key activities. They will also assist
key ML leaders with operations on a limited basis to enable them to
achieve focus within their teams.
Support executive reporting on key risks, issues, budget, and
Own managing OKR input and regular tracking to ensure regular
updates to maximize alignment and enable delivery on the OKRs.
- Promote operational excellence: identifying and executing
opportunities to optimize our organizational systems and
Internal Communications and Collaboration:
Organize and run and/or assist with key operational meetings
within the ML organization including town-hall meetings, staff
meetings, offsites, etc.
Establish and own critical communications within the org around
key operational activities. Help craft messaging/communications for
organizational topics by working with relevant leaders.
- Cultivate close relationships with and gain the trust of
stakeholders across ML leaders to work effectively together and
ensure relevant leaders input is part of org activities.
- Lead key technology product operational initiatives, working
closely with key stakeholders within and outside of organization -
including Product Management, Product Strategy, Senior leadership,
- 5+ years of relevant business experience or product
management/strategy or equivalent.
Knows how to differentiate between important versus urgent so
that proper course of action can be determined as follow-ups.
Highly organized and detail-oriented; a love for creating order
out of chaos.
Intellectual curiosity paired with a high growth-mindset.
Strong influencing skills, with a reputation for getting things
Superb people and management skills and ability to interact with
peers, senior Executives, cross-functional stakeholders, and if
needed external third parties.
Team-player attitude with ability to dig into the details as
well as see the big picture.
- Domain knowledge in ML or data platform not required but will
be a plus.
Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals
with disabilities and protected veterans.
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