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Global Program Manager

In a nutshell:

IDEO is actively scaling, across its offices, the capabilities and capacity to help leaders transform themselves, teams and organizations to be future fit and better serve the ever-changing needs of customers, employees and society. To further this effort IDEO seeks a Global Program Manager.   

Once you are here you will focus on:

  • Serving as a thought partner and program manager for the IDEO leadership team advancing this body of work.  
  • Driving best practices in firm-wide operations and the alignment and follow through required to effectively deliver on the scaling strategy.
  • Supporting the establishment and subsequent management of the Design for Change Global Network and Design for Change Global SubPulse Team. Note: Design for Change (D4C) is the internal business group focused on Transformation.

Relevant Experience and Mindset:

  • 3-5 year of relevant experience in Project Management, Change Management, Business Strategy, or Chief of Staff role
  • Systems Thinker. with proven ability to build and drive impactful process
  • Business Fundamentals, have an understanding of business fundamentals and strategic operations
  • Effective Communicator, sound oral and written skills to communicate to different types of audiences
  • Detail Oriented, can hold a vision and translate it into required logistics, knowing execution can make and break success
  • Optimistic + Pragmatic, bring optimism, possibility, and a way forward in challenging situations
  • Responsible + Reliable, follow through with their commitments and can be trusted to get stuff done
  • Ego-less + Confident, can both take meeting notes and effectively voice their opinion in senior discussions

Application Instructions:

Please apply with a resume and cover letter (yes, we read every single cover letter).  

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.