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Director, People Strategic Initiatives

WalkMe

WalkMe

People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
WalkMe pioneered the Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) to empower business leaders to realize and unlock the full potential of technology in today's overwhelming digital world. Through WalkMe's guidance, engagement, insights, and seamless automation, employees are more efficient, executives have better visibility into digital usage, and organizations maximize the full value of their digital assets to empower digital transformation.
The Director, People Strategic Initiatives will lead and oversee a variety of strategic projects within the People Team. This role will be responsible for designing, planning, and implementing strategic initiatives that drive efficiency, innovation, and transformation that touch every part of our employee lifecycle. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of HR and people processes, strong project management skills, and a proven track record of driving strategic initiatives across a complex organizational environment.
We seek someone who understands that WalkMe is only as good as the people who work here and is passionate about putting those people first. The People Team is filled with pathfinders, sculpting a brighter future for our Team Members. The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-energy, collaborative global environment, dedicated to advancing our talent agenda.

What You'll Own

  • Partner with Talent Management to develop and deliver a variety of strategic projects related to people strategy, including talent management, performance management, leadership development, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, and HR technology.
  • Collaborate with HR leadership to define project objectives, scope, timeline, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and integration of project objectives with business strategies.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential issues, and implement solutions to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders in a timely and clear manner.
  • Evaluate project outcomes, identify lessons learned, and apply these learnings to future projects.
  • Develop compelling and impactful presentations for senior stakeholders including the C-Suite & Board.
  • Stay current with the latest trends and innovations in HR to drive continuous improvement in people processes and operations.

What You Need To Succeed

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in HR, with at least 5 years in a people strategy or consulting role.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and delivering complex projects.
  • Strong understanding of HR processes and best practices, with a detailed knowledge of talent management and organizational development strategies.
  • Ability to work effectively with stakeholders and leadership at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent project management skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment and are able to juggle competing priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Act as a change agent to drive large scale improvements through exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong data and analytics skills, with an ability to leverage data-driven insights to craft a compelling story.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in HR-related software and platforms (such as WorkDay, Peakon, Tableau)
  • Professional certification in Project Management (PMP) or HR (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP) is a plus.

What Sets Us Apart

  • At WalkMe, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our global community and clients we serve through inclusive programs and initiatives including equal pay, employee resource groups, holistic benefits and more. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture which celebrates the unique experiences and perspectives each Team Member brings to the workplace.
  • We seek to hire and develop the best talent, bringing a range of perspectives, experiences and background to the DAP category. This helps us better meet the diverse needs of our global communities and clients with creativity, insight, and market innovation. We welcome and encourage applicants from across different genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, race, age, national origin, citizen status, religion, body size, socioeconomic status, ability, neuro(a)typicality, physical appearance, veteran status or any other characteristic.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: We offer remote/hybrid and flexible hours to help manage work commitments and personal life effectively.
  • Supportive Culture: We focus on the whole person, celebrating what makes us unique, and create space for community.
  • Professional Development: We encourage continuous learning and offer opportunities for career development through our career compass offering.
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage for our Employees and Families, 401(k) program with company matching (up to $5,000), and a vacation policy to encourage a healthy work-life balance.
  • WalkMe is recognized as a Star Performer in DAP for the 2nd year in a row!
  • WalkMe helps international companies such as: IBM, LinkedIn, Walgreens, Microsoft, Adobe, Hershey's, Quest Diagnostics and more!
  • Join our dynamic team and contribute to the success of our products by providing users with an exceptional experience through WalkMe. If you are passionate about enhancing user experience and have a keen eye for detail, we would love to hear from you.
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base pay for this role is between $160,000 and $200,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, benefits, and RSUs as part of our competitive total rewards package.
TO ALL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
WalkMe does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to WalkMe employees or any other company location. WalkMe is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with the Company for this specific role.