Senior Manager, People Strategy



Software Engineering, People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
WalkMe pioneered the Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) to empower business leaders to realize the promise of technology in today s overwhelming digital world. Through WalkMe s guidance, engagement, insights, and 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 Sr. Manager, People Strategy 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 performance and engagement, as well as transform our employee experience. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of HR processes and the employee lifecycle, strong change management skills, and a proven track record of driving strategic employee-centric initiatives across a complex organizational environment. They will also be committed to embedded diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) best practice into the creation and employment of our people strategy and programs.
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

  • Support the development, delivery and continuous improvement of our people strategy and programs to help our teams and business thrive.
  • Manage new and existing programs that increase connection and inclusion (such as ERG program management, social events, and training) and embed equitable, inclusive approaches that support the retention and advancement of our team members.
  • Lead elements of our culture transformation including design and delivery of cultural initiatives including change network enablement, cultural embedding, communications measurement and continuous improvement.
  • Partner with the Employee Experience and wider People Team to drive initiatives that enhance the end-to-end employee experience including compensation, talent development and performance, wellness and more.
  • Proactively partner and collaborate with key stakeholders with the People Team and across the organization to communicate our program strategy, ensure programs align to the needs of our business and drive adoption.
  • Partner with Talent Management to develop and deliver a variety of strategic projects related to people strategy, including performance management, leadership development, and HR technology.
  • Synthesize people analytics and workforce data to gain insights, measure progress, identify issues and make data-driven decisions to course-correct as needed.
  • Develop compelling and impactful presentations for senior stakeholders including the C-Suite.
  • 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 7 years of experience in HR, ideally with at least 4 years in a people strategy, consulting or employee-experience related role.
  • Strong understanding of HR processes and best practices, with a detailed knowledge of talent management and organizational development strategies.
  • Ability to balance strategic and tactical needs. You know how to “lead and do” while both envisioning the goals and executing in a hands-on, productive manner.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and delivering complex projects, juggling competing priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • International, cross-cultural experience is strongly preferred. You know how to blend regional cultures with a global corporate culture.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with an ability to leverage data-driven insights to craft a compelling story.
  • Ability to work effectively with stakeholders and leadership at all levels of the organization to deliver programmatic activities that drive the best possible employee journey.
  • Experience with M&A is a plus.
  • Professional certification in HR (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP)and proficiency in HR-related software and platforms (such as WorkDay, Peakon, Tableau) 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 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 $120,000 and $160,000. 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.
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.