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Director, HR Project Management Lead

Company: LinkedIn
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Job Description

This role can be based in our San Francisco office, our global headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA, or performed remotely in most locations in the US Pacific, Mountain, and Central time zones.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid and remote work options, meaning you can work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what's best for you and when it is important for your team to be together, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the US Pacific, Mountain, and Central time zones.

Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.

We are seeking exceptional talent to lead our high performing team of professional project managers within the Global Talent Organization (HR) team. This role will be focused on leading project management efforts on our most critical strategic priorities with the ultimate goal of empowering our employees to do the best work of their careers.

The right candidate will know how to build deep partnerships with our HR leadership team, functional leaders, and champion enthusiastic new ways of leading and supporting our HR Project Management Office.

Build upon our vision & strategy for this incredible team of project managers and partner cross functionally to build a project management practice that can scale to future state needs
Provide Project Management leadership & execution on our most critical key cross functional projects/initiatives.
Willingness to tackle highest complexity projects & initiatives to grow the business
Passionate about the success of the projects and their teams
Partner closely with the HR Change Management Leader to deliver best in class project and change management on strategic initiatives
Team Management
Enable and empower your team of project managers in the Global Talent Organization
Recruit, onboard and develop top talent of professional project managers
Provide mentorship, coaching & direction to the team of professional project managers
Strive to constantly improve the project management approach used within HR
Monitor and be responsible for the priorities and workload of overall team
Governs with unquestionable ethics and unswerving integrity
Strengthen and socialize the LinkedIn Project Management Methodology and understand the connection points to our LinkedIn Change Management Methodology as well as key stakeholders that will be critical to the success of this team
Build a LinkedIn Project Management Curriculum to support and coach project teams / individuals on project management principles and best practices
Be a trusted thought partner to HR & Enterprise Business Leaders in assessing, driving and providing advisory support for Project Management needs
Create Project Management Support Intake Model and socialize with key stakeholders
Establish parameters to measure the effectiveness of project management plans/activities


Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS Degree or equivalent practical experience with people, process, and technology change implementations
10+ years of Project Management experience
5+ years of people management experience
Experience with global / international employee populations across North America, Europe and Asia

Preferred Qualifications:
Project Management and/or Change Management Certification(s) are a plus
Strong understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and tools
Strong experience in leading complex cross functional projects in a global environment. Track record in managing transformation projects while applying innovative project management methodologies
Experience in leading successful teams with a passion for people development
Poised under pressure -
Ability to effectively lead & operate with flexibility in a fast-paced, evolving environment
Comfortable working under deadlines and producing key deliverables
Communication -
Effective communication, facilitation, and presentation development skills with the ability to take complex, ambiguous topics and turn them into stories that influence an audience
Ability to communicate clearly and influence business focused roles at all levels of the organization
Excellent communication, listening, and problem-solving skills; ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and compellingly
Understanding of core HR teams, stakeholders and processes including HR Operations, Learning & Development, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, HR Business Partners, People Analytics, DIBs (Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging), Talent Development and strong ability to work with employees in various cross functional groups (IT, Legal, Finance etc.)
Ability to dream big and connect the dots as an influential Project Management Expert
Passion for knowledge sharing with direct team members, key business, and technical stakeholders
Strong attention to detail - Must be highly diligent, and focused on driving issues both big and small to completion
Autonomous Productivity - Ability to be highly productive with little oversight from senior management
Ownership Mentality -
Sets goals and drives to their fulfillment
Proactive problem solving and follow through
Wants to be held accountable for successes and lessons learned
High energy and contagious enthusiasm
Experience in engaging across global markets and cultures
Experience leading / project managing the following types of project(s) is a plus!
Organizational Design / Org Effectiveness
Talent Development

As required by C.R.S.
8-5-201(2): (Colorado only) The minimum pay for this role is $150,000. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock and benefits. For additional information, visit:

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference the following information for more information: Please reference the following information for more information: and for more information.

LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:
Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
Having interviews in an accessible location
Being accompanied by a service dog
Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link:

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants:

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