2022-12-02 Google Operations Center
Senior Program Manager, Policy
Palo Alto, California (United States), United States

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an uncrewed traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our Program Management team based in Palo Alto. The ideal candidate has excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills to support the work of our busy Government Affairs & Public Policy team. As part of Wing’s Program Management group, you will be embedded in the Policy team’s every day work helping to implement our frameworks for successful project delivery, frequently consulting with cross-functional partners, and tying it all back to Wing’s overall objectives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage strategic projects, including identifying risks and mitigation plans, defining milestones and success criteria, and managing schedules and resource allocation to ensure on-time completion
  • Coordinate the development of aviation policy work product, for example, position papers supporting standards development (ASTM, IEEE, etc), technical requirements (RemoteID, Detect & Avoid, etc.), and future integration (shared airspace)
  • Develop, publish internally, and maintain multiple artifacts such as tracking of rulings, package submissions and manuals
  • Manage the Policy team’s long-term planning efforts including program strategy, goals setting, and project prioritization. Ensure that key stakeholders (including executives) receive regular and timely updates on how the team is tracking against those priorities
  • Develop and own productive internal relationships with Operations, Engineering, Legal, Marketing, Product and externally with global regulatory stakeholders

What You’ll Need:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 7+ years of managing complex programs
  • Experience with projects or programs involving regulatory risk
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to be action-oriented, navigate ambiguity, and seek to meet the highest standards of integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, time management, analytical, and investigative skills
  • Ability to be an influential member of a highly cross-functional team composed of both technical and non-technical members
  • PMP certification preferred
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