Ref#: P2021

Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

Our Human Resources team champions our culture by working tirelessly to attract and retain the best people. With HR teams in every major Indeed office globally, we value a consistent and positive experience for all of our employees and potential new hires. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help hire and develop the people inside Indeed, who help people get jobs.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentives, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Area Base Salary Range: 77,000 - 103,000 USD per year

Your job.

As Indeed’s Center of Excellence for leadership development, the Leader Effectiveness team enables Indeed’s leaders to develop the capabilities they need to lead Indeed into the future. Our Leadership Programs team supports early-stage leaders through executives by providing programming rooted in talent data with a focus on building individual and collective leadership, ensuring our leaders are ready to lead Indeed into the future.

The Senior Program Manager of Leadership Programs works cross-functionally and collaboratively to support the end-to-end development, management, global integration and implementation, and evaluation of Indeed’s fast-growing leadership and talent development programs. As a subject matter expert, you partner with talent professionals, designers, coaches, HR, and the business to lead best-in-class programming within Indeed’s leadership development ecosystem. This includes programming across levels and functions: Successor programming, Top Talent (High Potential) programming, and leveled programming (VP, Senior Director, and Director). 

This role requires that you have deep expertise in: leadership development and talent programming across the talent lifecycle, especially with senior leaders and executives; L&D program management; supporting high-impact and highly visible programs; and large-scale, global program rollout. Ideal candidates are highly networked and able to pull in the right resources to meet emerging business requests, and able to consult with and influence the most senior leaders in the company. You must have a passion for growing and developing others, and an ability to drive organizational change in a constantly changing operating environment.

This role reports to the Manager of Leadership Programs on the Leader Effectiveness team.


  • Partner with talent professionals, DI&B and HR Business Partners to deliver inclusive interventions that are aligned with Indeed’s strategic and fiscal priorities and that consider regional, functional, and cultural nuances

  • Work cross-functionally and lead a small team to consistently deliver and fine-tune leadership and talent learning solutions, including communications, systems, content, and overall experience

  • Manage scheduling, communication, execution, tracking, and reporting of programming

  • Establish standards and practices to implement learning solutions in a fast-paced environment, including utilizing industry data, trends, and benchmarks

  • Maintain a network of high-quality content and delivery service providers/partners to support scale and speed, and support contract negotiations when necessary

  • Leverage change management best practices to ensure the successful adoption of strategic learning initiatives

  • Develop an evaluation strategy and provide periodic reporting on the effectiveness of the programs and initiatives to clients and stakeholders.

  • Lead the implementation of alternative, disruptive learning solutions and methods to promote employee engagement and high-performing teams

  • Stay up-to-date on leadership development thought leaders with a focus on the tech space, and provide leadership development subject matter expertise

  • Ensure leadership programming is linked to other key L&D programming and HR processes including: talent planning, manager development, career development, and social learning strategies.

About you.


  • 7+ years of progressive experience in employee learning and development, inclusive of delivering high-impact programming for senior leaders. This experience must include:

    • Collaboratively designing, developing, and managing programs and reporting on progress to clients and stakeholders

    • Managing multiple interdependent projects of high complexity and global scope, with emphasis on senior- and executive-level programs, including company-wide communications, program roll-outs, tracking and reporting, and stakeholder management

    • Implementing learning solutions that accelerate performance and address critical skills gaps for the company’s top performers and senior-level leaders

  • 2 + years directly managing the performance and development of a team

  • Working in a growing, continually changing tech environment


  • Leadership development trends, tools, frameworks, and assessments; adult learning; program management

  • Impactful programming across levels and types: Successors, High-Potentials, and entry-level leaders up through senior leaders

  • Agile Product Management principles and methods and their application to the development of talent programs 

  • Using data effectively: conduct needs analyses, use aggregate data to inform program development, measure progress, and support program ROI strategy

  • Developing and executing a measurement strategy. Must include experience conducting ROI evaluations and presenting results to senior leadership

  • Effective change management practices and their application to program management

  • Prior experience with a variety of Project Management methodologies


  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills; proven research skills to gather data, best practices, and points of view to ensure sound judgment

  • Effectively managing change and shifting gears comfortably; highly effective in ambiguous environments and able to produce maximum results with little direction and guidance

  • Building strong cross-functional partnerships and trust with stakeholders through communication, reliability, and listening before offering helpful suggestions

  • Communicating effectively and working collaboratively across mediums and with diverse audiences, with emphasis on senior-level audiences

  • Strong bias for action and a "get it done" attitude

  • Anticipating bottlenecks, providing escalation management, anticipating and making trade-offs, and balancing competing constraints

  • Negotiating well in difficult situations, with a deep sensitivity to cultural and regional differences

  • Detailed project planning

Other requirements

  • Location: NYC, STM, AUS

  • Remote/Flex/In-Office: Flex/In-Office

  • Travel requirements: 10% domestic and international travel time is expected

  • Education level: Master’s degree preferred

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