Director, Strategic Planning

 Published 3 days ago
 United States
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We’re looking for a strategic, pragmatic, and experienced leader to own and drive cross-company operating rhythms at Pinterest. You will take a results-oriented approach to support the leaders across the company in ensuring alignment from strategy to execution, with clear accountability, fast follow-through, and ultimately accelerating path to impact. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, and be challenged to take on work that pushes our strategy forward. This role reports to the Chief of Staff to the CEO and VP, Strategic Operations.


What you’ll do:

  • Drive company-wide annual planning processes, working in close collaboration with the executive team and leaders across the company (in product, engineering, sales, marketing, BD, etc.). In doing so, ensure processes are clear and outcomes-oriented, tensions and questions are surfaced quickly, and key decisions are made efficiently
  • Own and support the running of cross-company operating rhythms, including monthly business reviews and senior leadership forums, to drive alignment and accelerated follow-through as well as surface emerging opportunities or risks facing the business
  • Facilitate and present in C-level forums, including to the executive team, product and business leaders, and other cross-functional partners, including working with product and business owners to ensure tradeoffs and decision points are clearly presented
  • In collaboration with the Office of the CEO, identify, scope, and drive critical cross-functional projects and initiatives with speed and attention to detail
  • Support management in ongoing strategic and operational planning to ensure that decisions are in line with overall company strategy and goals


What we’re looking for:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience leading strategic planning, budgeting and/or OKR processes, ideally in a large publicly traded company
  • Strong business judgment, with an owners’ mindset and the ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Highly skilled at facilitating productive meetings at senior leadership levels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to absorb and synthesize a large amount of information, and develop recommendations that advance our strategy
  • Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to see the big picture and to manage the small details as well as a proven track record of managing complex projects and meeting deadlines 
  • Ease with navigating a global organization structure and building strong collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams and stakeholders


Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.




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