Director of Business Strategy & Operations in Austin, TX

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Indeed   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Consumer Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

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.

We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

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 include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Austin Base Salary Range: 131,000 - 183,000 USD

Your job.

Indeed's Advertising Product Group builds performance advertising products for employers to promote their jobs and employment brand. Employers use Indeed's advertising products to attract qualified candidates from the millions of jobseekers that visit Indeed every day. As Director of Business Strategy and Operations for the Advertising Product Group, you will be responsible for building and managing a team to support the business from an operational and strategic planning perspective. You will be responsible for helping drive the Advertising Product Group P&L, which is a significant revenue driver for a $2.5bn+ global business

About you.

  • Leadership: Directly manages a Business Strategy and Operations team, and has earned their respect. Uses data to measure results, manage performance, identify opportunities, and influence the team and senior leadership.
  • Strategy: Develops insights and recommendations on key strategic questions, including the growth strategy and execution plan. Backs recommendations with competitive, data and strategic analysis.
  • Operational excellence: Executes quickly and efficiently. Hands-on when required, but constantly striving to reduce inefficiencies and manual overhead. Removes operational barriers to team success.
  • Data Analysis: Hands-on with the data, leverages data to develop opportunities and insights; backs recommendations and decisions with data. Develops projection models and headcount forecasts, budgets, and helps set business and team targets. Monitors forecasts vs actual to identify and address opportunities to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve goals.
  • Collaboration: Drives operational alignment across Advertising Group teams and key stakeholders, including other product groups, sales, client support, finance, marketing, and internal recruiting.


  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in an analytical field (e.g., Engineering, Economics, Finance etc.)
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in business management, business consulting or related discipline in the technology sector; Experience working in a top-tier management consulting firm highly desired
  • 2+ years managing teams
  • Excellent Excel and modeling skills; SQL and data visualization experience a strong plus
  • Experience defining business metrics and setting goals
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Sound business judgment and strategic thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional organization skills with high attention to detail.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17

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$131K - $183K