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Strategy Manager, Workspace, Google Cloud



Kirkland, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Kirkland, WA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6 years of experience in consulting, investment banking, corporate strategy, enterprise software, or similar organizations.
  • 2 years of experience collaborating with executive stakeholders.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree.
  • 3 years of experience working in a business environment with cross-functional stakeholders, directly collaborating and building trust with executive management, and growth strategy.
  • 2 years of strategy experience in business Software/SaaS domain.
  • Experience performing detailed business analysis of potential strategic recommendations (e.g., valuation and M&A analysis, partnership opportunities, or operational optimization).
  • Experience executing strategic and operational initiatives in an ambiguous environment.
  • Understanding of productivity and collaboration category dynamics, competitive landscape, product differentiation, or go-to-market.

About the job

Google Workspace by Google Cloud is a cloud-based productivity suite that is revolutionizing the way people communicate and work with one another. The mission of the Google Workspace team is to meaningfully connect people so they can create, build, and grow together. The business is large, fast growing, and looking to accelerate against a backdrop of favorable social, work, and technological trends.

The Google Workspace Strategy team is a new team responsible for identifying impactful growth opportunities, evaluating market expansion plays, tracking external trends and competitors, and analyzing critical aspects of the business.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $130,000-$194,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Manage and support strategic initiatives across Workspace, developing recommendations to the leadership team by analyzing strategic questions, developing and analyzing data, identifying priorities, and aligning with cross-functional partners across Engineering, Product, Merger and Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Sales.
  • Deliver on multiple strategy projects including research and analysis, drafting strategy documents and presentation materials, stakeholder management, communicating findings or recommendations to leadership, and landing the project team's work.
  • Develop an understanding and strategic narrative across all components of the Workspace business and in particular areas (e.g., Go-To-Market (GTM) execution, pricing, product launches, M&A, etc.).
  • Synthesize and communicate decisions between executive management and the broader organization to ensure strategy and priority alignment.
  • Onboard and coach junior teammates and guide their professional development on projects.

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