Block
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Project Manager, People PMO

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Company Description
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams - People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more - provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.
Job Description
As a Project Manager for People PMO at Block, you will work hand-in-hand with senior leaders to advance the most important work for the People team. Whether you are overseeing all HR-related work streams for a merger or acquisition (M&A), driving the execution of a large-scale reorganization, redesigning a major people program, or launching a new people tool, you will play a central role in developing and delivering key People initiatives. You will report to the People PMO Lead.
You will:

  • Lead cross-functional project teams to develop and deliver critical People team projects, with a focus on M&A and reorganization projects when available; driving other non-M&A projects for the People PMO team, based on bandwidth and strategic priorities.
  • Partner closely with executive leaders/project sponsors to define project scopes, drive alignment on objectives, and assemble project teams.
  • Provide "Chief of Staff"-style partnership to executive leaders/project sponsors, helping them maintain focus, proactively flagging challenges and proposing solutions, and managing up to drive decisions and alignment when needed.
  • Own the tactical project management elements of projects, including building and managing project plans, leading project teams to stay on track, and running project kickoffs, updates, check-ins, and retros.
  • Guide project teams to successfully navigate dynamic environments, demonstrating a high level of adaptability and acting autonomously to lean into projects in different ways.
  • Facilitate communication across stakeholders to foster collaboration, understanding, and alignment.
  • On M&A projects:
    • Serve as the central point of contact within the People team to our Corporate Development partners, project managing all People-related work streams and proactively sharing status updates to key deal stakeholders.
    • Project manage all people-related activities associated with diligence and integration related efforts, including culture assessment, org design, talent assessment, people operations, and onboarding.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for the People team with the target company to ensure a world-class employee experience throughout the engagement.


Qualifications
You have:

  • 2+ years experience working on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
  • 4+ years experience in project management, management consulting, or Chief of staff roles; 6+ years overall relevant experience.
  • Experience driving complex projects and leading cross-functional project teams.
  • Strong communication skills - you're able to cut through the noise and convey complex ideas in easy-to-follow terms.
  • Experience providing strategic partnership to senior stakeholders to advance multi-year, org-wide initiatives.
  • The ability to manipulate and analyze data in order to provide data-driven recommendations.


Even better:

  • Experience project managing the HR-side of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Experience project managing large organizational restructures.
  • Experience working with or in People/HR teams.
  • Familiarity with HR systems such as Workday, Visier, and Greenhouse.
  • Experience operating within a high-growth tech environment.


Qualifications
You have:

  • 2+ years experience working on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
  • 4+ years experience in project management, management consulting, or Chief of staff roles; 6+ years overall relevant experience.
  • Experience driving complex projects and leading cross-functional project teams.
  • Strong communication skills - you're able to cut through the noise and convey complex ideas in easy-to-follow terms.
  • Experience providing strategic partnership to senior stakeholders to advance multi-year, org-wide initiatives.
  • The ability to manipulate and analyze data in order to provide data-driven recommendations.


Even better:

  • Experience project managing the HR-side of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Experience project managing large organizational restructures.
  • Experience working with or in People/HR teams.
  • Familiarity with HR systems such as Workday, Visier, and Greenhouse.
  • Experience operating within a high-growth tech environment.
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What are Block Perks + Benefits

Block Benefits Overview

At Block, we want to provide you with benefits, perks, and offerings that empower you to make choices for your life and what matters to you. We understand the importance of having quality care. So, whatever stage of life you’re in, we offer coverage and plans to support total health — physical, mental, and financial — for you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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