People Strategy & Operations Manager

San Francisco, CA, USA | Dropbox

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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In this role, you will work closely with the Head of People Strategy & Operations to drive key business initiatives and change across the People team.

We are looking for someone with a strong executive presence, business mindset, and the aptitude to drive rigor and critical thinking into key People related initiatives across Dropbox. You will lead the operational engine, helping us anticipate needs, use data for decision-making, and streamline processes and build efficiencies. You have the capacity to balance multiple priorities, influence internal partners, and possess excellent interpersonal skills that can be tailored to cross-functional audiences at every level.

This role will be intimately involved with the strategic direction of the People Team, requiring you to drive projects and dialogue around HR strategy, goals, and reporting. You will also be required to successfully develop plans, proposals, and lead key partners to do the same!

We are a fast growing team and company and you will have the opportunity to roll-up your sleeves and help the function move from strategy to execution.


Work in partnership with People leadership team to identify key projects and then help build operational plans to execute against these opportunities

Prepare presentations and dashboards on a monthly and quarterly for executive-level audience

Build strong peer-level relationships with Dropboxers across the People organization and in partnership with our internal clients

Craft cohesive messages for Dropboxers that distribute information, inspire action, and reinforce culture

Partner with Head of People Strategy & Operations and VP of People to drive content for People All-Hands


6-10 years experience in management consulting, private equity, or in a strategy, operations, and/or human resources role at a tech company; experience with a rapidly scaling business is a plus

Excellent project management skills

Strong knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel; ability to quickly adapt to new technologies (Dropbox products!)

Excellence as a writer and communicator

Must be a self-starter and actively drive projects

Highly analytical, comfortable with large data sets, and able to extract business insights from analysis; strong financial modeling or statistical analysis skills are a plus

Practical business sense with the ability to translate between strategic business decisions and their operational implications

Comfort with ambiguity, uncertainty, and a dynamic business landscape

Humble attitude with a willingness to shift from high-level critical thinking to stepping in and helping to drive implementation alongside functional teams 

Benefits and Perks

100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage

401k + company match

Market competitive total compensation package

Free Dropbox space for your friends and family

Wellness Reimbursement

Generous vacation policy

10 company paid holidays

Volunteer time off 

Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)