Senior Manager, Talent Management



People & HR
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

The role of Senior Manager, Talent Management has a critical role to play in this journey. The People Team is currently focused on building an organization that can continue to scale at the pace of MongoDB, as well as rolling out and embedding a new framework for culture that we call the Leadership Commitment. The Commitment defines expectations for every person at MongoDB, including our people leaders, and these expectations collectively define our culture. The Senior Manager of Talent Management will work to build a global talent management system that not only helps our organization continue to scale but also embeds the Leadership Commitment into how we assess, develop, and plan for the future, focusing first on senior leaders.

This role is a part of the Culture, Talent and Development Team, a Center of Excellence on the People Team. The Culture, Talent and Development team is responsible for sustaining and growing our culture and employees through leadership development and learning, talent processes, organization development, engagement, and inclusion.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Designing and leading our global talent processes, including performance management and development, organizational and talent planning and reviews, talent assessment (potential and 360), and succession planning
  • Consulting with, influencing and supporting our HR Business Partners and Senior Leaders to develop and make informed talent strategies and ensure adoption of our talent processes
  • Coordinating and inspecting cross-functionally to ensure that our core processes are used consistently across our business units and are also flexible enough to solve for business-specific problems and are able to mature with our business at scale
  • Engaging in strong diagnosis of business needs, to better tailor uniform processes that deliver measurable business impact across the company
  • Designing and then executing against an end-to-end talent management system
  • Managing and evolving our talent management technology
  • Ensuring that our Leadership Commitment is embedded in the key decisions and planning in our talent processes
  • Facilitating alignment between multiple projects running simultaneously, identifying dependencies, change management requirements, and prioritizing accordingly
  • Managing relationships with the stakeholders across all levels, and ensuring that the project team and stakeholders have an adequate understanding of ownership, timelines, resource needs, risks, contentions, and dependencies
  • Ensuring alignment of the talent process schedule, project priorities and resources with the business objectives

Required Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of progressive global experience leading cross functional large scale talent management and development projects and strategies, ideally as a program manager and a team leader
  • Talent Management experience with senior leaders, preferably in tech
  • Process design experience, including right sizing to meet business needs
  • Demonstrated ability to drive impact on business objectives
  • Ability to build an overarching framework and system as well as individual processes
  • Track record of taking a pragmatic approach to solving problems, rather than an academic one
  • Experience customizing experiences and content to meet the needs of individual business units
  • Strong track record in delivering strategic and tactical solutions in fast-paced, high-growth environments
  • Strong consulting skills (e.g., communication, influencing, facilitation and stakeholder management skills)
  • Excellence in written communication, and project documentation
  • Excellence in communicating and presenting, especially with executive audiences
  • Strategic mindset with a willingness to be hands on as required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in an HR organization or partnering closely with an HR organization for 5+ years
  • Experience as an HR Business Partner
  • Experience managing a team

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee resource groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$76,000$194,000 USD