Senior Manager, Workplace



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

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MongoDB is hiring a Senior Manager within our Workplace function, based in either Sydney, Australia or Singapore. This role will be responsible for facilities management as well as creating a strategy and framework for the various events held throughout the calendar year in support of our hybrid work model. This role involves partnering closely with regional Employee Experience leadership in the Americas, EMEA, and India to ensure global alignment on frameworks, programs, and practices where necessary. Additionally, it requires collaboration with Procurement, Real Estate, and Finance. A proactive and collaborative individual with excellent communication skills is essential, capable of driving change, embedding new initiatives, and fostering an engaging employee experience. This exciting new role plays a pivotal part in shaping our workplace strategy and creating a thriving atmosphere for our employees.

The Employee Experience Team at MongoDB is the face of HR to the approximately 5,000 employees globally. The team is responsible for providing full employee life cycle service delivery from onboarding to separation management in partnership with the rest of the People Team including the following CoEs: Recruiting, Total Rewards, Culture & Engagement, Employee Engagement & Inclusion, HR Business Partnering and HR Operations. The team is also responsible for our Workplace sustainability and community/events efforts, Employee Relations, policy and process enhancements including regional compliance as well as developing programs to enhance manager capability across the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage office sustainability in line with our company initiatives
  • Formalize and execute an annual events roadmap that incorporates strategic planning with our executive support team and strategic events team
  • Support the execution of community events such as town halls, QBRs, offsites, corporate & social responsibility and provide guidance to local teams on how to run those events successfully creating global end to end solutions
  • Procurement support
  • Manage any escalations with local vendors; own relationships with key operational vendors in the local market.
  • Implement in-house events to enhance the employee experience and work with Culture & Engagement on learning opportunities
  • Delegate / Roll out initiatives with the Global Workplace Team
  • Bridge the gap between HR/Employee Experience & Workplace for relatable employee experiences via the delivery of key events.
  • Support the Site Leadership Committee and own the events calendar for your site(s) related to community projects and initiatives.
  • Create and implement systems and processes to streamline events. Ensure the effective documentation and marketing of community events and sustainability.
  • Review and approve invoices inline with budget, manage expectations, office service requests and office operating costs in line with budget.
  • Champion strategies to ensure that the organization’s culture, systems, and processes support an environment that is inclusive for all and where employees feel able to contribute their fullest. Leverage diversity and inclusion as a tool to design and implement employee events and services.


  • 7-10 years office management, facilities, vendor management and community/events creation and support experience required.
  • Experience in leading and guiding teams of individuals.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills.
  • Flexible approach with superb interpersonal skills, both in verbal and written communications with an ability to effectively present information and communicate changes.
  • Space management and programming experience.
  • Highly organized with an attention to details and ability to multitask.
  • A high degree of independent judgment and discretion in order to identify, diagnose, and solve problems while taking a team approach to daily office operations.
  • Proficient with Google Suite, MS office applications, Slack and Mac

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 affinity 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!

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MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.