People PMO Project Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200376546
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it!

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years Project Management experience
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, coordinating priorities, and initiatives
  • Understand, empathize, and thoughtfully operate with differences in working styles and cultures
  • Ability to call out issues when vital and to advocate for responsible solutions to project problems
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Shown success implementing People programs, initiatives, tools, and processes
  • Project Management certification


As a Project Manager within the Retail & International People Projects & Programs team you will lead exciting projects within Retail People, especially in its ongoing collaboration with the wider Retail organization and Apple. As an authority of project management execution, your contribution will include handling and leading highly complex, strategic, and often global initiatives for Retail People. You will be responsible for the planning, execution and success of People-specific projects, which directly impact the People org or key focus areas. Key steps to this work include: initiation and discovery, facilitation, execution, communication and partner management, and finally measurement and review. You will provide the critical strategy and long term structure for strategic, sometimes multi-year projects. You will also provide project oversight and timelines for any cross-functional projects involving multiple partners, which impact varied business groups. In this capacity you would support the work and success of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in their responsibility to fulfill a project’s mandate and achieve its deliverables. Description: - Plan and partner on the project execution, including execution of strategic projects originated by Retail People Leadership Team - Key partner and role model to Functional Project Managers and Corporate People Team - Deliver end-to-end PM processes autonomously, including planning and allocating resources, as well as risk, time, budget, and quality management, working across teams, monitoring and reporting, documentation, and record keeping - Lead new strategic projects where multiple People functions are affected - Lean into guide relational skills and managing of the work between collaborators, partners, and leadership, to ensure key results are met on time and to budget - Partner with a variety of cross and multi-functional team members from a diverse array of groups across the company - Collaborate with team and business partners globally to accomplish objectives across sophisticated and different international conditions - Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data (leverage root cause identification measures) to ensure the right work is being engaged - Build and maintain project charters, project plans, and governance structures - Identify and supervise key measures to ensure project completion - Negotiate outcomes with consideration towards varying goals and priorities - Listen and build a collaborative environment across many different subject areas with varying degrees of functional experience - Provide clear, concise and appropriate communication to senior management, business partners, and peers across Retail People and wider People teams

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree

Additional Requirements