Planning Analyst, People Operations


United States (Remote) Remote

Full time

Human Resources

Mar 30

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About the job

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Atlanta, GA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; Boulder, CO, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Washington, DC, USA.

Remote location(s): United States.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in an analytical role using quantitative and qualitative analytical strategies to general insights and solutions.
  • 3 years of experience working with multiple data sources and combining relevant information to generate insights from analyses.
  • 2 years of experience using SQL and spreadsheets.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience representing analyses to an executive audience.
  • Experience collaborating on projects involving multiple teams and managing ongoing client relationships.
  • Experience developing client-oriented solutions, with an emphasis on creativity and diligence, and excellent communications skills.
  • Experience with mathematical modeling, resource planning, or conducting research using basic statistics.
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills.

About The Job

As a Planning Analyst, you’ll be responsible for setting global hiring goals, developing models to build our global resource planning model, and creating growth forecasts that are used strategically across Staffing, Finance and Real Estate and Workplace Services. You’ll work in close partnership with the Staffing Management team and Corporate Finance to lead action-oriented analyses and provide regular weekly and monthly reports on performance and trends.

In this role, projects might include collaborating with Corporate Finance on growth models, using supply chain techniques to provide forward looking insight into our candidate pipeline, developing forecasts on Google's long-term growth, or developing resourcing models. Above all else, you’ll focus on ensuring that our staffing organization is well-informed and able to make thoughtful, data-driven decisions.

Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (known elsewhere as "Human Resources"). We bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent, or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. You’ll play an essential role advancing a more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive Google through our hiring, promotion, retention, and inclusion practices.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary range between $122,000 - $131,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

  • Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation range for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.


  • Own a core area of staffing planning (e.g. productivity, hiring demand modeling, resourcing, forecasting) from, including setting the product roadmap, data modeling, reporting, and getting stakeholder interest.
  • Structure and perform analysis separately, and conduct research to uncover the insights that support our recommendations.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Finance, People Operations Finance, and Recruiting partners as a trusted advisor to provide insights and recommendations grounded in data.
  • Prioritize and work effectively in an environment with competing demands. Develop and automate data and analytics solutions, iteratively build and prototype reporting to provide insights at scale.
  • Be a thought leader and drive positive change by challenging the goals.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form .

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