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Pursuit is a social impact organization that creates economic transformation for high-need, high-potential individuals through our technical training programs. We are not just another coding boot camp. We are a mission-driven organization that goes beyond technical instruction to offer coaching, career development, & employer partnerships that help our Fellows secure high-paying software engineering jobs & thrive in their new careers.

We are One Big Team

The passionate & collaborative team at Pursuit gives its all to achieve our mission. And its not just staff. We work with employer partners that love hiring our Fellows because they are so well prepared, ranging from big financial firms to scrappy startups, & everything in between. We also activate & engage hundreds of volunteers that come from all areas of the tech industry. These experts & professionals help keep our curriculum fresh & our standards for achievement high by participating in our admissions process, as well as program-specific activities such as interview training, DemoDays, Hackathons, & Capstone projects. 

We have an opportunity for a Strategy & Operations Manager to join our team. In this role,  you will help drive operational excellence across Pursuit by implementing strategy & building/maintaining key organizational processes. You will work across the organization on a variety of projects & processes - ranging from delivering key insights via structured analyses to managing large cross-functional projects to ensuring operational processes are streamlined & effective. 

Pursuit strives towards data-driven, human judgment. The ideal candidate will be data-driven & analytically-minded, bringing strategic logic to all discussions & problems. Versatility & flexibility will be key traits given the diversity of work & projects the person in this role will own.

As an Strategy & Operations Manager you will: 

  • Independently manage cross-functional projects & programs: Work across Pursuit teams to project manage key workflows and critical cross-functional projects. This work includes aligning key stakeholders on needs, creating scoping & planning documents, & working to drive results across teams. 
  • Drive Analyses Which Support the Senior Leaderships Understanding of Key Outcomes: In concert with the Business Operations Analyst, scope & drive analyses for the SLT, helping the org to better understand the drivers of key outcomes & adjust planning accordingly. 
  • Scope & Execute on Prioritized Growth Initiatives: Work with the Director of Business Operations & the Senior Leadership team to identify initiatives that will grow & strengthen the organization, scope the required resources, manage & execute on these initiatives, & determine how to embed within the organization over time. 

What you need to be considered for the Strategy & Operations Manager role: 

  • 3+ years experience as an project manager with a track record of planning & running cross-functional projects
  • 3+ Years providing high-level analyses for senior leadership, understanding how to analyze & present the most important insights for the greatest impact
  • You are a master at managing multiple projects simultaneously & you know how to develop effective project timelines 
  • Customer service / customer experience orientation, preferably with a track record of providing this to various stakeholders
  • Highly collaborative & a natural problem solver who remains calm under pressure

Compensation: $75,000 - $100,000

The range above is for the expectations as laid out in the job description, however we are often open to a wide variety of profiles, & recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description as posted.  If that ends up being the case, the updated salary range will be communicated with you as a candidate.

Pursuit offers: 

  • Great culture where transparency, respect, teamwork, & kindness are valued
  • Competitive compensation in base, plus bonus & a full benefits package
  • Unlimited PTO & an all-Pursuit week-long holiday the last week of December
  • Opportunity for advancement into a senior manager role 

Pursuit offers: 

  • Great culture where transparency, respect, teamwork, & kindness are valued
  • Competitive compensation in base, plus bonus & a full benefits package
  • Unlimited PTO & an all-Pursuit week-long holiday the last week of December

Pursuit values diversity: 

Our team has a wide range of backgrounds & experiences, & we value the richness that diversity brings to our organization. We welcome new perspectives & affirm that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, familial or marital status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer.

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