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HR Program Manager

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HR Program Manager

Bungie is creating worlds that inspire friendships. We believe the potential of games is not just to entertain individuals, but to bring players together from all over the world to form lifelong memories.  Additionally, we’re building a culture where employees can be their best selves and express their interests in an authentic, high-performing, and fun environment.

The People Team strives to deliver a seamless and positive employee experience across the entire employee lifecycle. By leading with care and empathy, we develop efficient and fundamental people processes, systems, policies, and programs. As a small team, we all wear multiple hats, roll-up our sleeves, and support each other to grow, develop, and make an impact.

We are searching for a driven, savvy, and well-organized individual to join us as the HR Program Manager. You will be responsible for collaborating cross-functionally with the Recruiting, Compensation & Benefits, HRIS, Learning & Development, and Diversity & Inclusion teams. Key areas of focus include project management, organizational change management, strategic executive support, and establishing standards.

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely. Once the studio is fully reopened, most work is expected to be performed in-person at our main headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.


  • Integrates and partners with colleagues to implement solutions for a scaling business
  • Effectively communicates program expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner, and acts as liaison with business stakeholders on an ongoing basis Develops and meets business case goals for program area; estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve program goals; identifies and manages program dependencies and critical path Provides oversite of departmental projects that support the People Team Initiatives: Benefits open enrollment, Workday implementation and module updates, performance development process, talent assessment, leadership development, diversity and inclusion efforts, and policy and procedure development Tracks program milestones and deliverables: Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements, documentation, and presentations. Establishes risk mitigation plans: Defines program success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout program life cycle.
  • Maintains the database of People Team strategic initiatives, projects, tasks, and action items
  • Tracks and manages departmental annual calendar to ensure all projects are delivered on time
  • Assists senior leadership in the development and maintenance of the People Team’s strategic roadmap. Includes assistance in assessment and prioritization of various investments quantifying both benefits and ROI
  • Assists with the creation and execution of a change management plan and strategy.
  • Additional tasks and projects as assigned to support our operations and evolving people practices

Required Skills

  • Broad experience across human resources disciplines and tools
  • Knowledgeable in managing complex, cross-functional programs and initiatives
  • Skilled in driving program results in a fast-paced environment: Effectively prioritizes and organizes work; Quickly identifies program risks; Strives to eliminate barriers to progress; Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships: Identifies and influences the appropriate partners to move the work forward and engages them proactively; Problem solver with a proven ability to think creatively about how to implement structure and compliance in an unstructured work environment
  • Highly organized, with a demonstrated capability to summarize, clarify, and communicate ideas
  • Discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information

Nice To Have Skills

  • Proficient with Workday HRIS and reporting tools
  • Experience with project management software, specifically Celoxis