Senior Program Manager, Tech at Uber (San Francisco, CA)

| San Francisco, CA
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About the Role
We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to join Uber AI's engineering leadership team to help execute and develop operational processes, solve complex challenges, and be a force multiplier across the leadership team. Program Managers move fluidly from thinking about big picture solutions to nailing the small details so the team can seamlessly deliver on strategic cross-functional projects, often with tight deadlines. You are a bridge and a connector for the team contributing to high impact, high visibility projects that keep us moving forward.
What the Candidate Will Do
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional team members and work collaboratively with key partners to deliver on the following:
  • Operational Strategy: Lead the operational strategy and rhythm of business for the organization to enable teams to meet strategic goals and objectives. Identify gaps and risks to create programs, processes, and policies to drive improvements. Monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve the organization by being a trusted advisor, facilitator and creative problem solver. Implement continuous improvements to the organization and the program management process.
  • Execution: Drive the execution of the operational strategy and other programs, projects, and initiatives. Extend the influence of the leadership team across the organization and empower teams to deliver with high quality and efficiency. Manage issue escalations and proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress.
  • Financial and Headcount Management: Ensure organizational spending aligns with budget and priorities
  • Communication: Own the communications strategy for the organization. Ensure information flows clearly and efficiently to enable teams to deliver high quality results
  • People and Culture: Partner with leadership, HR, and Recruiting to support people, foster growth and excellent culture across the organization.
  • Worked at a high paced, fast-growing tech startup, large tech company, or has a consulting background
  • Analytics background. You have collected, structured and analyzed data to drive key insights.
  • Proven ability to handle large complex projects/programs, especially related to people, community, and diversity.
  • A wiz with project management tools and software (e.g., Coda, Google Suite, JIRA, dashboard development etc)
  • You have the ability to understand technical concepts and engineers enjoy working closely with you.
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a program manager in a tech and/or start up environment working directly with software engineers.
  • Advanced in project management principles and experience working as part of a leadership team.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with exceptional emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to influence and motivate people across a variety of job functions through your relationships.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Strong bias towards action. You drive end-to-end results and are always thinking ahead.
  • Attention to detail and you are constantly looking for ways to tweak and optimize for better results.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.
We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have a curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
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