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Program Manager, Tech

COMPANY

 

Uber

LOCATION

 

San Francisco, CA, US

Description

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 the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

 

 

What You’ll Do

  • Manage all headcount for tech in a systematic manner and perform resource planning and allocation
  • Facilitate headcount related communications with tech staff and functional teams such as recruiting and finance
  • Build and implement processes to keep track of how resources are tracked, managed, changed, etc.
  • Perform variance analysis against effective resource management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across disciplines such as product, engineering, operations, marketing, finance, and strategy
  • Champion effective decision making  culture within the Tech organization to foster accountability and rigorous decision-making
  • Monitors and records headcount tracking and changes
  • Collaborate with leadership to drive strategic planning
  • Align functions on shared vision, OKRs, KPIs, metrics, etc.
  • Partner with the leadership and their extended teams to drive the communication and execution within the organization.
  • Lead short-term deep dives and cross-functional project teams to structure and execute analyses needed to develop recommendations. Lead critical projects based on emergent business needs.
  • Run core operations/business cadence.
  • Establish and lead operating processes and tools for effectively managing the cross-functional initiatives

What You’ll Need

  • 2-4 years of experience in ops, project management, or
  • BA/BS/MS or other quantitative field (advanced degrees are a plus)
  • Ability to deliver on tight timelines and move quickly while maintaining attention to detail
  • Appetite to work closely with cross-functional teams to execute on decisions
  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to work in a self-guided manner
  • Executive presence to regularly interface with leadership
  • Superb communication and organization skills
  • Familiarity working with or on product teams is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be hands-on, data-driven, and attentive to detail
  • Ability to navigate through networks and create relationships with leadership and teams alike

About the Team

 

The Product Strategy team plays a pivotal role in the Tech (Product + Engineering) organization by partnering with leadership on deliverables related to strategy, planning, collaboration, accountability, and more. The team consists of representatives from product management, analytics, and operations. How tech tracks and manages resources is critical part of our roadmap and success.

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