Sr Program Manager - Maps Editing Operations

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About Uber:

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

Job Description

The Uber Map Editing team is laser focused on improving the underlying map technology to make Uber services world class. The team has need for a strong leader to drive large programs within our mapping editing team at our location in Hyderabad, India.

What you'll do:

  • Build core map editing processes that enable the construction and management of large multi vendor teams working on map editing activities in a 24x7x365 secure environment
  • Manage MSP/BPO relationships to ensure deliverables and SLAs are met, taking corrective action when they are not
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to build map editing forecasts, tracking progress against target
  • Establish measurement metrics and methods for tracking work productivity, utilization, and quality
  • Establish processes that deliver continuous improvement across all operational activities
  • Collaborate and drive initiatives with development teams on feature and function improvements
  • Assist in building and maintaining financial budgets

What you'll need:

  • Minimum of 8 years experience as a program / project manager driving initiatives across functions, groups, and possibly organizations. Experienced in working with US based teams
  • Fiercely detail oriented and accurate
  • Not just a team builder, but an amazing team creator who can construct and leverage personal networks effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence. Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships. Fluent in English, both verbal and written.
  • Highly organized. Excellent organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions with sometimes imperfect data.
  • Ability to manage risks and mitigate these across the program
  • Results oriented. Detail oriented. Driven. Take initiative without being asked. Creative.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Worked at a high paced, fast growing, scrappy tech startup
  • Can speak and write >2 languages fluently
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, views, report construction
  • Experience with Six Sigma or Lean methodologies

Perks

Perks:

  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the direction of the company.
  • Sharp, motivated, hard-working co-workers in a fun office environment.
  • Opportunity to not only get your hands dirty but also contribute strategically to build a world class organization.

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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