Program Manager - Base Ops

Menlo Park, CA
Operations – Base Operations

About Zoox
Zoox is a robotics company developing fully-autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine-learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution.

The Role
Zoox is seeking a Program Manager to help define, build, and execute our strategic and tactical fleet service, deployment and data collection operations. In this role, you will collaborate with Service, Drive Team, Strategy and Product. Alongside them you will develop project schedules, identify milestones, manage projects  and track progress and and clearly communicate on-going progress. It will be your responsibility to ensure that all engineering groups are coordinated, understand their priorities, and will deliver our corporate milestones on time and on budget.

Responsibilities
Develop Service & Drive Team Roadmap
Work with cross functional leaders to define and track key milestones and metrics.
Work with cross-functional leaders and finance to define and track resource requirements.
Establish reports to provide concise and effective communications to key stakeholders on program status, issues/risks and accomplishments.
Ensure problems are transparent and risks are identified. Proactively ensure that risk mitigating actions are on-going within each team.
Set the agenda for key decisions to be made at each meeting to eliminate bottlenecks and retire risks.
Support key decisions working cross-functionally across engineering, finance and strategy to reach the right conclusions.
Research data to make informed decisions
Develop modeling to understand workflow, demand, personnel
Own projects as identified by the Director

Requirements
BA or Masters in Finance, Economics, or Business
3-5 years experience in engineering, program management, or management consulting.
Strong track-record in managing complex cross-functional projects.