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Program Manager, Transit Applications

Program Management, Product in San Francisco, CA

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.

About the Role


Uber is looking for a sharp, highly motivated individual to join the Transit team. As the Uber Transit team partners with more transit agencies globally, we are looking to create a application response position to rapidly respond to upcoming opportunities. We are looking for a strong writer who loves public transport and is knowledgeable about the complexities of pitching for government contracts.


The Program Manager for Transit Applications can expect to interface with central and local Sales, Business Development, Policy, Operations, Account Management, and Product teams to ensure that transit proposals accurately reflect the latest Uber Transit content and thinking. This role requires an individual with a diverse skill set that ranges from precise writing, to project management, to public speaking. You must be a deadline driven team player, who is willing and excited to work with cross-functional stakeholders. The Application Specialist will become an expert in all aspects of the Uber Transit products — from first-and-last-mile offerings, paratransit services, to Uber’s vision for the future of transportation.


This role will ideally be based in our San Francisco, CA office and may require travel. 



What You’ll Do
  • Review and analyze public transit tenders including, Request for Proposal, Request for Information, and more informal innovation funding opportunities.
  • Write and coordinate tender responses to the required deadlines.
  • Work closely with the larger Uber Transit team and local Policy/Communications teams to develop strategic and relevant content.
  • Attend pre- and post-tender award meetings, demos, and press events.
  • Working with Product and Sales team, identify transit agency product requirements and integrate them into the larger product roadmap. In addition, you’ll ensure you’re up-to-date on current products and any upcoming functionality that’s being developed.
  • Working with Account Management, ensure that key elements of the proposal are translated into contracting and product launch processes.
  • Limit risk by ensuring we operate in accordance with internal and external legal and business standards.
  • Take ownership of completing tender responses and do whatever it takes to get the job done


What You’ll Need


  • 3-5 years of experience in project management, permit/grant writing, copy writing/editing, or very similar
  • Bachelor's degree required. Academic background in transportation, public policy, preferred
  • Strong writer with a concise, thorough, creative, and persuasive style. Ability to “translate” complex concepts into simple yet accurate soundbites
  • Aversion to the passive voice in written work
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize competing priorities, and comfort with ambiguity in an ever-changing environment
  • Proven ability to work with and get buy-in from cross functional teams
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas to a wide range of business partners
  • Applicants will be required to submit one or more writing samples.


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