Program Manager (#1664)

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Largest student transportation provider

N-iX is looking for a passionate, skilled and motivated Program Manager to join the team.

Our customer is the leading school transportation provider in North America, being the owner of more than a half of all yellow school buses in the United States. Every day, the company completes 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined and delivers reliable, quality services for 1,100 school districts.

N-iX has built a successful cooperation with the client delivering a range of complex initiatives. As a result, N-iX has been selected as a strategic long-term partner to drive the digital transformation on an enterprise level, fully remodeling the technology landscape for 55,000 employees and millions of people across North America.


  • Driving and managing the Program of different projects, headcount starting from 40 people
  • Achieving program goals and program cost efficiency, as well as other different constraints for the program and projects inside it, managed by subordinates (project managers of different levels)
  • Close collaboration with product, engineering leaders for program change, scope, schedule and cost management (not complete list)
  • Providing support to Project Managers and other subordinate staff, fostering a positive team environment, and providing direction in required situations
  • Evaluating, planning and implementing a staffing strategy to meet the program's needs and its components (projects, teams, etc.);
  • Ensuring effective program staff operational management
  • Ensuring that all relevant information is effectively distributed inside and outside the program and shared with all relevant stakeholders on-time
  • Ensuring that the program is executed within contractual obligations
  • Ensuring high-quality program services and deliverables to external and internal customers
  • Identifying and participating in new opportunities for program growth


  • Upper-intermediate English written and verbal communication skills
  • 4+ years of proven experience in IT project management and at least 2 years in IT program/portfolio/delivery management
  • Experience with Data Lake/Big Data/Analytics related project is a plus
  • Proven experience in the successful management of solution-based/fixed-scope/fixed-price projects using both agile and traditional project management approaches
  • Proven experience in managing cross-cultural/cross-functional/distributed teams
  • Experience in managing at least 40 subordinates on multiple projects or at least 50 subordinates on a single project/program
  • Required skills, experience and knowledge of best project/program management practices
  • Ability to travel occasionally depending on project/customer/company needs

We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings
  • Other location-specific benefits

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