IT Program Manager

Position Overview:

This position will provide comprehensive IT program management support to the Power and Energy business unit in the Proterra organization. In this position, you will report to the Director, IT PMO. Proterra is seeking an experienced IT Program Manager to lead the planning and execution of strategic projects. In this position, you will also be a central part of the PMO organization, driving continual improvement for our processes.

About the Role – You will:

  • Work with stakeholders in forming the project team and schedule for executing the business
  • Ensure and balance the availability of the required skills and competencies across project teams within the program.
  • Review vendor proposals, lead or participate in contract negotiations and be integral in managing vendor relations specific to projects in the program.
  • Track projects within the program for schedule, budget and
  • Manage and maintain program and project status reports for executive
  • Lead regular interactions with the executive sponsor and stakeholders to inform, alert, negotiate and maintain a continuing good relationship and shared vision for the program outcome.
  • Partner with the business unit team to communicate program goals, objectives and potential
  • Follows appropriate governance functions for the program, in accordance with enterprise policies and practices, on behalf of the executive sponsor or senior responsible owner.
  • Contributes to improving PMO processes, templates, and overall maturity of
  • Other duties as assigned by
  • About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Information Technology team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • About You:

  • Self-starter able to drive towards goals and manage time effectively
  • Strong project/program management skills
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Analytical and the ability to think on the fly
  • Strong skills in interpersonal, verbal, and written communication
  • Able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Inspires others to perform at their best
  • Excellent English communication Your Experience Includes:
  • Bachelor's Degree required, degree in Engineering or Computer Science a
  • Five (5) plus years demonstrated evidence of successfully managing multiple projects in
  • Five (5) plus years supervision of external consultants, and expert vendor management
  • Excellent analytical, strategic planning, and execution
  • Experience presenting to Executive
  • Ability to develop project plans and deliver them within financial and resource constraints
  • Solid organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Location: Greer, SC

    Travel: 0 - 25%

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    Job details


    IT Program Manager




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 30, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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