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Launch Manager



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United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024
Zūm has reimagined student transportation, the nation's largest mass transit system. Our integrated end-to-end cloud-based platform provides a modern service for school districts purpose-built around the needs of kids and the expectations of their families. Zūm provides one seamless, real-time interface for parents, drivers, schools, districts, administrators, and operators, to transport children safely and with increased visibility and personalized care. Our multi-sized vehicle approach includes an electric vehicle-first commitment, reduces student commute times by up to 20%, and coupled with our marketplace, delivers added fleet efficiency and optimization. We have been driving the industry forward since 2015, and with more than 8 million miles completed to date, we are leading a new era of safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable transportation.


  • Be an integral part of putting together an operational plan which meets the needs of our company/customer requirements
  • Will be responsible for the entire start-up (oversee building/renovation of the facility, hiring a team, managing orders/vendors
  • Team building & management: You are responsible for overall team success, including finding teammates, managing, and helping the team grow. You know how to bring out the best in people, and are always looking for great new team members. You create and nurture a team-first, growth-oriented organization
  • Partnership development: You’ll develop and enrich our partnerships with local governments, businesses, and NGOs
  • Responsible for recruiting and growing local team
  • Travel 80% (May be more or less depending on business needs)


  • 5+ years of success in leading operations, logistics, business development in
  • Proven track record in developing a leadership team and individuals whilst ensuring an engaged workforce
  • Sound experience in leading projects and has the ability to draw upon and utilize a team to complete the tasks
  • Positive demeanor with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and make decisions
  • Definite self-starter who can act on their own initiative
  • technology/retail-management/sales, ideally in a startup or other fast-changing environment
  • Analytical thinking, data-driven mentality and strong business judgment
  • Able to roll up your sleeves and analyze the data and pull important insights for your team
  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively with great written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Passionate about the overall goals and sustainable transportation
The targeted base salary range for this role is listed in the compensation section below. Actual salary may be above or below this range based on factors such as location, skills, and relevant experience. In addition, this position may include additional compensation in the form of bonus, equity, or commissions. If you are a full-time salaried or hourly worker, we offer the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Holidays, Wellness, Vacation, and more. The targeted pay range for this role in US: $100k-$130K
Zum Services, Inc. and all its subsidiaries provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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