About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

The IT Portfolio & Program Management Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing best practices to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of IT and business change projects across Canoo.


  • Strategic role defining and governing the methodology and quality assurance of IT programs and projects
  • Develop and implement best practices and standards for project planning, delivery methodology, scope and business case management, risk and issue management and reporting
  • Team leadership of the IT Program Management Office (PMO) function
  • Ownership and management of the IT policies and standards
  • Management of IT compliance function, including regulatory, CCPA, SOX and segregation of duties


  • Bachelors or Master’s in Information Management, Engineering or similar
  • 5-10 years of full-time experience in an IT or project management role
  • Experience in leading a Program Management Office (PMO) team
  • Experience of methodologies such as AGILE or PRINCE2
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the automotive industry is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of information systems and support best practices

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.