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Project Manager
Construction, Workplace & R&D
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Leadership
Research
Requirements
  • Exhibit advanced skillset in project delivery:
  • Demonstrate a breadth of experience in complex Workplace project types and delivery methods
  • Possess the ability to prioritize between multiple responsibilities and project issues
  • Be a clear and concise communicator
  • Be knowledgeable in the theory, principles, and practices of construction
  • Demonstrate analytical skills, including the ability to negotiate with contractors and consultants
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities:
  • Lead projects “the Rivian way,” providing professional influence on the work exemplifying respect, leadership, collaboration, commitment, vision, and teamwork
  • Exhibit sphere of influence across project teams, end users, and contractors
  • Be perceptive in determining when to zoom out and when to get into details
  • Support and provide a “customer service mentality” for multiple internal stakeholders effectively
  • Lead a project team in effectively solving problems and conflicts
  • Lead by example and over-deliver on commitments
  • Make objective decisions and provide direction to project teams
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for resolving challenges
  • Identify areas of opportunity for improvement and lead new workflow and process maps to alleviating pain points that the team is experiencing
  • Demonstrate organizational qualities:
  • Ability to organize large amounts of information into digestible, verbal, and visual forms of communication
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills to support decisions and recommendations, including the skills to communicate with leadership
  • Manage multiple projects and issues effectively
Responsibilities
  • Include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide project oversight to ensure quality and have direct responsibility over the work product of the project team(s)
  • Ensure all Workplace projects are in conformance with established schedule, budget, quality, and safety criteria always
  • Directly responsible for achieving the stated KPIs established at project kick-off through project completion and turn-over
  • Develop and implement strategies to mitigate risk and increase efficiency on individual projects
  • Strategically resolve project issues by coordinating solutions at the team level when possible. Prepare materials to escalate decisions when needed
  • Take initiative to create, recommend and implement project improvements
  • Oversee contractor and vendor contracts, including a thorough review of and input into RFP documents and the overall procurement process, ensuring contractors and vendors are delivering on contract requirements, ensuring timely administration of PO issuance, invoice payment, and contract closeout
  • Review project committed costs and process potential project change orders monthly or more often, to ensure budgets are being maintained and financial forecasts are being accurately represented and calculated, such that if a project budget challenge arises, the team has time to resolve them, ahead of a budget impacting the project
  • Regularly communicate project health (budget, schedule, quality)
  • Support Rivian safety vision and ensure compliance with all safety rules, policies, and procedures by your team and contractors at the Plant
  • Provide mentorship to more junior-level project managers and members of adjacent teams
  • Participate in team building and promote cross-functional engagement to allow for our teams to integrate and get to know each other, beyond a simple working relationship
Rivian

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
Benefits
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team