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Lead Program Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelors/Masters in Material/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in a project or program manager role facilitating cross-functional teams in a fast-paced manufacturing or construction environment
  • High level understanding on construction processes; from concept design to go-live
  • Exceptional program management skills demonstrated through previous program delivery experience
  • Strong verbal & written communication. Ability to distill complex information to different levels of the organization
  • Comfortable presenting and fielding questions with exec team on program status and critical path
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to follow-up ahead of deadlines
  • High degree of professionalism with a strong sense of urgency to seek out answers to ambiguous problems
  • Proficiency in project management Atlassian suite of tools and Microsoft office software (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with both in-house and remote meeting room technology - Zoom preferred
  • Self-starter and constructive team-player with a passion for helping others
  • Ability to set the bar for upward and horizontal communication (written and verbal), coach junior team members on best practices, and navigate multi-dimensional escalations effectively
  • Strength in distilling complex problem statements into tangible tasks for working team
  • Manage full site scope programs aligned with strategic goals for the organization along with discrete projects and strategic initiatives lead by the Construction Capex Team to further the organization
  • Lead end to end program delivery in conjunction with cross functional stakeholders
  • Monitor and manage change in the greater program ecosystem; stay informed of key initiatives, workflows and upcoming changes in order to influence key decisions related to program success
  • Create and manage the necessary processes and communication relative to the planning for the overall program
  • Continuously raise the bar in high impact areas via critical path management
  • Manage and co-ordinate junior team members programs / projects, ensuring proper framework usage and adapting processes where necessary
  • Measure success of Program through Objectives and KPIs set during planning phase
  • Monitor and aggregate performance against the strategic programs right to left schedule and budget
  • Ability to self-navigate and lead a site level scope program along with projects and participate in identification and addressing of critical path roadblocks
  • Devise and execute strategies with cross-functional team in the areas of continuous CapEx efficiency improvement across multiple categories of spend

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
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.
  • 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