Sr. Program Manager, Charging

    • Rivian
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 107,000.00 - 133,800.00 per year
Full Time


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Job Details

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

Role Summary

The Program Manager will help build and program manage a cross-functional DC charging network considering customer experience, business needs, and operational efficiency. The ideal candidate is a natural collaborator, and a leader who can build relationships across teams at all levels of the organization.

You must have a proven ability to ingest rapidly evolving business needs and deliver operational results in a complex environment. The right candidate will have the skills to develop and implement processes from a clean slate, have a deliberate and consistent approach to their work, and will enjoy gleaning and communicating insights to continually improve program processes. This position reports directly to the Director, Rivian Adventure Network.


  • Support Rivian charging programs by identifying, structuring, communicating, and working cross functionally to execute program efficiencies, allowing Rivian to quickly deliver more EV charging.
  • Use operational experience and data to close feedback loops between Rivian teams to manage milestones on network strategy, site deployment, product introductions and ongoing operations.
  • Support the team's operating rhythm by hosting standing meetings across working teams and leadership levels while managing accountability for follow-up actions.
  • Growth mindset to expand program and team to deliver at scale.
  • Ability to consider voice of the customer(s) in program development and execution.


  • 5+ years of Program Management experience supporting business strategy, operations, and customer success.
  • Electric vehicle, charging, or energy industry experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities.
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex.
  • Proven problem-solving skills with an emphasis on cross-functional program management.
  • Ability to utilize cross-functional project management and analysis tools to manage teams and projects efficiently (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet, MS Office Suite, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complexity and ambiguity into manageable progress.
  • Required to communicate via Slack, e-mail, and phone.

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range for California Based Candidates: $107,000.00 - $133,800.00 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at .

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