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. 

Rivian is seeking a seasoned Global Expansion Manager to join the Service organization who will take lead in launching Rivian’s service business into new markets. The Global Expansion Manager will source and manage external market experts and oversee and direct the cross-functional setup of our service business in new markets. Your responsibilities will include understanding key regulatory gates that are unique to that market, guiding and coordinating the activities of all service teams involved in market entryadvising external teams on appropriate entry timelines and potential market roadblocks and advising key decision makers on market entry decisions. You will develop a deep knowledge of interdepartmental dependencies and be responsible driving the resolution of issues cross functionally as they arise. This role requires a strong and dedicated team player that is familiar with business operations, has acute attention to detail, and executes at a high caliber. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and executing of opening Rivian’s service business in new markets. 
  • Manage Rivian’s service entry into new markets by fully understanding the market’s regulatory landscape. 
  • Lead and take ownership of management responsibility relating to hiring, performance management, and overall employee development planning. 
  • Effectively manage and guide high-performing program management team.  
  • Oversee, manage, and track key launch dates and gates. Create and maintain detailed program timelines, project plans, and market entry checklists that account for workflow interdependencies. 
  • Maintain alignment across all teams on launch plans including Sales, Service, Delivery, Operations, Real Estate, Engineering, Homologation, Legal, Financial Planning, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Human Resources, Payroll, Trade, Logistics, and IT to ensure Rivian’s new market readiness. 
  • Maintain regular communication with stakeholders and senior management on new market entry progress and risks. 
  • Oversee, manage, and track key launch dates and gates. Create and maintain detailed program timelines, project plans, and market entry checklists that account for workflow interdependencies. 
  • Actively engage in the continuous review of market entry efficiency to identify and optimize opportunities for future market entries and evaluate the effectiveness of implemented strategies. 

 Requirements:

  • Bachelors required, JD or MBA preferred.   
  • 5+ years of experience managing new market entry, preferably in the automotive sector. 
  • International business experience required. 
  • Impeccable organizational skills and acute attention to detail. 
  • Self-starter who can handle multiple projects with competing priorities with minimal direction. 
  • Confident and articulate communicator. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to provide professional presentations to senior level managers and executive leadership. 
  • Ability to work within a complex and fluid, fast-paced, demanding work environment. 
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with internal business functions around the globe as well as external advisors. 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Project software applications for analysis and presentation. 
  • Willingness to travel internationally 20 –50%  

 

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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 accessibility@rivian.com.

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