Strategy & Operations Manager

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Mar 30, 2021

Job Description

We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.

We’re building the world’s most advanced, self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

Cruisers have the opportunity to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the forefront of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

About the Role

  • Cruise is looking for a Strategy and Operations Manager to help us define and establish the strategies to create extraordinary Customer Success and Incident Expert teams
  • In this position, you will be responsible for figuring out systems, processes, and tools vital for agents to handle any issues, large and small.
  • If you're interested in gathering input and selling your vision to multiple partners before seeing it through to execution, let's chat!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Drive strategy, alignment and prioritization for the new Customer Success and Incident Expert teams
  • Collaborate with senior management, Marketing, and UX to develop the processes and policies for delivering premier customer service and professional handling of emergency scenarios
  • Collaborate with Product, Engineering, UX, and Strategy teams to identify and prioritize the development of tools and systems that will empower agents to handle issues as simple as lost-and-found and as complex as collision response
  • Ensure Training & Quality teams have the resources they need to develop training, and identify the top-line performance metrics they will track to ensure quality
  • Develop the strategies that will drive efficient outcomes for customers grounded in data UX research
  • Test hypotheses, run experiments and implement changes rapidly for continuous improvement of our program to reduce defects and friction throughout the user lifecycle
  • Use analytical tools and skills to develop data-backed strategies to influence multiple teams’ roadmaps without formal ownership or authority over resources

What you must have:

  • 4-7 years of experience in consulting, strategic operations, program management, business intelligence or related experience
  • MBA or Masters in Economics, Finance, Data Science or other quantitative subject area

Bonus points!

  • Comfort working in a high growth, constantly evolving environment
  • SQL proficiency or ability to learn SQL quickly and independently
  • Enthusiastic about the AV industry

Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • One Medical membership
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental leave
    • Fertility Benefits 
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, subsidized by Cruise
    • Flexible Spending Account 
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan for non-remote employees
  • We’re Remote Friendly
    • We believe that your value to the team can be provided at a Cruise office or from the comfort of your home. Depending on your function, enjoy the flexibility of remote work and join our growing community of remote employees in the continental United States.
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, Microsoft, SoftBank, & T. Rowe Price, have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We’re Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow.

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. 

We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email HR@getcruise.com.

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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