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Senior Associate, Ridehail Partnerships, Strategy & Planning

San Francisco, CA
10 days ago
Full time role

Company

Cruise

San Francisco, California, United States

Cruise is building the world's most advanced self-driving electric vehicles to safely connect people with the places, things, and experiences ...

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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.

As an Senior Associate on the Ridehail Partnerships, Strategy & Planning team, this role will be responsible for driving strategic insights & analysis across the Ridehail Business Unit (RBU) and Commercial Operations teams. You will be a world class problem solver with the ability to build detailed financial frameworks, models, and analysis to help drive decision making for Cruise’s RBU. You will be a key cross functional partner to operations teams, and will need to become the go-to person for analytical alignment between teams.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Building tools & financial models, growing into the go-to RBU guide with Finance and Operations teams
  • Lead complex projects & strategic partnerships, owning internal alignment and execution while supporting external strategic partnerships
  • Partner with product, tech, operations, marketing, legal, and many other cross-functional teams to measure the impact & efficiency of business or partnership initiatives
  • Scope new opportunities across Cruise’s ridehail business, performing a broad range of quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Advise senior leadership on business priorities through competitive research & industry benchmarking
  • Prepare and communicate clear and effective presentations and memos for senior leadership and other partner discussions to frame issues, deliver recommendations, promote dialogue and drive decision-making
  • Provide thought leadership on problems without precedent

What you must have:

  • 2-4 years of work experience in management consulting, investment banking, or comparable strategic/partnerships role at a high-growth technology company
  • Experience leading large cross-functional and data driven initiatives
  • Experience with cross-functional relationships and having direct working relationships with leaders
  • Outstanding project management skills and proficiency in proactively coordinating and leading cross-functional initiatives, and leading large and diverse teams and drive tasks to completion
  • Sophisticated knowledge of Excel / Google Sheets
  • Ability to thrive in a faced paced environment and up-and-coming problem areas
  • Great teammate: this is a highly collaborative role, one that will touch many areas of Cruise at the peer and senior executive levels
  • Undergraduate degrees in Economics, Statistics, Business, Finance, and other data/analytical related subject areas

Bonus Points!

  • Passion for transportation & autonomous vehicles
  • Experience in the AV/EV or ridesharing industries

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
    • Subsidized mental health benefits
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental, jury duty, bereavement, family care and medical 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
    • CruiseFlex - a working policy for US-Based Cruisers that lets you and your manager find what working style is best for you, whether it’s primarily in-person, primarily at home or a combination of home and in-office time.
  • 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, T. Rowe Price & Walmart 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.
    • Recurring Liquidity Opportunity (RLO) - a unique equity program where employees, both current and former, have the option to sell any amount of their vested equity on a recurring basis, currently quarterly.

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.

Vaccine Mandate. 

At Cruise, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #StaySafe culture transcends and informs all we do, and because of this, as of October 31, 2021 Cruise will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for all US-based Cruisers who need or want to access any of our US Cruise facilities and engage in any business travel — including attending any in-person Company-sponsored event. 

If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or a strongly-held religious belief, Cruise will consider requests for an accommodation.

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.

Cruise

San Francisco, California, United States

Cruise is building the world's most advanced self-driving electric vehicles to safely connect people with the places, things, and experiences ...

View Company Profile