Sr. Manager, Customer Success

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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. 

We are looking for a Sr. Manager, Customer Success who will help drive our Customer Success team. Our Customer Success team will be responsible for managing B2B customer accounts for Waypoints Charging customers. The post-sale process for projects being sold to these customers will require diligent internal / external collaboration and coordination to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. The phases of customer-facing coordination this team will be responsible includes, but is not limited to, 1) Pre-construction (site design, engineering, permitting, etc) 2) Deployment 3) Ongoing Operations & Maintenance and other miscellaneous customer escalations. The ideal candidate is strong leader who can build strong relationships amongst cross-functional teams, manage across all levels of the organization, set-manage-meet aggressive timelines, and has the experience and knowledge of working in a complex operational environment. They must have a proven ability to ingest business needs and drive business results with their data-based insights. The right candidate will have a passion for a customer-centric approach.


  • Manage, hire, develop, train, and scale a team of Customer Success Managers who will work directly with our B2B accounts.
  • Develop, define, and improve the standard operating procedure and playbook for B2B account management and customer success.
  • Lead issue resolution and become an escalation point for your team and their customer accounts.
  • Support post-sale account growth by strategizing new business opportunities within existing customer base.
  • Lead coordination with different cross-functional teams to implement programs and own all internal communication related to our onboarded customers.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Undergraduate, graduate degree, or equivalent
  • 6-10 years of experience in a role focused on account management, asset management, operations & maintenance, or service oriented responsibilities- preferably have working experience with global customers.
  • A customer-centric mindset and approach.
  • Experience in the EV & Renewables industry preferred; experience with B2B products involving construction/deployment elements a must.
  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on cross functional program management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A strong desire to translate the complex and ambiguous into manageable, accomplishable, mission oriented deliverables that meet company timelines.


Department: Charging

Location: Palo Alto, CA


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.

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More Information on Rivian
Rivian operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Plymouth, MI, Normal , IL, Wittman , AZ, Irvine, CA, Carson, CA, San Jose, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Rivian was founded in 2009. It has 4300 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 550 open jobs at Rivian, click here.
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