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GM Cruise LLC Senior Program Manager, Recruiting Operations in San Francisco, California

Senior Program Manager, Recruiting Operations at Cruise

San Francisco, CA

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.

Supporting Cruise’s phenomenal growth, the Recruiting team is passionate about attracting the best talent on the planet. Our recruiters serve as a face of Cruise—we aim to deliver an unprecedented, world-class candidate experience and continually seek to evolve our processes. Recruiting at Cruise is a collaborative partnership with our hiring managers, interviewers, and cross functional business partners, who depend on us as strategic partners throughout the process. Join us and be a part of history in the making!

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for an innovative and data-driven Senior Recruiting Operations Programs Manager, who will work to define our processes, drive recruiting projects, and identify and promote behaviors that bring us the highest quality Cruisers. This person is passionate about recruiting, the hiring journey, and candidate experience. If you are ready to join a growing team as we scale to support recruiting in this hyper growth environment, then this role is for you!

  • Executes on projects that will radically improve the effectiveness of our Recruiting process, with an agile and consultative approach

  • Collaborate with recruiting leadership and hiring managers to develop Hiring Manager resources and curriculum

  • Manage Cruise’s recruiting onboarding program and educational series

  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements across recruiting programs and execute processes to keep them as effective and efficient as possible

  • Develop project plans to track deliverables and maintain progress aligned to recruiting goals and objectives

  • Drives the need for overall governance to scale efficiently, while focusing on candidate privacy and systems compliance and regulations

  • Maintain a strong risk management focus, anticipate potential challenges and issues before escalation (focus on recruiting compliance, data integrity, and audits)

    What you must have:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

  • You’re equipped with a minimum of 6 years of talent acquisition experience with an emphasis in Recruiting Operations/Analytics, or Program Management

  • You have excellent business intuition, and a deep understanding of the recruiting life cycle comes naturally to you

  • You’re a self-directed, strategic thinker with analytical skills and have experience building relationships with leaders throughout the business

  • You have experience driving and facilitating change in a dynamic environment

  • Applying structured, analytical thinking to murky operations problems and developing + improving processes excites you

    Bonus Points!

  • Workday HCM Experience

  • Greenhouse ATS Experience

  • Facilitation of training courses for Hiring Managers, Interviewers, Recruiters

  • Prior work experience adhering to laws focused on candidate data privacy (e.g. CCPR, GDPR)

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

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.