Global Relocation Program Manager

  • SpaceX
  • Hawthorne, CA
  • Jun 15, 2024
Human Resources Management

Job Description

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

GLOBAL RELOCATION PROGRAM MANAGER

The SpaceX Global Relocation (Mobility) team is looking for a Global Relocation Program Manager to coordinate and lead all aspects of our employee relocation program. The Global Relocation Program Manager will manage programs in relocation, immigration, and tax for our US domestic relocation, international relocation, and international assignments. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and will be able to build relocation programs and policies that are scalable and in line with shifting business needs while meeting both domestic and international compliance obligations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Support the full cycle of domestic, international, and intra-country relocation transfers and partner with our third-party relocation service provider.
  • Assist in designing, implementing, and executing global mobility and immigration programs, policies, guidelines, and procedures to meet SpaceX’s global growth.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal stakeholders including Global HR, HR Business Partners, Recruiting, Payroll, Finance, Compensation, Legal, and Department Leaders.
  • Provide thoughtful, timely and reliable relocation program guidance to stakeholders and employees, escalating as necessary.
  • Lead stakeholder queries, vendor partner queries, escalations, and exceptions.
  • Monitor industry trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to meet business needs.
  • Drive ongoing operational efficiencies, enhancing policies and processes, evolving programs for dynamic business needs and educating partners and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Provide consultations on complex and high-level relocation matters as it relates to relocation strategies, tax, immigration, and visa support.
  • Works closely with the Compensation and HR team to design and implement strategies tailored to the specific needs of US domestic relocation, temporary assignments, international relocation, and international assignments.
  • Act as the subject matter expert, advisor, and point of contact for the SpaceX relocation program.
  • Track and provide visibility of all relocation activity to cross-functional partners and leadership. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of professional experience managing relocation programs focused on managing and administering relocation and/or immigration programs for a global company

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of international immigration laws and visa requirements, enabling them to navigate the intricacies of all aspects of the mobility program effectively.
  • Experience in global mobility administration and possess in-depth knowledge in a wide range of international employee transfers, relocation, immigration, and visa sponsorship.
  • Proficiency in navigating complex international laws and regulations related to employee relocation.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills to manage multiple relocation processes simultaneously.
  • Strategic thinker, adaptable to change, and dedicated to providing exceptional support to employees and stakeholders through the relocation process.
  • Experience working effectively with data, analyze to identify key trends, and help develop and deliver presentations.
  • Proven ability to work independently, discretely, and handle confidential information.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and prioritize work.
  • Effective verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as the role will be liaising with diverse teams.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This is not a remote or hybrid position and will require relocation if not already local to the Hawthorne, CA area
  • Position occasionally requires the ability to work extended hours and weekends when needed

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: 

Pay range:      

Global Relocation Program Manager: $110,000.00 - $145,000.00/per year       

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.      

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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