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Program Manager

Fremont, CA

What to Expect

With the company’s rapid expansion, Tesla’s immigration program has experienced tremendous growth. The Program Manager, U.S. Immigration will be a key member of the Immigration team, and key contributor in strategizing and driving both our US and global immigration priorities and roadmap. We are looking for candidates that are agile, able to move with speed, and can supercharge the program’s overall goals. This role will report directly to the Head of Immigration. 

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with senior leaders across our People team and the business 
  • Partner with the Immigration team members to define the overall program’s priorities and strategic roadmap bi-annually – will help to create strategy plans and proposals in partnership with other internal teams (Global Mobility; Product Management; and HR) and create the overall roadmap 
  • Responsible for the successful execution and delivery of the US team’s overall roadmap of projects, both internally and with our external immigration partners 
  • Ensure that the team has clear targets; and our vendors are meeting their SLAs 
  • Utilizes excellent problem-solving skills and a data driven approach to identify problems. Can make business case, and influence/obtain buy-in from clients and stakeholders 
  • Will lead large to x-large projects, sometimes ranging outside the scope of Immigration and involve multiple stakeholders across different orgs, functions, and levels 
  • Provide timely, in-depth and comprehensive forecasts, projections and data as requested 

What You’ll Bring

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience within Immigration, Global Mobility, or People teams 
  • 4+ years of management experience with corporate business immigration and/or global mobility  
  • Multiple examples/experience transforming programs/processes with clear measures of success/impact 
  • Experience working in a fast paced, matrixed team with the ability to flex as demands shifts 
  • High attention to detail with strong problem solving and project/program management skills 

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$96,000 - $186,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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