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Lead, Incentives Compliance & Reporting

$121,000- $152,000
Posted May 23
Full Time
Palo Alto, California

About Rivian

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.

Role Summary

As the Lead, Incentives Compliance and Reporting, you will be instrumental in supporting Rivian’s Incentives Team to secure and retain public funding . You will work closely with Rivian’s Incentives Manager s to monitor funding program award requirements and ensure compliance for projects awarded public fundin g , including among others, Rivian's charging networks, Rivian ’s sp aces and service centers, R&D projects, and Workforce Development initiatives .


  • Oversee award management and compliance for successful federal, state, utility, and local incentives and grant applications.
  • Support identification, review, and pursuit of new public funding opportunities to develop opportunity pipeline.
  • Work with cross functional partners to ensure funding program requirements are understood and satisfied, preparing required documentation and reporting materials as necessary.
  • Coordinate with public funding entities to ensure timely submission of all required invoicing, reporting, and compliance documentation for projects awarded public funding.
  • Work with cross functional partners to establish scalable systems and processes for external reporting and internal tracking of invoices/payments.


  • Proficient knowledge of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging technologies.
  • 7+ years experience in public funding or government affairs/policy related roles.
  • Strong familiarity with federal, state, and local grant programs and compliance processes.
  • Strong familiarity with EV charging incentive programs a plus.
  • Exceptional project management skills, analytical abilities, and the ability to manage competing priorities and workload.
  • Ability to compile information and analyze data to drive decision making.
  • Proficient in Salesforce, Excel, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to quickly communicate and prioritize competing needs of the business.

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range for Palo Alto, CA based applicants: $121,000 - $152,000 annually (Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location and other factors permitted by law).

Salary Range for Irvine, CA based applicants: $112,000 - $140,000 annually (Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

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.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at .

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.