HR Program Manager


September 15, 2021

The HR Program Manager will be a key member of Tesla’s People team leading large scale projects and striving for continuous improvement. Reporting to the VP, People, this position will oversee, facilitate, and implement HR programs across North America. The successful candidate will be ready to evaluate Tesla’s current HR programs that affect both salaried professionals as well as a heavily hourly workforce. You should have outstanding partnerships with HR Leaders, Recruiting, Centers of Excellence, and other senior leaders towards rolling out and sustaining successful HR programs.


  • Lead strategic projects and short-term deep dives to analyze and solve larger scale business and organizational problems
  • Facilitate communication and decision-making
  • Drive and execute project plans, including change management and adoption
  • Understand numerous, interrelated HR policies, processes, and tools
  • Quickly resolve issues when they arise and address the root cause
  • Continuously drive improvements and identify automation opportunities to increase quality, improve employee experience, and enable rapid scaling
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders (such as Payroll, People Analytics, Finance, IT, Centers of Excellence, and HR leaders)
  • Support the VP of People and HR team where needed


  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Administration, or other related field
  • 6 years of work experience in HR or Business Operations
  • 4 years of project or program management experience
  • Experience managing large complex projects
  • Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to navigate ambiguous situations
  • Proactive and solution oriented problem solver
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the ability to manage effectively numerous concurrent projects and tasks in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment
  • Excellent decision-making skills on sensitive, complex, and cross-functional issues