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Head of Workplace

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a Tier 1 vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition delivers the definitive ADAS/AD toolchain and a world-class vehicle platform to help customers shorten time to market, build industry-leading products, and create next-generation consumer experiences. 18 of the top 20 global automakers trust Applied Intuition’s solutions to drive the production of modern vehicles. Applied Intuition serves the automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and defense industries and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

As a Workplace Experience Manager, you will create an outstanding experience for our employees across all 8 of our offices internationally and for visiting customers. You will be the driving force behind the creation of innovative strategies and programs that foster a positive and engaging workplace culture. You will immediately lead a small team of workplace experience specialists.

You’ll work closely with our founders, people/commercial/engineering teams, and international site leads to improve our office experience, plan and execute company-wide events, and expand our offices as we continue to grow.

This role is based out of Mountain View, CA.

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Create a first-class, “wow” experience for everyone who visits our office
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of our office facilities and operations including catering, contractors for office build-outs, day porters, etc.
  • Lead the strategic planning, execution, and performance tracking for internal events, ensuring alignment with corporate objectives and delivering measurable outcomes
  • Negotiate leases for new office space to support our expansion and operational success
  • Plan and organize customer on-sites and external events driving our sales motion, ensuring a seamless and professional experience
  • Growth rate forecasting, utilizing analytics to predict trends and inform strategic headcount planning

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Facilities Management, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in facilities management, workplace experience, events management, or a related role
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team in the workplace experience or operations domain
  • Experience navigating facilities management and negotiations across multiple vendors, contractors, and real estate providers
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation combines with a “can do” attitude
  • A love for building culture, and enjoys injecting energy, creativity, and forward thinking to the workplace
  • High EQ and people skills

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience working at a high-growth, venture-backed startup
  • Experience with project management tools (ex., JIRA, Confluence, Google Suite, etc.)
  • Experience negotiating and managing multiple real estate expansion projects
  • Experience managing 200,000+ square feet of office space

The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $185,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.