Financial Services – Operations DACH (GER/AUT/CH)

Cologne, Germany

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Financial Services – Operations DACH (GER/AUT/CH)

We have an exciting opportunity within Operations, Financial Services at Polestar HQ for someone who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic start-up organization.

Polestar is the independent electric performance car brand founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding. In 2017, Polestar launched the Polestar 1 – a low-volume Electric Performance Hybrid GT. In 2020, the Polestar 2 was launched as the company’s first fully electric, higher volume premium car designed to compete with the Tesla Model 3. In the future, Polestar 3 will join the portfolio as a fully electric performance SUV.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

In this new position within Financial Services you will be part of a growing team where you will have the opportunity to develop and grow with the business in Europe, within the markets Germany, Austria and Switzerland to be exact. You will be involved in a journey towards a more sustainable future, and support the business when Polestar now continues to go live on several new markets.

You will work in a global context with highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance.

This position will be located at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.


What you´ll do

Your main focus will be:

  • Supporting the establishment and ongoing management of inventory funding, retail financing, insurance and subscription services for the Polestar brand in the markets Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
  • Secure that relevant inventory funding/retail finance/insurance products are developed and operational by launch of the Polestar brand in all relevant markets as well as provide ongoing lifecycle management and coordination
  • Support markets to achieve their business performance targets (volume growth, penetration levels, renewals, commission income) both for retail finance and insurance
  • Coordinate reporting and pricing related activities on an ongoing basis


Who you are

To be a great fit for this position we believe you have 5-10 years of relevant work life experience. You’ve had similar responsibilities from a company within finance, automotive, insurance, leasing, retail banking or finance consulting.

Further on we believe you have:

  • A professional, fluent level of German and English and enjoy working in an international context
  • Demonstrated understanding of automotive finance/insurance products and related processes
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and cross-functional teams
  • Finished University/Higher Vocational Education in a relevant field
  • Ideally complemented with a good understanding on the latest e-commerce trends
  • Familiarity with business planning techniques and processes
  • Prepared for travelling within Europe (about 5 working days/month)

We are looking for someone who is flexible, analytical and have a problem-solving mindset supplemented by a hands-on attitude. You appreciate to learn and develop through performing your task and take great own responsibility in delivering result and contribute to the growth.

In this role it´s also important with strong business acumen, structure and ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved.


Polestar - the guiding star.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining. In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive, performance.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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