South Europe Operations - Financial Services

Gothenburg, Sweden

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South Europe Operations - Financial Services

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.

We now have an exciting opportunity within Financial Services for someone who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

In this new position within Financial Services, as a part of our global Finance department, you will be part of a growing diverse team involved in a journey towards a more sustainable future. Together, you'll support the business when Polestar now continues to go live on several new markets around our globe. The team has its goal to provide Financial Services solutions, through best-in-class partners, which enable and support the achievement of Polestar’s sales, loyalty, and sustainability objectives.

Your responsibility will be for the operations of financial services in the markets Spain, Portugal and Italy. The position will be located at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden, but you should be prepared for light, ad-hoc travelling within Europe.

What you´ll do

Your main focus in this role will be supporting the establishment and ongoing management of inventory funding, retail financing and retail insurance, as well as subscription services for Polestar in South Europe (Spain, Portugal and Italy).

Further on, you’ll be the key interface and go-to person in between headquarters, our markets, and external financial services partners for South Europe. For example, you will:

    • Develop, maintain, and improve the overall governance model
    • Manage ongoing operations which includes process improvement, customer journey refinement, coordination of reporting and pricing activities as well as periodical marketing and campaign actions
    • Support markets to achieve their business performance targets (volume growth, penetration levels, renewals, commission income) both for retail finance and insurance by analyzing performance metrics, developing and executing jointly agreed action plan

Who you are

With your experiences of working in a multi-cultural and cross-functional teams, you are familiar with business planning techniques and processes. You’ve had similar responsibilities from a company within finance, automotive, insurance, leasing, retail banking or finance consulting and enjoy working in an international context. To be a great fit for this position we believe you have 5-10 years of relevant work life experience.

Further on, we believe you have:

  • A professional level of English is of great importance in this role. We also see that you’re proficient in Spanish and/or Portuguese and/or Italian
  • Demonstrated understanding of automotive finance/insurance products and related processes
  • Finished University/Higher Vocational Education in a relevant field, such as Business Management & Administration or similar
  • Ideally complemented with a good understanding on the latest e-commerce trends

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 results and contribute to the growth. Last but not least, you possess a high level of business acumen, structure and ability to plan, coordinate and execute work with many different stakeholders involved. All of importance to be successful and develop in the role.

People at Polestar

Passionate about sustainability, every single one of us play a key role in driving change. Our uncompromising commitment to become climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important as us being inclusive, diverse, and courageous. Together, we are igniting to create a transparent and collaborative community, to shape the future of mobility. 

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

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.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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