Senior Market Buyer

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Senior Market Buyer

As Market Buyer you will have a dynamic, strategic and international role towards stakeholders at Brand & Marketing as well as New Markets. If you want to make a change, it starts here.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

If you read this, you want to make 2022 a new fresh start. But how do you know if Polestar is your new adventure? Please read below and reflect.

Are you determined to make our society more sustainable?

Do you want to be part of creating a company that will define the future?

Are you ready to leave your normal, average job behind and start a new life?

If the answer is yes, then goodbye normal and join the movement of Polestar.

We know that today, electricity is not always generated in a sustainable way – but it could be. Elements, materials, manufacturing, transportation and the usage of cars are all areas that need improvement. We do not have all the answers today, but it is our mission to tackle these issues and consequently improve the way we will live tomorrow. We need the best to be the best.

Purchasing will drive our supplier base to take climate action through new technologies, embracing solutions for a circular economy and conducting business in an ethical and responsible way.

If you want to make a change, this is where it all starts.


What you'll do

The role Senior Market Buyer is part of Polestar’s Global Indirect Procurement (IDP) organization. You have the responsibility to drive the work of securing short & long-term sourcing strategies, identify new supplier/technologies and the development of existing supplier relationship within Brand & Marketing included New Market Needs together with the business/stakeholders.

You will also:

  • Create and Implement Procurement strategies together with Market Stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop the global media contract securing existing services when including new markets to the contract.
  • Negotiate and maintain commercial and legal agreements.
  • Track key performance indicators on supplier and stakeholder contract compliance; define and take corrective actions to improve contracts compliance and continuously track supplier performance on quality and cost.
  • Have a close dialogue and collaboration with the stakeholders for upcoming projects, to make sure to achieve common targets
  • Support stakeholders with procurement questions and issues
  • Support the business transformation within Polestar and support the best-in-class procurement initiatives.
  • Create purchase orders


Who you are

We at Polestar believe in the concept “hire for attitude and learn for skills”. But to be fair to you, is good to understand certain expectations:

  • Proven experience within Brand, Marketing, New Market services or similar purchasing position.
  • Cross functional and a global mindset, working with both APAC and US/NA is an advantage
  • Able to work in a group but also remote with people
  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process and strategic sourcing
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages; working knowledge of SAP systems and/or Workdays is a strong advantage
  • Learn on the fly, can quickly be on top of terminology, our way of working
  • Strong social abilities. Quickly understand internal stakeholders needs and be service minded
  • Nimble way of working. Always ready to change his/her way of working in order to find best solution
  • Perseverance - try over and over again until we find a solution without giving up
  • Positive mindset - Nothing is impossible. Even if the candidate know it will not work, will try anyway and supports the others with motivation that we will make it no matter what
  • BSc (or higher) in Economics or Technical discipline from a university degree or equivalent institution

You will have the unique opportunity to be part of a startup that will change the rules of transportation. You will get the opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues who shares your passion for sustainability. This will provide opportunities for you to develop both on a professional and personal level as you will work in close collaboration together with various stakeholders and drive the way of working of the future.

    At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.


    People at Polestar

    We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable 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.

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