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Business Development Manager - Polestar Austria

Vienna, Austria

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Business Development Manager - Polestar Austria

Come join Polestar Austria! The role of Business Development Manager for Polestar Austria will act as the lead responsible for the Polestar Strategy and Business Development initiatives in the market. We’re expanding, and we need people who share our vision and want to be part of something different.

We are Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s electric performance brand. We are detail obsessed, performance focused and determined to make the most advanced and exciting electric cars the world has ever seen. We blaze our own trail, one without compromise. We don’t believe in shortcuts; we innovate constantly and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best. We’re expanding, and we need people who share our vision and want to be part of something different.

The role of Business Development Manager for Polestar Austria will act as the lead responsible for the Polestar Strategy and Business Development initiatives in the market. This entails key responsibilities such as managing the execution of the Go To Market planning and execution. As the Business Development Manager, you will work in close collaboration with the Polestar HQ to secure the future business strategies and operations along with long-term development in the areas of the Polestar business focusing on partnerships and business opportunities connected to new mobility, connectivity and services. You will be reporting directly to the Managing Director of Polestar Automotive Austria and in work alliance with the Head of Strategy & Business Development at Polestar HQ.

Main responsibilities

Short-term (1-2 years)

  • Manage and Coordinate execution of the Go To Market initiative for Austria together with the market, regional and global teams such as:
    • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-dependent projects
    • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for the market
    • Manage projects through the full lifecycle and coordinate cross-project activities
    • Lead and engage project managers including external stakeholders
  • Act as market lead for the Financial Services partner relation and solution implementation
  • Together with the Managing Director secure partnerships in the retail and network category to establish the Polestar Spaces and the overall Network set-up
  • Secure implementation and local integration to global digital landscape
  • Business plan and business case development

Long-term (2+ years)

  • Asses Business Development opportunities in Finland catering to market requirements and securing Polestar’s wanted position with target customer segments
  • Identify and execute on revenue growth opportunities in new business models and expansion of the existing offers and solutions
  • Identify strategic partnerships and coordinate connected services development (assessment, business case, development etc.)
  • Management of reporting and KPI dashboard

Requirements and Personal Qualities

  • Proven experience as a Business Development Manager, Program Manager or other managerial or management consulting position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus

As a person you have ‘can do’ attitude and solid organizational skills including both attention to detail and multi-tasking. You have working experience in communicating to diverse stakeholder groups leveraging effective approaches for communicating information. Strong multi-disciplinary skills in business and financial analytics, modeling, strategic planning, marketing, marketing research, public speaking, influencing, and negotiation is strongly preferred. Recent experience to the Automotive industry and the current shift to electrification, servitisation and digitalization of the value chain is seen as a strong merit.

The ideal candidate will bring relevant work experience, strong intellectual capacity and a rock-solid work ethic to the role. This position is at the market Vienna. Periodically you will travel in market and region as a part of a global team.
 

How To Apply

We apply a continuous selection process and the position could be filled before the application end date. Please submit your CV as soon as possible. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. Interviews will be held continuously, and the position could be filled before the application end date. 

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Retail & Sales
Location
Fornebu, Norway

Experienced Fleet & Business Sales

We are looking for an experienced Fleet & Business Salesperson who will take the responsibility for achieving targets in B2B transactions. To fit in this role we think that you are a strong communicator, solution-oriented, targeted and team-oriented with robust operational capabilities. Is this you? We are looking forward to read your application.

23.12.2020
Retail & Sales
Fornebu, Norway
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