Group Lead PMO

Polestar

  • Full Time

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. 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.

Due to aggressive growth plans Polestar is currently looking to recruit a Group Lead PMO.


Personal attributes

In order to succeed at Polestar, you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount. Attitude is everything at Polestar, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.


Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

We’re adamant that meticulous planning and monitoring is fundamental to successfully delivering our innovative products to market.

Solid-line reporting to the Head of Vehicle Line, you’ll be embedded within one of the vehicle development programmes currently in progress, managing the Function Group Project Management team who have direct responsibility for cost, timing and quality delivery. You’ll need to form strong working relationships with the Chief Engineers and Project Leads in the teams and you’ll stay closely linked with the other areas of the Vehicle Line team so that activities are aligned to overall vehicle delivery.

By co-ordinating Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Quality and Finance activities, you’ll assume responsibility for delivering the cost, quality and timing requirements relating to the relevant programme. Working with Polestar colleagues in UK, Sweden and China, you’ll ensure a successful launch by.

  • Ensuring Supply, Logistics and Manufacturing needs are aligned across the programme
  • Constructing and managing detailed timing plans from design release to SOP with your Function Group Project Managers.
  • Managing BoM cost, investment & weight status to programme targets
  • Mapping a plan to deliver vehicle attributes, recommending solutions where conflicts arise.
  • Ensuring all inputs are provided to planning of pre-production builds
  • Monitoring engineering completion & supplier selection, managing engineering change
  • Co-ordinating changes to ensure the evolving design remains focussed and deliverable


Academic Requirements

You’ll be degree qualified and have a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive experience, with a high level of exposure to whole vehicle Programme Management. Your experience will include management of whole vehicle programmes and a thorough understanding of the processes and procedures required to deliver a vehicle from concept to production.

If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.


At Polestar, the sky is not the limit.

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