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Director, E-Mobility North America in Charlotte, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

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The global market for electric vehicles is rapidly growing, and Circle K is taking active measure to grow a competitive offer to this new customer segment. Circle K has already established a dedicated E-mobility unit to capture the EV customer in Norway, the global first moving market for EVs.

As technology develops with rapid pace making EVs increasingly relevant, it is now the right time to plan for actions in the North American market. As a first step to gain experience with the EV customer charging pilots are already being planned in the regions with highest EV uptake. However, for Circle K to conclude on its strategic positioning towards the EV customer, competition and suppliers, a broader and more strategic scope will be required.

To deliver a strategic process and execute on its conclusions Circle K will hire a Director E-mobility North America. The role will be a part of the E-mobility unit and report to Sr Director E-mobility that has responsibility for Circle K’s overall E-mobility agenda.

Description and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a value proposition and strategy towards the EV customer in the North American market
  • Be the E-mobility go-to expert for the North American region with deep insight into customers, suppliers, regulators, competitors, partners and technology
  • Develop actionable expert insights and recommendations so that Circle K can make optimal decisions
  • Execute conclusions and develop the North American E-mobility business, including activities such as:
    • Identify relevant suppliers, drive formation of relevant partnerships
    • Drive dialogue with regulators and upstream stakeholders to optimize conditions for the charging sector
    • Support E-mobility product development
    • Contribute in developing a charging network strategy and secure charger deployment (at site and off-site)
    • Facilitate go-to-market motions and organization readiness
  • Coordinate ongoing and emerging E-mobility pilots in Circle K North America
  • Collaborate with teams across different Business Units to deliver proof-of-concepts with success
  • Competencies:
  • A self-starter, independent and a driver. Takes initiative and is highly organized. Acts with a sense of urgency.
  • Analytical mindset, a strong commercial acumen
  • Persuasive and excellent communication skills
  • A team player and excellent project manager that builds solid relationship with customers, project teams and executives
  • Understands digital technology, both its functional and commercial applications
  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA a plus
  • Experience:
  • Experience from strategy and business development work and from working on a high level in large organizations
  • Experience from or passion for electrical mobility
  • Experience from a leading management consulting firm is an advantage
  • Experience from a relevant digital technology sector is an advantage

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