Installation Manager Supercharging - UK & Ireland

Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Electric Vehicle Jobs
Engineering, Solar / PV
Central, City, East London, North London, South London, West London
Location Description:
18th May 2021
Start Date:
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Tesla Charging

The availability of comfortable charging solutions is critical to the adoption of electric vehicles. Tesla has taken a lead role in building a true pan-European network with the coverage and capacity that truly offers freedom of travel at an ever growing rate.  

It is extremely important to us and our mission that charging is convenient, abundant, and reliable for all owners, current and future. In order to provide customers a seamless experience we're constantly growing the Tesla charging network and expanding existing sites. We are also broadening our charging locations at highway locations, destinations, at home and at workplaces. Tesla provides a seamless, consistent charging experience across Europe, from the North Cape to Portugal, and from Ireland to Croatia.

The Role

This role provides management and oversight for all phases of Tesla’s charging installation programs, including process development, feasibility diligence, design, construction and closeout. As the programs continue to expand, this role will develop and refine processes and operational tools, schedules and budgets. The role is ultimately responsible for ensuring that quality, budget and scheduling expectations are achieved and that all relevant external relationships are well managed. The ideal candidate will have relevant program management experience and a track record of building new programs. The role will cover the UK & Ireland Region and requires English language proficiency.


Management and oversight of:

Responsibility for the timely roll-out of our charging infrastructure projects
Installation improvement and roll-out of the charging network in the region while managing timelines, quality and budget
Status reporting on progress, costs and performance
Steering and guiding external partners like site partners, grid operators, permitting authorities and installation partners
Approach/strategy for project implementation
Utility service and interconnection
Installation design and construction drawings
Equipment procurement
Providing relevant information like energy cost structure and supporting in finding suppliers
Additional key responsibilities:

Manage ongoing relationships with key external partners, including property owners/managers, general contractors, permitting authorities, utilities, and others.
Manage ongoing relationships with key internal teams, including purchasing, engineering, production, and service.
Identify challenges affecting feasibility and timeline for installations, and provide creative and resourceful solutions to ensure site delivery without delays or compromises related to scale or customer experience.

Relevant infrastructure program/project management experience with a track record for ramping up new programs, ideally involving new power service and/or distributed generation or storage.
Proven track record of managing and delivering multiple simultaneous construction technical projects on time and within budget, and adhering to the highest quality and standards through excellent cost control, project forecasting skills and ability to develop detailed schedules.
Understanding of the permitting and grid connection process, and experience working with the relevant authorities to ensure a smooth path and expedited schedule.
Working knowledge of construction documents, commercial leases, and construction exhibits.
Understanding of the design process and elements, as well as the underlying electrical calculations regarding power and currents; ability to develop new design approaches.
Keen interest in electric vehicles and energy systems.
Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of individuals; building officials, tenant coordinators, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, consultants, Tesla direct vendors, and internal Tesla staff.
Proficiency in both technical and commercial communications; strong ability to simplify and isolate roadblocks.
Comfort and experience working in high pressure and dynamic work environments.
Ability to identify potential problems and resolve before they affect the project negatively.
High level of competence and comfort working both in teams and in isolation.
Ability to travel intensively (up to 50%).
Fluency in English other European language skills are a plus.

About Tesla
Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably.

Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work.

Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.

Learn more about Tesla

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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