Vehicle Interoperability Program Manager

  • Charge Point
  • Campbell, CA
  • Apr 28, 2021

Job Description

About Us

With electric vehicles (EVs) expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on EV charging and established a business model that's been validated by more than a decade in business and thousands of customers. As now a public company, we remain focused on broadening our market leadership and building on years of innovation. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build our all-electric future and dominate a trillion-dollar market. 

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Discover what it’s like to help build the fueling network of the future - check out our Engineering Blog.

Reports To

Director, NA Auto Partnerships

What You Will Be Doing

The Vehicle Interoperability Program Manager will join the ChargePoint team to ensure that all new electric vehicles are fully compatible with ChargePoint’s products. Responsibilities include development, co-ordination and management of ChargePoint’s vehicle interoperability testing process. Success in this role will involve working cross-functionally internally with stakeholders in ChargePoint’s Engineering, Product and Commercial teams as well as externally with stakeholders at the vehicle OEMs. Interoperability testing is typically carried at ChargePoint’s facilities in Campbell, CA however the role may require support of testing in the field as well as at OEM locations within North America.

What You Will Bring to ChargePoint

  • Works with cross functional stakeholders to evolve and optimize process-related needs of the vehicle interoperability program; build lightweight processes that scale.
  • Leads in-house testing at ChargePoint’s interoperability test facility; works closely with commercial, facilities and quality teams to host OEMs, drafts test plan, owns the resolution of any issues related to testing and manages the communication of results to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinates testing at remote facilities.
  • Facilitates the resolutions of complex vehicle interoperability issues including initial troubleshooting, triage with internal teams, partner communication and tracking of issues to resolution.
  • Ensures that program objectives and deliverables are accomplished on time.
  • Oversee daily job flow, ensuring all stakeholders are informed and part of process. Track milestones for all projects; adjust schedules as necessary, communicate and coordinate resources with other teams (e.g., quality and support) as needed. Manage communications of project status.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years in Project or Program Management role in complex and fast-moving environment is desired preferably within or with a North American Automotive OEM or EVSE.
  • Strong service orientation and interpersonal skills. Problem solver mentality willing to take initiative and go above and beyond to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Excellent project management skills. With the ability to manage multiple, diverse projects in parallel.
  • Strong technology understanding preferred in both hardware and software, both vehicle and charging side.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Willing and able to be detail oriented and hands-on with managing each activity set, while keeping the big picture top of mind.
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work quickly and decisively, switching from project management tasks to critical thinking.
  • Strong understanding of interdepartmental structure and dynamics; capable of managing up, or sideways as needed; has the interpersonal skills to balance competing project requests.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to lead new initiatives and develop processes from scratch.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

Preferred

  • Experience working in the automotive and/or electric vehicle charging infrastructure sectors.
  • Proficiency in Jira and Confluence.
  • Certified PMP

Location

Campbell, CA

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants only - Recruiting agencies do not contact.

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Sectors

Transportation

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