Overview of roleTesla is seeking an all-round Oslo- or Stockholm-based Nordics government relations manager, to join its growing Policy and Business Development team.
This individual will be responsible for ensuring the regulatory and fiscal frameworks in the Nordics’ (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) support a rapid transition to zero-emission surface transport, enables a safe and secure transition to automated and connected driving.
Qualified candidates should have a passion for Tesla’s mission to advance the world’s transition to sustainable energy. The successful candidate speaks at least Norwegian, Swedish and English, possess strong written and oral communication skills, is detail-oriented and well-organized.
Significant experience with Nordic legislative and regulatory advocacy is needed. The person in this position supports the company's mission by communicating with, engaging, and educating key stakeholders in government, industry, academia and not-for-profit organizations on transportation and energy topics.Responsibilities
Tracking and analyzing relevant legislation and policy proposals in the Nordics that impact electric vehicles, autonomous driving, and charging infrastructure
Working with European and global Tesla teams to develop policy positions and achieving positive change in the five countries to support Tesla’s mission
Building coalitions within the sustainable transportation and energy communitiesOur expectations
Knowledge of Nordic (especially Norwegian and Swedish) decision-making processes in the relevant areas, understanding of policymakers’ objectives and thinkingoExternally, manage policy engagement processes at EU leveloInternally, contribute to policy formulation and close coordination with Policy, Sales, Charging Infrastructure, Marketing, Legal and GR teams oRetain and further develop a strong EU-level network to ensure that Tesla is called upon for consultation and comment to promote Tesla’s priorities
Work on opportunities and / or legal and political barriers posed by regulatory and competitive actors to : oEnable Tesla’s continued growth;
oEnsure key existing and helpful policies are maintained or strengthened;oEnsure that potential obstacles or issues of discrimination are resolved or softenedoSupport business team in developing new credit opportunities throughout the regionoDevelop any necessary evidence base oEnsure close coordination with EU Policy team via a regular review process
Specific tactical expectations : oEnsure excellent connections between Tesla and EU and national institutions and representation at EU-level meetings and eventsoDeploy and develop network of relevant policymakersoDetermine, organise and execute relevant and necessary meetingsoForge productive partnerships with business and civil society oEnsure evidence supporting Tesla objectives gets publicized
Thrive in a multi-faceted and very fast-paced role, due to key personal traits that include : oStrong ability to work across parallel issues and teams oStrong problem-solving skills and a fast learner oGreat interpersonal and communication skills oComfortable with situations where outcomes are vagueoTenacious self-starter, with executive reporting skills Requirements
Degree and / or Equivalent working experience
At least 5 years relevant work experience;
Proven track record of getting regulatory changes made in the Nordics, successful interactions with policymakers and regulators, including ability to define, strategize, communicate, and deliver against business objectives;
Knowledge of transport, IT, and energy policy policies and topics;
Fluent in English, Norwegian and Swedish;
Committed to working in a fast-paced environment with geographically diverse, global colleagues;
Based in Oslo or Stockholm, willingness to travelJob CategoryLegal & Government AffairsLocationOslo, Req. ID51707Job TypeFull-time