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Business Development Associate

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Business Development Associate - Charging Infrastructure, North America * Palo Alto, CAThe RoleTesla seeks an autonomous, highly energetic, business-oriented professional to support the Charging team's scaled deployment of the Supercharger network in North America. This position will work closely with large portfolio hosts of Supercharger stations to ensure efficient deployment of new projects across the continent, providing detailed project-level support and driving execution of critical Supercharger priorities. The role is based in Palo Alto, and will partner closely with regional teams to manage relationships and projects throughout North America. The responsibilities of this position may change over time. This role requires flexibility and adaptability to the evolving needs of Tesla's programs, projects and organization.Key Responsibilities* Build and maintain key site host portfolio relationships, facilitating and administering scaled Tesla Charging deployment programs* Develop, refine and manage comprehensive charging infrastructure deployment programs* Facilitate implementation of program-wide improvement and best-practice adoption* Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations while driving program goals* Work with attorneys to draft, negotiate and execute site host agreements* Work closely with installation colleagues to assess and manage installation costs and timeline* Support strategy development with an emphasis on cost reduction and speed-to-marketRequirements* Program-minded with the ability to facilitate the success and organization of cross-functional teams* Strategic planner and business developer with the ability to garner internal & external buy-in for a shared vision and clear a path to execution* Highly organized, able to project manage 50+ projects in various phases without missing a beat* Willingness to travel up to 50% of their time.* Superb organizational skills, with an aptitude for efficiency and prioritization* Autonomous, high-motor approach to execution and achievement. Self-motivated and outspoken about what is needed to get a job done* Excellent communicator, strategic listener, conscious conversationalist, and persuasive to a wide range of roles and backgrounds* Comfortable communicating with a variety of stakeholders, including executives, facility managers, city planners, marketing managers, and utility planners* Aggressive approach to reducing risk and anticipating problems before they impact project timelines* Experience with contracts, real estate, utility planning, charging infrastructure, charging infrastructure policy, or local permitting is preferred but not required.* Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, WordTesla 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, color, 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.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact for additional information or to request accommodations.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice.

Keywords: Tesla, Palo Alto , Business Development Associate, Other , Palo Alto, California

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