Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager
Charging Infrastructure Partnerships
Updated on 2/21/2024
Zoox

1,001-5,000 employees

Self driving car robotics company
Company Overview
Zoox is reinventing personal transportation—making the future safer, cleaner, and more enjoyable for everyone. The company is building the infrastructure for self-driving cars.
AI & Machine Learning
Automotive & Transportation

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2014

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

29%

2 year growth

83%
Locations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Market Research
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
People & HR
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience in developing and managing charging infrastructure projects
  • Experience managing and engaging with utilities, EVSE suppliers or charging site development providers
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strategic sourcing, financial and business opportunity analysis, comfort with legal frameworks and contract negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to achieve business objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business process issues and drive process improvement
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise, and problem-solve
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects with various stakeholders
  • Organizational skills to manage and track transactional details
Responsibilities
  • Lead planning, development and execution of the charging infrastructure required to support Zoox’s robotaxi fleet scaling
  • Manage utility partnerships and execute projects per utility processes
  • Conduct partner, industry and market research to develop charging infrastructure partnership strategy
  • Identify and evaluate potential charging sites in collaboration with key internal stakeholders
  • Lead competitive sourcing processes for partner selection
  • Negotiate all contractual agreements with partners
  • Drive cost transparency and build total cost of ownership models to support partnership decisions
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key charging infrastructure partners
  • Manage internal stakeholders with respect to partner selection and management
Desired Qualifications
  • Expertise in EVSE
  • Master’s degree in business or equivalent
  • Experience managing high-powered charging equipment projects and installations
  • Technical abilities around organizing and analyzing data including strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and evolving environment