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Polestar Göteborg Full time

Senior Digital Buyer

About the job
Procurement · Gothenburg, Sweden · Hybrid Remote Senior Digital Buyer Come join a cutting edge EV company and change the future of e-mobility by stretching the boundaries of what is thought possible in the present within digital solutions. Apply for this job

Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are now looking for a new Senior Digital/ IT buyer to our indirect Procurement team. A team that is dedicated to make a difference together with our colleagues at Polestar. This position will give you the opportunity to join a cutting edge EV company and change the future of e-mobility by stretching the boundaries of what is thought possible in the present within digital solutions.
This position is located at our HQ, in Gothenburg.

What you'll do

Your main responsibilities in this role will be to lead the end to end Polestar Digital / IT products and services sourcing and implementation. It will be within your scope to create and manage the right partnerships internally and externally.

Further on you will:

  • Lead the End-to-End sourcing activities from RFI/ RFQ till Contract Signature and Suppliers Performance Review
  • Perform procurement of new Digital HW/SW or services according to strategies that you have defined together with Digital Stakeholders.
  • Advise stakeholders on procurement issues, providing support and guidance at all stages of the procurement cycle as well as on modifications requests.
  • Track supplier performance through regular and automated tracking of the quality, cost project deliverables across the network
  • Define and take corrective actions to improve contract compliance and continuously follow up progress


Who you are

To be a great fit for this role we believe that you’re a service minded doer with a go-get-mindset. You have strong social abilities and can easily understand internal stakeholders needs. You are flexible and what’s most important to you is to find the best possible solution, you’ll adapt your way of working along the way. We also believe that you’re persevering with a positive mindset – You see possibilities even in the toughest challenges.

We at Polestar believe in the concept “hire for attitude and learn for skills”. But to be fair to you, it is good to understand that we have certain expectations on you:

  • Proven experience with at least 3 years as a buyer or specialist within the Digital/IT function or similar Procurement position.
  • Knowhow regarding, SaaS, Software and license agreement, and agreements for IT-Hardware and Digital Services.
  • Experience of doing global business.
  • Accountable and empowered
  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process and strategic sourcing.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages.
  • BSc (or higher) in Economics or Technical discipline from a university or equivalent institution.
  • Gets motivated by working in a very dynamic work environment facing new challenges

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.


People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining Polestar, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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