Senior Operations Development Manager

Salary Competitive

About Carla

We believe that more people should be able to drive more electric cars. Therefore, we have set out to build the safest, most convenient, and most transparent way to find, get, and ultimately have an electric car. Carla was founded in 2020, with strong VC backing and is now in an exciting growth phase to establish Carla as the market-leading “EV-companion” in Europe.

What drives us is constantly improving things, primarily by accelerating the transition to electric mobility, and creating exceptional customer experiences in an industry ripe for disruption.

About the Role

As the Senior Operations Development Manager you’ll report directly to our COO and work cross-functionally with supporting the business unit and Operations Managers in the different areas in setting direction, following up on results and managing change initiatives with impact on the company’s long-term success. This will include:

Operational Efficiency:

  • Analyze current operational processes and identify areas for improvement, cost reduction, and increased productivity.
  • Develop and implement streamlined processes and workflows to optimize daily operations.
  • Monitor and evaluate key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success operational improvements

Structured Problem-Solving:

  • Finding solutions to open-ended questions by building financial models and present cases for decision making, e.g. opening new production centers, new production capacity etc.

Project Management:

  • Leading high-impact, cross-functional and cross-market initiatives, e.g., launching new revenue streams, countries and optimizing production processes

Data-driven analytics & insights:

  • Applying data analysis to collect actionable insights and presenting these to senior management

Continuous improvement: 

  • Contributing to thought leadership, setting a high bar for excellence, finding opportunities for improving on the status quo and facilitating knowledge-transfer of best practices across regions

      We believe that the ideal candidate has:

      We’re looking for a structured and analytical problem solver comfortable with qualitative and quantitative methods, a hypothesis-driven approach and steep learning curve. Apart from self-sufficient and goal-oriented, we believe the right candidate has:

      • A university degree within engineering, business, finance or equivalent
      • Minimum 2 year’s experience from working in a strategy consulting firm
      • Experience from leading cross-functional projects with high business impact, ideally in an e-commerce or production environment
      • Experienced in stakeholder management; able to communicate to all levels within the organization
      • Experience from working independently with data analytics, visualization and financial modeling
      • Proficiency in structured problem solving, building business cases and engaging storytelling
      • Fluent in English and Swedish

        It is very meritorious if you have experience from working in a production role in a scaleup with a complex supply chain and operational processes similar to Carla’s.

        What is in it for you?

        Most of all, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for a category-defining company, with great values, and a business model that doesn't talk about sustainability - but rather uses sustainability as its foundation.

        Apart from that, we offer:

        • A career-defining role at an early-stage startup and an opportunity to grow and learn from knowledgeable co-workers
        • We’re a scale-up, which means we work smarter, not harder. Life-work balance still plays a vital role in creating long-lasting productivity and output
        • A workplace that believes strength is found in diversity. We hire people regardless of background, education, experience, or gender
        • Market competitive salary and stock option program

          We’re fast, both in terms of car delivery and when it comes to growing our business. We have no plans to stop anytime soon; hopefully, this is where you come in!

          Perks and benefits

          This job comes with several perks and benefits

          Flexible working hours
          Flexible working hours

          Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

          Free coffee / tea
          Free coffee / tea

          Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

          Skill development
          Skill development

          We want to take you from good to great.

          Remote work allowed
          Remote work allowed

          You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

          Central office
          Central office

          Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

          Equity package
          Equity package

          Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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          Working at

          We are passionate about creating the most simple, safe and convenient way to buy or lease an electrified vehicle online. Our desire is to make life radically easier for consumers making the second biggest financial decision in life while also contributing to a more sustainable mobility. Carla was founded in 2020, with strong VC backing.

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