Director of Medium and Heavy Duty Zero Emission Transportation Program Development

Los Angeles, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

$117,260.00 - $140,712.00 per year

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Job Info

About Us:

For over 30 years, it's been CALSTART's mission to develop, assess, and implement large-scale, zero-emission transportation solutions to mitigate climate change and support economic growth. CALSTART works with businesses, organizations, governments, and communities to create real-life impact toward clean air and equitable access to clean transportation for all. CALSTART provides scientific, technical and policy support for regulatory development and clean technology and infrastructure acceleration.

About The Role:

We are seeking an innovative and experienced Director of Medium and Heavy Duty (MHD) Zero Emission Transportation Program Development. The Director will play a crucial role in shaping and driving the strategic vision for MHD zero-emission transportation initiatives, working closely with the VP of Trucks, Off-road & Marketing. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of MHD transportation systems, robust program management skills, and a passion for environmental sustainability.

This role reports into the Vice President, Trucks & Off Road.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for, but not limited to:
Strategic Leadership:
  • Develop and lead the strategic direction for MHD zero-emission transportation programs.
  • Identify and capitalize on emerging trends and opportunities in the MHD zero-emission sector.
  • Work collaboratively with the VP and senior leadership to align program goals with CALSTART's mission and objectives.
Program Development and Implementation:
  • Design, develop, and oversee the implementation of innovative MHD zero-emission transportation programs.
  • Secure funding through grants, partnerships, and other financial opportunities to support program initiatives.
  • Establish comprehensive project plans, including goals, deliverables, timelines, and budgets.
Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders, including industry partners, government agencies, and community organizations.
  • Facilitate collaborations and partnerships to advance MHD zero-emission transportation goals.
  • Represent CALSTART at industry events, forums, and conferences.
Policy Advocacy and Research:
  • Conduct in-depth research on MHD zero-emission transportation technologies, market trends, and regulatory landscapes.
  • Advocate for favorable policies and regulations to support the adoption of MHD zero-emission vehicles and infrastructure.
  • Develop policy recommendations, white papers, and position statements.
Communication and Outreach:
  • Lead communication efforts to promote the benefits and advancements of MHD zero-emission transportation.
  • Prepare and disseminate reports, case studies, and other educational materials.
  • Engage with media and contribute to public relations activities to enhance program visibility.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Establish metrics and evaluation frameworks to monitor program performance and impact.
  • Ensure continuous improvement through regular program reviews and feedback.
  • Prepare detailed reports on program outcomes and financial status for internal and external stakeholders.

What You'll Bring To The Table:
  • Master's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Public Policy, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in program development and management, with a focus on transportation or environmental sectors.
  • Extensive knowledge of MHD transportation systems, zero-emission technologies, and related policies.
  • Demonstrated success in securing funding and managing large-scale projects.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Commitment to environmental sustainability and clean transportation innovation.

Additional Details:
  • This position requires travel to attend meetings, conferences, and site visits as needed.

$117,260 - $140,712 a year

CALSTART values transparency and strives to provide as much information regarding compensation as possible. The complete salary range for this role is $117,260 -$140,712. We determine pay based on several factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, qualifications, experience, education, internal equity and other factors relevant to the job.

We understand that not everyone will match the above qualifications 100%. If your background isn't perfectly aligned but you feel you would be a great addition to the team, we'd love to hear from you.

We're a tight-knit team of world-class innovators, business minds, and change agents who believe passionately in our mission and put our team ahead of self. We are committed to the continued development and growth of our employees and invest in your success!

We care about your personal well being as much as your professional success and offer generous benefits to full time employees including: 100% company paid comprehensive health benefits for Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Retirement plan with generous company contributions, FSA for Health and Dependent Care, 3 weeks of vacation time in the first year of employment, 11 paid company holidays, paid sick time, paid family leave, and more!

Our inclusive environment focuses on making decisions based on merit without regard to race, color, hair texture, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, LGBTQIA+ status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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