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Operations Specialist (Dutch speaker)

  • Netherlands

Job description

The Company - Milence.

The transition to a sustainable and fossil free road transport across Europe is possible. We accelerate this transition by building and managing a reliable, high-performance charging network that you can trust. Our charging stations are designed to provide the best rest and recharge experience.

We achieve it with the right people and innovative ideas. People, who are ready to support and accelerate the future of clean road transport in Europe in an approachable way. As a fast-growing company, we want to build diverse teams that embrace the possibilities of a progressive and sustainable future, with reliability at its core.

While our main offices are in the Netherlands, we are not letting this stop us from working with the best talent across Europe. Our goal is to make a real difference not only within Europe but also on a global scale. After all, we have only one world.

Department - Reliability 

Reliability is the cornerstone of accelerating the shift to electric transportation. Only by being extremely reliable can we guarantee seamless charging at Milence. Our Technology specialists focus on R&D, charging, energy storage, and (cyber)security. The Digital Factory is responsible for managing the entire lifecycle of digital products and services, ensuring their alignment with the latest technological advancements. Our Data experts ensure data quality, governance, insights, analytics and reporting. They facilitate charging sessions, network planning, and real-time reservations. Our Network Operations Centre (NOC) is the central hub of on-site operations, monitoring site activity and maintenance. Our Operations team establishes and runs our service partner network for operational works on our charging hubs. Asset Management, supported by site engineers, is responsible for pro-active maintenance and investment decisions. They manage the assets of charging infrastructure, security solutions, power distribution, and facilities. The collaboration among our teams fosters cross-functional synergy, ensuring we provide the best rest and recharge experience.

The Job 

As Operations Specialist, you will be responsible for establishing service partners contracts for Milence charging sites across Europe.

You are a part of the Operations team with a regional focus. You will proactively identify, engage and secure 3rd party service operations partners at Milence secure charging sites across Europe. You will manage the end-to-end lifecycle process of contracts with 3rd party suppliers and service providers. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders such as Finance, Operations, Technology, Digital Factory and Legal departments.

To ensure the creation and efficient management of 3rd party partners you will be;

  • Identifying and engaging 3rd party service partners and manage the contracting process through to execution of the work including suppliers for facilities, maintenance, security etc
  • Developing and implementing procedures for contract management. Creating and maintaining relationships with suppliers, managing all topics concerning contracts.
  • Ensuring all works completed meets agreed standards
  • Monitoring quality and performance of the 3rd party service partners across all Milence sites, acting as point of contact for all parties included in the contracts.
  • Drafting, evaluate, negotiate and execute a wide variety of contracts covering a range of transactions. Proactively resolving any contract-related issues.
  • Maintaining records for correspondence and documentation in relation to established contracts and those in progress.
  • Communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related topics. Collaborate with department leaders to set budgets and determine timelines

Job requirements

What we are looking for

  • The ideal candidate brings 5-10 years background in contract management with an understanding of contract structures and terms.
  • You will have previous experience in identifying and negotiating with 3rd party service providers within operations for EV Charging, construction, utilities or similar industries.
  • Bachelors Degree in Economics, Business administration, or similar field
  • You have a strong track record of onboarding reliable 3rd party service providers and ensuring quality results.
  • Strong in quality control with great attention to detail
  • Experience operating at local country and regional preferably.
  • You will have experience in multi-vendor service provision.
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch languages.
  • You align with our mission and values. You embody reliability, sustainability, approachability and progressiveness and you have a fast-paced mindset.
  • You are energetic, positive, and adept at building informal connections with others.
  • Promoting diversity, we encourage applications from candidates with varied backgrounds and perspectives.

What we offer:

  • We offer the opportunity to join us at the unique starting phase of a new company with a real purpose, high aspirations and strong team spirit. You can be there as it begins.
  • You will be part of a high-energy environment in which you can help shape various aspects. You will learn every day and have ample room for personal development and support.
  • We want you to join our company for a career – not for just a job – and support your personal career ambitions in or outside your department.
  • We have flexible (hybrid) working arrangements.

Ready to charge the future?

At Milence, we know that life can go in many directions, and there’s more than one way to be knowledgeable. That’s why we value diversity; regardless of how you got here, if you’re interested in one of our roles, we want to hear from you. In our experience, if you don’t tick every box, you may be wary about applying. Yet, we invite you to apply to drive the innovation and creativity needed to realise our mission.

Come charge the future and apply now! Please submit your resumé in English.


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