Huriot — Global Program Manager Drive to Zero - Remote USA at CALSTART

Global Program Manager Drive to Zero - Remote USA


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Role Details

CALSTART has an immediate opening for a highly motivated person who is passionate about improving air quality and combatting climate change globally. Our Global Program Manager will work on our Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero program (, and will lead Drive to Zero's partner recruitment and engagement, infrastructure work, and Drive to Zero activities in key regions. Drive to Zero aims to accelerate the growth of global zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (ZE-MHDVs), with the vision that ZE technology be commercially viable and cost effective in first-success applications (referred to as “beachhead” segments) and first-mover regions by 2025 and dominate new vehicle sales worldwide by 2040. The program has gained incredible momentum since its initial launch in Sep/18, and currently counts on more than 180 pledge partners worldwide, and several strategic regional and global partnerships. The Global Program Manager will work to enable 30% sales of new ZE-MHDVs by 2030 and 100% by 2040, consistent with the ambition of the Global Memorandum of Understanding ( (MOU) on ZE-MHDVs, announced at COP26 and coordinated by CALSTART/Drive to Zero and the Netherlands.

This position will be remote and based in the United States.

Additionally, the Global Program Manager will:

  • Lead Drive to Zero's partner recruitment and engagement: define strategic recruitment and engagement priorities; engage with potential and current partners; coordinate new partner onboarding; and develop knowledge products and communications materials to advance partner engagement (e.g., newsletters, surveys).

  • Lead Drive to Zero's infrastructure work: establish and manage a regular and structured global information sharing platform between California and other world ZECV stakeholders, with a primary focus on Global Drive to Zero Pledge partners; capture, disseminate and discuss infrastructure planning and implementation lessons pulling from the reports and lessons from California (HVIP, EnergIIZE, etc) and other world leaders; and assemble and publish lessons and findings and make available to share to world stakeholders.

  • Lead Drive to Zero activities in key regions: develop strategy and workplan; manage partnerships with government and industry stakeholders, and advise key stakeholders on policies, incentives, infrastructure investments, and pilot projects to advance the commercialization of ZECVs; manage and write strong technical reports and briefings; oversee and develop quantitative and qualitative analyses; and coordinate events and supporting business development opportunities.

  • Support and advance all aspects of program coordination, including strategic planning, fundraising, building, and managing relationships with strategic implementation partners, coordinating program-related events and communications, and overseeing knowledge products.


We are a nationally and internationally recognized clean transportation industry organization with offices in multiple states. With more than 30 years of experience, we work with both public and private sectors to break down barriers to innovation and drive the transportation industry to a clean and prosperous future.

We work with these member companies and the broader industry, including fleets, manufacturers, public agencies, and fuel providers, to advance the clean transportation industry. Our work is organized into the major initiative areas; cars, buses, trucks (and off-road vehicles), fuels, and mobility. We advance each of these sectors by supporting technology development, assessing, and validating new technologies and products, accelerating market growth by supporting clean vehicle incentive programs, providing policy guidance and implementation, and giving value-added services to our member organizations. We believe now is our time, and we are planning for growth. If you want a career where you are making a real impact and benefiting both society and the environment, you should consider coming to work with us!


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental sciences, economics, or related disciplines preferred, or comparable work experience.

  • 5 years of relevant work experience with a strong background and proven knowledge of clean transportation policies and technologies

  • English fluency

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant industry analysis, modeling, and simulation tools.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree in engineering, environmental sciences, economics, or related disciplines preferred, or comparable work experience

  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated understanding and experience with policies, incentives, infrastructure investments, and projects to advance ZECVs (e.g., battery-electric and fuel cell trucks and buses, and related infrastructure)

  • Language proficiency in a second language a plus

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary based upon experience

  • Performance-based growth opportunities

  • Competitive company-paid health plan that includes dental and vision care

  • Retirement plan with a generous company contribution

  • Employee Incentive Program (bonus) yearly based on performance

  • Employee Wellness Program that includes on-demand fitness and mindfulness classes

  • Telecommuting and flexible work hours as appropriate

  • Rewards for alternative commuting to and from work

  • Committed to employee growth and development

If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply! For qualified candidates, please apply online with your resume and cover letter at (

CALSTART includes the complete salary range amount (minimum to maximum) of the job level of the job announced. We determine pay based on education, experience, internal equity, and any other factors relevant to the job. Pay for this role will typically be from $95.000.00 to $104,000.00 per year.

CALSTART, Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and one that celebrates diversity in all forms. 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. This applies to any terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruiting, hiring, transferring, training, pay, incentives, benefits, discipline, promotion, lay-offs, and termination. Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

CALSTART provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 11, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Remote, California
  • Salary: negotiable
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