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Senior Renewable Energy Sourcing Expert

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Senior Renewable Energy Sourcing Expert to join our passionate Sustainability & Environment team in Stockholm.

Northvolt was founded with the mission to create the world’s greenest battery. We are here to make a resounding contribution to the electrification of transport, energy networks and industry in order to combat climate change. Fulfilling this mission requires working in a visionary and proactive way to drive the highest standards of sustainability across the entire battery value chain. When joining our team, you will play an important part in our start-up journey, as we are gearing up to become the leading European manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries.

About the job

We are looking for a Senior Renewable Energy Sourcing Expert with a passion for renewable energy and developing innovative contracting solutions. You will be responsible for leading the further development and execution of Northvolt’s energy sourcing strategy, ensuring that we are delivering on our promise to produce our batteries with 100% renewable energy. This includes a holistic responsibility for the origination, negotiation and execution of energy sourcing agreements, portfolio management, and reporting. You will be reporting to our Head of Sustainability.

We believe that you have 8+ years experience in wholesale energy market agreement origination and energy agreement management, including renewable energy power purchase agreements. Ideally, you have experience in energy sourcing from an industrial company or other private sector actor.

About the team

Northvolt’s Sustainability & Environment team today consists of 12 professionals committed to defining, operationalizing and enforcing sustainability requirements and roadmaps for the organization to deliver on our mission of World’s Greenest Battery. This includes e.g. supply chain sustainability, environmental projects, environmental permitting, setting standards for Northvolt Green Factories, chemical compliance, sustainability impact assessments and roadmaps, and reporting and policy advocacy.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Global responsibility of renewable energy sourcing across Northvolt's footprint

  • Further development and operationalization of Northvolt’s energy sourcing strategy across Northvolt’s factory footprint, including sourcing of electricity, heating & cooling and energy storage

  • Assisting in factory site selection evaluation and supplier localizations

  • Negotiating and structuring energy transactions that support Northvolt’s commitment to powering our operations with 100% renewable energy

  • Management and reporting of Northvolt’s overall energy contract portfolio & hedging strategies

  • Working closely together with colleagues in the Sustainability & Environment team, Finance, Purchasing, Strategy, and factory organizations

Personal success factors:

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You have a passion for sustainability and the mission of driving the low-carbon transition forward. You enjoy working cross-functionally and dynamically across the organization. You will in this position get the chance to have a real impact on our vision of enabling the future of energy, and see the results of your work first-hand. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humour.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team.  We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. 

Full time employment, fixed salary. 
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years experience in wholesale energy market agreement origination and energy agreement management, including renewable energy power purchase agreements
  • Experience in energy sourcing from an industrial company, other private sector actor or consultancy is a big plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and cross-functionally, as well as independently
  • Flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on challenges, grit and a sense of humour
  • Passionate about sustainability performance
  • Excellent English, both written and oral skills

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.

Julia Glasfors | Contact Person

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