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Business Development Manager

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

Electric power will replace the combustion engine in most industrial applications. We are looking for a Business Development Manager to play a major role in this transition throughout Europe.

Key Industrial markets include agriculture, aviation, construction, marine, mining and rail. As Business Development Manager you, as part of the Industrial BD team will electrify these markets.

We believe you have a solid background in European industrial sales and business development. You are skilled at navigating in both commercial and technical domains and have a track record of successfully creating new business and developing long term business relationships.

You will be part of the Business Development team and work closely with both our Business Engineering, Battery Systems and R&D teams to sell and deliver superior products and solutions to our customers. You will report to our Director of Business Development - Industrial.

You will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and travel on a weekly basis to your customers in Europe.

Apply with cover letter and CV or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Education & experience

  • MSc
  • 7 years of experience from European industry – sales, purchasing and/or engineering
  • Successful history of working with mid and senior level technical teams, purchasing and management
  • Knowledge of battery industry and solutions is desirable
  • Startup and growth company experience is a major advantage

Specific Skills & abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills in both technical and business environments (Fluency in also German, French and/or Italian is an added bonus)
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressure multi-cultural environment
  • Thrive working within tight deadlines and excellent at time management
  • Have plenty of grit, a can-do attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, a great eye for quality, a sense of humor and a curious mind
  • Is friendly, passionate & purpose driven

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 was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Mikael Thorslund | Hiring Manager

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