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Customer Program Manager - Grid

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

The energy system is under a huge transformation to handle a more complex power distribution as a result of renewable integration and sector electrification. Energy Storage is a key technology solving the arising challenges and will be part of one of the most extensive and disruptive power system transformations in modern time. Northvolt aims to become the leading battery partner for the European power industry and set new benchmarks for sustainability and CO2 footprint.

As a Customer Program Manager for grid applications you have the full financial, technical and executional responsibly for long term Energy Storage battery programs. You are managing the technical, timing, financial and staffing elements of the program while being the primary interface between the customer and the internal engineering, operations and management teams.

We believe you have a solid background in managing programs in a power system or industrial context and projects in cross functional organizations, maybe at an OEM supplier to the power industry. You have a profound knowledge and interest in technology as well as business talent. As a person you are a structured leader that love to execute plans and meet ambitious targets.

You will be part of the Business Development Grid team and drive the Grid program across all company verticals in order to deliver superior products and solutions to our customers. The role reports to our Director of Business Development Grid.

You will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and travel on a regular basis to our customers throughout Europe.

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

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Skills & Requirements


  • MSc engineering
  • +7 years leadership experience from complex cross functional project/program management, preferably from the power industry
  • Successful history of working with both technical teams as well as senior management and purchasing
  • Familiarity with Industrial Development Processes
  • Knowledge of battery industry is an advantage
  • Startup and growth company experience is an advantage

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills in both technical and business environments
  • Swedish and German language skills are valued but not a firm requirement
  • 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

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

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.

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!

Anton Ekeström | Hiring Manager

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