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Business Development Director - Automotive

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

The electrification or cars, trucks and busses is one of the most extensive and disruptive industry transformations ever. Northvolt leads this change and aims to become the leading battery partner for the European automotive industry and set new benchmarks for sustainability and CO2 footprint.

As a Director Business Development Automotive you get the opportunity to drive this transformation and make a direct impact on the future of the industry.

Together with your future team of Key Account Managers and Business Developers you are responsible for all short and long-term activities at our customers.

We believe you have a solid background in leadership, business development as well as project management in the automotive industry, maybe at a Tier 1 supplier. You are skilled at selling complex technical solutions and building lasting relationships with both engineering as well as senior management.

You are an inspiring leader that motivates the team and knows to delegate but at the same time loves to be operational. You will, for a foreseeable period of time, be very operational and have several own customer accounts as well.

You will be part of the Automotive Business Unit and work closely with both our Project, Operations and R&D teams. The role reports to our VP Automotive & Foundry.

You will divide your time between our offices in Stockholm and Västerås and travel on a regular basis to our customers in Europe.

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

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • MSc
  • +10 years of experience, incl leadership, from complex sales and project management, preferably from the Automotive industry
  • Successful history of working with senior management, purchasing as well as technical teams
  • Knowledge of battery industry is desirable
  • Startup and growth company experience is a major advantage

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English at least good German written and oral communication skills in both technical and business environments
  • 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!


Christofer Haux | Hiring Manager

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