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BESS Program Manager

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
Market Strategy

Job description

The position

Sympower is looking for a talented BESS Program Manager to join Sympower’s Market Strategy team. Our headquarters are in Amsterdam, but there is the option of working remotely with flexibility regarding location.

What’s in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values based culture where everyone feels that they belong, and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 paid holiday days per year

  • Remote office budget

  • Working from home allowance

  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs)

  • Paid volunteer days

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

What you will do

BESS (battery energy storage systems) has been recognized as a strategic segment for growth for Sympower in the coming years. Given the projected influx of BESS projects across Europe and the substantial impact they are expected to have on flexibility and energy markets, Sympower is working to refine our value proposition and offering towards BESS customers and to grow the share of BESS on our portfolios.

The BESS Program Manager responsibilities will be a blend of the 3 types of activities sketched below with a focus changing over time depending on the needs:

  1. Develop BESS business case model & contribute to building the BESS portfolio
    1. Lead the modelling of the BESS business case and revenue stack across key target markets

    2. Partner with the Commercial team to design creative deals directly with potential BESS customers to build Sympower’s BESS portfolio

    3. Support in deal review processes including approvals by leadership team and supervisory board

  2. Lead strategic analyses to drive decision making and refine the BESS strategy
    1. Identify and execute analyses to refine BESS strategy - e.g. geo footprint, pricing, customer segments, long term differentiation, etc.

    2. Contribute to BESS strategic reviews and updates to the leadership team and supervisory board

    3. Deliver insights (e.g. market trends) to inform our product strategy

    4. Partner with Corp Development to explore partnerships and merger & acquisition options across the BESS ecosystem

  3. Project manage BESS strategic deals: from signature to delivery

Job requirements

What you will need

  • 5 years+ relevant experience such as technical project manager, strategy consultant and/or energy analyst roles

  • Knowledge of energy & electricity markets and/or regulatory frameworks, emphasising energy market flexibility products, energy trading is a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills, proficient in financial assessments and commercial analyses using tools like Excel with Python coding a plus

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently

  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools and stakeholders management

  • Strategically oriented mindset

  • Hands-on, motivated by speed and execution

  • Interest in working with a mission and values driven organisation, with a passion for participating in the Energy transition

Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video!

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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