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Strategy Manager

Amsterdam, NetherlandsMarket Strategy

Job description

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. We are leading the way in smarter energy solutions for the energy transition.

Founded in 2015, Sympower is now active in twelve countries, with almost two hundred industrial and commercial customers. We are rapidly expanding our operations across Europe, while contributing to a more sustainable energy system.

With over one hundred employees and thirty nationalities represented in our organisation, our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact and acting responsibly for our environment.

In 2022, we raised a total of €25 million to help us transform Europe’s electricity grid at a critical time in the continent’s history. With the support of our investors, we are accelerating the energy transition and bringing our flexibility services to businesses across Europe.
Sympower is a certified B Corp, highlighting our commitment to meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

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The position
Sympower is looking for a talented Strategy Manager to set the strategic direction for Sympower’s next stages of ambitious growth and geographic expansion. The Strategy Manager will lead the Strategy team of 2 within Sympower, and reports to the Head of Market Strategy. This role is intended to be based out of our Amsterdam office, but with flexibility on exact location within the Netherlands.  Join us in accelerating the energy transition!

What you will do

The Strategy Manager will lead a Strategy group within Sympower that is responsible for:

  • Drafting and updating Sympower’s strategy and strategic narrative

  • Conducting analyses and reviewing market trends to drive decision making on key strategic and operational topics

  • Developing Sympower’s positioning on key issues and providing thought leadership to support Sympower’s leadership team 

  • Translating business strategy into multi year business plan with operational targets

  • Defining Sympower’s country expansion strategy and market entry plays

  • Developing Sympower’s network of external partners and stakeholders, and representing Sympower in panels, conventions and talks

  • And more!

Job requirements

What you will need

  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience in a strategic, leadership advisory or operations focused position

  • 2+ years of experience at top tier management consulting firm

  • Strong people leadership skills, with ability to inspire and motivate a talented team

  • Interest in being hands-on with strategy, creating content and driving impact

  • Comfortable in ambiguity and able to creatively find solutions (e.g. for data scarcity)

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

  • Fluent in English and other languages are nice to have

Beneficial Skills

  • Knowledge of the European energy and flexibility markets a big plus!

What are the benefits

  • Impactful work - the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change

  • Competitive market salary

  • Stock Appreciation Rights Plan

  • 30 paid holiday days per year (based on full time)

  • Paid volunteering days

  • Mental well-being support

  • Flexible work (office, remote and hybrid work)

  • Remote office budget and working from home allowance

  • Professional development and training

  • International and fast-paced environment

  • Social and team events

  • Centrally located offices in Amsterdam

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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