Business Development Director – Italy


Job Ref: #138


You will be based in Italy as part of our international commercial team

  • You are passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology and align the local requirements to our product team
  • You will be working with partners (e.g. energy consultants), discovering local opportunities, engaging with stakeholders, and acting as the commercial representative of Sympower in Italy.
  • You will roll out a go-to-market strategy to successfully develop partnerships (and customer relations) in the energy domain.
  • You will be responsible for the full business development cycle: from first contact with the counter partners until the handover to implementation
  • You love to build new relationships and close deals that benefit both Sympower and your partner.


What you’ll do

  • Develop partnerships of Sympower in Italy.
  • Develop and launch a go to market strategy for Sympower in Italy (partners, proposition, business case)
  • Business development: jointly with our engineers and analysts, you will set up technical and financial cases for our customers
  • Present Sympower successfully to leads, partners and other stakeholders
  • Work closely with partners and build strong relationships
  • Prepare a smooth hand-over to implementation engineers
  • Be in close contact and lobby if needed with the TSO in Italy
  • Become an expert in the wholesale and balancing markets
  • Be proactive in new advancements in our industry and advise Sympower on new product development
  • Building relationships with new commercial partners in highly dynamic market segments such as energy storage, smart buildings and appliances


What you’ll need:

  • Educational background in energy, engineering and/or business
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in the energy domain
  • Fluent English, verbal and written
  • Fluent in Italian
  • Strong people skills & ability to build long-term partnerships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid EU residence permit
  • Comfortable in an international, fast-paced, scale-up environment
  • Eager to take initiative and ownership
  • Availability on a full time basis
  • Availability to travel (within and outside of Italy)


Beneficial skills

  • Knowledge of flexibility solutions in electricity domain
  • Experience in consultative selling
  • Alignment with our mission of contributing to the energy transition



  • Impactful work – you have the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change
  • Competitive market salary
  • International and fast-paced environment
  • Social events
  • Challenging international role with lots of opportunities for personal growth
  • Opportunities for professional development through training and mentoring
  • Flexible working hours and remote work
  • Offices in the center of Amsterdam, Turku, Tartu, Stockholm, and Athens

Sympower is an international cleantech scale-up with offices in 5 different countries and 26 different nationalities. Sympower was founded in 2015, driven by the mission of shaping an intelligent and green power system via advanced flexibility software solutions that enhance the value of energy assets. 

We are looking for a Business Development Director in Italy to join our international team! Do you have valuable competencies in business environments and want to become part of a growing mission-driven company? This is a full-time position with flexibility in the exact location within Italy. 

Join us in accelerating the energy transition and kick-start Sympower’s business in Italy.

Apply Now:

Iftab Hussain

Reach out to  Iftab Hussain

Senior Headhunter

+44 1908 929 929

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