Business Development Director


Job Ref: #276

Energy Efficiency, Energy, Power and Renewables

Cleantech, Energy & Renewables

Sympower is now looking for a Business Development Director for the Netherlands. In this position, you will play an important role in Sympower’s international Commercial team, take care of the existing clients and partners as well as establish important relationships with new ones.

If you want to work in a mission-driven and growing company and be part of accelerating the energy transition, this is your place.


• Searching for new business opportunities and acting as the commercial representative of Sympower in the Netherlands.
• Being responsible for the full sales cycle: from first contact with the counterpartners until the handover to implementation.
• Business development: together with our engineers and analysts, you will set up technical and financial cases for our customers.
• Present Sympower successfully to potential clients, partners, and other stakeholders.
• Work closely with partners and clients and build strong relationships.
• Prepare a smooth hand-over to implementation engineers.
• Be proactive in new advancements in our industry and advise Sympower on new product development.


Background & Requirements
• Educational background in energy, engineering and/or business.
• Minimum 5 years of experience working in the energy domain, preferably in the electricity market.
• Strong technical understanding. Prior knowledge in flexibility solutions and/or demand response is an advantage.
• Experience in sales and business development, ideally in consultative selling.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English.
• Strong people skills & ability to build long-term partnerships.
• Comfortable in an international, fast-paced, scale-up environment.
• A willingness to take initiative and ownership.

Sympower is an international cleantech scale-up active in 10 countries and around 30 nationalities are represented in the organisation. The company was founded in 2015, driven by the mission of shaping an intelligent green power system via advanced flexibility software solutions that enhance the value of energy assets.

Sympower is growing fast and has been recognised as one of the eleven scale-ups selected for the Techleap Rise programme, featuring tech scale-ups which are contributing to flattening the climate curve. Our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact, and acting responsibly with our environment.

Sympower is part of the B Corp community. The B Corp label certifies that we meet very high standards for social and environmental performance.

What Sympower can offer
• 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
• Flexible work (office, remote and hybrid work)
• Remote office budget and working-from-home allowance
• Professional development and training
• Social and team events
• Centrally located offices in multiple cities

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Katri Rinta-Harri

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Senior Headhunter

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