Senior Sales Director South of Europe

3 months ago
Full time role



Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

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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 >150 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.

Learn more about us in this video!

The position:

We are looking for a Senior Sales Director South of Europe to join our team! Do you have valuable competencies in business environments and want to become part of a growing mission-driven company? Learn more about our team in this video!

Join us in accelerating the energy transition!

What you’ll do:

You will be heading the South European Team (30% of your time) and act as a Senior Sales Director in Spain (70% of your time). The South European Team consists of 4 senior Business Development Directors for Spain, Greece, Israel and Italy.

South European Team Lead responsibilities as:

  • Motivate the team to perform & provide recognition for their accomplishments

  • Define team targets & implement a timeline for achievement

  • Conduct coaching conversations about development, performance and engagement with the team members

  • Flag any issues and proactively discuss resolution in order to keep employees engaged and to retain internal talent

  • Leverage synergies between the countries and create a regional strategy for South Europe

Senior Sales Director in Spain

  • You will be working with current partners (e.g. energy utilities) and searching for new customers, and acting as the commercial representative of Sympower in Spain

  • You will be responsible for the full sales cycle: from first contact with the counterpartners until the handover to implementation

  • You will be responsible for defining the overall Sales Strategy for Spain together with the Business Development Manager in Spain.

  • Present Sympower successfully to leads, partners and other stakeholders

  • Be proactive in new advancements in our industry and advise Sympower on new product development

What you'll need:

  • Educational background in energy, engineering and/or business

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the energy domain

  • Strong leadership & people skills

  • Ability to build long-term partnerships with a strong sales track record

  • Excellent communication skills in Spanish and English, verbal and written

  • Comfortable in an international, fast-paced, scale-up environment

  • Eager to take initiative and ownership

  • You are based in Spain, preferably around Madrid, as part of our international commercial team

Good to have skills

  • Knowledge of flexibility solutions in electricity domain

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Experience in consultative selling

  • Alignment with our mission of contributing to the energy transition

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 multiple cities

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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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Sympower partners with leading industry players to shape a net-zero future. We unlock revenue streams and stabilise grids by maximising ...

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