Commercial Director of Electricity Business Sweden

Stockholm (Solna)
Soort Contract

Do you want to join our agile transformation?

This role – traditionally called Commercial Director Sweden– has been adapted to our agile way of working and is actually called “Senior Product Owner Electricity Sweden”.  Regardless of name, this role is commercially responsible for Vattenfall’s consumer and small business customers in Sweden. We are the market leader. Our Purpose is to Power Climate Smarter Living. Do you like that? Come join us!

Vattenfall Consumer Sales Nordic is accelerating towards a future with the connected energy landscape, new solutions, empowered digital customers and disruptive competitors. We have very high ambitions going forward and will continue to be a leader through innovation, customer focused solutions and signature customer experiences.

We recently implemented an agile structure, governance and way of working - a major shift in becoming even more fleet-footed and to put the customer in the center of everything we do.  The Consumer Sales Management team’s main focus is to lead the business and for this we have identified four key areas: electricity, solutions, customer experience and customer insights. Direct focus of this role is to lead business but also indirectly lead people.

Vattenfall is now looking for the right person to fill the position as Senior Product Owner of Electricity Business Sweden

You will become a member of the Consumer Sales Nordic Management Team and report to the Vice President of Consumer Sales Nordic. In this role, you will be one of our key contributors in shaping the future for Vattenfall and our customers.

As Senior Product Owner Electricity Business Sweden you will have full commercial responsibility for our electricity business in Sweden for the customer segments Private and SME. This includes:

•Being responsible for overall profitability for electricity  portfolio in Sweden including new customer acquisition, churn and  pricing etc.
•Supporting and challenging our cross-functional operational teams  (customer programs) to develop the customer journeys in terms of  customer experience, Vattenfall value, operational efficiency and  journey inflow.
•Driving strategy development and excellence for topics related to  electricity business.
•Developing market plan and budget including responsibility for  profit and loss.
•Identifying and prioritizing product development needs within the electricity area.
•Contributing to solution business.
•Being an escalation point for customer issues.
•Handling queries from media.

We are looking for a Senior Product Owner Electricity Business Sweden who has a University degree in e.g. Business administration or equal, several years of proven business leadership experience including profit and loss responsibility. Change management is something that comes natural to you and experience in agile way of working is desirable. In addition, the following qualifications are important for this position:

•Excellent and proven track record as a business leader in challenging environments.
•Very good business sense in balancing short and long-term targets.
•Experience of working in large international organizations.
•Fluent in Swedish and English (both written and oral).

Your personal characteristics
You have strong, proven business leadership skills and a drive for results. You possess the ability to think strategically, see the big picture as well as fully understand operational challenges. You are proactive, driven and open to change. You use your strong interpersonal skills to build trustworthy relationships and effective interfaces. As a leader you are clear, visible and courageous, not afraid to challenge. To work in an agile culture is rewarding but also put additional demands on you – can you empower the teams and steer without micro-managing?

The location of this position is Solna, Stockholm.

Process and time line
Welcome with your application with CV and cover letter via the link below, no later than 1st of April. Interviews are planned for 17th of April. An assessment will be part of the recruitment process.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation

We look forward to your application!

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Vice President of Consumer Sales Nordic, Jonas Stenbeck, +46 70 309 74 09. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact the recruiter for this position: Daniel Ruja, +46 76 103 29 96.

Trade union representatives in Sweden, to be contacted through Vattenfall´s switchboard, +46 8 739 50 00: Per Svensson (Akademikerna), Kenneth Lindkvist (Unionen), Christian Eriksson (Ledarna) och Ronny Ekwall (SEKO).

BU Consumer Sales currently operate in Sweden and Finland in the consumer and small & medium business markets.  By offering an excellent customer experience through first class customer journeys and propositions,  the unit enables Vattenfall to take a leading position on the Nordic market. The task is to grow customer base and increase the short- and long term profitability by bringing the potential of Vattenfall’s total products, services and knowledge as relevant offers to the customers with increased speed and flexibility.

Within BA Customers & Solutions the customer comes first. The employees strive to deliver the best customer experience and provide relevant offers and services to the customers. With over six million customers, Business Area Customers & Solutions is responsible for the sales of solutions and energy contracts to private and business customers in Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. The Business Area is also responsible for Feenstra as well as the Customer Service in Germany and in the Netherlands.