We need to strengthen our team with a business developer within Energy and Mobility who will contribute to Skellefteå's work to develop within the green transition.


The Skellefteå region is currently one of Sweden's most exciting growth regions with a focus on sustainability, accelerating the energy transition and electrification process, and promoting and embedding innovative work. One of the largest Swedish industrial investments in modern times is taking place here, placing Skellefteå and northern Sweden at  the center of Europe's green transition.

Skellefteå Science City is the development and innovation company of Skellefteå municipality with the mission  of accelerating innovation for growth and the green transition. The company creates industry development in energy, e-mobility, games and AI, by running innovation projects, clusters and accelerator programs.

The company also sets  structures for innovation at a system level, develops innovation environments, contributes to increasing the innovation capacity of businesses,  showcases Skellefteå as an innovative place, and works to attract establishments, competence and capital to Skellefteå.


You will be part of a team that runs several development projects in energy and e-mobility to position the region in the most exciting era of ​​our time; the development of innovations and business models that support the green transition.

As a business developer, you work with different national and international projects. Your role is to provide support for business development in various ways to increase the innovative power of the region's small and medium-sized companies and create cooperation between SMEs, research actors and large companies. The position requires a great deal of independence, strategic and financial thinking as well as good cooperation skills.

The activities often take place in collaboration with other actors and the core of your work is to involve key actors in the industry, R&D, and the public sector. To facilitate this collaboration, the candidate should be prepared for regular travel. You will have a great opportunity to influence how your work will look.

Your main duties will be:

  • Identify business opportunities for SMEs
  • Develop business models and testbeds
  • Matchmaking between SMEs and large companies
  • Arrange meetings, conferences, workshops
  • Develop collaborations and networks.
  • Project management and project administration



You have an academic degree in a relevant field, alternatively other education in combination with experience that is considered equivalent and transferable. You have an advanced ability to express yourself verbally and in writing in Swedish and English. It is advantageous if you have knowledge of business models, financing, and internationalization, as well as experience with externally financed projects.


At least 5 years of relevant experience as a business developer or consultant is desirable. Great emphasis is placed on personal suitability. International experience is advantageous.


We are looking for you who is an experienced business developer with a great understanding of the company's needs and situation and who wants to contribute to the sustainable transition. You are a driven, self-motivated, and proactive person with great social skills and a good ability to build networks. You are passionate about driving development together with others and adapt easily to new situations. You have a can-do attitude, you're prestigeless and responsible, and you get to grips with things that need to be done. You have the ability to inspire, challenge and bring other people along.


You will have the opportunity to be part of Skellefteå's development and the green transition. You will be part of a creative, fast-paced team that wants to move forward. We sit in the newly opened Skellefteå Science Park on Campus together with other companies. You have a great opportunity to influence your work and where you do it.


The position is a permanent position, with a 6-month probationary period.
Location: Skellefteå.
Deadline for applications: January 30, but we are interviewing and hiring continuously, so submit your application today.

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Anna Mård, CEO,

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