Key Account Manager with experience in the electricity market
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Manager
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Company description

Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain. There are approximately 21,000 employees within the Vattenfall Group. We have been electrifying industries, delivering energy to homes and transforming life through innovation for over a hundred years. We now want to make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Job description

Do you want to join and strengthen our sales organization, with customer and business responsibility for Vattenfall's energy-intensive business customers?

Vattenfall Business Sales Nordic is looking for a Key Account Manager with sales, customer and business responsibility for Vattenfall's large electricity-intensive business customers in the area of ​​electricity trading with closely related services. The customer segment Energy Intensive Clients includes the largest users of electricity and can be found in traditional basic industry, data centers and emerging new electricity-intensive industry. For the electricity-intensive customers, electricity constitutes a large part of the cost base and is therefore of strategic importance in both the short and long term.

Are you our next Key Account Manager?

As a Key Account Manager at Business Sales Nordic, you will have overall customer and business responsibility for the business that is carried out with the customers that you are responsible for and that you develop in your customer portfolio. For larger and more complex customers, you form a customer team that you lead, motivate and support through to good deals. The role gives you great opportunities to use your knowledge, experience and creativity to find business solutions with the greatest customer benefit and profitability for both the customer and Vattenfall.

Requirements specification

Who are you?

We are looking for you who is results-oriented, can and wants to do business, and who enjoys building long-term business relationships. A requirement is to have a good understanding of the electricity market and have worked in connection with the electricity market in the past, at least 5 years. You likely have work experience in B2B sales, trading, flexibility services (ancillary services) or origination. We would like you to have an academic degree, but the right personality is essential for this position. You are fluent in Swedish and must be able to communicate in English both orally and in writing.

As a person, it is important that you

  • has the ability to build new and develop existing relationships
  • thinks creatively and has a strategic approach
  • is businesslike and structured
  • is responsive to the customer and has an interest in understanding the customer's challenges
  • driven by goal- and result-oriented work
  • is flexible and solution-oriented
  • is a problem solver with a proactive and continuous drive to develop and improve.

More information

We offer

We offer you a fun, stimulating and challenging job in a growing customer segment. You will have great opportunities to influence in various areas of sales and business development.

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer you developing and varied work with many contact points. For us at Vattenfall, it is important that work and private life have a good balance, therefore we offer flexibility in work and the possibility to work from home if necessary. We also have a lot of other staff benefits, such as reduced working hours, advantageous occupational pension agreements, parental leave supplements and more. Read more about our benefits here.


You start from one of our offices in Solna, Trollhättan, Gothenburg or Luleå. Some assignments require travel, mainly within the country's borders.

For more information about the position itself, contact Johan Axelsson, sales manager, +46 703 69 54 14. For questions about the recruitment process, contact recruiter Cecilia Wijkman,

Union representatives via Vattenfall's exchange, 08 739 50 00. Rolf Olsson (Academics) Christer Gustafsson (Leaders) Juha Siipilehto (SEKO) Anders Bohlin (Union)

Welcome with your application no later than April 5, 2024. Selection and interviews take place continuously, so do not wait to send in your application until the application deadline. We only accept applications via our website.

We are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and appealing company and strive to be good role models when it comes to diversity. Vattenfall works actively to ensure that all employees have the same opportunities and rights regardless of age, ethnic or cultural background, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or functional condition. Read more about how we work with diversity and inclusion here.

As the safety of Vattenfall and its employees is crucial, we will conduct a "pre-employment screening" before each employment. These controls are based on your role that you will fulfill within Vattenfall.

Vattenfall is part of Sweden's critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are security classified. If this position is security classified, a security check will be carried out before employment, in accordance with the Security Protection Act.

Why you should work with us!

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 19,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people's homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We are determined to enable fossil-free living within one generation. 

To succeed we must become fossil free ourselves. But that's not enough. We are looking beyond our own industry to see where we can really make a difference. Together with our partners, we are taking on the responsibility to find new and sustainable ways to electrify transportation, industries and heating.

About the employer
At Vattenfall you’ll take part in a bigger challenge: To make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation. We want to show the way to a sustainable future and stimulate a climate smarter life. This requires new perspectives and actual changes. It requires people who want to make a real difference. Join us and power fossil-free living!