A technology cluster engineering the energy future 

Vice President Communications & Marketing

By Anna Øglænd|Published 10 September 2020|Category: News, Vacant positions

Energy Valley is a globally recognized technology cluster and Norwegian Centre of Expertise (NCE) in energy technology with a centre of gravity in the greater capital region of Norway. The Energy Valley cluster and the surrounding eco-system is a driving force to accelerate the energy transition. Future value creation, energy technology development and new business opportunities is important for Norway to take a leading position also in a sustainable and renewable future. 

Cooperation and strategic dialogue between business and industry, academia, start-ups, investors, and government, is crucial to identify solutions, develop strategies and implement pilot projects to manage a successful energy transition. 

Energy Valley is seeking an exceptional leader who will help deliver on a vision of being the world’s leading energy technology cluster and “deliver the energy transition”. 

The Position 

As Vice President Communications and Marketing, reporting to the Managing Director, you provide leadership and direction, and create and implement strategic marketing and communication plans to excel and secure Energy Valley’s position as a leading energy technology hub. 

Your scope is broad and covers industry dialogue, stakeholder engagement, marketing, market research, communications, media relations and brand development. Knowledge of the energy sector and a deep understanding of a fast-moving energy landscape is a requirement. You work closely with your colleagues as well as a high-profile Board to drive strategy, enhance stakeholder engagement and support key interactions with industry partners, Energy Valley members, government representatives and academia.

The Profile 

The ideal candidate is a bold, creative, and expert communication & marketing & strategist who sees this role as a nation building opportunity that will serve Norway in generations to come.

You have:

  • Broad experience in implementing business strategies
  • Outstanding strategic communication & marketing skills
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of a complex energy landscape
  • Pride in your performance and your impact on the cluster`s success
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • “Two ears and one mouth”
  • Relevant Master’s degree
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English, verbally and written

For questions regarding the role, please contact Kjetil Haug-Nodeland, Managing Partner in Boyden on phone +47 91 16 77 03, or Birger M. Svendsen, Managing Partner in Boyden on phone +47 91 75 38 57.

If you are interested in the position, please submit your CV and Application Letter to norwaycv@boyden.com. Please mark your submission “Energy Valley – Vice President Communications & Marketing”.

Application deadline: 27. September 2020.