EIT InnoEnergy is the number one innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
Creating energy that is sustainable in every sense.
For us, true sustainability also means an industry that is commercially viable, endlessly innovative, and highly competitive. We make this possible by supporting the market adoption of pioneering new innovations, without risk or complexity. From mobility to construction - from renewable energy sources to smarter storage - our commercially attractive innovations are nurtured in EIT InnoEnergy's trusted ecosystem. Since when we were founded in 2010, we have judged over 4500 investment proposals, invested in nearly 450 assets, which have a forecasted revenue of €16 billion. In addition, 1,400 alumni have graduated from our Master and PhD School programmes, many of whom work for prestigious companies such as Tesla, Siemens, Total and own investments like Northvolt. We also bring together 500+ key players from across the energy value chain, from 18 different countries, who have indirect access to 150 million energy consumers. The activities of EIT InnoEnergy are managed through our regional offices located in Benelux, Central Europe, France, Germany, Iberia and Scandinavia.
The Benelux team is led by a CEO and has the following functional areas: Business Creation (investments in start-ups), Innovation (investments in innovation projects in the thematic field of Smart Buildings and Cities), European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Center (EGHAC; investments in green hydrogen value chains), Business Development (sales support for our assets), Marketing, and Finance. EIT InnoEnergy operates through a matrix structure.
To support the EBA academy, we have a job opening for a
Head of Content and Products EBA Battery Academy
We are seeking for an innovative and entrepreneurial minded candidate with strong background in the production of Training contents (Mainly E-Learning) as part of the leadership team for the new European Battery Alliance (EBA) Academy. The EBA Academy will be a public-private initiative to drive the transformation of the European industry towards an electrified and green future, funded by the EU. The EBA Academy will provide training, skills and human capital solutions for the whole battery value chain as new and strong strategic industrial pillar erecting across Europe.
The goal is to set up and run a pan-European training and skills platform – With strong focus on distance learning tools and E-Learning – embedded in the European Battery Alliance network and all its industry partners.
The role of the head of Content and Products will be responsible to develop and produce all contents and training formats according to the EBA Battery Academy skills strategy. As such, the position holder will set up and coordinate an internal team of content managers, instructional designers and project managers. (direct and indirect leadership) In parallel he/she will set up and lead a network to external suppliers and partners from industry, academics, research and education to fulfil the ambitious plan. Crucial is to steer and manage resources and teams with a large number of parallel projects, where the focus lies on a quick set up of production structures to produce or curate a large amount of E-Learning modules and trainings at speed.
The Investment Director is member of the Benelux Leadershipt team and member of the Investment & Business Creation team on SE-level.
Be part of the strategic leadership team with a strong knowledge of Education and Training content production processes (Mainly E-Learning)
Think in fast scaling: Set up and lead an organisation structure, which will produce Education contents at speed, in high quality, following industry demands within short periods of time
Contribute to and implement the Education Production and delivery strategy, which will include data strategies, course, module and nugget strategies, agile learning pathing e.g.
Break down strategies into structures, processes and resources
Initiate and lead the collaborations with all relevant players along the production chain, from experts to production to implementation of contents
Lead a team of content managers, instructional designers and service/delivery managers in a matrix organisation environment
Work in close connection with the battery skills strategist teams, to translate skill needs in production and implementation plans
Focus E-Learning: Knowing all latest trends and methods to produce top-level contents for the battery segment, such as AR / VR
Plug and Play solution: align the production strategy with the business model of a B2B2C business model, where the execution of trainings based on the contents will be done by associated training providers across whole Europe
Required Skills and Experience
At least 8 years’ experience within a professional E-Learning organisation, preferably within the environment of a larger digital education platform in a leading content development related role
Alternatively, strong experience in media or publishing industry with strong content production background might be equally welcome
Very strong entrepreneurial and growth mindset, with a strong will to build up things from scratch with a solid financial project background
Demonstrated leadership skills within a virtual production chain, where (Education and Training) contents are produced at speed and in large scale
Strong strategic and conceptual abilities, with already demonstrated success in larger production and content strategies
Basic knowledge of Data and IT-strategies as backbone architecture for the content strategy is highly welcome
Ideally, first experience in the field of engineering trainings and the automotive industry (Or other industries related to batteries and electrification)
Conceptual and operational knowledge of a broad range of E-Learning and Training instruments, with conceptual knowledge of latest trends such as AR and VR
Master’s degree or equivalent experience
Strong strategist with analytical mindset and the right feeling for business opportunities
This position is based at EIT Innoenergy’s office in Stockholm. An EU valid work permit is required.
Working at the forefront of changing our world into a sustainable world
An exciting and energizing environment
An excellent remuneration package Salary/ Bonus/ Pension & leave scheme/ flexible work environment
Room for personal development
For more information about this exciting opportunity, you can contact Mike Ruigrok (Human Resources) via 06-10896180.
At EIT Innoenergy we are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our dedicated talents, start-ups, scale ups, external stakeholders and shareholders contribute to an unique ecosystem and different perspectives because of these diverse attributes.
To build a sustainable, long-lasting operational framework amongst the three actors of the knowledge triangle in the energy sector: industry, research and higher education, while ensuring that the integration of the three is more efficient and has a higher impact on innovation (talent, technology, companies) than the three standing alone.
To become the leading engine for innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable energy.
Pan-European: We cover and capitalise the fascinating diversity of Europe.
Integrative: We ceaselessly co-operate, integrate, synthesise, melt, and merge.
Entrepreneurial: It’s in EIT InnoEnergy’s DNA to be entrepreneurs for sustainability.
Impact-oriented: Everything we do is directed to create the maximum impact.
Excellence-driven: We thrive to be the best, work with and create the best impact.
Visionary: We dare to be visionary, to think beyond boundaries, to scrutinise rules.
Passionate: We are bursting to develop cutting-edge-solutions & optimum results.
Sustainable: We are here to stay. We care and work for the energy-future of Europe.