Title:  Strategic Advancement Manager*

Location: 

Kassel Remote, DE Kassel, DE

Job Type:  in part-time and full-time possible - permanent



"We were the first company to introduce PV inverters to the residential market in Japan that can withstand the harsh climate there — products that make change happen. And we were part of it."

Joanna Marienhagen, head of product Management at SMA

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.
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be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.
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be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.
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For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/

Strategic Advancement Manager*

We are shaping the renewable energy transition! In the Home Solutions business unit, we develop holistic energy solutions for homes. With our SMA Energy System, our customers can not only generate solar energy - we also provide solutions for optimally using/distributing the generated solar power throughout the home. Supplying household appliances with solar power, charging electric vehicles in a climate-neutral manner and controlling heating in a cost-optimized manner - with the SMA Energy System Home, this can be done fully automatically with 100% green power from the roof, if desired.

 

Your contribution to the big picture

 

  • You manage and coordinate strategic and operational issues with decision makers at the headquarters in Germany and abroad for the Executive Vice President of our Business Unit Home Solutions
  • You are responsible for the preparation and execution of sophisticated studies, analyses, presentations and the preparation of decision papers and presentations for the EVP, the Executive Board and the SMA Global Management Committee, in close cooperation with the respective Business Unit teams
  • Your tasks also include the preparation, execution and coordination of workshops and negotiations on strategic cooperations (national and especially international) and internal strategy topics
  • You coach and advise the management teams of BU Home Solutions on strategic approaches, organization and new processes and are responsible for the operational implementation of complex issues
  • You are capable of autonomously developing solutions to complex problems, to be working on less-defined tasks and to implement them on your own responsibility
  • You will be responsible for the (inter-)national, cross-functional coordination of projects, especially with the aim of creating synergies, transparency and a common focus
  • The elaboration and responsible management of the organizational development of the BU Home Solutions are also part of your tasks (in close cooperation with the relevant managers of the Business Units, SMA Organizational Development and HR)
  • You represent the EVP's in selected committees and meetings nationally and internationally

 

Your skills are needed

 

  • degree in industrial engineering or a comparable course of study, ideally in combination with several years of proven professional experience in the areas of strategy, general management or management consulting
  • good knowledge within the PV industry and renewable energies in general
  • strong sense of self-organization and proven professional experience in process and project management as well as a structured and methodical approach to complex tasks
  • strong analytical mind and the ability to summarize and present interrelationships in a simple and understandable way
  • sound knowledge of change management and agile working methods
  • a reliable, self-reliant as well as cooperative and goal-oriented way of working is no challenge for you
  • you also have a very good command of the English language, both in speaking as in writing, as you will operate in an international context where most, of your activities will be done in English

 

#bethechange We look forward to receiving your application. A permanent presence in Kassel is not mandatory.

Your contact is Maureen Henkel | HR Business Partner | Telephone: +49 561 9522-0

 

∗ SMA is committed to diversity and equal opportunity - unattached of gender, age, origin, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.
#equalopportunities#developmentopportunities#talentmanagement

be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.
#flexibleworkinghours#remoteworking#parttimeopportunities

be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.
#vacationcare#familyservices#emergencychildcare

For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/