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Utrecht, The Netherlands

Sales Director Europe

About Energy21 

The energy sector is transitioning at an incredible pace with new technologies driving sustainable developments. At Energy21 we envision a world in which the energy market is completely sustainable, liquid and transparent; where data drives decisions on how to produce and consume energy.

Energy21's market-leading products play a key role in this transition.

We enable our customers to control and optimise a changing Energy Portfolio of customers and assets. Across the value chain, our SaaS product provides actionable insights into planning, operations and settlement. These insights are based on big data technology, algorithms and continuously evolving practices that make renewable energy inclusive.

Scaling Success

From our offices in The Netherlands, Portugal and Paraguay we work with the leading energy producers, balancers, suppliers & industrial consumers across NW-Europe. Energy21 is entering an exciting new growth phase scaling our products across Europe. We are looking for new colleagues who can help us achieve our ambitious plans and play our part in making the energy sector more sustainable. Are you up for the challenge?!

About the job

This is a brand new role at Energy21. We are growing rapidly across Europe and we are looking for a Sales Director Europe to grow our revenue by bringing new clients on board but also managing, coaching and leading the commercial team of +5 people. In this role you are end responsible for all commercial & marketing activities at Energy21.

This is a key role for the growth of the company, you will report direct to the CEO and work closely with the CTO who leads the product development and the COO who manages all existing clients/partners.

The role is based in Utrecht and we are open to relocate you if needed.


  • Expanding the SaaS Product turnover and professional implementation services in Benelux, DACH and UK regions with a 20% growth per annum;
  • Optimize the marketing driven sales-cycle and build the sales team throughout NL/DACH/UK/EU region, both organically and for possible acquisitions;
  • Evangelize Energy21’s vision and become the European Market Leader;

Your profile:

  • You can own, drive and convert the sales funnel and lead the marketing and sales team;
  • You can define a winning sales strategy for tenders, must-have-clients and prospects;
  • You know how to fuel growth by pitching products both strategically and operationally via a multi-level approach in the Benelux, DACH and the UK regions;
  • You are an expert in client engagement and know how to optimize our customer journey and effectively articulate how SaaS products contributes to our customers success.
  • You are experienced in working in multidisciplinary teams and projects in complex client environments, preferable in the energy and/or business2 business IT-sector.
  • You have successfully closed deals at enterprise levels for SaaS products and consultancy.
  • You have a relevant degree and are fluent in English + German or Dutch.

Please join when winning deals, growth, team-work, complexity, energy, data and software products keep you awake

What we offer:

  • A position within an established name in the energy market;
  • Work in a dynamic, innovative organisation with ambitious growth targets;
  • Personal development opportunities in an inspirational environment;
  • Attractive primary and secondary conditions;
  • Experienced colleagues in Utrecht but also the possibility to work from time to time in our office in Lisbon

Interested or want to know more?

If you have any questions before sending your application, please contact our Executive/Leadership Talent Advisor a.i. via email: but thank you for sending your resume and motivation letter via the application link. 

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