Join the dedicated and talented team at EnergyLab

Is one of your goals for 2024 and beyond to do something more impactful with your skills and experience? Are you looking for a rewarding position in a tight-knit team? Do you want to put your superpowers towards having a positive impact on climate change?

EnergyLab is Australia's largest climate tech and energy startup accelerator and innovation network dedicated to reaching net zero emissions. We connect talented founders to the mentors, advisors, partners, peers and investors they need to succeed and have so far supported over 180 startups and 130 aspiring founders through a range of programs. 

We hope you will consider applying for one of the roles currently available at EnergyLab.

Program Lead, Supercharge Australia - Innovation Challenge & Incubator

Program Lead, Supercharge Australia - Innovation Challenge & Incubator

About the Role

Supercharge Australia is an initiative from EnergyLab and New Energy Nexus supporting the world's biggest lithium producer Australia, to become a global hub for battery technology innovation. The focus is on accelerating the ecosystem of lithium battery producing and consuming startups in Australia along the lithium battery value chain, a global multi-trillion dollar opportunity. We need many more businesses in this space, and we support startups and their entrepreneurs to make this happen.

The Program Lead, Supercharge Australia Innovation Challenge & Incubator will be responsible for evolving/developing, launching and delivering two Supercharge Australia startup programs, the Supercharge Australia Innovation Challenge (now in its second year) and a new Incubator. 

Key Responsibilities

Design and Develop programs designed to add value to and support startups

Find and Recruit impressive startups to the programs

Run high-quality programs 

Ensure startup participants are receiving the support they need to succeed

Ensure program partners and other stakeholders are achieving their goals for the program

Utilise the EnergyLab mentor network

Develop a great working relationship with the Supercharge Australia partner New Energy Nexus

Help with other key EnergyLab Activities as required

About You

You have prior experience in a range the following - startup support, project management, the energy industry, decarbonisation or sustainability  

You may be a professional with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience looking for an organisation where you can have a more positive impact on the world.

You enjoy diving into new subjects to understand what they are all about - could be new technology, the environment, business or humans - a new topic is a new area to be explored.   

You are great at building and cultivating relationships in person, over email, on the phone or via zoom,  it doesn't matter to you, as you can build rapport and create positive relationships no matter the situation. 

You love being organised and can get things smoothly and efficiently back on track if something unexpected pops up. 

You enjoy finding ways to improve your role and what's around you including seeking out feedback on what you have delivered - positive, negative or constructive and using it to improve your approach for next time. 

You love being part of a team, will be the first to offer to help another team member and enjoy sharing in others’ success. 

You are digitally savvy when it comes to working with the latest business tools - Gsuite, Slack, Zoom, Calendly, Hubspot, Mailchimp and whatever comes next. 

Benefits of Working at EnergyLab

Get to work with the best startups from around the globe focused on climate technology and renewable energy. 

Be part of a small but mighty team. We are passionate about our mission and work together to make it happen.

Flexible working options available. The EnergyLab team is distributed and has had remote working options from the very beginning. We have the right tech to support you including Google, Slack and Zoom. 

Work directly with the CEO on program development, partner relationships and strategy. 

Develop an extensive network of relationships with startups, investors, leaders and companies in the energy sector in ANZ.

Key details

Reporting to: EnergyLab's CEO & Director, Megan Fisher

Must be based in Australia with a preference for Melbourne or Sydney. Ability to travel (mostly interstate) when required. Mix of in person and virtual will best suit the role. 

Position: Expect this is a full time but part time/flexible requests are welcome.

How to apply

To apply for the role fill in the application form.  Keep things succinct where possible, preference is for a 1-2 page cover letter and 2-4 page CV in PDF form. In the cover letter tell us why you're interested in the role and why you will be amazing at it.

Applications close at the latest 2 June 2024. However please apply as soon as possible.We will make an offer as soon as we find the right candidate.

Email [email protected], using the subject line: [Your Name] Program Lead, Supercharge Australia if you want to check if we're still accepting applications, would like a copy of the complete position description or have a question about the role. 


Applications Closed

Originally Posted: 14 May 2024; Last Updated 6 June 2024