Join the amazing team at EnergyLab

Is one of your goals for 2022 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 run programs, coworking spaces, events and an angel investment network in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to support startups working on business models, tech and solutions that will decarbonise the economy.

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

Programs Manager

Senior Manager, Scaleup Program

Programs Manager

About the Role

The Programs Manager at EnergyLab will be responsible for leading and delivering a range of incubation and acceleration programs for startups. Taking charge of these programs, the Programs Manager will continue to build on EnergyLab's reputation of delivering amazing programs by finding leading startups and founders to participate, creating strong working relationships with the program partners and the startups, and ensuring the program exceeds all expectations. This role will have a key responsibility to deliver programs for two of our amazing ecosystem partners that focus on circular economy and oceans health. 

About EnergyLab Programs

Since its inception in 2017 EnergyLab developed programs for startups at different stages in their journey. You can check out the type of programs that we offer right now on our website

Key Responsibilities

Find and recruit amazing startups to participate in the programs. 

Run a high-quality program

Ensure startup participants are receiving the support they need to succeed

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

Utilise and Promote EnergyLab’s mentor network

About You

You may be a young professional with 3-5 years of experience looking for a challenge or somewhere they can have a positive impact on the world. 

You may have a background in renewable energy or sustainability or used your engineering skills to create something brilliant or are just really passionate about climate and sustainability.

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

You love being organised and know how to break a big task into its little activities and can get things back on the rails if something unexpected pops up. 

You're very open to feedback on what you have delivered - positive, negative or constructive and use 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. 

Key details

Location: Both In EnergyLab's Sydney headquarters and working remotely as required for the role. The successful candidate must be able to travel into our Sydney HQ as and when required. 

Reporting to: EnergyLab's CEO, Megan Fisher

Position: Full time contract for a minimum of 12 months with the opportunity for a 12 month extension and potential for permanent employment in the future.

How to apply

To apply for the role fill in the application form. The form includes submitting a PDF version of your CV and cover letter. In the cover letter tell us why you're interested in the role and why you will be amazing at it. Keep things succinct with a 1-2 page cover letter and 2-3 page CV.

Please apply as soon as possible. Applications close 4 Feb 22 and we will make an offer as soon as we find the right candidate.

Email [email protected], using the subject line: [Your Name] Programs Manager if you want to check if we're still accepting applications or would like to be sent the full position description (which includes a lot more information) or have a question about the role.

Posted: 24 Jan 2022

Senior Manager, Scaleup Program

About the Role

The Senior Manager, Scaleup Program will be responsible for leading and delivering the Energy Scaleup Program. Taking charge of this important program, the Senior Manager, Scaleup Program will continue to build on EnergyLab's reputation of delivering amazing programs by finding the world's leading startups to participate, creating strong working relationships with the program partners and ensuring the program exceeds all expectations. The Senior Manager, Scaleup Program will also take the lead on managing and developing EnergyLab's network of over 300 mentors. 

About the Energy Scaleup Program

Now in its third year, the annual Energy Scaleup Program brings late stage startups and energy companies together to jointly deploy clean energy solutions. For more information about the Energy Scaleup Program please refer to the program page on our website.

Key Responsibilities

Find and recruit amazing startups to participate in the Energy Scaleup Program

Run a high-quality program

Ensure startup participants are receiving the support they need to succeed

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

Grow, nurture and utilise EnergyLab’s mentor network

About You

○ You could be a young professional looking for a challenge or an experienced professional looking to put your skills somewhere they can have a positive impact on the world.

○  You may have a background in renewable energy or have had a go at your own (or someone elses) startup or used your engineering stills to create something brilliant or are just really passionate about climate and sustainability.

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

○  You love being organised and know how to break a big task into its little activities and can get things back on the rails if something unexpected pops up.

○  You're very open to feedback on what you have delivered - positive, negative or constructive and use 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.

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 Australia and New Zealand.

Key Details

Location: Able to work and attend events at EnergyLab's Sydney headquarters or EnergyLab's Melbourne office plus regular remote working

Start date: ASAP but flexible for the right candidate

Reporting to: EnergyLab's CEO, Megan Fisher

How to Apply

Submit a PDF version of your CV and cover letter to [email protected], using the subject line: [Your Name] Senior Manager, Scaleup Program. In the cover letter tell us why you will be amazing in this role. Keep things succinct with a 1-2 page cover letter and 2-3 page CV.

Please apply as soon as possible. We will make an offer as soon as we find the right candidate.

Email [email protected] if you want to check if we're still accepting applications, would like to be sent the full position description (it includes more details about the role responsibilities and the competencies required) or have questions about the role. 

Posted - 22 Dec 2021

Status - Applications have closed for this role and evaluations are underway.