Technology and Supply Chain

Interim Technology and Sustainability Manager

Interim Technology and Sustainability Manager

As one of Europe's fastest-growing green tech start-ups, we're determined to make our dream of bringing local and clean energy to every home a reality.

Otovo is the European marketplace that connects consumers wanting to add batteries or solar panels to their homes with installer companies looking to fill their order book with projects. Otovo's mission is to put solar panels and batteries in every European home, and by using software and technology we are able to make solar energy easy, cheap and available everywhere.

Founded in 2016, Otovo has rapidly scaled its platform beyond the Nordics, and it is currently operating in 13 different countries: Norway, Sweden, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands and Belgium. So if you enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace this may just be the perfect place for you to continue your career journey!

We have come a long way, but won't stop until there's local and clean energy in every home - and we need your help!


Interim Technology and  Sustainability Manager

Employment type: Temporary, full time

Period: March 1st to September 1st  2023

Location: Oslo office based. Our offices are near the city center

You report to: Head of Sustainability and VP Supply Chain

Who we think you are:

A doer with a focus on throughput and with an ability to execute tasks efficiently. A person who enjoys getting stuff moving, with good communication and execution skills. You are a person interested in working in a scale-up company as well as with renewable energy. If you are a technical person or are interested in technology it is a big plus.


As Interim Technology & Sustainability Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Whitelisting new manufacturers. Background - Otovo maintains a Whitelist of approved hardware manufacturers. To be one the Whitelist the manufacturer must meet our requirements on quality, sustainability, bankability and reliability. It is your responsibility to execute on this.
  • Maintaining and updating expired Whitelist compliance documentation
  • Adding / removing hardware assortment in the markets, and adding new models of Otovo Whitelisted brands.
  • Creating and maintaining hardware compatibility in our system to make sure we only sell sets of compatible products
  • Mapping and evaluating manufacturers based on an ESG and sustainability scorecard to define which will become part of our assortment
  • Support carbon accounting and other sustainability measures


  • Fluent in English
  • Within commuting distance of our office in Oslo
  • You have previous work experience from the solar industry and are familiar with PV technology.


  • You have a degree within one of the following topics: renewable energy, engineering or sustainability

What do we offer?

You get to be part of Otovo’s exciting journey! As a company, we still have much left to learn and figure out. Describing us can be difficult but we can say Otovo is a puzzle to figure out and a riddle to solve, if that sounds like something you would like, we think you will like it here.  And here’s some more of what we offer:

  • A chance to be part of a success story with a positive impact on the planet!More solar panels = less global warming.
  • Competitive base salary according to previous work experience.
  • Colleagues that are committed, enthusiastic, passionate, and friendly.
  • A learning and dynamic work environment - you’ll learn a lot!
  • Free lunch at the office, or head out into Oslo’s main food street for variety.
  • You will receive training on the various platforms and tools required for the job.
  • You will get access to a desk and computer at the main office in Oslo, where you’ll spend most of your working hours. Partial home office can be arranged if necessary.

There's no time like now—help us make the world transition to renewable energy and submit your application today!