EnginZyme is a forward-thinking Swedish startup, breaking new ground in sustainable and advanced production technologies. Recognised as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum and buoyed by our recent €22M Series B funding, we're on a mission to lead the bio-industrial revolution.

In our dynamic, fast-paced environment, we are looking for a Strategic Program Associate who's structured approach we will rely on to fine-tune our processes, ensuring they resonate with the company's overarching vision. Your responsibilities will span from coordinating cross-departmental projects to pinpointing and securing strategic grants vital for our growth. Moreover, cultivating relationships with teams, partners, and stakeholders will be essential. Your dedication to continuous improvement will steer us toward meeting and setting industry benchmarks. Navigating the unique challenges inherent to startups, this role will strongly contribute to the steadiness required during times of swift change.

Key Responsibilities

Handle Grants: Find, apply for, and manage them.
Coordinate cross-functional collaboration: Support cross-functional projects to ensure they run smoothly.
Identify Risks: Keep an eye out for possible problems and find ways to solve them.

Skills You'll Need:

Organised Mindset: Demonstrates consistent structure in tasks and projects.
Team Leadership: Coordinate cross-functional teams effectively.
Strategic Vision: Recognises overarching objectives and aligns tasks accordingly.
Problem-Solving: Able to pinpoint issues and crafting effective solutions
Doer: Ensuring tasks are completed, displaying enthusiasm for diverse tasks, and operating efficiently under tight timelines.
Adaptability: Skilfully adjusts to shifting situations.
Communication: Able to talk to various stakeholders, internally and externally.


  • Candidates must possess a university degree in a field relevant to the position (i.g. Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Sustainability or related field)
  • Experience in chemistry is advantageous but not required.
  • Professional experience within a global corporation.
  • A background in working with grant applications or similar funding process is beneficial.
  • Proven expertise in project management is highly desirable.
  • Competence in conducting thorough desktop research.
  • Candidates must be proficient in written and spoken English.

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be part of an impactful journey, contributing to the advancement of a state-of-the-art technology.
  • Collaboration with world-class experts, working on cutting-edge problems.
  • Attractive compensation package with an equity component.
  • A tight-knit, highly diverse team fostering a culture of learning, innovation, and collaboration.
  • A startup environment with lots of responsibilities, opportunities for growth, and minimal red tape.

Come onboard and play an integral role in shaping the future trajectory of our operations!