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Project Manager Infrastructure

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

We are looking for a driven and entrepreneurial Project Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate New Factories Program team based in Stockholm.  By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing and ramping up Northvolt Volvo Cars battery factory.

About the job
As Project Manager in site infrastructure, you work as an integral part of the Northvolt/Volvo project team, interfacing with teams in both Northvolt and Volvo Cars that make up the new joint-venture battery factory the companies are building together.

You will be given the responsibility to manage the site establishment and infrastructure development from concept phase until hand-over to the operational joint-venture. The role puts emphasis on project management skills with strong focus maintaining good progress and schedule. Doing so, you will work cross-functionally cross the business, municipality, and region to deliver your respective projects.

You are expected to build a broad network across both Northvolt and Volvo Cars’ Environmental, Construction, Factory Engineering and Logistics teams to leverage best practices and implement it to the project’s success. The role is based in Stockholm, with frequent (weekly) travel to be expected.

About the team
The New Factories team build up an essential role in Northvolts expansion plan, setting the foundation for all future factories - and there are a few coming. Our everyday job consists of great mix of strategic questions and hands on problem-solving. With a team of 20 (growing to +50), based in Stockholm we look after the Northvolt Blueprint and project-managing all new factories from cradle to handover to project execution team. This position is all about the Northvolt Volvo Cars factory and you will join just after site is selected to set up the fundaments of the project.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with the broader team, build a detailed project plan for Northvolt Volvo Cars JV, establishing vital dependencies to the business (e.g. decision milestones, dependencies into other parts of the factory process design, …)
  • Work closely with the municipality, environmental team, construction team, design team, logistics team and other regional stakeholders to ensure general program activities are followed-up on and closed out
  • Coordinate project resources from Northvolt to ensure project delivery during both the planning and beginning of execution phase
  • Take ownership of and drive interfaces between the technical functions within design development and infrastructure services.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive in leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team.  We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile. 

Full time employment, fixed salary. 
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have:

  • Engineering degree (B.Sc. / M.Sc. ) or similar
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience, of which at least 3 years with hands-on project leadership experience in demanding environment (such as large scale CAPEX-projects, demanding development projects etc)
  • Track record as project manager driving complex projects, covering both planning/designing phase as well as execution phase
  • Commercial and contract skills
  • Fluency in English

Bonus points for: 

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)  
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


Claes Lundberg | Contact Person

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