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Executive Assistant to the CDO & Team

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

We are looking for an outstanding and experienced Executive Assistant to support Northvolt's Chief Development Officer and his team.

The right candidate will have 5+ years of experience working at a senior and/or executive level in a fast-paced environment. You ideally have worked at large scale and/or complex entities, including handling relations with Suppliers and Customers. Experience working in business areas involving R&D, Engineering, or Manufacturing is especially interesting, and Start Up experience is always a plus.

The CDO’s organisation is a large one, encompassing our R&D facility and industrialisation toward mass production manufacturing. You will also need to work closely with Strategy, HR, Communications, Customer teams, and Northvolt’s other EAs and teams across the company to help out and synchronise work streams. Supporting customer, supplier, and internal events at our Västerås facility is an important part of the job. Our campus is Västerås is undergoing a rapid growth period, meaning that ability to take on, drive, and manage a large variety of ad hoc projects across the organisation in a proactive way is vital for this role.

We believe that in addition to being an experienced, senior EA, you are solution-oriented, unpretentious, and exceptionally service-minded. You should like structure, in particular implementing new structures, and have great attention to detail without losing the overall picture. A positive attitude, high level of energy, and true love for working in a fast-moving, sometimes hectic, environment, are key success factors. The Executive Assistant at Northvolt plays a critical role ensuring a top-notch experience and an effective agenda for our executives - you are the hub. Excellent English language skills, both written and oral, are required. Japanese, Korean, or Swedish language skills are all meriting.

Not only will you work close with an outstanding team of people at an exciting company, you will also get the chance to be part of building the largest European battery manufacturing company which will play an important role in the acceleration and transformation to a carbon free society.

Please apply with an English language CV your complete LinkedIn profile, as well as an English language cover letter. We review applications on a rolling basis, so don’t wait to submit.

Full time employment and fixed salary. This role is located full time in our office in Västerås; occasional travel may be required. 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:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a relevant role at a senior and/or executive level
  • Expertise in MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Great communication & social skills; experience interacting with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • A natural multitasker with experience managing a wide range of activities simultaneously in a very high paced, sometimes hectic environment
  • Highly organized and capable of creating organizational systems that others easily utilize

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.


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