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Project Controls Manager

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Controls Manager to join our bold and passionate construction execution team based in Skellefteå, Sweden. We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Project Controls Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up Construction execution and contribute to expanding one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job:
As the Project Controls Manager you will be part of the Construction Leadership teams, setting the controls strategy and implementation of the factory through to the start of production. You will be part of an integrated team and responsible for the overall delivery of Project Controls, including Estimating, Cost Management, Planning and Scheduling, Contractor Control, Project Accounting, Trend and Change Management, Progress Measurement and Evaluation and Project Reporting.

About the team:

You will be an integral part of the Project Execution Team and work intimately with the Program, Project Management, Engineering and Procurement teams.

You will manage and support a team of Project Control Engineers, Planners/Schedulers and Clients Owners Representatives to carry out the Project Controls of all construction projects on the Ett campus.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Management of all Project Controls on Campus and support the team in administering during Construction. Example: Prepare the Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures for control and integrity of work performed as defined in the sub-contracts.

  • Management of Construction Project reporting and supporting the team in administering during Construction. Example: Monitor schedule progress (actual vs forecast) along with project planner

  • Contractor & Supplier Controls management and improvements during construction. Example: validation of contractor Estimate at Completion (forecasts) and Earned Value Analysis

  • Risk & Opportunity management during construction and supporting management and execution teams with decision making. Example: periodic updates of the project and block risk and opportunity registers

  • Functional management of the Project Controls Engineer’s, ensuring both standardisation and continuous improvement of the project control practices, as well as knowledge transfer between, and growth amongst, the Project Controls Engineer

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humour.

Apply with CV and cover letter / LinkedIn profile. We look forward to reading your application!

Fixed term salary.
Start date to be mutually agreed upon

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:

  • BSc/MSc in Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent
  • Solid technical experience in all cost management areas, planning, estimating, pre-contract, post contract and final account.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficient in MS suite
  • Passion and enthusiasm for project Execution, Construction and Commercials

Bonus points for:

  • You are a team player, that loves to be in an international environment where good relationships and stakeholder management is key to achieve results
  • You are highly organized and result-driven
  • You act proactively and have a can-do attitude that goes beyond expectations
  • Experience developing/using digital tools and enterprise software in a project controls context

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.

Sophie Rogers | Contact Person

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