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Talent Acquisition Manager - Gothenburg

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

Do you want to use your skills to support the construction of a gigafactory and a R&D facility, to shape the future of a city, and drive the electrification of an entire continent? Then Northvolt Volvo has an exciting opportunity for you.

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

We’re looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager, to play an important role in establishing our gigafactory and R&D facility in Gothenburg, Sweden, that will supply state-of-the-art batteries to the next generation of Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

The R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation Volvo and Polestar batteries. The gigafactory will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) and thereby enable a supply of batteries for approximately half a million cars per year.

You will report to Chief People Officer and be based in Gothenburg.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop sourcing and recruitment strategy finding attractive candidates for a wide range of roles.
  • Design a scalable recruitment process based on best practices, ensuring a top candidate experience.
  • Build and maintain talent pool.
  • Be a trusted advisor when it comes to recruiting.
  • Build a Talent Acquisition team as we grow the organization.
  • Execute on hiring plans, drive all end-to-end recruitment efforts during start-up phase, and partner closely with hiring managers.
  • Measure success and process quality by setting up the right KPI’s.
  • Engage in Employer Branding initiatives and on boarding.

Full-time employment, fixed salary. Starting as soon as possible. Apply in English with cover letter and resume.

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experiences

  • You have a university degree and +5 years of experience in the talent acquisition field.
  • Experience from start-up/scale up is preferred, in a global market.
  • You have leadership experience but still enjoy picking up operational recruitment topics.
  • You have extensive experience from recruiting and preferred also by blue collar positions.
  • Experience of working and building relationship with senior business stakeholders.
  • Experience from ensuring diversity perspective in the full recruitment process.
  • English and Swedish skills, both verbal and written.

Personal success factors

  • Strategic partner with a strong service mindset.
  • Enjoy teamwork and are prestige-less.
  • Proactive, self-motivated individual.
  • Highly organized and drives result.
  • Shows an interest in HR/people analytics.
  • Strong network.
  • Up to date of benchmarks and latest trends.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in these press releases, here and here.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Maria Rosbecker | Contact Person

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