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Project Control Engineer

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

Are you looking for a project control position within the green change?

As part of Hydrovolt, you will join an exciting industrial start-up with strong owners and high ambitions. The European battery industry is on the rise and Norway is one of the key markets with its world leading share of electric vehicles. In 2022 Hydrovolt open the first recycling facility in Europe which will raise the bar and change the battery recycling industry forever. We now seek to build a world class team of people who is inspired by change, innovation, and circularity.

As Project Controller you will be key resource in our ambitious expansion plans. You will have an important role in the development of the company and be given the opportunity to join a start-up team in one of the most exciting and fast growing industries today. You will be reporting to the Head of Projects.

The role is a part of team in Oslo, Norway. By joining us, you will be a key player building our operation and develop the battery recycling industry.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to take a leading role within project control activites for assigned project/contract
  • Lead a project control team when applicable
  • Be part of a professional project management organization, with broad expertise and well proven methods in project governance, project control, procurement and technical management
  • A great opportunity to impact exciting projects with focus on sustainable industries and to contribute to safe and predictable project execution

Main responsibilities

The main responsibility for the position will be handling and leading project control activities (e.g. cost, schedule, change and reporting) in projects.

  • Implement procedures, systems, tools and best practices.
  • Establish and maintain Manpower projection plan.
  • Cost control (e.g. WBS/CBS structure, cost phasing, monitoring, forecasting and reporting).
  • Scheduling, progress monitoring and reporting (incl. schedule risk analysis).
  • Change management and project reporting.
  • Support/advice project management in project control activities.
  • Cooperate across the project team and take an active role in the respective contract team.
  • Contribute to development and improvement of our work processes; procedures, best practices, methods and tools.

Skills & Requirements

Who are you?

We believe that you work structured, have strong analytic skills, and are motivated by being part of a team working towards common goals. You enjoy working in multidiscipline teams, you are curious to understand the bigger picture, and you proactively seek solutions. To succeed you need to be confident in taking lead in the project control activities and be curious about new ways of working in the hunt for best practices.

You communicate and collaborate efficiently with people on all levels in the organization and we believe that good commercial and technical understanding will help you succeed in the role. We hope you are proactive and self-driven, and curious to learn more about the other areas of expertise within Projects.

We are looking for candidates who are comfortable with business travels and regular travel to project sites when needed. We strive to have a diverse team and welcome candidate with various backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications

  • Relevant degree on master- or bachelor level.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferred from industrial companies and within investment projects.
  • Solid experience in project control activities from investments projects/contracts.
  • Experience in schedule risk analysis.
  • Fluent in written and oral English, and elementary proficiency in Norwegian or other Scandinavian language.
  • Expertise using professional project control tools (e.g. Excel, eRoom, SAP, PIMS, Safran, MS project).

About the company

The world needs clean batteries and we need a plan for what to do with them end-of life. We need to recover the materials and use them in new batteries or other products – and not produce waste.

The Swedish battery making company Northvolt, and the energy and aluminium company Hydro from Norway have now come together to create the joint venture Hydrovolt, which is building Europe’s largest electric car battery recycling facility in Fredrikstad, Norway. The battery recycling plant is situated just next to and will work hand in glove with Batteriretur, the company that collects used batteries in Norway.

Andre Hellstrom | Contact Person

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