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Project Controls Manager

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2022
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2022
  • Gothenburg

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, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric 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.

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe and construction is set to begin in 2023. To make that happened we need the best to join the team early on! If you are experienced within Project Controls this opportunity is for you.

We are now looking for a Project Controls Manager to join our in-house EPCM team. With the help of a support team you will lead the efforts of Estimating, Cost and Schedule tracking, and Change Management for our EPCM organization. This will include responsibility over managing the PC organization, defining the roles, responsibilities and expectations, developing the procedures and KPI´s to control all scope, cost and schedule aspects of the project in support to the Construction Director.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Project Controls organization for all construction responsibilities, including defining the roles, developing the procedures, periodical reporting of KPI´s results company executives, and performing leader responsibilities for the team resources.
  • Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise in the Construction projects.
  • Review and report project cost/schedule with ongoing project analysis, reporting, forecasting, budgeting and change management
  • Control project cost/schedule outcomes by recommending and deploying management interventions with support of the Program, Project Management, Engineering, Procurements teams, executed through the Clients Owners Representatives and Contractors
  • Monitoring and appraising the performance of the Contractors and Consultants in the areas of cost control and progress measurement.
  • Develop cost and schedule estimates to support risk and opportunity assessments, Project funding, Project reviews, and ad hoc requests.

Work with great people

Josefine
Engineer, R&D
"Working here, you get to wear many different hats and try new things each week. It’s very much a start-up culture but with the resources of a multinational company!"
Claes
Senior Program Manager
"Everyone working in this joint venture are genuinely passionate about our bold mission & have a clear sense of purpose. When you work with people like that - every challenge turns into an opportunity."
Martin
Senior Software Engineer
"I get to work in a promising industry but also with the most innovative technologies. The old- fashioned image of a heavy industry does not apply. This is industry 4.0 (or 5.0) it is quite high-tech!"

Skills & Requirements

The person we are looking for is a team player, that loves to be in an international environment where good relationships and stakeholder management is key to achieve results. We believe that you are highly organized and result driven. You act proactively and have a can-do attitude that goes beyond expectations.

We believe that you have:

  • BSc/MSc Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, Business
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in Project Control
  • Have experience as Project Controls Manager, Schedule or Cost Management for Big projects for a leading organization
  • Fluency in English. Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages, including Swedish
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office, Internal Project Controls Tools, Oracle Business tools (Primavera, Unifier), Procore
  • Experience within RS Means, Risk Management tools
  • Experience developing/using digital tools and enterprise software, not already mentioned above, in a cost estimating and/or cost engineering context

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

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, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg 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) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Frida Ottosson | Contact Person

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Northvolt – Volvo Cars

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