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Executive Assistant

We are currently looking for outstanding Executive Assistants to join our EA team in supporting the members of Northvolt’s Executive Management team. This is a rolling application as we anticipate hiring for multiple positions over the next year – please don’t wait to apply as we’re interviewing on a constant basis!

The Executive Assistant at Northvolt is much more than a traditional secretary, and plays a critical role for our executives and their teams - you are the hub and your work has a direct impact on their success. With a high level of energy, a clear vision and a passion for organisation you make things run smoothly while flexibly pivoting to accommodate last minute changes. We expect you to work proactively, anticipating the needs of the Executive and organisation you work for and regularly handling confidential and critical details with a high level of discretion. Cross-functionally, you’ll be a part of our high performing EA Team, working closely together to support each other and keep the Executive Management Team performing at their best.

We’re looking for candidates with 5+ years of experience working at a relevant level in a fast-paced environment. You have ideally worked at large scale and/or complex organisation and have experience interacting with suppliers and customers. Experience working in business areas involving Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing, or Finance is especially interesting, and Start Up experience is always a plus.

Northvolt is in a continual growth period, which means that the 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. You excel at spotting what needs fixing and making sure that happens. As an EA, you will need to work and collaborate cross functionally with multiple sites and stakeholders to ensure smooth synchronisation of work streams.

We believe that in addition to being an experienced EA, you are solution-oriented, prestigeless, 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, ability to quickly build and maintain large internal networks, and true love for working in a fast-moving, sometimes hectic, environment, are key success factors. Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written, are required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and manage complex & very busy calendars
  • Collect and prepare information for use in presentations/meetings of executive staff
  • Document meeting minutes and manage & follow up on action items

  • Organize meetings, customer/vendor visits, special events and off-sites

  • Work closely with the EA team as well as with the Workplace, HR, Finance, Communications, Business Development and other teams to help out and synchronise work streams – ensure that things run smoothly across the company

  • Standard admin work including travel booking, expense reporting, invoice approving

  • Proactive management of reoccurring and adhoc projects, large and small

Not only will you work closely 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.

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

About You:

  • You most probably come from a similar role, but most importantly, you have the instinct needed to provide great service, learn quickly, street smart and thrive on making this happen. Project management experience meriting, 5+ years of work experience is required.

  • Strong familiarity in MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is meriting

  • Decisive and firm personality yet humble and easy going. Great communication skills as you will be in constant interaction with team members, customers and other stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and take initiative. Documented experience of exercising good judgment, discretion and confidentiality in all tasks
  • Ability to work under high pressure with tight deadlines, excellent time management. Strong organization skills and used to manage a range of activities simultaneously

  • Attributes that we cherish are flexibility, attention to quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

  • Passionate & 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

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

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.

Chiara Saconney | Contact Person

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