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VP Compliance

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • On-site

We are looking for a VP Compliance to lead our Compliance function and join our international Group Legal and Compliance team based in Stockholm.

As VP Compliance, you will be responsible for the ethics and compliance program in all operating units of Northvolt as well as supporting the executive management team and different teams and functions with an extensive range of compliance matters. Your extensive expertise in compliance will be instrumental in building a competent and dependable Legal and Compliance team, capable of scaling Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond.

About the team:
You will be responsible for the Group Compliance function and as such part of the Northvolt legal team in Stockholm and report directly to the General Counsel. In our team, providing guidance and direction amidst dynamic changes and agility, is part of our DNA. As we continue to support the company’s growth and venture into new international markets, we embrace curiosity and a drive to explore and develop, while leveraging our expertise. You will play a pivotal role in driving a culture of compliance aligned with our Company’s goals and values.

Our team thrives in a fast-paced environment where ideas and initiatives are welcomed, and innovation is encouraged. As we expand internationally, we celebrate diversity and inclusivity, fostering an atmosphere of respect and appreciation of different cultures and perspectives.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement and oversee Northvolt’s compliance program within the areas of, amongst others, anti-corruption, trade sanctions, data privacy, and anti-trust.

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Compliance strategy that aligns with the company’s business objectives and supports our expansion efforts, both domestically and internationally.

  • Provide guidance in developing a culture of compliance, setting an example for transparency, and promoting an environment where speaking up is encouraged.

  • Manage investor and stakeholder relations related to compliance.

  • Provide regular updates and advice to the executive management team and the board of directors.

  • Support the risk management team with the risk assessment within the compliance area.

  • Draft and implement policies and procedures for reviews and monitoring for internal control.

  • Develop and conduct compliance training and awareness programs.

  • Review commercial projects to mitigate compliance risks presented and assist with the assessment and mitigation of actual or potential conflicts of interest.

Personal success factors:

The person we are looking for is structured, driven, and goal-oriented. You are used to a high-paced, international work environment and have excellent communication skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, a strong sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail and grow as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.


_Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.__

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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:

  • A degree in a relevant field such as a Master of Laws or Business etc.

  • Proven and extensive experience with compliance programs within the areas of, amongst others, anti-corruption, trade sanctions, data privacy, and anti-trust. Experience and interest in the manufacturing industry is a plus.

  • A proven track record working with compliance in an international company.

  • Collaborative Nature is the cornerstone of our team's success. Working with various stakeholders will require a collaborative approach.

  • Excellent and effective communication is paramount. You will interact with stakeholders at all levels in a multicultural environment. Your ability to convey complex information in a clear and approachable manner will be highly valued.

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, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

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 the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people 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!

Hanna Åström | Contact Person

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Stockholm | On-site
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