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Construction Project Manager - Germany

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a construction project manager to join our team in Germany. In joining us you will play an important part in contributing in your area from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

You will be working intimately with the production design teams to design and implement a highly integrated construction process - both in terms of time and quality. The environment has very high demands on flexibility and strategic thinking. We will work with the best solution providers globally.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging construction projects with very high demand on accuracy and scale. Specifically, you have a deep understanding and hands-on experience of coordination between different disciplines within the projects.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and negotiate cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables.
  • Select appropriate construction methods and strategies.
  • Interpret and explain contracts and technical information to contractors and other professionals.
  • Report on work progress and budget matters.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other construction and building specialists.
  • Instruct and supervise construction personnel and activities onsite.
  • Respond to work delays and other problems and emergencies.
  • Comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • Master of Science or higher degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant university degree.
  • 10+ years of experience within construction industry.
  • Experience of leading large scale building projects.
  • Passionate by solving complex problems with technology in a simple yet innovative way.
  • Track record of successful building projects.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, German/Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management.
  • Open to travel.
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Wellness Grant

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå and Northvolt Zwei in Germany.

The Northvolt–Volkswagen Group joint venture is establishing a gigafactory in Salzgitter, Germany. Northvolt Zwei takes its design from the Northvolt blueprint for battery manufacturing developed for Northvolt Ett. Start of construction is planned for 2021 and start of operations beginning of 2024. Initial annual output will be at least 16 GWh.​


André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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