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Block Site Manager Construction

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

Northvolt has several exciting opportunities open for Block Manager positions in the site execution team for our Northvolt Ett factory in Skellefteå.

Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.In joining us you will be part of Northvolt venture being involved from the very start in designing and building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

As a Block Manager you will be responsible for the planning of execution and reporting short term activities specific to your block of the factory. You will work closely with the deputy construction manager to realise that the execution develops according to overall project plan. More specifically the Block Manager will manage contractors, insure proper coordination between the blocks and the cross disciplines, be responsible for a effective interface between the different stakeholders on site, QHSE as well as quantity surveying. Finally, you will handle change management in compliance with the established change order governance.

The person we are looking for has prior experience from managing teams in complex industrial construction projects. As a person you value teamwork and has have an eager to learn and retry conventional methods to reach your teams goals. You value the opportunity to have a real impact and will be an important contributor to our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • A degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Track record of leading interdisciplinary teams successfully
  • Successful track record of delivering complex projects in a short time
  • Have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in industrial construction

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Is able to build relationships with contractor organisations and influence them to perform
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

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.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Stefano Piscitelli | Hiring Manager

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