{$ msg.text $}

Director of Construction Design

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2020
  • Stockholm +1 more
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2020
  • Stockholm +1 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a dedicated Civil Engineer specialised in construction design of industrial buildings. You will perform on a project management level on one of Europe's biggest construction projects and team up with our bold and excellent construction team. The job can partly be performed in Stockholm with weekly travels to our Skellefteå site.

As Head of Construction Design you are ultimately responsible for the delivery and execution of our factory construction design. Taking a key position in directing and coordinating the design organisation and helping to realising the complex requirements of the factory.

In this function you aim to create an effective and coordinated interface between processes and construction. Furthermore, you support the program management to operate in a cost and time efficient manner. As head of our design team you will be even main point of contact for technical service during execution phase, to enable corporation between the site and design team.

You will be working closely with the construction manager and lead a team of design engineers covering a wide range of disciplines. The function reports to Head of Construction.

In general you have a long experience in Construction Design and have operated on site in large industrial building projects.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery and execution of factory construction design
  • Assuring that the design meet time and quality requirements
  • Validation of design
  • Ensure effective cooperation and coordination between design, program management and construction
  • Support in technical advise

You are very goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make (big) 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

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


  • A degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant degree
  • Senior in construction design
  • Track record of successul managerial achievements
  • Successful track record of working in complex industrial projects
  • Have worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Excellent social skills and interest in people
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • 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 & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • 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.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

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

I'm interested

Stockholm +1 more
Visit website