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Director of Construction Design

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020
  • Stockholm +1 more
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 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 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 two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. 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.

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy!

Stefano Piscitelli | Hiring Manager

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