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Quantity Surveyor (m/f/d) - 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 Quantity Surveyor (m/f/d) to join our bold and passionate construction team in Braunschweig.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories and you will be part of writing the history of a new era for a sustainable ecosystem for energy storage.

The Quantity Surveyor (m/f/d) will be in charge of estimating and negotiating change orders throughout the construction life cycle. You will reviewing contractor and subcontractor pricing and leading negotiations to drive fair contract prices as well as provide estimate and cost planning.

You will be working intimately with the construction team and you will report to Head Of Construction.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Estimating and negotiating change orders throughout the construction life cycle.
  • Reviewing contractor and subcontractor pricing and leading negotiations to drive fair contract prices.
  • Provide estimate and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Review and participate with the design services team and contractor, in the development of the cost estimates.
  • Reconcile changes and assist the contractors to ensure that their data is accurate.
  • Communicate or meet with contractors and project managers to gather status information to prepare a cost estimate update.
  • Prepare written comments to the contractor’s submissions, including the executive summary.
  • Coordinate all sources of cost information for cost discussions with suppliers directly and with contractors and their sub-contractors.
  • Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact.
  • Work proactively with minimal supervision to resolve scheduling issues.
  • Manage cost checks/auditing and valuation work is managed effectively and that a robust process for cost validation is in place.
  • Complete timely, accurate cost checking and valuation processes.
  • Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes.
  • Manage Cost impact/contingency management and commitment tracking logs.
  • Prepare funding data presentations and coordinate VE sessions with stakeholders.
  • Contract administration (retention, T&C’s, insurance, contingency, incentives).
  • Maintain cost bench marking database.
  • Manage Change control and negotiate change orders along with construction management throughout the construction life cycle.
  • Attend risk meetings and maintain risk log.

The Person (m/f/d) we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. 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. The project controls person is a vital member of the construction team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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.

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • BSC/Msc in Quantity Surveying, Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent.
  • Solid technical experience in all cost management areas, planning, estimating, pre-contract, post contract and final account.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Proficient in MS suite.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for construction and numbers.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish/German 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

  • Newly renovated office in city center.

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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