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HR Specialist (m/f/d) Compensation and Benefits

  • Braunschweig
  • Braunschweig

Northvolt Zwei has an exciting job offer to join our passionate team in Braunschweig.

This is not just a new job; this is about joining a best in class team and together build one of the first large scale battery factories in Germany. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. You have the opportunity to be in this passionate story from the very beginning.

You will be responsible for the area of Compensation and Benefits within the Human Resources department.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Shaping our salary and benefit structure
  • Identify benchmark/market analysis
  • Salary reviews strategy and coordination
  • Pensions - strategy, investigation and implementation
  • Define packages e.g. for relocating new employees
  • Supporting with upcoming local union negotiations on comp & ben
  • Involvement in implementing shift models and time banking schemes in the factory

You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Person is a vital member of the HR team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Completed bachelor’s degree (BSc) in economics, labor law or related fields.
  • Relevant work experience in at least mid-sized companies.
  • Familiar with German compensation regulations and standards.
  • Advanced skills in modeling data in MS Excel and creating presentations for top management in MS PowerPoint.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English and German language skills.
  • Highly organized and communicative.
  • Exceptionally good analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit, paired with the ability to understand the big picture.
  • Ability to understand complex topics and visualize a common understanding.
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment.
  • 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.​

Malte Günther | Hiring Manager

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