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Director of Programs Aurora

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

Northvolt has a very challenging and exciting job offer for a Director of Programs Aurora to join our driven team working for a more sustainable future. In this role, you will have the possibility to contribute to the very exciting and important work to secure Lithium material for our future Li-ion batteries.

As Director, you will drive and coordinate several subprojects with the overall target to establish a large scale chemical plant. The role includes planning and managing the engineering studies as well as the construction. This includes collaborating with and managing a large number of stakeholders ranging from engineering firms, suppliers of equipment and infrastructure, construction firms etc.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in securing the value chain for one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon-free society.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage overall planning and execution of design, engineering as well as the construction of the chemical plant.
  • Manage cost, schedule and performance including executing on a staffing plan for said work.
  • Coordinate procurement, construction and equipment installation ensuring the facility, process utilities and manufacturing equipment are delivered and installed on time and according to budget.
  • Managing contractors and suppliers and secure that deliverables and schedules are implemented in a timely manner and to contractual obligations.
  • Interaction and coordination with procurement, process and construction teams.
  • Coordinate the equipment integration & commissioning of production equipment, in collaboration with the future line organization to enable the start of production.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
The role is based in Stockholm.
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


  • We expect you to have a good track record as a senior project manager, or program management, driving complex projects in brownfield or greenfield expansion, in design, in procurement as well as in the construction phase (EPCM).
  • You are highly execution-oriented and have a track record of executing successful projects.
  • You have a demonstrated ability managing resource allocation, setting up schedules and plans as well as follow up routines for large complex projects
  • You appreciate and manage well to work in multicultural teams.
  • You have a strong ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines with excellent time management skills.
  • Your leadership style is inspirational and you have good communication skills.
  • With a strong customer focus and service mind, you have a good track record of delivering on promises.
  • You have an engineering university degree (B Sc, M Sc or similar) and a genuine interest in technology.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English speaking and communication skills.
  • Solution- and goal-oriented mindset.
  • Highly organized, result driven with a natural talent to make things happen by setting ambitious targets and delivering upon them.
  • Open and inclusive personality.
  • Has a can do-attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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!

Maria Åstrand | Hiring Manager

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