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Project Manager Strategic Project

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Manager Strategic Project to join our stellar team in Stockholm.

As project manager, you will support the Northvolt Ett project execution of the large-scale battery factory being built in Northern Sweden through strategic initiatives. The Ett Project Management Office (PMO) is divided into sub-programs; Upstream, Downstream and Infrastructure, as well as supporting functions running across these programs. As a Strategic Project Manager you will run initiatives within the sub-programs and customer projects to support the overall objectives of the Ett Project. Your responsibilities will extend into both the design phase as well as the execution phase.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building 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:

Drive and/or manage, together with various functions within Northvolt, strategic initiatives such as (but not limited to);

  • Drive value engineering initiatives together with Customer & Industrialization Projects (key interface with Cell Designers & Process Engineers)
  • Drive CAPEX optimization initiatives
  • Support Procurement Managers in negotiations of key contracts
  • Support Finance Team in funding efforts, such as building financial cases for future expansions
  • Develop current and future Northvolt partners, e.g. integrators and installation partners

The person 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 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 things happen. The Project Manager is a vital member of the Program team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy. The role is based in Stockholm with frequent (weekly) travel to be expected.

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

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Starting date to be mutually agreed upon.

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 relevant university degree (B.Sc. / M.Sc. or similar). Engineering degree preferred but not required
  • 2-4 years working experience from 1st tier management consulting company or 4+ years as project manager in demanding industrial environment
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Fluency in English
  • Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)

Specific skills:

  • Working closely with R&D, Process, Automation, Construction, Procurement, Business Development, Finance you need to have a general understanding of all key functions of an industrial organization whilst possessing an analytical skillset to allow you to dive into detailed problem solving together with subject matter experts
  • You need to possess leadership qualities and ability to build trust and motivation with key stakeholders to ensure implementation of initiatives

Personal success factors (Please consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent):

  • Highly execution-oriented
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • High integrity and ability to form own opinions based on facts
  • Ability to prioritize and selectively dive into the most important details
  • Has a “can-do’ attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

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!

Felix Grunewald | Hiring Manager

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