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Head of Legal Poland

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

Northvolt has an exciting job offer as Head of Legal for our Polish operations entailing an opportunity for you to help build our legal team in Poland.

You will have the opportunity to be part of building a competent and dependable legal team, capable of scaling Northvolt’s operations in Poland and beyond. Given the timing of you joining Northvolt and the early stage in which the company is in currently, you will be given a unique opportunity to have great impact in the development of a new company and industry.

Your work will be focused on supporting the Polish operations within a wide range of legal matters, including general corporate matters, Construction law matters, HR matters and compliance matters and provide on-going advice during the production phases of the Northvolt project in Poland.

It is of importance that you have extensive experience from working with corporate law matters and construction law matters in a global environment and have previous experience from building and/or leading a team.

Your work will consist of, but not be limited to:

  • Negotiating, reviewing, and drafting different kind of construction related agreements as well as environment and energy specific and other commercial agreements in both English and Polish
  • Handling corporate law matters
  • Supporting the CEO, the board of directors and the management team
  • Substation experience from building compliance program and implementation, including knowledge of GDPR.
  • Providing input on employment related matters
  • Managing and optimizing risks

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious, and business oriented. 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.

You will report to the Chief Executive Officer of the Polish operations in Poland with a dotted line to the General Counsel of the Northvolt Group in Sweden. You will be part of the management team in Northvolt Poland.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Degree of Master of Laws
  • 10 years of relevant experience from a reputable law firm and international industrial company in a global environment
  • Extensive experience from working with general corporate law, construction law and of reviewing and drafting commercial agreements and compliance
  • Experience from working with environmental and energy law, especially related to renewable energy sources and power purchase agreements (PPA) is a plus
  • Previous experience from building and leading a team
  • Previous experience from working with HR matters
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English and Polish written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting demands and handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management skills
  • 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

Apply with CV and cover letter.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic 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 Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, 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 manufacturing 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 real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Tomasz Chrobak | Contact Person

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