Sr. Construction Manager - MEP

Northvolt

Northvolt

Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Job Description

Sr. Construction Manager - MEP

Are you an experienced construction management professional looking to make the world a greener place?

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. We are now looking for aSr. Construction Manager to join our Facility & EPC team!

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

In this role you will have the opportunity to be a part of one of the largest greenfield projects in Sweden. This is an exciting opportunity where you get the change to make a real impact towards a greener future. Here you will join a dynamic and innovative organization that is committed to sustainable development and making a difference in the world. Joining our EPCM organization will be an invaluable experience for you who are looking to expand your career within construction towards large greenfield industrial projects. **

**What you will do

If you are experienced within **** Construction and have long experience from the industry, this opportunity is for you. You will be responsible for the overall planning and execution of the construction activities for a block, incl. building utilities and installation of process equipment. You will also manage contractors and ensure proper coordination across disciplines. Together with your team you make sure that the execution develops according to overall program plan and budget. You manage an effective interface between the different stakeholders on site, QHSE as well as design and commercial management.

Your responsibilitie s will include:

  • Act as the main project manager for a block with responsibility over a group of Construction Managers, Project Engineers, Design Manager, and Field Supervisors.
  • Oversee and directing parts of the project from conception to completion.
  • Manage schedule deliverables and estimate costs, including responsibility over Change Management associated with your scope.
  • Ensure full compliance with internal policies, legal requirements, regulations and governance.
  • Responsible over career management and growth of direct reports

Skills & Requirements

  • Knowledge in General Conditions of Contract for Building, Civil Engineering Works and Building Services e.g AB 04, ABT 06, ABK 09, FIDIC and SSG. Experience from greenfield project is highly preferred.
  • A relevant university degree is required (engineering, construction).
  • Has participated in large-scale construction projects with considerable multidisciplinary complexity (e.g., lab/industrial MEP builds, EPC programs, projects with stringent safety requirements).
  • +10 years of experience from role with similar challenges.
  • Experience from Swedish construction sites is preferred.
  • Experience from greenfield project is highly preferred.

Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent English written and oral skills. Swedish is a plus.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.
  • Highly organized and results-driven.
  • Proactive in solving problems and anticipating/avoiding schedule slips.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humor.