Business Systems Operations Manager



Gdańsk, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and self-driven Operations Manager Business Systems to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent/bold/passionate Business Systems team based in Stockholm. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing/ramping up our Business Systems Operations function and team and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

**About the job

**What does Operations in Business Systems mean? Well there are many different synonyms but in essence the Operations Team keep the business and our systems alive and make sure they are well taken care off. Not only in a reactive move, solving possible bugs, incidents and problems but proactively avoiding these issues even to happen. We are not looking for the more classic set-up, we want the latest set-up, AI/ML, technology in general. We need a scalable operations, not just scalable in additional hands &feet but a truly scalable operations. Since we are mainly working on systems, platforms and applications, some would call it Applications Management, and they could be right but we do not the classic set up. We are looking for who lives and breaths Operations. We would like to meet candidates that have seen different set-ups and learnt what works and what not works. We want to find the one who is dreaming of setting up a Operations set-up almost green-field. We have our ERP, we have around 40 SaaS, big and small. It´s not straight forward, it´s not classic and it is a challenge. We need to reinforce compliance, governance, processes and WoW. We are supporting our solutions today but we need to improve and scale. The Operations team will not be a big one, it will be small and effective and efficient. You will be working with several external partners and you will drive the establishment of potentially new partnerships. The company is growing, both our solutions and services but additionally geographically. The opportunities is endless.

About the team

The team is there to be built. This role is the first. Operations is today spread out in several teams but we need to centre the governance and the control to achieve true progress and scalability

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Operations team and tasks

  • Build the team and refine the process, tools and ways of working

  • Establish a new operating model for Operations

  • Align with internal and external stakeholders

  • Run Operations for all existing and new Business Systems globally.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good 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.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is ASAP.