Risk Manager (m/w/d) Germany



Heide, Germany
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Description

With Germany being the core of European automotive manufacturing, its only natural it should also be a pioneer in scaling up battery cell manufacturing. At Northvolt we are excited to make this happen, and we have recently announced that Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, will be the location of our German Battery Gigafactory. The factory will be built in multiple phases over 5+ years and the factory represent a multi-billion Euro investment project. To enable this project we are now looking for a dedicated and driven Risk Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future.

About the job
As Risk Manager for the local Factory Program team you will play a key role in the effective anticipation of risk and opportunities across all aspects of our programs and projects. You will serve as the subject matter expert on risk management and work closely with cross-functional teams to audit, modify, and oversee the use of our risk management process.

Your responsibilities will encompass tracking and progressing the risk process by the risk owners, ensuring timely follow up of risk mitigations, supporting the ongoing update and management of the risk profile and seeking improvement for the current processes.

About the team

You will be part of the Northvolt project team of about 40 employees that will have the overall responsibility of this mega project based in Heide Germany.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Driving risk-based thinking in the Factory program and its projects, supporting and administering the Risk Management Process as well as coordinating the systematic management of risks and opportunities through the risk owners
  • Facilitating monthly risk reviews with the delivery teams and preparing risk and mitigation inputs and eventually driving the Quantitative Risk Analysis reviews for the program team.
  • Developing the digitalization for risk and change management
  • Managing stakeholders in a cross-team environment and produce status report to the management team

Success factors for this position:

In addition to these requirements, a Change Manager in the Construction Industry must have strong attention to detail, be able to work under pressure, and have a strong commitment to ethical conduct and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. They should possess excellent leadership, organizational and time-management skills and be able to lead and work effectively and efficiently in a team environment. They should be able to work collaboratively with the construction team to ensure project success.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring, and structured. You thrive by leading others and working towards common goals. You are used to a high-paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, a sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humour.

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.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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