Regional Development Specialist (m/w/d)



Hamburg, Germany
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Regional Development Specialist to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate Drei team based in Hamburg and Heide. By joining us, you will be a key player in setting up a holistic factory ecosystem and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job
As a Regional Development Specialist, you will be responsible to manage strategic initiatives to drive regional development processes around our Drei project in Heide, Germany. You will be working in a cross-functional setup together with other Northvolt teams, external stakeholders (e.g. public authorities) and our management in Germany. Furthermore, you have the ability to shape Northvolt's setup in Germany and grow a lighthouse project for Germany's energy and industrial transition from an early phase.

About the team
We are driving the set up of Northvolt’s gigafactory ecosystem in Germany. The Strategy and Program team you will be working in is closely connected with operational and functional teams (both technical and business related) within Northvolt to develop strategic initiatives ,establish needed partnerships and drive execution. This means working in a highly cross-functional set up and acting as an intrapreneur in a fast-paced environment. An outstanding impact and learning curve in this position is guaranteed. You will be reporting to Manager Factory Ecosystem.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establish and coordinate regional partnerships around our gigafactory deployment and the ecosystem connected to it (e.g. housing, coordination of co-localizations, infrastructure)
  • Independent hands-on project management to ensure partnerships and projects can be successfully released
  • Planning and execution of municipality participation, workshops
  • Participation in evaluation, monitoring and controlling of regional development processes and projects
  • Prepare and present insights and decision materials towards the management team in charge of the project

The person we are looking for is driven, caring, resourceful and confident managing a multi-stakeholder environment. You thrive by leading subprojects and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. 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.

We are looking forward to reading your application!