Contract Director (m/w/d) Germany



Heide, Germany
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt is now in the middle of establishing in Germany and one of the first team to staff will be our Construction team to start the construction of the gigafactory in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein. We are now looking for a self-driven and technically competent Contract Director. In joining us you will play an important role in building some of the first large scale European battery factories and in the transition to a carbon-free society.

As a Contract Director you will be a part of the construction team; implementing our contract strategy while directly spearheading the construction of our facilities from a greenfield to a commissioned gigafactory. You will safeguard Northvolt through proper contract management, minimise project risks through application of best commercial and contractual management practices.

The team:
You will be an integral part of the Project Team and work intimately with the Program, Project Management, Engineering and Procurement teams.

You will also manage and support a team of Contract Specialists and carry out the contract management of all construction projects on the Northvolt Drei site in Heide, Germany.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic oversight for all construction contracts and support the team in their administration during the construction phase.
  • Direct the management of construction change processes and guide the team in their execution.
  • Lead the management of contractor and supplier relationships.
  • Oversee risk and contingency management, ensuring effective mitigation of any claims during construction.
  • Implement a proactive strategy to prevent construction claims and efficiently manage any that arise

The person we are looking for is driven, sharp and eager to learn. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with your CV. We look forward to reading your application!

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is to be discussed.