Group manager building construction
UMEÅ, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Project manager, construction and facilities
Work model On location
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Company description

AFRY offers services in technology, design, digitization and consulting. We are dedicated experts in industry, energy and infrastructure, who create value for future generations. AFRY has a global reach with deep roots in the Nordics. Together, we accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society.

Job description

Do you have the ambition to be involved in shaping the future of our operations in Umeå? We are now looking for a committed Group Manager who can develop the group and lead us towards exciting opportunities.

Building construction is growing within our Buildings business area and is today a strong and sought-after player on the market. Our building designers have a broad and solid competence and work with assignments in everything from housing, industrial projects, schools, care buildings to commercial properties and facilities. The assignments can be found in all stages - from preliminary studies to construction planning.

As a Group Manager, you have a central role with responsibility for not only developing and inspiring our staff, but also ensuring efficient consultant occupancy and offering technical support to your employees. You will coordinate exciting projects and be the face of our office in Umeå. Your leadership will be key to our success, and we are looking for someone who has the ability to inspire and motivate staff.

Your ability to make strategic decisions and build strong relationships will be critical to the group's growth and success, and your business acumen to make strategic decisions will strengthen our competitiveness and successfully drive our business forward

As Group Manager, you are given freedom under responsibility and the opportunity for broad collaboration across the various group boundaries.

Requirements specification

In order to succeed in the role of Group Manager, we are looking for someone who has a few years of experience in the construction sector, which will be crucial in driving our projects forward. It is advantageous if you have a relevant education in the field of construction or technology.

We see that you have an understanding of business operations and a business mindset as this will be valuable in this role. If you already have an established client portfolio, it is a great advantage while you can contribute to strengthening our existing business relationships and creating new opportunities.

We would like to see that you have experience in leading and that you have the ability to drive and inspire the group towards our goals and visions. Your ability to engage and communicate effectively will be a key to success in this role.

In addition to this, we also see that you are an adaptable person who can handle changes smoothly and efficiently to meet our customers' needs.

We look forward to welcoming a new Group Manager to our team in Umeå - so don't hesitate to send in your application!

More information

We can offer you a workplace that is characterized by freedom under responsibility, great flexibility and where decisions are made close to the employee. We work over a large geographical area but still close to each other. We are keen to adapt the tasks to the employee's life situation in order to create a balance between private life and work.

AFRY is ranked as one of Sweden's most popular employers among engineers and we want you to join and contribute to that.

The application deadline is 2024-03-31 . Selection takes place continuously and the position can therefore be filled before the application deadline.

Contact information for questions:

David Jonsson, Head of Section


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At AFRY, we drive change in everything we do. We believe that change happens when bold ideas come together, when we collaborate, create innovation and embrace creative solutions, that's how we create the future. We are constantly looking for qualified candidates to join our inclusive teams around the world. Become part of us and accelerate the green transition

Why you should work with us!

AFRY is a European leader in engineering, design, and advisory services, with a global reach. We accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society.

We are 17,000 devoted experts in infrastructure, industry, energy and digitalisation, creating sustainable solutions for generations to come.

At AFRY we have inclusive and diverse teams with deep sector knowledge. The world is complex, and we need to see the bigger picture when we make decisions. If we want to improve how we do things, examining one aspect of society will not be enough. Our times call for expertise, an inclusive and diverse team, and, last but not least, brave leadership. We believe diversity is a strength, and that an inclusive workplace is a more dynamic and creative workplace, where people feel better – and where great ideas come to life.

Welcome and join us.

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Application due date 2024-03-08
About the employer
At AFRY, we have deep knowledge across industries and geographies and are at the forefront of technology, design and innovation. We are uniquely placed to solve challenges faced by our clients. Through our clients and partners, we can influence positive development for future society, and reduce climate impact. Welcome and join us.