Project manager for Svappavaara
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Project manager, construction and facilities
Work model On location
Application due date 16 June 2024
Are you the one?

Are you a curious, communicative and open person with leadership qualities? We are now looking for a project manager who wants to inspire and run exciting projects at LKAB in Svappavaara.


LKAB's open-pit mines are located in Svappavaara, four miles southeast of Kiruna. In these open pits, we extract iron ore by drilling, blasting, and then crushing and crushing the ore into a raw material for pellet production. Our operations also include ore processing in our beneficiation plant and pellet plant. In Svappavaara, we offer you a workplace in a family environment with strong cohesion combined with great opportunities for outdoor life, to develop in your service and make friends for life.

Your role

As a project manager, you will lead your project group with specialists, consultants and contractors as well as collaborate with both internal and external parties. Here you will be responsible for the entire chain - from planning, projecting, budget, agreement, implementation and handover in accordance with set goals. The project department consists of other project managers, construction managers and project coordinators with whom you will have close cooperation.

You have this with you

We strive to have a broad competence in our project group and are therefore looking for both you who are a trained engineer or you with solid experience in the competence area of ​​Construction, HVAC or Automation. In addition, you are responsible and build trust. You are used to working in an environment with many contact points and stakeholders where good communication is essential.

We think you look forward to supporting and inspiring others and like to lead others towards common goals. We are looking for someone who has experience in project operations or other management assignments.

Driving license B is a requirement for the position.

Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility are, regardless of the position you are applying for, important watchwords for you in your daily work. For our work group, it is important to have an inclusive climate where everyone feels welcome, and we therefore look forward to the new thoughts, ideas and approaches that you bring with you. Just like LKAB in general, we strive for diversity and an even gender distribution.

This is what you get

  • Motivation program that rewards success
  • Health care and study support as well as access to art association, leisure association, mountain cabins and family activities
  • Enhanced parental allowance of up to 90 percent of your regular salary for up to six months (after employment for one year)
  • Help and support in case of illness or in matters of work environment, health, wellness and rehabilitation
  • Protective and terminal glasses and compensation for dental care
  • Possibility to apply for scholarships during studies for both you and your children
  • Possibility to join our pension and insurance program with favorable rates

Other information

Start: according to agreement

Location: Svappavaara

Scope: Full-time, daytime

For more information about the position, contact Head of Section Håkan Wiss, tel. 010 144 42 24,

For more information about the recruitment process, contact HR BP Theresia Sturk, tel. 010-144 40 31

Union contacts:

Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, 0980-72508.

Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara – Björn Åström, 0980-72903. Leaders Kiruna/Svappavaara – Ingegerd Kyrö, 0980-71050

If you want to get an insight into what life is like for our employees in Svappavaara, click on the link below:

Svappavaara – LKAB

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About LKAB

LKAB is an international mining and mineral group with northern Sweden as a base and the whole world as a workplace. We lead the way towards carbon dioxide-free production and we do it together - in an open, warm and safe work environment with technology and development in focus. We welcome challenges, innovative ideas and initiative, always with equality and diversity in focus.

Do you work at LKAB today but are interested in a new role?

Then we would like you to submit your application via our internal career page. Log in to your Workday account and go to "Jobcenter", there you can search for all available jobs and send your application.

Prior to recruitment, LKAB has taken a position on recruitment channels and marketing. We politely but firmly decline all contact from media marketers, recruitment sites and the like.

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