Senior Construction Manager - Groundworks
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Senior Construction Manager - Groundworks
Work model On location
Are you the one?

We are looking for a experienced senior groundworks construction manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent factory programs team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing up Northvolt ETT giga-factory and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job:

You will be responsible for planning, coordinating and document execution of groundworks and landscaping. You will be responsible for collaboration and support of block managers, engineering manager, and contract specialists and the hand over of executed works.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Plan, coordinate and document execution of groundworks and landscaping.

  • Coordinate and direct supervisors works.
  • Follow groundworks milestone schedule.
  • Optimize and follow up progress, cost and quality & mitigate hindrances.
  • Documentation of executed works.
  • Report progress, deviations, and non conformities.
  • Support BAS-U re. HSE related issues.

Support block manager, engineering manager & contract specialist.

  • Review of detailed design to optimize execution
  • Review of contractor's claims (volumes, change orders, cost plus, hindrances, delay)

Project Management

  • Support the block manager with reporting.
  • Deputy block manage.


  • Prepare documentation before inspections of contractors works.
  • Prepare documentation before hand over.

Personal Success Factors:

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. 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.

Why you should work with us!

The world is turning its back on fossil fuels. With the change comes new opportunities and new demands for industry. Together, let’s build a cleaner world.

Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and has grown to over 3,000 people from over 100 different nationalities. 

Northvolt has to date secured more than $55 billion worth of contracts from key customers, including BMW, Fluence, Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo Cars and Polestar, to support its plans, which include establishing recycling capabilities to enable 50 percent of all its raw material requirements to be sourced from recycled batteries by 2030.

Application due date 2024-05-31
About the employer
Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, the company has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Northvolt is now a European leader within battery production, engaged in partnerships with some of Europe’s premium automotive manufacturers and industry players. At Northvolt we challenge ourselves and others everyday to move rapidly towards a more sustainable future. We use passion, boldness, and excellence to invent, build and recycle the greenest batteries in the world. Together we learn, fail and grow in a caring team, knowing our multiple perspectives and skills are crucial to our success. Welcome to Northvolt!