Project manager construction & dam - Vattenfall Vattenkraft
UMEÅ, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Project manager, construction and facilities
Work model On location
Application due date 31 August 2024
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Company description


Vattenfall Vattenkraft is responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and 400 dams in the Nordic region. We are approximately 500 employees in Sweden and Finland with headquarters in Luleå. Hydropower's renewable electricity production is a prerequisite for creating a climate-smart and fossil-free society where we play an important role as an enabler for the sustainable energy system of the future. Our production corresponds to approx. 25% of Sweden's total electricity needs. In order to deliver high availability in our production, we need to constantly challenge ourselves, develop our working methods and take advantage of digital opportunities. You become an important part of that work!


Job description

Do you have experience in the construction sector and like to work on projects from grain to grain? Do you have experience with dam safety issues? Then maybe we have the job for you!

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is now recruiting a project manager who will work with construction and dam projects. The work is varied, fun, responsible - you will work in an environment characterized by competence, development and positive people who are happy to share their knowledge.

We are constantly working to develop our business to meet demands from the outside world and would love for you to contribute to our continued development with your experience. You will be part of the Project Construction & Dam department, we are currently 11 project managers who are geographically spread from Trollhättan to Jokkmokk. This position is located in Umeå.

Project manager for construction and dam projects

You will work with projects along the Indalsälven and Ångermanälven. As a project manager, you create the conditions and ensure that set project goals can be reached. You are involved all the way from preliminary studies and planning to implementation and delivery of the finished project. Among other things, you will:

  • Plan and run investment projects of varying complexity and size.
  • Lead and engage project resources (both internal and external) and collaborate with various functions within Vattenfall Vattenkraft.
  • Work with purchasing issues (we are not subject to the LOU and in the procurement/purchasing process you are supported by our purchasing department).
  • Responsible for forecasts, financial follow-up, the project's work environment, environment, quality and time management.
  • Ensure that dam safety aspects are followed.
  • Responsible for reporting and systematic deviation management.


Requirements specification

Your qualifications as a project manager

  • Post-secondary education (college, university, KY, YH) with a specialization in construction and civil engineering, alternatively equivalent competence acquired through work experience.
  • Solid experience in project management, investment projects and construction law.
  • Experience in the construction sector and the contracting industry.
  • Good knowledge of Swedish (spoken and written), knowledge of English is desirable.
  • Driver's license (B) and possibility to travel in the service.

It is advantageous if you have work experience in water construction and if you have worked with dam construction issues and/or dam constructions. Knowledge of mechanical construction and electricity is a plus.

We are looking for someone who is driven, structured and good at prioritizing. Your way of working promotes cooperation towards clear and common goals. You see opportunities in change and when your planning is put to the test, or new situations arise, you have the ability to rethink and find new solutions.

You take responsibility and ensure that the projects are carried out with a focus on safety, quality and cost. You remain motivated - even if you encounter setbacks - and work until projects are completed and results achieved.


More information

Location and application

This position is located in Umeå . Regardless of location, travel is part of the job.

Welcome with your application via our advertisement on Vattenfall's career pages no later than August 31, 2024 . If you have questions about your application or the application portal, contact recruiter Andreas Nordgren, andreas1.nordgren@vattenfall.com.


The selection process begins no earlier than August 19 after the holidays.

Contact persons

For questions about the position, please contact recruiting manager Mattias Nygren, mattias.nygren@vattenfall.com. Union representatives are Anneli Jönsson Leaders, Samuel Jernlif Unionen, Magnus Nilsson Academics and Anders Karlström SEKO. All can be reached via Vattenfall's switchboard, 08-739 50 00.

Develop your climate-smart career with us, welcome with your application!

Together we work for a fossil-free future. Hydropower accounts for a large proportion of Vattenfall's total electricity production, and it is the most important renewable energy type both within Vattenfall's production and in the European energy system.

We are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and appealing company and strive to be good role models when it comes to diversity. Vattenfall works actively to ensure that all employees have the same opportunities and rights regardless of age, ethnic or cultural background, gender identity and gender expression, religion/belief, sexual orientation or disability.

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is part of Sweden's socially critical infrastructure, thus many of our services are safety-classified. If the position you are applying for is security classified, in accordance with the Security Protection Act, a record check and security interview will be carried out before employment.