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

Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain. There are approximately 20,000 employees within the Vattenfall Group. We have been electrifying industries, delivering energy to homes and transforming life through innovation for over a hundred years. We now want to make it possible to live fossil-free and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Vattenfall Eldistribution AB is one of Sweden's largest electricity network companies and supplies electricity to 900,000 private and business customers. Read more about us at:

Job description

Sweden has begun a historic transformation and is facing an extensive electrification of society. In order to show our ambition to contribute to the energy transition and to continue enabling increased electrification of Sweden, we have as a goal to distribute twice as much electricity in our electricity grid by 2030 and to transmit electricity with 99.99% delivery reliability.

This means that our project operations must continue to grow and we are therefore looking for new project managers all over Sweden.

Do you have experience in leading complex infrastructure projects? Do you want to join the journey towards a fossil-free Sweden? Do you know about the different parts of electrical power systems? Are you a clear communicator who finds it easy to collaborate? Then you could be one of those we are looking for! Running, developing and building the electricity grid of the future requires many different skills and we are now continuing to grow and are looking for experienced Project Managers for regional networks and also Main Project Managers for regional networks.

The role of Project Manager

We are looking for project managers for station and line projects within 20-400kV voltage. You will be ultimately responsible for realizing set goals and have overall responsibility for managing projects at the right cost, quality and time. This means, among other things, leading and coordinating projects as well as communicating and representing Vattenfall's interests vis-à-vis other stakeholders such as authorities, municipalities and contractors. Travel in the service occurs.

Responsibilities and tasks:

You will work independently but also collaborate within various project groups around technology with the help of internal and external support. Your main responsibilities include the following parts:

  • Lead, distribute and follow up the work both internally within the project group and externally through our suppliers and contractors
  • Follow up and act as a role model for and ensure a safe working environment
  • Create and maintain both external and internal relationships with customers, consultants and authorities as well as internal collaboration with other functions within the company
  • Communicate and report project status to relevant stakeholders and ensure they have the right information
  • Create strategies to develop the procurement process along with purchasing
  • Follow forecast and budget follow-up for decided projects
  • Work proactively with the calculation and management of risks in the project

Requirements specification

We would like for you to have experience from projects in several different industries, such as electricity, infrastructure or construction. A plus is if you have worked on the supplier side from a customer perspective. However, at least 3 years of work experience in electricity is a requirement.

  • You have a post-secondary education, preferably in energy, electric power, project management, economics, law or relevant work experience.
  • Experience of working with project planning, knowledge of contract law is an advantage
  • Education in project management and/or electrical safety can be meritorious
  • Fluency in spoken and written Swedish and English is required
  • Driving license: class B

We are looking for someone who can run their processes independently by ensuring consistent progress in the projects. You must find it easy to collaborate, lead and engage members of the project organization. The role also requires good communication skills to be able to communicate clearly at all levels. You also have a good ability to plan and prioritize in your daily work.

We would like to see that with your technical interest it is easy for you to understand the whole. We are looking for someone who likes to work in a goal-oriented manner, has a habit of handling different demands from several stakeholders and who is driven by working towards set goals.

More information

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer a workplace with good opportunities for development. We encourage you who want to progress and explore new areas within the company. With our career and development model, we want to create clarity in which opportunities you have to develop in the direction you want. It is important that the whole life works and therefore we are keen that our employees experience a good balance between work and leisure. We are convinced that diversity and inclusion lead to innovative thinking, improved business results and increased commitment, and we strive to represent diversity among our customers and the society we operate in. Read more about us at:


We are currently looking for competence in Linköping, Solna, Uppsala, Västerås, Luleå, Umeå, Trollhättan and Gothenburg. There may be opportunities for other locations in the vicinity of these locations.

For more information about the service itself, contact the responsible manager:

Linköping, Solna, Uppsala or Västerås – Claudio Merino, or Viveka Vretman,

Luleå, Umeå - Åsa Kastensson:

Trollhättan, Gothenburg – Mattias Pettersson: or Lena Bull Boman:

For questions about the recruitment process, contact the responsible recruiter:

Luleå, Umeå: Ida Fågelqvist:

Solna, Uppsala, Västerås or Linköping: Sabina Eriksson,

Trollhättan, Gothenburg: Jessica Petersson,

Union representatives for this service are Christian Ericsson, Ledarna, Anne-Marie Sjöbohm, Akademikerna, Asim Nokic, Unionen, Ulf Tengman, SEKO. All contact persons can be reached via Vattenfall's exchange 08-739 50 00.

Welcome with your application no later than March 17, 2024 .

Why you should work with us!

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 19,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people's homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We are determined to enable fossil-free living within one generation. 

To succeed we must become fossil free ourselves. But that's not enough. We are looking beyond our own industry to see where we can really make a difference. Together with our partners, we are taking on the responsibility to find new and sustainable ways to electrify transportation, industries and heating.

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Application due date 2024-03-17
About the employer
At Vattenfall you’ll take part in a bigger challenge: To make it possible to live fossil-free within a generation. We want to show the way to a sustainable future and stimulate a climate smarter life. This requires new perspectives and actual changes. It requires people who want to make a real difference. Join us and power fossil-free living!