Risk & Contract Manager
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Manager
Work model On location
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Company description

Vattenfall Vattenkraft is responsible for Vattenfall's 90 hydropower plants and approx. 300 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.

Job description

Do you want to have fun at work and at the same time work for a fossil-free society? Now you have the opportunity to do it with us. To reach our goal, we need committed employees who want to contribute to a better climate. We make the green transition possible and carry out extensive investments, which leads to a number of exciting and varied hydropower projects being carried out in Sweden.

As our new Risk & Contract Manager, you have a key role in our project operations as the coming years involve hydropower investments worth several hundred million. We have several exciting projects in areas such as building and construction, dam safety, electrical and automation technology, mechanical engineering, replacement/refurbishing of turbines, generators and transformers, environmental measures, energy efficiency and safety.

About the work as Risk & Contract Manager

Here are examples of your areas of responsibility and tasks.

  • Based on investment needs, map critical components and develop proposals for strategic partnerships and contractual arrangements
  • Standardize work methods for contract management, from contract proposals to management and follow-up as well as archiving
  • Guiding support in contract matters with a focus on price, terms, contract periods and options in ongoing contracts
  • Support project managers in developing purchasing strategies and evaluation models in large projects
  • Identify strategic opportunities in upcoming investment projects and also business risks and mitigating measures
  • Develop and standardize risk methodology within project operations, systematics in risk identification, mitigation measures and contingency plans
  • Risk assessment of the project portfolio, which means prioritization and coordination of projects from a business and risk-based perspective
  • Ongoing evaluations of individual projects to identify areas of improvement with a focus on risk and value
  • Follow up on the biggest contracts.

Requirements specification

For this work, you need to have a lot of self-motivation, be creative and see opportunities to improve and implement changes. You are confident and professional in your professional role with a good ability to create new and maintain trusting relationships.

We would like to see that you have worked in a project operation with areas such as risk methodology, mitigation measures and evaluation models. In addition, you also have experience of strategic and innovative work, preferably in larger organisations.

You have college or university education in, for example, technology, law or industrial economics. It is advantageous if you have worked with project management, procurement, contract management and contracting and legal issues. Good knowledge of both Swedish and English as well as a B driving license is a requirement.

More information


Trollhättan, Solna, Sundsvall, Umeå, Luleå or any other of Vattenfall Vattenkraft's locations.

Contact persons

For questions about the position, please contact Jerry Westerstedt, 070-221 58 44. Union representatives are Anneli Jönsson Ledarna, Samuel Jernlif Unionen, Magnus Nilsson Akademikerna and Anders Karlström SEKO. All can be reached via Vattenfall's switchboard, 08-739 50 00.

Does this sound like a job to you?

All employees in Vattenfall Vattenkraft have important roles in leading the work forward at a time when hydropower production is a very important part of Sweden's total electricity mix. Our hydropower plants are used to generate both base power (the amount of electricity that is always needed) and control power (electricity production that can be started quickly to meet variations in demand).

To realize the goal of a fossil-free life, we need to make use of different perspectives, experiences and skills. We need thinkers, creators, developers, problem solvers and a wide range of other roles with one thing in common - that everyone contributes their unique talent and unleashes their superpowers in the team. We work towards our common goal in a first-class work environment where everyone should feel equal and included.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Welcome your application via our advertisement on Vattenfall's career pages no later than May 23, 2024. If you have questions, contact recruiter Ingela Skoog, 0730-243 164.

We are convinced that diversity enriches and therefore work continuously for equality and inclusion in our workplace. Please read more at https://careers.vattenfall.com/se/sv/jobba-med-oss

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.

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.

Application due date 2024-06-01
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!