Stakeholder manager, Vattenfall Onshore Wind
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Manager
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 within a generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Job description

Vattenfall Vind is in an expansive and exciting growth phase and we look forward to hiring employees for our project development department.

An exciting everyday life - for a fossil-free future

We at Vattenfall are working intensively to make Sweden fossil-free within a generation. To reach our goal, we need you who are committed and want to work with us, which is one of Sweden's largest electricity producers. We offer a workplace characterized by commitment, curiosity, competence, cooperation and where we have high ceilings. You will work in the department responsible for developing Vattenfall's portfolio of land-based wind power projects in Sweden.

We are now looking for a stakeholder manager.

The role of Stakeholder manager

The role of stakeholder manager is central in our wind power projects from the early stages until the park is ready to be put into operation. You will take care of important relationships with stakeholders in our development projects, for example landowners, local residents, interest organisations, Sami villages and municipalities. You have an important role in demonstrating the need and benefits of wind power in Sweden and in having a dialogue with opposing interests.

As a stakeholder manager, you work closely with the project manager and will be a specialist and advisor in matters relating to communication, message, tone, imagery, channel selection and contacts with stakeholders. You will produce stakeholder analysis and communication plans in the projects. You will also contribute to the work with communication strategy, plan and implementation of the entire portfolio including various communication activities.

Monitoring the environment and analyzing the environment both internally and externally is a central part of achieving success. For us, local benefits and added value are important and you will be able to pursue issues with the local business community in the areas where we have projects. The local presence means that the role requires travel within Sweden.

We are looking for you who want to drive development, find new forms of cooperation and collaborations. You have documented experience in relationship building, a wide contact network and have solid experience in community contacts. You also have experience in handling difficult situations.

The role will be designed based on the skills of the applicant. This will include tasks with overall communication issues for our entire project portfolio.

Requirements specification

Competence and experience

  • You must have a university degree in communication or equivalent competence.
  • Relevant work experience with communication and relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Experience in finding solutions and added value where there are conflicting interests and difficult situations.
  • Experience of work within project organization.
  • Very good communication skills in writing and speaking, above all in Swedish but also in English.
  • Community-oriented and understanding of/knowledge of national, regional and local politics"
  • Driving license.

Particularly meritorious

  • Good understanding of the energy industry and the wind power industry and especially understanding of project development work.
  • Experience in media management.
  • Has knowledge in new digital solutions.
  • Experience with social media.
  • Knowledge and experience reindeer husbandry issues.
  • Broad network with relevant stakeholders.

Personal characteristics

To succeed in the role, you need to have an eye both for the overall picture and for the small details, create good collaborations and like to have a lot of contact with both external and internal stakeholders. You need to understand the importance of long-term relationships and show respect for different opinions. You can easily communicate with all kinds of people, even under pressure and when opinions may differ. As a person, you are positive, confident, see opportunities, solution-oriented and proactive. You are comfortable handling many parallel issues. Our department values ​​working together, effective solutions, honesty, generously sharing information and knowledge.

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We offer

In addition to helping you shape the smart energy society of the future, we offer you developing and varied work with many contact points. For us at Vattenfall, it is important that work and private life have a good balance, therefore we offer flexibility in work and the possibility to work from home if necessary. We also have a lot of other staff benefits, such as reduced working hours, advantageous occupational pension agreements, parental leave supplements and more. Read more about our benefits here.

Location Luleå

Project development land-based wind power Sweden

With increased ambitions, the department responsible for the development of land-based wind power in Sweden has grown as the portfolio has been expanded with more projects. We run projects from the first land negotiation, through i.a. the environmental permit processes, even investment decisions and up to the start of construction for the wind farms. The department includes consists of project managers, permit specialists, stakeholder managers and coordinators.

For more information about the tea, please contact Victor Andersson, For more information about the recruitment process, please contact our recruiter Teri-Anne Brink -

Union representatives in Sweden: Rolf Ohlsson (Akademikerna), Anders Bohlin (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Rebecka Hedsell (SEKO). To get in touch with the representatives, call Vattenfall's switchboard +46 8 739 50 00

The last day to apply is March 20, 2024. Applications will be processed continuously throughout the application period. For more information about the service

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.

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!