Procurement Lead

  • Category: Finance & Procurement
  • Location: Lyckeby, SE

Be a part of our Installation Procurement team!

Do you have procurment experience working with complex contracts? If you're keen to apply your skills and support our mission of connecting a geener tomorrow, then this may be a perfect opportunity for you to join our team!  As a procurement lead, you will strengthen our team's ability to support global projects to install High Voltage cable systems both on- and offshore. Being a part of NKT team also opens you to a world of learning, future career opportunities and growth. 

Help secure safe and cost-effective subcontracts to enable the green energy transition.

In this role you will join a project team that ensures all project specific materials and installations are secured on time and within agreed upon budgets. You will be the procurement's representative to the project team for all matters related to installation, from start to finish. Together with the Project Installation Manager (PIM) and the Category Manager (CM) you will create contracts that reflect industry practices and meet customer requirements. The PIM is responsible for technical requirements, the CM for product and market expertise, and you will be the project expert.

A key success factor in this role is the ability to develop long-term relations with our key suppliers. Leading the use and implementation of innovative contract models, ensuring reliable deliveries, sharing lessons learned, and driving continuous improvement are important success factors as well.

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Developing and finalizing contracts
  • Be the procurement representative in our customer delivery projects
  • Driving the procurement scope in the projects from start to end
  • Following and ensuring clients requirements aligns with project execution

You will be a part of our local procurement-installation team based in Karlskrona, in the southern part of Sweden, but also work closely with our group procurement colleges in Copenhagen, Denmark and our sister factory in Cologne, Germany. With our market being global, international travel will be part of your job. Today our subcontractor footprint is mostly Europe, but as our client market gets wider so does our supplier base.

Self-going, efficient and structured project leader

We are looking for an initiative taking,  goal oriented person who can contribute to NKT´s global installation projects going forward. You work independent, driving tasks in accordance with the agreed plan in a structured and predictable way delivering on your commitments. In order to succeed in the role, you have the ability to build strong networks, collaborate and communicate with all kinds of people both internally and externally.

In addition to this you have a broad commercial understanding and ability to see the big picture as well as a clear focus and awareness on securing that the client´s requirements are aligned in the project execution.

Additionally, your CV comprises:

  • University degree or other relevant education – preferably within business, economics or engineering
  • Experience from procurement including complex contracts as well as negotiations of both legal and commercial topics
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in Swedish or German would be valuable for this role as well, but is not required. 
  • Prior experience having procured installation services or construction work (ABT, NSC05, FIDIC, LOGIC etc.) would also be very useful for this role.

Contact and application

We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis, but hope to receive your application by September 30. Note that personality and cognitive tests can be included in the recruitment process.

If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact the Hiring Manager, Ulf Andersson, at:  For any inquiries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR Business Partner, Kristina Owesson, at, or the Recruiter, Ben Gregg, at:  Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Union representatives

Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  

Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911

Unionen- Joakim Wikström ++46 734 070243

We are looking forward to receiving your application!


About NKT
Join a diverse and international team of experts with unmatched repair capabilities and jointing experience keeping the global power grids in operation. From service hubs in Sweden, Denmark and Germany, NKT offers on- and offshore cable services to maximize the utilization of power cable systems.

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

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Tomasz has worked at NKT for 7 years. He started his journey as a machine operator and in 2021 he got the opportunity to work as a tactical and operational buyer at NKT. He believes that what makes NKT a good place to work is the culture and the sense of community.

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