Project Cluster Manager

    • Category: Project Management & Execution
    • Location: Lyckeby, SE

    At NKT our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, with outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide customized cable solutions to precisely meet customer requirements for cables produced in the most modern production site world wide.

    NKT is expanding its high-voltage production sites to execute on a record high order backlog and to prepare for growing market demand for power cable systems driven by the transition to renewable energy. 

    At NKT we strongly believe that our people is the key to success

    Is successful development and goal management your career fuel? Are you the leader who sees the potential in innovative collaborations? Have you mastered the art of building flexible structure?

    Then you are the one we’re looking for!

    Take lead in important investment projects for new machines and production equipment.

    The Project Cluster Manager is effectively a portfolio manager and will be responsible for maintaining the program and budget delivery of his or her cluster. Reporting directly to both the Production Investments Manager and the overall Program Manager, this role will also require the continuous coordination with the other Project Cluster Managers. Other roles will include:

    • Certifying purchases and invoices provided by the Project Manager within the Cluster, and to make financial decision within the project framework.
    • To protect the Cluster budget and escalate any issues which may affect the financial outcome.
    • Ensuring optimal resource use within each project and between clusters.
    • Identifying critical path activities and events which may affect the general plan.
    • To ensure activities are not overlooked or duplicated with the projects, or between each cluster.
    • To direct and motivate the project team. 
    • To protect and control the budget, time schedule, quality, risk, resources.
    • Monitoring Health & Safety compliance within each project and instigate any remedial action.
    • Compiling and issuing the monthly report outlining progress, cost, risks and the mitigation actions undertaken.

    As Cluster Manager at NKT you will have the overall responsibility over a number of ongoing investment projects within the area of production equipment, machinery for cable production and production buildings. The investment value the cluster lead is responsible for can be between 10-100 million SEK and have a term of between 2-4 years. You will be monitoring all aspects of the projects within the cluster and ensuring that it follow our process project methodology for investments (PMFI), as well as evaluating Health, Safety and Environmental parameters in the projects.

    The preferred candidate has desirable following qualifications:

    • Previous experience of economic planning, budget and cost follow up.
    • Experienced in Microsoft Office and systems as SAP. Microsoft Project is meriting.
    • Experience from Props/ GATE Method for Project Management is beneficial.
    • Knowledge in CE-marking, machine directive and applicable standards are considered a merit, but not necessary.

    Result focused and collaborative leader

    In order to succeed in the role of Cluster Manager, it is advantageous to have experience in production/industry. Previous experience from larger project management is needed.

    Since every solution and High Voltage cable is designed from customer requirements, the workflow needs to be consistent yet flexible to suit the needs of developing departments while still maintaining budget, plans and deadlines. You need to be able to make quick decisions and delegate to keep focus on results and delivery. Your goal oriented stance ensures that deadlines are always met.

    You are an assertive leader whilst remaining empathetic with a strong recognition for the positives in diversity. You never fail to recognize the great assets different people, competences and collaborations are to a project.

    Further important qualifications are:

    • Bachelor´s Master degree in Mechanical Engineering of similar, or experience within Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing or similar is beneficial.
    • Fluency in Swedish and English.

    Join us connecting a greener world!

    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture

    where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  

    Let us know, we are waiting for you! Please apply at our website at latest April 2nd. Be aware that tests might be included in the recruitment process.

    You have permanent authorization to work in Sweden or SE/EU citizenship

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Mathias Manneklint at, or Jonas Alfson at,

    In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HRBP Alice Jerlmark, 

    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

    Welcome with your application!

    Union Representatives
    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  
    Unionen - Joakim Wikström +46 73 407 02 43
    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


    About NKT
    At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. 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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    Maria is a project manager in large customer projects. She and her colleagues always look for new ways forward to reach the goals and search for good solutions for our customers and NKT. She mentions that when you start as a newcomer at NKT, everyone is very open minded and willing to help.

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