Sr. Contract Manager

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

    A great career opportunity within Contract Management

    Would you like to make a difference and work in a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious Contract Management team. 

    In this exciting  role, you will oversee commercial contract and claims management for complex high voltage cable systems on diverse projects within the Offshore & High Voltage Cable businesses. You will support our Project Teams with your expertise, business mindset, know-how and proven track record during the entire project life cycle (from inception and tender development through production and construction to the contract close-out) to reduce risk, secure NKT’s contractual position and to ensure and improve the long-term project profitability of NKT. 

    • You will also ensure, with Project Management, the contractual and commercial management and execution of the contract.  
    • Provide guidance, coaching and training for the extended project team on commercial and contract related matters throughout the project lifecycle. 
    • Proactively securing NKT’s contractual entitlements as well as to defend NKT’s position should any contractual claims arise against NKT.
    • Support our Procurement team in subcontracting of relevant works; reflecting commitments and contractual mechanisms from our end-client contract.
    • Represent NKT in commercial and contractual negotiations with its customers and subcontractors. 
    • Additionally, provide support in Project Risk Management including active participation in the risk review and project reviews. 
    • You will need to be skilled, capable and competent in drafting, reviewing, analyzing, preparing and negotiating variations and contract amendments. 

    As a person with both a business and commercial mindset you will demonstrate an extensive business and commercial understanding, as well as having the ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of compliance matters. You need to have the flexibility to travel as work will involve visits to project site, customer, NKT factory and subcontractors.

    Additionally, your CV includes:

    • Master’s degree level within economical, legal, commercial or technical field or hold a comparable professional qualification 
    • You have experience in project execution, negotiations, and contract management for complex international projects, preferably in the construction industry. You can also have a background within financial controlling in a project company
    • Meritorious is if you have demonstratable and successful track record in contract and claim management in complex and large projects
    • You are a team player with strong communication and negotiation skills, with a strong ability to build networks both internal as well as external
    • You have a strong written and verbal communication skills and are fluent in English, additional languages is meriting

    Are you the one we are looking for?

    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. The position is preferably located in Sweden, Karlskrona, but we are also open to discuss Malmö as location, or UK; Teeside or Netherlands; Rotterdam. 

    Sound interesting? Then we’d like to speak to you. Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!

    Plaese apply with CV and personal letter via the link below at latest March 31th, recruitment takes place continuously. 

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting

    Recruiting Manager Mattias Gidlund, +46 730 80 06 20. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HR Business Partner Recruiter Kristina Owesson 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  

    Unionen – Joakim Wikström, +46 734 53 10 61

    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911

    Welcome with your application!

    About NKT
    At the factory in Karlskrona, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center operating one of the most advanced high-voltage test halls, a state-of-the-art cable manufacturing and the NKT Victoria – the most sustainable cable-laying vessel in the offshore industry. 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

    Project Manager

    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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