Manager Sub-Project Management

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

    Play a key role in our ambitious production team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Karlskrona. 

    Are you seeking a new opportunity to inspire, motivate and lead a team? If you have previous leadership- project and industrial experience and a passionate drive for team management within tender and delivery projects in production, we might have the right job for you. In this role you will have the opportunity to make a difference and set a footprint for the future - in a company that is a key partner in the green transformation of our society.

    In this very advanced and innovative production process in the cable industry, we continue to invest significantly in the latest technology. Reporting to the Vice President Head of Production Operations you will play a key role by leading Tender Leads for production and Project Managers for the delivery projects within production - making our deliveries to client a great success.

    Develop, motivate and lead our team
    To empower, inspire and engage our leaders and employees is crucial – especially since we are in an expanding phase. Leadership skills are highly valued to ensure development of an engaged team with a heart to drive tender and delivery projects.

    To lead and develop tender and project management within production and to assure delivery and development of the team you will, amongst others, have the following tasks:

    • Engaging and driving a highly motivated team as well as guide and developing the team members to reach their own full potential.
    • Resource and project planning to ensure that the tenders and projects are staffed.
    • Collaborating with HR Management to make sure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed.
    • Improvement of current way of work.
    • Ensuring compliance with all relevant health, safety and environmental directives, implementing regulations, and monitoring and reporting progress and results.
    • Preparing annual department budget, overseeing progress, and determining actions to mitigate risk in order to manage the department within budget and resource constraints.
    • Considering client expectations in action plans.
    • Be the clients voice in production and the productions voice for the client.

    Open-minded and proactive leader with ability to see the overall picture
    To succeed in this role you are a leader that allows the team to work independently with a strong ability to see the connections between planning, manufacturing and client demands. You are motivated to see others succeed and help the team to tackle a dynamic environment at the same time as you are. 

    You like to have many interfaces and work with process development to ensure that all interfaces connects to the department in a way that makes every day work as fun and effective as possible. To drive change and ensuring that all are onboard and inspired in the phase of change is something you enjoy. 

    Since you are passionate about projects for tenders and delivery you have a strong client focus and take accountability for your own as well as the production team’s actions and results as a part of the production management team. You quickly absorb an overview of tasks to be handled, set the right priorities and making sure we reach the goal in line with the company strategy. Your strong communication skills in combination with your empathetic attitude allows you to build and remain profitable relationships not only internally but also externally. 

    In addition to the above you have some years of experience from working in a project and production environment and preferable the high voltage cable industry, managing teams, managing projects, been involved within sales, continuous improvement with a working knowledge of projects and/or Six Sigma and/or similar. You have the ability to oversee tenders and products that is delivered in projects with high value as well as you have a strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines.

    Additionally, your CV comprises: 

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Economics, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing or similar.
    • At least 3-5 years leadership experience 
    • Fluency in spoken and written Swedish and English.
    • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies is a plus

    Contact and application
    Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level? Let us know, we are waiting for you!
    Please apply at our website at latest 1st of October 2022.

    Personality- and Capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process.

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Louise Olausson, or +46 455 55 948 . In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HR Business Partner Andreas Christenson,

    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 – Mikael Sztanski, +46 455 75 324
    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911
    We are looking forward to receiving 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.

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