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Head of Project Controlling (m/f/d) High Voltage Cable Systems - Offshore & HVDC

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NKT - Our people bring power to life

You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious HVDC & Offshore Project Teams in Cologne.


You will be a vital member in supporting the profitability of high voltage cable systems in Offshore & HVDC businesses with your Financial controlling and planning skills. You will report to the VP Finance HV Solutions in Cologne and lead a team of operational controllers.


Your responsibilities:


  • Financial lead for portfolio of large projects and finance business partner to the Vice President of Sales & Project management Offshore / HVDC
  • Leadership and development of the project controlling department through both, tender and execution phase
  • Advisor and decision maker in the project steering committee
  • Continuous development of people, processes and tools needed for world class controlling department
  • Effectively working together with the project organization, auditors, tax/treasury and legal department. Promoting and driving commercial awareness, internal control and cost savings activities within the projects
  • Driving the optimization of project cash flow, costs and revenues and managing project related currency risks, tax issues and bonds
  • Driving the internal control agenda within execution and tendering to ensure compliance to IFRS and to Group standards
  • Provide guidance and support to large projects in terms of risk management and participate in monthly risk reviews
  • Lead yearly/monthly budget and forecasting process for the large project portfolio. Ensure solid processes, superior quality and accuracy in terms of revenues, profits and working capital


Your Background:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or Engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership and senior stakeholder experience, track record of proactively and continuously developing teams
  • Several years of experience in industrial business, with preferably project based operations
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, processes and tools
  • You are structured, have good business acumen and risk management skills
  • You are truly performance driven and result focused
  • You are a good communicator who quickly builds trust throughout the organization
  • You have an open mindset and easily see opportunities and solutions in new situations and at the same time holding the highest standard compliance backbone
  • You are robust and can ask the right critical questions in a constructive manner
  • Fluency in English and German


More about us:

At NKT your skills, ambition and determination will contribute to connecting the world with high quality power cables driving the global transition to renewable energy. Join us and become part of an international organization founded on high ambitions, strong performance and collaboration. We have pioneered the cable industry since 1891, and today we still bring power to life. NKT employs 3.400 and operates globally with headquarter in Brøndby, Denmark.

Business Line HV Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, 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 cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements.

Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our
career page. We offer a competitive comp & ben including flexible working conditions.



Posting Date: 

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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