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Project Manager (m/f/d) Offshore & HVDC


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 Offshore + HVDC Project Teams in Cologne.


You will lead medium sized Offshore & HVDC (sub-)projects within the HV Cable Solutions Business Line based in Cologne. Reporting to the Manager Offshore & HVDC and/or Project Director you will maintain and enhance customer satisfaction by providing excellent service at all stages of the (sub-)project.


Your responsibilities:

  • Leading the project team with clear guidelines, tasks and milestones, while motivating and providing feedback.
  • Managing all aspects of the project to agreed-upon customer requirements and ensuring all technical, safety, quality and financial targets are met.
  • Overseeing the development of project plan documents in relation to scope, budget, schedule, and risk management.
  • Monitoring each stage of project implementation to ensure best practices in cost control, resource efficiency, risk management and health, safety and the environment.
  • Identifying, analyzing and addressing project risks, with the regular sharing of lessons learned.
  • Coordinating contract negotiation and claims with customers, in collaboration with the Supply Chain and Legal functions.
  • Achieving project deliverables and compliance with contract requirements.
  • Building strong relationships with customers and stakeholders.


Your background:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferable in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in Project Management business, e.g. working as Project Lead Engineer or Associate Project Manager preferable in High Voltage products/cables.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively manage a matrix team
  • Demonstrated experience in management of project scope, cost, schedules and vendors/subcontractors.
  • Deep commercial and contract law understanding.
  • Sound knowledge of High Voltage Cables and relevant markets would be a big plus.
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of all relevant Microsoft Office applications.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly to Customer and projects, as required
  • 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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