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Real Estate Project Manager DE & NL (m/f/d)




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 team in Cologne.


Do you have a genuine interest, in driving projects connected to buildings, land, workplaces, energy and like people? Then you may be the one we are looking for. In other words: you are the one who brings innovation and is able to develop Real Estate projects beyond baseline delivery!

You will be responsible for the following aspects: 
As Project Manager, you will be our single-point-of-contact for all projects connected to the Real Estates and facilities, coordinator of all projects within your region. Your home base will be in Cologne and work primarily within Germany and Netherlands. You will be working with lease contracts and negotiating new terms and periods. On your agenda are identifying key deliverables, creating a timeline and resource estimation, together with key stakeholders. Furthermore, you will ensure that roles and responsibilities of resources involved or engaged in project delivery are clearly communicated, understood and documented. Further key tasks are:

  • Run the end-2-end execution of projects and ensure delivery of the defined timeline and targets, including budget & documentation
  • Report on progress to relevant stakeholders and steering committee
  • Proactively identify, report and mitigate risks to delivery
  • Ensuring a smooth and efficient handover to project customer

To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:
You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration or Building or similar. Furthermore, you have several years of relevant professional experience and knowledge in the field of Real Estate & Project Management or similar. Your profile is rounded off by conceptual skills with a documented ability to grasp the essentials, create solutions and innovate. You also have a thorough understanding of customer needs, key drivers, legal requirements and necessary approvals. You are a self-starter with a structured mindset and possess a problem-solving attitude and goal orientation. Further important qualifications are:

  • Empathy (able to engage at all levels of the company)
  • Confident and proactive
  • Good cooperation and communication skills
  • Good handling of MS Office and MS Project, SAP knowledge is nice to have
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Willingness to travel


More about us:

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 3,300 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com. 



Then we are looking forward to your application in English (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact our Senior Recruiter Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


Posting Date:  15-Apr-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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