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R&D Project Leader

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Participate in developing cutting-edge high voltage cables systems for the future

Do you see your project leader skills and competences reach their fully potential in a leading technical role? Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of the creation of technological future that enables the transformation to green energy? Then we might have the right job for you. As a Project Leader in our multi-cultural R&D team you will lead and coordinate both local and cross functional projects with the purpose of developing future world class high voltage cable systems. Being part of NKT opens a world of future career opportunities as well as learning possibilities. 

 

Take lead in our key development projects

The purpose and focus for our R&D team is transforming the way we use and generate technology by aiming to create an environmentally friendly and sustainable standard. Solving society’s present and future challenges through new ideas, innovative concepts and inspired designs. The role of the Project Leader is to be responsible for all elements of said projects, such as defining the scope of work, planning costs against budget, resources required and time allocation for activities. Your lead will be in partnership with steering groups, product management, local business managers and external parties.

 

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Independently lead and manage development projects of high voltage cable systems for on and offshore applications
  • Follow internal stage gate model and reporting to gate owners as well as in the monthly project review meetings
  • Initiate production of prototypes
  • Plan testing of cable systems according to national, international and/or customer standards.
  • Handover of design and result of developed products to relevant receiver, as well as in capturing lessons learned
  • Safeguard the priority of development projects. Drive and support communication between line organization and project organization.


You will be a part of a highly skilled team, based in Karlskrona, where we have a state of the art manufacturing facility for high voltage and extra high voltage power cables, the largest AC & DC electrical test labs in northern Europe and Victoria a cable laying vessel.  We are a part of the international technology organization with colleagues in Cologne and Alingsås as well as our research team in Västerås.

 

Communicative project leader with a positive mindset

We are looking for an experienced, positive and enthusiastic project leader who can contribute in driving our key development projects going forward. You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to tailor your communication to your audience.


As a project leader you motivate, inspire and lead team members to accomplish tasks and milestones, by providing support through both practical advice as well as action. You see the value of strong team development and your tools and goals in the process are often the same; honesty, integrity and tolerance. You manage your time effectively to complete projects; adheres to a structured and clear plan and delivers according to agreed plan. You view problems as challenges and take your experiences with you whenever you face a new one.

 

You thrive in a role where you need to take responsibility and effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members to achieve the project goals.

 

To succeed in this role you need technical and probably financial understanding and being able to manage projects with both these important perspectives in mind. If you have experience from R&D processes and tools, that is a merit, as is experience within engineering and design of submarine cable systems.
 

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • University degree or other relevant education – preferably in a technical discipline
  • Solid experience in project management
  • Proficiency with project management IT tools for engineering
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

 

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 7th of June 2020. 
Be aware that tests might be included in the recruitment process.

 

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Christoffer Dahl Ryde at +46 455 33 41 32. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Senior Recruiter Josefine Persson, josefine.persson@nkt.com. 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 Hammarin +46 455 75 972
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

 

 

Posting Date: 
Location: 

Lyckeby, SE, 37165

Type:  Permanent


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