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Area Project Manager Construction

Website SSAB


Raahe or Luleå
Country: Sweden or Finland
Application due date: 2023-12-03

Transforming the future of fossil-free steel

Do you have a passion for big capex investment projects and want to be part of shaping SSAB´s future – we are looking for an Area Project Manager – Construction. SSAB is at the forefront of sustainability – come join us in our transformation journey! Placement Luleå or Raahe

Our offer
This is a crucial position within SSAB where you will play an important role in SSABs biggest investment projects. In the Transformation Office you will meet a passionate brave team with great trust and a future mindset. This is an historical and strategic transformation which will change the industry and has a huge impact also for society and planet. In addition to an exciting career in our global company we offer flexible working hours, partly hybrid workplace, six weeks’ vacation and other benefits. We have a good pension plan, lunch at reduced prices at sites etc.

Where will you work
In the Transformation Office, Group level, we are a team of around 25 employees and in the middle of an exciting phase of growth. The Transformation Office is overall responsible for planning and building SSAB’s new steel mills for fossil free steel production. Together we build up our capability for execution and are establishing functions for successful project deliveries. You will be part of the Project Management team and work close with suppliers, other team-colleagues, internal resources at divisions, consultants and other stakeholders. The position is permanent and will be located preferably in Brahestad or Luleå. Remote work is negotiable depending on the project phase.

About the job
As an Area Project Manager in Construction you will be a key player in the overall Transformation Project together with the entire project organisation. Your mission is the Construction scope as part of the overall Civil and Construction, responsibilities include;

Planning and steering of Construction management of the defined plant area
Construction planned and executed according to defined standards and specifications
Support the civil team in planning and scheduling the Construction works
Support our on-site Construction management team.

You will bring in new competence and experience to the team. Included in the role is to provide realistic budgets and schedules for the Construction and installation works, as well as to identify and take necessary actions to execute the project on time, within budget and scope. You support procurement in contractual negotiations connected to Civil and Construction. You will report to Director of Project Management.

We have highly engaged people and a culture characterized by entrepreneurship where you are encouraged to dare to think outside the box. We expect you to bring self-leadership and to be creatively involved in developing the role and ways of working. You will have mandate and freedom under responsibility with great opportunity to influence your work within your area of expertise.

To summarize, you will cooperate with other project managers toward sharp and challenging deadlines but also work outside your comfort zone to solve complex problems and make decisions.

Who you are – your qualifications
To succeed in this role we think that you are an experienced project manager/Construction manager who have 5 years´ experience of working in large “on-site” Construction projects and an understanding of the full cycle of investment projects – brown or greenfield, including engineering and supply. You also need to have an independent, method driven and result oriented way of working which gives structure to your approach. You are team oriented with effective communication, also in English, and networking skills since this project has lots of different stakeholders. You have capacity and interest in coordinating internal and external engineering work.

We work in a company and environment where changes are a part of our daily work. The ability to embrace this whilst not only showing flexibility, but also seeing it as an opportunity to identify and realize new improvement areas, is key for this role.

Further on,
Knowledge in relevant standards (either Finnish / Swedish) is expected.

A Bachelor or Master’s degree in Construction engineering is a good educational background.
Experience from metal manufacturing industry is appreciated.
You have advanced developed project leadership skills as well as experience and knowledge of project management models. Official project management certification is a strong merit.

In this recruitment, we place great emphasis on your personal qualities and ability for further growth.

Recruitment Process
We are going through applications continuously, please apply for this position as soon as possible.

Apply no later than 3.12 via our recruitment partners webpage: Open Opportunities, Reference FI-17938.
Please send your CV in English and include estimated salary request
If matching criteria’s – Mercuri Urval contact you for first talk/introduction/interview
1st digital interview round with SSAB recruiting manager via Teams
2nd interview F2F with SSAB recruiting manager – meet us at site
Check in references, four-eye principle, discuss formalities, vetting process/background check and occupational health/drug tests
Sign contract

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, you are welcome to contact
In this recruitment we are working with our recruitmentpartner Mercuri Urval –
Senior Consultant Sanna Kröger +358 40 506 1856
Consultant Maija Tähti tel.+ 358 50 321 9399 (Maija has limited availability during 23.11-1.12)

Information regarding the Unions phone +46 920 920 00.

Background check may be a part of the recruitment process.

We decline contacts from recruitment agencies and ad sellers regarding this advertisement.

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