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Nynas Engineering Department is looking for Project Manager, based in Gothenburg

The Engineering Department in Manufacturing is responsible for the specification and delivery of capital projects for Nynas, encompassing stand-alone projects, a portfolio of smaller plant additions and modifications, environmental projects, investigations and early phase study work. The team also provides engineering support to the refineries and businesses throughout the Nynas group.

The refineries are located in Nynäshamn, Gothenburg and Hamburg, with numerous production sites and storage facilities worldwide.

The Engineering organisation is divided into three groups; Process Engineering, focused on pre-studies and concept engineering, Plant Engineering responsible for discipline engineering input and Project Engineering: a dedicated team of project specialists managing the portfolio of Nynas projects, supported by the Antura portfolio management tool. Project Managers are involved in early project phases, accepting responsibility for delivery from the FEED phase to completion and handover into operation.

Key responsibilities

As a Project Manager in Gothenburg you will be assigned for one or more projects in the Nynas capital projects portfolio, in principle being the responsible party for all Engineering Projects activities and the running of the Engineering office in the Gothenburg refinery, reporting to the Head of Project Engineering in Nynäshamn. Projects may also include activities in multiple geographical locations, such as Hamburg, Nynas Depots around the world, or the home office in Nynäshamn.

The Project Manager is fully responsible for directing their project resources across the matrix engineering organization as well as dedicated external consultants and contractor teams to ensure the projects fulfil their commitments to the business in terms of HSEQ, functionality, cost and schedule targets. As a day to day manager for your assigned projects, you will be responsible for risk management and mitigation, project reporting and communication with the wider Nynas organisation.

The Project Manager is expected contribute to the development and structured implementation of the Nynas Antura Projects (NAP) tool and its associated processes. You’ll also use your experience to assist in the development of more junior members of the team, working as a mentor, and to develop the Gothenburg engineering office.

Candidate profile

Your Qualifications and Core Competencies

  • Ten years or more experience in project engineering, preferably with a certificate in project management.
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent technical education.
  • A solid technical background in hydrocarbon, chemical or other relevant process industries.
  • A demonstrable track record of on time, to budget and above all safe project delivery.
  • Ability to manage change and uncertainty, anticipating problems through good risk management.
  • Communicate across disciplines, effectively directing work in a matrix organisation.
  • Skilled at managing a diverse group of stakeholders within and external to your projects.
  • Experience of managing an engineering office, and projects to demanding deadlines.
  • You are expected to be able to be a strong communicator, fluent in spoken and written Swedish and English, it is advantageous to possess a proficiency in a third language.

We offer an interesting position, where you have the chance to develop your skills, and work with dedicated colleagues on challenging projects. You will be provided the opportunity to grow, and be supported within an established and successful company, with a clear growth strategy.

Contact and application

In this recruitment Nynas cooperates with Harvey & Nash. Send your resume and cover letter to as soon as possible. In the subject line mark your email with reference number 5011. For questions please contact Louise Bichler M: 0046 (0)73 773 13 49.


Working at Nynas means working according to our three core values: Dedication, Cooperation and Proactivity:

Dedication involves doing one’s best in every situation and taking responsibility for customers, colleagues and society in general.

Cooperation means working together for mutual trust and support, which creates a corporate culture that encourage cross-border and cross-functional meetings, job rotation and training.

Proactivity includes thinking ahead, being open to new ideas and continuously seeking new solutions and opportunities so that Nynas can continue to be at the forefront of development.

Welcome to join us!

Nynas Engineering Department is looking for Project Manager, based in Gothenburg