27. January 2014 - European Spallation Source (ESS)
Project Manager, Office & Labs
Project Manager, Office & Labs
27. January 2014 - European Spallation Source (ESS)
Project Manager, Office & Labs
Project Manager, Office & Labs
European Spallation Source (ESS)

Lund, Sweden


The Infrastructure Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for a Project Manager, Office & Labs.

Description of Institution

The Conventional Facilities (CF) division is responsible for the planning, design and construction of all buildings and installations required for operation of the accelerator, target and instruments.

CF works also include site and infrastructure preparation, construction support, all facility buildings, user and general service buildings.

Job description

What ESS can offer
At ESS we offer people with talent and passion a unique opportunity to be involved in the development and building of a world leading facility for materials research. Besides attractive employment and relocation conditions, the flexibility to balance work life with private life and good opportunities to further enhance your skills; you will also enjoy being part of an organisational culture that promotes and supports internal career growth.
We pride ourselves in having successful collaboration across different functions, and as the facility continues to grow we will keep nurturing the international and vibrant environment welcoming people from all across the world.

The position as Project Manager, Office & Labs, entails project management of the design and construction of the office and laboratories as well as the parts of the campus area. The plan is for the design to be done by ESS hired consultants up until preliminary design and then procure a financing solution that will include a design and build of the facilities by a contractor. The successful candidate has experience of design and construction as well as contractor and project development.

The main tasks include:

  • Responsible for the design and construction of the office and labs
  • Leading the design process up until preliminary design and defining the requirements by gathering information from the ESS organization and the end users
  • Assist in the procurement of the landlord/contractor
  • Contributing to the construction team with project development knowledge
  • Coordination with the other projects
Requested Profile

We believe that a successful candidate for this position has the following personal qualities:

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Showing a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge about design, construction and project development
  • Ability to lead and manage the design as well as overlook the construction project
  • Strong integrity
  • Showing openness to take on new tasks
  • Leadership qualities as well as team-member qualities

Your English skills are excellent both oral and written, knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage. The position is permanent with six months initial probationary period. Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden.


Magnus Eneroth

How to Apply

Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and covering letter in English. Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website.

The deadline for applications is February 7, 2014.

For further information regarding the position, please contact, Group Leader, . For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Partner, .

07. February 2014
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