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Local Project Manager - EPC – Vasteras, Sweden

  • Job reference: R-029519
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Vasteras

Job Title: Local Project Manager - EPC – Vasteras, Sweden

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects, combining SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:
As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.
As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

The office in Sweden is responsible for managing project execution, business development and sales in our allocated markets in the Nordic countries, as well as Sweden-financed projects abroad, presently in Iraq but also expanding to other countries. The mentioned EPC projects involve high voltage substations of different types.


  • In this position, you will hold the subproject-responsibility as the Local Deputy Project Manager in Iraq in the management of large-scale, multimillion-dollar projects, including commercial and technical responsibilities.
  • Working together with the responsible project director in Sweden, you will represent the EPC Project Office in the assigned project or sub-project in Iraq.
  • You will also manage, both strategically and operationally, the appropriate use of the local technical- and human resources.
  • As the Linxon front figure in Iraq, you are expected to have a keen interest in finding out and sharing your knowledge about new development, market trends, competitors’ products and risk management.


  • Your experience has provided you with strong leadership and interpersonal skills. This means that you are a sharp negotiator, with an excellent ability to resolve issues, lead teams and work constructively with customer relations.
  • A natural ability to take initiative and apply both creativity and perseverance are necessary to negotiate and implement the necessary actions and this always within compliance of Linxon’s Code of Conduct.
  • Documented deep understanding and experience of the Iraqi business environment, private and governmental.
  • Well established relationships with local companies in Iraq and extensive experience of international business.
  • Fluency in English, Swedish and Arabic is required.
  • Swedish and Iraqi citizenships are required due to the frequent travels between ME and Europe.
  • You get your messages across in a coherent and clear way and lead your projects with great confidence and you have the character to stand straight in good times and bad times alike.
  • You are able to stay calm, even if unforeseen events threaten to disrupt your projects.
  • Your achievements are built upon a solid business and commercial mindset.
  • As the Deputy Project Manager, you have been involved in several delivery projects during the last few years. Projects related to electrical transmission and projects located in Middle East, specially Iraq, would be considered added value.
  • You hold a Master or Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or business administration.
  • Good knowledge of processes in industrial, large and complex or turnkey contracts is required.
  • Experiences aside, the most important aspect is a great attitude. We are looking for you, who are enthusiastic, energetic, willing to learn and to pitch in wherever needed, in order to reach the project’s goals.
  • You are curious by nature and have excellent communication skills.

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