Section Manager to the Exploration Department at LKAB
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We are looking for an innovative and confident Section Manager (Sektionchef) for the Specialist section of our Exploration Department.
In your role as Section Manager, you will lead your team independently in accordance with our exploration assignments and the business plan. You are also responsible for the work environment, budgeting, delivery of the company technical MRMR reporting, and development of the team and its members.
As a Section Manager, you will lead a diverse group of geologists, geophysicists, permitting professionals and drilling specialists, who are working both independently and providing close collaborative support to the near-mine and field exploration sections. A willingness and aptitude to collaborate with other colleagues and Departments within LKAB is also an important part of this role.
The Section Manager role is also to coach your team for continued professional development, as well as contribute with structured follow-up towards the goals. Together with your colleagues within the Department, you contribute to creating an innovative and inclusive atmosphere where we create great values through careful work, communication and courage.
You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna / Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle. The area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc. See http://www.gellivarelapland.se/en/ and https://www.kirunalapland.se/en/
We are looking for someone with excellent leadership qualities and who likes to build good relations within the workplace, the Department and wider within the Company. You have an interest in working with continuous improvements in your work area and you are happy to share your knowledge. You show commitment by being innovative and are comfortable taking personal responsibility both for your Section but also for the Department.
To be considered for this role, you need to have an academic degree in geoscience, alternatively a master’s degree in engineering or equivalent within another relevant specialization.
We have employees from several parts of the world and therefore it is a requirement that you both speak and write English fluently. You may not yet speak or write Swedish, but we hope that you would be eager to do so.
You should have an interest in leading others and preferably be able to demonstrate your previous work experience as a manager or in another leading role.
For all positions within LKAB, you need to have a driving license authorization B.
Submit your application, with CV and personal letter, no later than April 30th 2023. Selection takes place continuously.
Questions about the position?
Contact Department Manager, Ian Cope, email@example.com.