Risk Manager (m/f/d)



Do you want to make a difference and have an impact? In a company that delivers high-quality products and system solutions for the energy transition? Then join us as Risk Manager in our High Voltage Solutions team at the Cologne or Berlin location.


At NKT, we offer you the opportunity to create a greener world in an international company! You will become part of a team specializing in the production of high-voltage cables and being a global leader in the energy market.


Your responsibility areas

In your role as Risk Manager (m/f/d) you will be responsible for risk management in large projects, both in the tender and execution phases.

Your main tasks are:

  • Providing internal and external interfaces in cooperation with specialist departments to analyze project risks and plan countermeasures

  • Maintenance and further development of existing risk management processes, methodologies and tools for the assessment and control of project risks

  • Preparation of risk analyses and preparation of management presentations, reports and KPI dashboards for the assessment, calculation, and control of risk commissions

  • Providing technical support during the bidding and execution phases and defining requirements regarding contractual, commercial, and technical project risks

  • Conducting trainings, workshops, and audits (both internal and external) in risk management


Your profile

At NKT, we contribute to the energy transition! Not for nothing is our motto "We connect a greener world". To support us in this, you should have the following qualities:

  • Completed technical or commercial studies

  • Career changers from the areas of project controlling, contract or project management are also welcome

  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills

  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly and precisely

  • Willingness to adapt to constantly changing requirements and to keep track of priorities even in stressful situations

In addition, the following qualifications are desirable:

  • Professional experience in the field of marine and high-voltage cable projects

  • Professional experience in project/risk management


Do not meet all the requirements?

At NKT, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and authentic work environment. So, if you are interested in a position, apply - even if your previous work experience does not meet all the qualifications.


You could be just the right candidate for this position!


What we offer

  • Benefits under collective agreements (e.g., holiday and Christmas bonuses, special allowances)

  • 30 days holiday

  • Attractive working time models (e.g., flexitime and mobile working)

  • Subsidised canteen

  • Further training opportunities

  • Corporate benefits

  • Free parking spaces and good public transport connections

  • Company doctor (e.g., various offers for preventive health care)


Contact and application

NKT is committed to fostering diversity and a culture where people from diverse backgrounds can thrive and be inspired to excel. We believe that a diverse structure enables sustainable performance, and an inclusive and welcoming culture creates a better workplace.

We look forward to receiving your full application documents in German only via our career portal. Please note that due to the General Data Protection Regulation, we cannot accept applications by email or post.

If you have any questions about the advertised position, please contact Kai Schreurs, Director Project Management Office & On-/Offshore Support, Kai.Schreurs@nkt.com, or our HR Business Partner Sandra Schröder, Sandra.Schroeder@nkt.com.


Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!


About NKT

At the factory in Cologne, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the Energiewende and the global transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center at a state-of-the-art power cable factory. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world. www.nkt.com



Posting Date:  3 Nov 2023

Cologne, DE, 51061 Berlin, DE, 10829

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  3267

Job Segment: Sustainability, High Voltage, Technical Support, Project Manager, Manager, Energy, Technology, Management