Freyr AS is hiring Projects Contracts Manager CQP

Freyr AS
Projects Contracts Manager CQP at Freyr AS

Projects Contracts Manager CQP at Freyr AS
FREYR is planning to develop over 40 GWh of battery cell production capacity by 2025 to take a position as one of Europe’s largest cell suppliers. This is the equivalent of a turnover of more than 40 billion kroner. Our factories are to be located in the Mo i Rana industrial complex in Northern Norway, leveraging Norway’s highly skilled workforce and abundant, low-cost renewable energy sources in a crisp, clear and energized environment. Corporate headquarters are located in the Oslo area.

The company will supply sustainably produced, cost competitive battery cells to the rapidly growing market for electric vehicles and energy storage in Europe and globally. We will also develop other markets in marine transportation, aviation and offshore oil.

For more information, see our home page: https://www.freyrbattery.com

Freyr AS is hiring Projects Contracts Manager CQP

A Projects Contracts Manager is required manage the tendering and execution of the contracts required to deliver the Customer Qualification Plant. This will entail managing a team of Contracts engineers to deliver construction contracts and other associated contract packages. In addition the manager will be single point of contact for production equipment packages that will be contracted from a central function.

This person will be accountable for develop project strategies, individual contracting, tendering, negotiations, awarding and managing all contracts to deliver Freyr Pilot and Fast Track Project. They will also be responsible to support in developing project decision gate paper documents with the Project Director


  • Comply with procurement procedures
  • Offer Compliance and Governance Support to Department (Project Director & Operations)
  • Management of Contracting and Tendering Systems and ERP System

Establish Contract strategies

  • Collects input from technical, Compliance, Local Content, Legal and HSSE
  • Develop a strong and robust assessment of the supply market
  • Develop a strategy that meets the goals of the company

Prepare Pre-Qualifications

  • Develop a prequalification to establish an appropriate bidders list
  • Screen for compliance issues

Prepare ITT Packages

  • Work with the technical resources to develop an appropriate scope of work
  • Work with the technical resources to develop an appropriate technical evaluation
  • Prepare a tender package with appropriate commercial questionnaire and evaluation

Tender Evaluation

  • Manage a multifunctional evaluation of the tender package
  • Offer support to the technical, Local content and HSSE evaluation
  • Evaluate the commercial proposals to the tender
  • Negotiate with the bidders on commercial and contractual terms

Recommendation to Award

  • Collate all the evaluation documentation and develop a recommendation to award
  • Ensure that this is robust and meets the requirements of partners and the Petroleum Commission

Contract Management/ Contractor Performance Management

  • Commercial support throughout the execution of the contract
  • Ensure the delivery of the contract
  • Raise Purchase Orders in ERP Systems
  • Management of claims, variations and amendments to price and scope
  • Performance manage the contractor with the use of KPI and other metrics
  • Ensure compliance to contractual terms and conditions

Contract Close Out and Lessons Learned

  • Shall ensure that all contracts are closed out with all applicable purchases orders and invoices reconciled
  • Shall capture all lessons learned and best practises from the previous contract to ensure that all lessons are taken forward to the next project or contract

The Projects Contracts Manager CQP is reporting to Project Director


  • Minimum of 8 years practical experience in a procurement role
  • Experience in a role supporting supply chain operations
  • Experience in tendering, negotiating and management of projects contracts
  • Leadership skills, experience in cross functional teams and achieving high performance
  • Knowledge of supplier performance management
  • Experience working with Target Cost contracts
  • Degree qualification and fluent in the English


  • Working knowledge of manufacturing systems, operations and technology
  • CIPS Chartership
  • MS Office and ERP system knowledge


  • Self-starting, independent working and capable of working on own initiative
  • Proven problem solving abilities
  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Co-operative and strech out a hand if needed
  • Ambitious and with constructive drive
  • Proactive
  • Systematic and creates structure

We offer the right candidate an important role in developing Norway's first battery cell production facilities. Energy storage is an important key to the world's switch to a sustainable, green economy. Freyr is a frontrunner in Europe's rush to build capacity in battery production. A shift from fossil fuel to electricity-from-renewables could deliver 75 - 90% of the CO2 emission reductions required.

Freyr has to move fast. The world needs both battery cells now, and ever better battery cells in the future. With us you will learn a lot and a lot will be expected of you. We aim to pick high performers that will slot in immediately.

Register CV and a letter of motivation to be considered.

Respond by: 15 august 2021
Start Date: After agreement
Location: Oslo

For further questions about the position or process, please contact Jefferson Wells;
Steinar Instefjord, Phone: +47 948 57 202 / E-mail: steinar.instefjord@jeffersonwells.no

1366 Lysaker
Kraft og energi


Contract strategies, Pre-Qualifications, Procurement procedures, Tender Evaluation

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Steinar Jonasen Instefjord
Jefferson Wells
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