Project Manager

Clara Venture Labs
Project Manager

Clara Venture Labs is an innovative research and development lab located in Bergen with more than 60 employees and 30+ years of experience in the development and testing of different energy systems and hardware for Space and Ocean space. Clara is Aker ASAs main vehicle for creating breakthrough industrial technology from ideas to ventures within the fields of the defined Clara innovation themes:

  • Advanced materials
  • Biochemistry
  • Circular economy
  • Clean energy systems
  • New space
  • Resource scarcity

Our successful ideation process generates new breakthrough ideas every day, and we need more capacity to develop the ideas and process them in our innovation funnel. Hence, we are seeking Project Managers that will be involved in validating the greatness of good ideas and implementing successful projects, aiming at developing existing or new green ventures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage innovative processes from the exploration phase of new ideas and idea-verification (new projects) and establishment of new ventures
  • Coordinate commercial activities and collect feedback from pilot customers
  • Plan, coordinate and report on all phases related to product development projects
  • Develop and maintain budgets, schedules, and resource plans
  • Identify and manage project risks
  • Ensure projects / programs are delivered according to schedule and budgets
  • Have clear, professional communication with project team, project partners and stakeholders
  • Contribute to system design and technical development
  • General communication of project and company


  • Experience from working as project manager in product development projects, R&D in industrial companies or multidisciplined projects
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical discipline (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control)
  • Experience from using project models like Prince2 Agile or PMI/PMBOK or other recognized project management models
  • Good communication skills
  • Good written and oral English 

More reasons to work with us

  • The main reason why you should work with us is that you will manage breakthrough innovation projects, from an idea is identified and until a potential venture launched
  • Opportunity to develop industrial technology ventures together with world leading scientists and business builders at one of Europe’s most exciting, dynamic and forward-thinking companies
  • Competitive compensation, insurance and benefit packages
  • Flexible work environment
  • Supportive and active owner with large network through Clara Venture Labs and Aker ASA
  • Proximity to public transport (Bybanen)
  • Free parking

The office will be at Fantoftveien 38, Bergen.

Application and CV to be written in Norwegian or English. We are primarily looking for candidates with 5-10 years of experience, but relevant candidates with more experience are also welcomed to apply.

Om arbeidsgiveren

About Aker ASA

Aker ASA is an industrial investment company exercising active ownership to create value, combining industrial expertise with financial strength and capital markets experience. Aker is the largest shareholder, directly or indirectly in 12 listed industrial companies, as well as many privately owned companies. Aker has been a driving force in innovating and developing industrial frontrunners since 1841.

About Clara

Clara is a venture platform for breakthrough industrial technology and materials, owned by Aker ASA, one of the largest industrial holding companies in Norway. Clara’s first ventures focus on fuel cells for green shipping, pyrolysis technology for waste handling, additive manufacturing, regenerative fuel cells for space, and industrial scale production of graphene oxide.

Clara’s ambition is to create a curious and entrepreneurial environment where great minds are given the resources to make their ideas reality. Offering an innovative research and development lab located in Bergen in Norway, with more than 30 years of experience in the development and testing of energy systems.

The combination of Clara’s deep technology expertise and Aker’s 180 year legacy of building new industrial leaders creates one of the most exciting, dynamic and forward-thinking innovation labs in Europe.


Read more about Clara Venture Labs https://claraventurelabs.com/

 Read more about Aker ASA https://www.akerasa.com/

Antall stillinger
Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 Bergen
Forskning, utdanning og vitenskap,
Kraft og energi,
Maritim og offshore


Project, Management, Innovation, Maritime, Space

Spørsmål om stillingen

Lars Børve
Project Director
95 05 94 42
Sonia Faaland
Head of Research and Development
95 91 05 43
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Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 Bergen


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Sist endret 19. jan. 2022 21:54

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