Industrialisation Project Manager

Bourbourg, France
PMO – Project Management Team /
CDI / Permanent position /
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

The Industrialisation Project manager is responsible for Engineering project deliveries on time, on cost, with the required quality and fulfilling the targets defined in a safe way..
This role is cross functional and must align the project targets with the strategy, commitments, of the team, goals of the organization and customer needs.

    • Plan and implement Projects
    • Define Project scope, goals, and deliverables through cross functional development and tracking of the cross functional project timelines
    • Define Tasks and required resources
    • Create schedules, project timelines and track deliverables
    • Support and manage Project Team
    • Support on Budget preparation and its control
    • Lead quality assurance within the project
    • Monitor and report on project progress
    • Stakeholders: definition, communication, and solutions
    • Implement and Manage Change
    • Manage Risk
    • Gatekeep the key documents and reports to support the Project
    • Support Business in projects reviews, audits, and requirements identification
    • Generate insights and comprehensive reports as necessary to drive the right actions
    • Discussions with Sub-suppliers and potential Suppliers
    • Ensure customer satisfaction

Education & Experience

    • Degree in Engineering or similar
    • Specifically trained in Project Management
    • 8+ years in project management in industrial companies
    • Knowledge of Construction, Supply Base Management, Purchasing, engineering and Manufacturing
    • Technical Familiarity with Li-ion Cell design and module design is a plus
    • Experience in Automotive or as an Automotive supplier is a plus
    • Exceptional stakeholder management, collaboration, and communication skills
    • Comfortable in multi-cultural environment

Skills :

    • Great written and oral communication in English
    • Ability to communicate in French
    • Strong skills as communicator with external and internal cross functional teams
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time constraints and complex situations
    • Highly execution-oriented & a pragmatic problem solver
    • Ability to work in an environment with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity
    • Great interpersonal skills: Passionate for the project and Mission driven
    • MS Office skills and excellent presentation skills
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions*
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)* conditions may apply depending on type of contract
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract