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Sist oppdatert 2021-11-26 13:23

Design Manager

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AKVA group is a leading provider of technology and service to the global aquaculture industry. AKVA group offers from single components to complete solutions for land based and sea based aquaculture. Proven concepts and strong brands have made AKVA group a sought-after supplier world- wide. The company is well positioned to maintain a leading role when the industry is facing multibillion investments on a global scale. The company is listed on Oslo stock exchange, has approximately 1,450 employees and is established in 10 countries.

AKVA group Land Based Norway AS is looking for a Manager for our Design department at Sømna. As the Design Manager you will have a key role in our engineering/design organisation, and be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing design work for different projects. The projects range from R&D projects, tenders and to projects in execution phase.  The Design Manager reports to General Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage the engineering and design team, and ensure resource allocation to projects and tenders
  • Cooperate closely with Project Managers, and advise of any issues in a timely manner
  • Follow-up and coordinate the design and engineering work, material or equipment manufacturing and fabrication activities
  • Budget and forecast control
  • Ensure that engineering and design activities are executed in accordance with our Project Execution Model
  • Plan and carry out risk assessment activities
  • Continuous improvement of work processes
  • Ensure that a design basis is properly established at the start of a project, and monitor & report changes throughout the project execution
  • Coordinate activities which span across AKVA group Land Based’s offices
  • Take part in tender activities, and ensure quality control of estimates
  • Establish and follow up on department’s performance targets, which are updated annually
  • Participate in meetings with clients as required
  • Be and active participant in the management team


  • Bachelor or M.Sc. within engineering or construction
  • Less formal education may be compensated with documented relevant experience
  • Some years’ experience with relevant engineering projects, and preferably managerial experience
  • Good oral and written presentation skills in Norwegian and/or English
  • You are a problem solver, have a systematic approach to your tasks and don’t mind pitching in if your colleagues need your help
  • You are disciplined, and acknowledge the importance of adhering to deadlines


Work location will be at our office at Sømna, close to Brønnøysund, but some travel will be required.

Application deadline: 26.11.2021



Org. Nr 947 446 649
Arbeidssted Sømna, Nordland, Norge
Søknadsfrist 2021-11-26
Navn Joakim Haugen
Stillingstittel .
Mobil +47 913 18 815