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LKAB is looking for a senior project manager mineral reserves LKAB02489

LKAB is looking for a senior project manager that can lead the work of developing near-mine mineral resources into mineral reserves in Kiruna, Malmberget and Svappavaara. 

About LKAB

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique magnetite ores of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is the core of our business, and our ambition is to be one of the industry’s most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies.  The group, which had a turnover of close to 26 billion SEK in 2018 and employs about 4 200 people in 12 countries, also includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, shotcrete and explosives manufacturing, mining related services and property management. More information can be found on our website https://www.lkab.com/eng/.

About the position

LKAB is currently building a corporate function in strategy and business development, and an expansion plan is under development. The expansion plan focuses on organic growth as well as growth by acquisitions. The expansion potentials (mineral resources) that are currently identified are to be developed into mineral reserves according to the European reporting standard PERC (Pan-European Standard for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Reserves).

We are now looking for a senior mining engineer that can lead the work of developing near-mine mineral resources into mineral reserves in Kiruna, Malmberget and Svappavaara in the early project stages in accordance with the reporting standard. The work also includes supporting the development of work methodology within the company and to report projects as part of the annual reporting of mineral resources and reserves.

Your qualifications

You must have at least ten years relevant experience of managing mine related expansion projects and have experience in the demands that work according to international reporting standards require. It is presumed that you are qualified in mining engineering and mineral processing. Knowledge and experience in iron ore mining and processing and/or large-scale underground mining is a merit.

 You have strong integrity, and adhere to code of ethics, a well-developed ability to cooperate and to communicate with other people, and an interest in and experience from strategic project management. You are systematic, structured and self-propelled. You express yourself in written and spoken English and/or Swedish. The position as project manager belong to the corporate support unit of Exploration, Strategy and Business Development, and will report directly to the unit manager. You are based in Kiruna or Gällivare, close to the mines. Travel will be a natural part of the job.

We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.

To learn more and apply

Submit your application, marked with  “Senior Project manager LKAB02489”, by email to recruitment@lkab.com no later than 31st January 2020. Selection takes place continuously. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or application please contact HR Business Partner Alicia Stewén: alicia.stewen@lkab.com

For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact:

Åsa Sundqvist, Strategy and Business Development, telephone no +46 70 319 67 52 or e-mail asa.sundqvist@lkab.com

LKAB has already made decisions regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We are therefore not interested in any contacts with media sales persons, recruitment sites or similar. 

Union representatives:

Sakari Alanko, Unionen, +46 (0)980 725 08

Peter Johansson, Akademikerföreningen +46 (0)980 622 39

Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, +46 (0)980 710 50


Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, +46 (0)920-38076

SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku,+46 (0)970-79532

Ledarna Södra - Stefan Tallfjärd, +46 (0)970-79561