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Risk Manager

Vianode AS was established by Elkem early 2021 and aims to become a leading solutions provider to the fast-growing battery industry. We are now looking for a Risk Manager to advise the organization on any potential risks to the profitability, safety, security, or existence of the company

Our first full-scale industrial plant for production of anode graphite will be built at Herøya and start of production (fast-track) is planned in 2023. This material is a key component in lithium-ion battery cells.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the risk to our organization, employees, customers, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders. You'll identify, assess, and follow up threats to our organization, put plans in place and decide how to avoid, reduce or transfer risk.

You will work in several areas, including:

  • Business continuity
  • Commodity (buying and selling) risk
  • Corporate governance
  • Enterprise risk
  • Environmental risk
  • Information and security risk
  • Financial risk
  • Market and credit risk
  • Regulatory and operational (health, safety and quality) risk
  • Technology risk


As a risk manager in Vianode, you'll typically need to:

  • Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process for the organization
  • Make risk assessments, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business
  • Evaluate risk, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluate previous handling of risks
  • Establish and quantify the organization’s 'risk appetite', i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept
  • Report risk in an appropriate way for different audiences
  • Undertake corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders
  • Initiate mitigating measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong
  • Conduct audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Provide support, education, and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization


  • Relevant higher education (minimum bachelor’s degree)
  • Hands-on experience from risk management in complex organizations
  • Experience in risk handling related to projects
  • Experience from process industry
  • Interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • The ability to react quickly and think on your feet
  • Technical acumen
  • The skills to be a team player and to work on our own
  • Leadership qualities
  • Numerical skills and the ability to evaluate costs
  • A proactive approach to work, in terms of suggesting changes and improvements to processes and systems
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to understand broad business issues.
Region:  Agder Oslo Vestfold og Telemark
Job type:  Permanent
Working hours:  Full-time
Working days:  Day
Application deadline:  28.06.22
Location:  Porsgrunn, Kr.Sand, Oslo
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Vianode, an Elkem company, is a producer of sustainably engineered battery materials that increases safety and reduces charging time in electric vehicles and other sophisticated energy storage applications.