Head of Sustainable Business

Oct 24
Stockholm, Sandviken
Job category:
Business Development
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Sandvik Coromant is the world’s leading supplier of tools and know-how to the metalworking industry. At the forefront of global manufacturing, we pride ourselves on pushing boundaries and testing limits. We rethink, redesign and redefine to figure out what is possible to achieve. Together with our customers, we shape the future!

Sustainability is a central part of our strategy. We’re committed to contributing to a more sustainable world –environmentally, financially and socially. Our products, solutions and our way of working have the power to make a difference, therefore we plan responsibly when deciding what projects to run, what materials to use and reuse, what to invest in and where to do business. As a part of our team, you can join our sustainability efforts and actively contribute to making the world a better place.

To set the direction and ambition for Sandvik Coromant Sustainable Business initiative, we’re now looking for an experienced Sustainability expert who inspires trust and commitment the cause.

About the job
In this position, you’re the key player in developing, influencing and delivering the sustainability strategy throughout our entire organization. With your solid expertise, you support us to deliver an integrated sustainability strategy and to demonstrate progress against strategic objectives and performance indicators. You develop, implement and measure the organizational environmental performance and strategies, and you advocate for ways to improve it. Being responsible for our sustainability analysis and audit work is included in the job. Also, you set guidelines and benchmarks for the organizational environmental impact and take lead in communicating and marketing sustainability campaigns to internal and external stakeholders.

You’re a significant sounding board to our management team and other entities within Sandvik Group. You report directly to Vice President Strategy & Business Development and the location for this position is preferably Stockholm or Sandviken and international travel is included in your job.

Your profile

You have at least five years’ experience of designing and implementing sustainability strategies in a global B2C context. Good understanding of the operations of a manufacturing business and the complete value chain is necessary, and we expect an understanding of applications and production technology in the machining industry. You’re a skilled project manager who knows your way when it comes to market analysis, business intelligence and tools and methods used in this line of work. You’re used to being part of a management team, and to lead multifunctional, international, virtual teams and build networks. Also, you’re an experienced people manager and a true role model when it comes to inspiring and empowering others. We operate worldwide, and this calls for an open mind and cultural awareness – you’re used to working cross both functions and borders and you need excellent communication skills in English.

You’re highly strategic, analytic, creative and driven, and you’re very good at convincing, leading and lobbying with many different stakeholders. You take great pride in delivering results, and you have the capability to prioritize, organize, plan and execute your assignments in a timely manner. You utilize your drive and strategic abilities to ensure success, and you’re not afraid of challenging our matrix organization. With curiosity, strong business acumen, and great communication skills, you confidently influence and build great collaborations between various teams and stakeholders within our complex and growing organization.

A glimpse of our culture

At Sandvik Coromant, we offer a global arena of brilliant minds, and we’re technology driven, innovative, and entrepreneurial! Success is a team effort, and for us, it’s clear that diversity of experience, perspective and background forms an amazing foundation for achieving great results.


Please send us your application no later than October 24, 2021. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at home.sandvik/career (Job ID: R0032798).

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact hiring manager:
Magnus Ekbäck, Vice President Strategy & Business Development Sandvik Coromant

Union contacts - Sweden
Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)26 266 659
Kerstin Norlén, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)70 616 42 83
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist
Adam Frykman

Prior to this recruitment, we have already decided on what advertising channels and marketing campaigns we wish to utilize. In light of this, we respectfully decline any contact with marketing or recruitment agencies regarding additional channels or campaigns.

Deadline: Oct 24
Job-ID: R0032798

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