Head of Strategy Execution and Corporate Business Development
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!
Sandvik Coromant is on a transformational journey, developing future ways of engaging with customers, expanding our offering into services and software, developing and delivering digital opportunities and embedding efficient, data driven and agile ways of working. To secure execution of our strategy and this journey – we’re now looking for a skilled individual with the passion to help well us drive our business transformation forward!.
About the job
In this key role, you create an inclusive and developing setting for your team in your mission to shape development plans and drive deployment of strategic initiatives and projects throughout Sandvik Coromant. You support us with reliable business intelligence and benchmarking - prepare business plans, forecasts and follow ups, and make sure we have the best possible foundation for achieving great results. Your input is gathered by active collaboration across our business, and you frequently keep one ear to ground to understand the needs of our customers and how the market is transforming. You perform industry analysis to ensure valuable information on trends and movements that may affect our business, and you ensure we become better at assessing business benefits, are data driven and prioritize effectively. By building bridges and networks, you dynamically manage our stakeholders and the many different interfaces that comes with your mission.
You’re a significant sounding board to our management team and report directly to Vice President Strategy & Business Development. The location for this position is preferably Stockholm or Sandviken and international travel is included in your job.
For this mission, we need someone with an academic background and at least five years’ experience from working in a an industrial B2C setting, most likely in a management position in Business Development, Finance, Product Management, Product Development or similar. You’re a qualified business developer, with extensive experience of strategic transformation and project management, as well as great skills in tools and methods used in this line of work. You’re eager to learn about our market and the opportunities and challenges we’re facing. 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 curious, entrepreneurial and self-going, and at the same time structured and analytical. You utilize your drive and strategic abilities to ensure success, and you’re not afraid of challenging our matrix organization. By building confidence in decisions, you influence our stakeholders and establish a change culture. Collaboration is your top priority, and your empowering, responsive and inspiring leadership creates commitment within your team.
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: R0032799).
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.
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Deadline: Oct 24