IT Business Controller for our digital transformation - CIO Office

Dec 8
Stockholm, Sandviken
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At Sandvik, we're about to execute a major digital shift with the objective of becoming an industry leader within digital solutions and to enable operational excellence through digitalization. In line with this, we’re building a small and strong team in our group CIO office to enable this transformation and are now looking for a strategic Business Controller with an interest and curiosity for tech and digitalization.

We welcome you to a place where you’re allowed to develop both on a personal and professional level, while keeping a healthy work-life balance and a work environment where freedom and responsibilities go hand in hand. Are you in for an exciting journey? Keep reading!

What you’ll do

This role is about forming our future tech investments and enabling our digital shift from the economic point of view – which is done by helping us secure the needed investment initiatives, driving cost optimization programs, and automating and streamlining our operations. You conduct proactive performance analysis, continuously monitor activities, and look at financial trends and possible impacts to the business – clearly communicating risks and leading the way in necessary actions.

Tasks included in your role are to:

  • Benchmark IT costs vs the industry
  • Set long term investment plan for IT
  • Support strategic projects in the initiation phase
  • Sounding board to Business Area Controllers for Fin Ops, Benchmarks, etc.
  • Be the chairperson of our IT Bus Control Council
  • Manage savings programs
  • Develop models to enable efficient operations and guard our digital transformation
  • Revisit principles and models for internal invoicing

Where you’ll work

We would prefer to see you seated in Stockholm or Sandviken as it includes some presence at both sites, although other international locations could be considered for the right candidate.

Who you are

To thrive in this role, you need extensive experience from a strategic and transformational business controller position, preferably in a large matrix organization, where you’ve been:

  • driving projects to transform controlling
  • setting long term investment plans
  • preparing and performing presentations for management teams and boards
  • working with budgeting and steering to enable agility

We expect a curiosity and an interest in technology and digitalization, and it’s a plus if your work experience includes those matters.Your experience is backed by a Finance or Business Administration degree, and as we’re a global company, you need excellent communication skills in English.

Even though your hard skills are important, your personality is what makes the actual difference! You’re characterized by your structured, analytical, and strategic approach, which you combine with lots of curiosity and collaborative ways of working. With your business mindset, you feel motivated by challenging, influencing and guiding decision-making at executive management level.

Who we are

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group, rapidly developing into new, digital offerings. We believe in pursuing work with passion, while also leaving room for family life and interests. For us it’s clear that diversity of experience, perspective and background leads to a successful business environment. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us further.

How to apply

Send your application no later than December 8, 2021. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0034811).

As we aim for an open and fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. Shortly after the last application date, you’ll therefore be asked to take a personality and logic ability test.

Want to know more?

Do you have questions about the job? Contact your future manager Sofia Sirvell, Group CIO, at

Union contacts – Sweden
Roland Forsberg, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 33 34
Göran Norell, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 266 574

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

Irene Sveen

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Deadline: Dec 8
Job-ID: R0034811

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