Sandvik IT is moving forward into the future with the aim of improving our service within our markets and helping us seize and manage the right business opportunities. We believe in forming the foundation by establishing a stronger entrepreneurial drive in our company; employing inspiring leaders with full, end-to-end responsibility and accountability for their results. Totake lead in defining, developing and implementing the Sandvik Information Management Strategy, we are now looking for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) who finds inspiration in the challenge of bringing our IT function to a the next level. The location for this position is Stockholm, Sweden.
Your challenges
As CIO, you are key in redesigning the current operating model and implementing necessary changes to allow the business areas to take the lead in all processes. This includes supporting the ongoing decentralization of business-related responsibilities to the respective business area. We specifically aim to strengthen the closeness between IT and business in order to facilitate speed and improve the ability to adapt to all our different business’s needs. Your key challenges are to bring Sandvik’s IT function to the next level by achieving a more business centric governance and organizational model. You assure cost efficiency as key element in the IT strategy and increased responsiveness to new IT requirements as well as to meet different business needs.
You report directly to the Executive Vice President and CFO. International and domestic travel is part of the job.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with a relevant academic degree in Business and/or IT and with at least 15 years’ leadership experience. You have deep understanding of all parts of the IT value chain and international experience acquired in an industrial manufacturing environment. Experience from working in the Nordics is considered advantageous. You also need strong technical skills to make sound judgments in your area of responsibility. As we operate in a truly global setting, your communication skills in English must be excellent, both verbally and in writing.
We place great interest in your personality, as well as in your ability to act as a change agent, translating agreed strategies into clear objectives, combined with a talent for effectively executing and reaching set targets. With confidence, you easily connect the pieces and visualize the impact of complex matters and possible solutions. By actively leading and motivating your team, you ensure development and high-quality performance. Additionally, you work in line with Sandvik’s Core Values to build relationships based on honesty, respect and trust and use your outstanding communication skills to interact with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Union contacts – Sweden
Per Hedman, Unionen, +46 (0)26 265 014
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 269 184
Anna Klasson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 265 575
Send your application no later than March 15, 2017. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 349709
Recruitment Specialist
Anne Thunström
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2016, the Group had approximately 43,000 employees and sales of 82 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.
Deadline: 15 Mar
Job-ID: 349709