CIO to Hultafors Group



Are you our new CIO? Do you have a solid IT background, the vision and strategy to look beyond what is here right now and are you a true builder of long-lasting relationships? We at Hultafors Group are now looking for a person who is eager to join us on our growth journey ahead.

About the position

The CIO will develop the IT Strategy in cooperation with the business stakeholders in order to provide guidance on how to prioritize IT initiatives within the organization. As our CIO, you will have the strategic and operative responsibility for Hultafors Groups IT solutions, including infrastructure, ERP and applications in general, and digital solutions aimed at impacting and improving the internal efficiency. 

The CIO will lead a team of nine people having different responsibility areas such as project management, security, GDPR, web development etc. Therefore, the CIO will have the overall responsible to ensure that each project is delivered according to the defined roadmap, resources and framework. The CIO has the authority to take decisions within defined budget and in accordance to policies and target architecture, as well as stop initiatives not in line with policies or architecture.

The position is ideally located in Gothenburg but Stockholm, Danderyd, is also an option. Travelling to other sites within Hultafors Group will be expected from time to time, when relevant.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that the IT organization, or identified service providers, can meet business needs going forward.
  • Leading the IT board where all IT initiatives are prioritized, together with the business stakeholders.
  • Supporting the organization by securing that the IT team knows the agenda, executes external benchmark as well as decides how the applications could be used or developed to reach the best possible way of working.
  • Securing a standardized way of working in relation to the use of applications and IT security in order to guarantee operational excellence.
  • Driving continuous improvements and securing the necessary IT/digital competences in the organization.

Candidate Profile

The right candidate is a leader and a team player with the ability to understand and prioritize the needs of the organization. It is important to have the strategic and analytical capability to proactively assess, prioritise and act on improvement possibilities coupled with the willingness to go into details when necessary. In order to drive the IT agenda forward it is essential to take ownership, act with confidence and work in tight collaboration with key stakeholders. At the same time it is central to support and lead your team. Being service and people oriented is therefore necessary. The right candidate makes things happen and maintains quality and productivity.

Apply through the following link: CIO - Hultafors Group

About Hultafors Group

Hultafors Group has helped create a better day for professional users for more than 130 years. We develop innovative workwear, sustainable tools and protection equipment to give professional users the best of functionality, safety, protection and efficiency.

At Hultafors Group more than 1000 employees strive to create quality products and services to be trusted. We do this by trying out new ideas, respecting each other and, above all by listening to and involving professionals in the entire product development process. Our team is made up of proud and experienced specialists who work side by side with new talents.

HULTAFORS GROUP is a trusted workwear, tools and protection equipment company with internationally recognized brands including Snickers Workwear, Hultafors, Wibe Ladders, Solid Gear, Dunderdon, EripioWear, Hellberg Safety, Toe Guard, Emma Safety Footwear, Johnson Level & Tool, CLC and Kuny’s. We have sales and marketing teams in all our key markets in Europe and North America. Hultafors Group is owned by Investment AB Latour, has over 1000 employees globally and annual sales of 280 MEUR.

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