Sandvik, Inc. Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Sandvik Group in Sweden

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Sandvik Group

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Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering Group with about 43,000 employees and a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability and safety. Our operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge about industrial processes and close customer cooperation. At Sandvik, we recognize and value passion and the creativity to turn ideas into solutions.

We are now offering a unique opportunity! Joining us as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Sandvik Group, will not only give you the opportunity to be highly involved in our business, but also to act in an international setting, crowded with inspiring and innovative people.

The location for this position is Stockholm, Sweden. Some travel is part of the job.

Your challenge

In this position, you play an important part in the organization as you plan and organize our President and CEO’s daily life within the company. It is a highly exposed role - requiring constant attention and involving many contacts, both internally and externally. You proactively provide service and act as a gate keeper for your executive and take initiatives to improve the efficiency and quality of the work performed within the CEO office. Besides supporting in various administrative tasks and being responsible for your executive’s agenda, you coordinate activities and manage conferences related to it, including gathering information, preparing material and documenting outcomes. You work in close cooperation with the CFO’s Executive Assistant to jointly deliver consistent service to both the CEO and the CFO. In addition, you lead a large assistants' network within the Sandvik Group and ensure good cooperation and continuous improvement within this cluster.

Your profile

We are looking for a very experienced executive assistant. Most likely, you are working for a CEO in your present assignment. Experience from leading peers in a matrix organization is considered an advantage. As we act in a truly global setting, your communication skills in Swedish and English must be excellent, both verbally and in writing.

You are characterized by a positive attitude and a natural talent for service. With good judgment and high integrity, you work methodically and ensure accuracy, always staying two steps ahead and being full of ideas when it comes to solving problems. You are confident, outgoing and unassuming and take great pride in delivering on time. It’s crucial you stay calm in stressful situations, yet you have the ability to switch gears at a moment’s notice. You are also a team player with an exceptional talent for networking and communicating with people from different cultures and settings, and you enjoy acting in an ever-changing environment where your flexibility and ability to multitask are very important.

Your background and experience gives you an extensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities that lie before you, and this is something that encourages you to deliver world-class service and support for your executive at all times.

We actively work to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Recruiting manager Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik Group,

For further information about this position, please contact: Eva Alfredsson, HR Business Partner, +46 (0)26 266 531 Anne Thunström, Executive Talent Acquisition Manager, +46 (0)26 260 394Union contacts: Per Hedman, Unionen, +46 (0)26 265 014 Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984 Anna Åkesson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 264 735Send your application no later than October 27th, 2017. Read more about a Sandvik Career and apply at Job ID: 354821

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 services.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)20 261 444.

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: 27 Oct

Job-ID: 354821