Lindéngruppen is now looking for a strategic Corporate Development Manager with a passion for driving change and developing organisations and processes. Your core responsibility will be to ensure proper financial analysis and business control to enable a continued growth forward for the Group.
Lindéngruppen believes decisions are best made by the people who are closest to the core business and to the customers. As a consequence, there is an ongoing work to decentralise head functions. As a step on this journey, the initial task for the Corporate Development Manager will be to manage the project of moving ownership of the Treasury function from the parent company to the group companies. Managing this project will give a very good insight in the diverse businesses in the Group and will provide a solid foundation for future success in the role.
The role includes:
- To be a trusted partner and corporate representative towards the group companies
- Financial Analysis for group companies and the consolidated Group
- Business Control, including Budget and Long Range Plans
- Prepare presentations and recommendations for board meetings
- Investigate and evaluate acquisitions, divestitures and strategic alliances
- Investment analysis, including competitor and market analysis
As Corporate Development Manager at Lindéngruppen you will report to the Group CFO and act as his right-hand person.
About the company
Lindéngruppen is a second-generation family business focusing on sustainable, long-term development of industrial companies. Its core strategic holdings are Beckers, a global leader in industrial coatings; Colart, a global supplier of premium artist materials; Höganäs AB, the world’s leading manufacturer of metal powders; Moorbrook, a company specialised in the manufacturing of premium textiles and Pilskytten, an agricultural business which also includes equestrian activities.
In 2018 Lindéngruppen’s wholly owned companies had a combined turnover of approximately 7.9 billion SEK, and more than 3,100 co-workers. Höganäs had a turnover of 10.4 billion SEK and more than 2,400 co-workers. More information is available on www.lindengruppen.com.
Qualifications and experience
To be successful in this role we believe you have a degree in Finance, Business Administration or similar. You have relevant working experience in the areas of for example Private Equity, M&A or strategic Business Control. Experience and understanding of Treasury is considered as an advantage.
You have worked in an international environment. Fluent English is required and preferably Swedish as well.
Personality is key in this position. You have a business-oriented mindset and understand the importance of operational knowledge. You have strong project management and leadership capabilities and you prefer to lead through influencing rather than formal mandate.
You are highly analytical and in addition you also present the facts behind numbers with a high level of confidence.
What we offer
A key position in a dynamic and exciting company with a diverse company portfolio. For the right person, there will be great opportunities for shaping and continuously developing the role. The position also offers a chance to make a bigger difference and a positive impact through integrating the company sustainability principles through business decisions and financial processes.
Höganäs, Sweden. The position requires regular international travel.
In this recruitment process Lindéngruppen partner with Meritmind. For more information, please feel free to contact the responsible recruitment consultant at Meritmind, Anna Alenryd on +46 707-64 81 04 or Helena Centerblad +46 707 49 99 63. Interviews and selection process will be ongoing, so please send us your application as soon as possible. The position is available to apply for as long as the ad is shown on our website.
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