Director Of Strategy And M&a (flexible Location) job from Seco in Stockholm, Sweden

Monday 14th, March 2022



Senior Management / Directors

Seco is a reputed company based in Stockholm. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Senior Management / Directors to join our team as Director Of Strategy And M&a (flexible Location).

Stockholm, Sweden

Do you want to play a central role in paving the way for success as we further develop and execute our growth-oriented strategy? We welcome you to an industry that’s constantly evolving and going through major changes – an exciting setting to be part of, to say the least.

Seco Tools a people company in the machining business – characterized by a genuine interest in our customers’ success, an inclusive family spirit and personal commitment. We have over 4000 employees and presence in 75 countries, and together with our customers, we create a more digital, productive and sustainable future.

About the job

Taking a key role in our growth agenda, you drive the overall company strategy process and support us in identifying, analyzing and evaluating strategic options, as well as advise on and shape initiatives, projects and partnerships. This is done through a structured process, taking a collaborative and inclusive approach, and working together with the organization. You also ensure success in our M&A processes – from scouting, due diligence, target setting, negotiation, deal closing and integration – keeping a focus on revenue and profitability.

You continuously improve and refine our capabilities and processes, and build our competencies within strategy and M&A. To bring all aspects to the table, you collaborate and interact closely with our Executive Management team as well as functional experts, advisors and various key stakeholders. As we’re a part of Sandvik Machining Solutions, you further make sure that all projects and activities support the overall strategic plans for the business area, and you build bridges with the Strategy and Business Development community across our other divisions within Sandvik Group.

You report to the Vice President of Strategy & Transformation and are a member of the Strategy & Transformation functional management team.

We offer a flexible working location, although you’re preferably based at any of our Seco Tools or Sandvik offices in Europe.

About you

We need someone with a relevant academic degree and a background in management consulting or from similar roles. You’re skilled in strategic analysis, and have experience from working with M&As. An understanding of the manufacturing industry is valuable, and you’re eager to learn about our market and the opportunities and challenges we’re facing. You also comfortably interact with executives and our broad range of stakeholders. We operate worldwide, and this calls for an open mind and cultural awareness, as well as excellent communication skills in English.

You have a tactical, structured and commercial mindset, making it easy for you to prioritize, decide, move forward and establish change. By considering options and spotting potential, you challenge us to look at new perspectives, and you enjoy being one of the architects behind our strategic agenda. You’re also a truly networking and collaborative person – someone who embraces open communication, strong relations and inclusive teamwork. Add a passion for development and an ambitious drive to reach results, and you’re the one we’re looking for!

Our Seco culture

All Seco employees across the globe share our family spirit, along with a passion for our customers and a personal commitment to what we do. For us, it is also clear that our diversities form the best foundation for achieving great results. Visit our LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us and our products further.


We look forward to your application and ask you to please make sure that we have it before March 18, 202 2. Read more about us and apply at (Job ID: R0037181).

Contact information

For more information about this exciting position, please contact:

Oskar Edqvist, Vice President Strategy & Transformation +46 (0)70 616 80 34

Union contacts (Sweden)

Monica Andersson, Unionen, +46 (0)223 403 23

Kinga Liljedahl, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)223 407 68
Benny Christiansen, Ledarna, +46 (0)223 405 76

To learn about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist

James Crilley

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How To Apply

Please submit your application as instructed in the job advert or Apply from Company Website