Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead



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Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead

Managing the IT service team at Husqvarna Construction Division

Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead is a strategic and operational role supporting the IT transformation and development at the Husqvarna Construction Division

Husqvarna Group, industry leader and active on global markets, is strengthening its position by moving further towards an even more end customer oriented company. Going forward digital transformation and development will be crucial. The Husqvarna Construction Division serves four main business segments globally: Concrete Sawing & Drilling, Concrete Surfaces & Floors, Light Demolition and Natural Stone. With four important acquisitions over the last two years, the division is on a strong growth path for the future. The Construction Division is currently searching for a Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead, with a global responsibility to lead the IT service team consisting of around 50 headcount in total.

This role as Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead provides an opportunity to be a critical part of significant digital development steps for the future. This role is an integral part of both the Global Information Services and Construction Division management teams reporting to the Group CIO and Senior Vice President Global Information Services.

The Head of IT - Solutions & Service Delivery Lead is the head of IT for the Construction division and has end to end delivery responsibility for information technology services and solutions. Developing future strategies and translating them into technology need is a key part of the role which requires close collaboration with a large number of stakeholders across various functions within the division as well as across the Group. You will lead a team of professionals providing IT services and solutions to the Construction Division globally.

Key responsibilities:

  • Owner of the Division’s IT strategy and supporting the Divisional strategy
  • Pursuit of new technology with the objective to understand business opportunities
  • Lead the division’s large-scale ERP program spanning multiple years
  • Manage divisional and hub/local IT budget and investment needs
  • Lead an organization responsible for developing and implementing systems to improve customer experience
  • Provide continuous input to shared IT services to ensure optimal performance of the infrastructure and workplace services
  • Analyse costs, value and risks of the Division’s information technology, advise Divisional management and suggest actions.

We are looking for someone with a passion for business transformation and driving change with focus on the end customer. You are a self-motivated, team-player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who thrive in a dynamic global environment. You have an agile mindset and can quickly shift between complex strategic challenges and becoming a hands-on doer when needed. You have the ability to develop and present IT-plans and progress reports to executive leadership teams and you are able to lead people and influence cross-functional teams. The role also requires organizational and analytical skills with ability to perform and prioritize in a fast-paced result- focused environment.

You have a Bachelor´s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, with previous experience from leading large-scale ERP transformation programs and vendor management. Good knowledge within online sales, digital marketing or service models is preferred. You will need experience with different IT operating models and delivery methodologies. Written and verbal communication skills in English is a requirement.

Husqvarna Group offers a challenging and developing role with great opportunities for the right person. In this recruitment we cooperate with Mercuri Urval. For any questions, please contact responsible consultant Catrin Ståhlgren +46 733 667577. Please apply at (ref nr. SE- 13767). The last day to apply is August 11, 2019.

Husqvarna Group
Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products for forest, park and garden care. Our products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers. The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a global leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group's products and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 41 billion, and the Group has more than 13,000 employees in 40 countries

Husqvarna Construction, a division of the Husqvarna Group, is a world leader in machinery and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. Products and services are distributed globally in all relevant sales channels. In 2018 revenue was SEK 5.8 billion in four main business segments: Concrete Sawing & Drilling, Concrete Surfaces & Floors, Light Demolition and Natural Stone.

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