Hultafors Group

Head of E-commerce and Digitalisation

Hultafors Group provides a portfolio of leading brands that keep driven professional users at the forefront in terms of functionality, safety and overall productivity. We are represented within the product areas Workwear & Safety Footwear, Hand Tools and Ladders & Scaffolding. Through our brands Hultafors, Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear, Toe Guard, Dunderdon Workwear, Wibe Ladders, Hellberg Safety and Johnson L&T, Hultafors Group is present in 37 countries and has over 11,000 points of sales. Together, the brands form a unique product family for professional craftsmen who must be able to rely on their gear. Excelling in brand-driven product categories within the industry and construction equipment sectors, we offer customers and users a best-in-class experience. Hultafors Group is owned by Swedish Investment AB Latour.

The purpose of this role is to help Hultafors Group focus on opportunities in the online world when it comes to digitalisation and excel in building strong brands by using customer insights in order to develop what the market needs. You have to find new efficient and digital ways of working, both process improvements as well as intelligence. You will work with activities that build the brand, both off- and online, eg improve brand sites that communicate the identity of the brands.

The role is placed in Göteborg and you will report to the Chief Commercial Officer and lead a team with different digital competencies. 

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for a business minded and entrepreneurial person. To succeed in this role you must possess the following as a minimum:

  • Deep understanding of the e-com landscape with a B2B focus, and potentially even more important – opportunities in digitalisation
  • Ability to move from hands on work in the early phase to more strategic questions over time – hands on is however critical for 1-2 years
  • Experienced leader with strong leadership skills as the journey will require hard work and belief in what to come
  • Structured, fact based and able to stay focused
  • Ability to handle many stakeholders, many beliefs vs facts and several brands
  • Able to manage a matrix organisation with dotted lines and dependencies – requires ability to explain in a clear way and to set requirements to ensure execution
  • Relevant academic education