Hultafors Group

Head of E-commerce and Digitalisation

HULTAFORS GROUP is a trusted workwear, tools and protection equipment company with internationally recognized brands including Snickers Workwear, Hultafors, Solid Gear, EMMA Safety Footwear, Toe Guard, Hellberg Safety, Wibe Ladders, CLC, Johnson Level & Tool, Kuny’s and EripioWear. In 2021, the portfolio expanded with the acquisition of Fristads, Kansas and Leijona. We have sales and marketing teams in all our key markets in Europe and North America. Hultafors Group is owned by Investment AB Latour, has more than 1600 employees globally and a turnover of MEUR 470 in 2020.

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