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Head of Group Strategy, NCC AB


NCC is one of the leading construction companies in the Nordics. Based on its expertise in managing complex construction processes, NCC facilitates construction that generates favorable results for the customers and has a positive impact on society in general. Operations include building and infrastructure project contracting, asphalt and stone materials production and commercial property development. In 2022, NCC had sales of SEK 54 billion, and 12,500 employees.


Support CEO, CFO and NCC Senior Management Team (SMT) with Strategy initiation, development, execution, follow-up and Ad-hoc company analysis.

Main areas of responsibility:

• Strategy for NCC Group

• Certain projects with business strategy importance for NCC Group

• Competitor profiling and development of relevant markets

• M&A Screening

• Support CFO (Head of Finance & IT) with improvement efforts

Main assignments

• Group Strategy

• Projects with business strategy importance for NCC Group

• Competitor profiling and development of relevant markets

• M&A Screening

• Support CFO with transformation/improvement efforts

THE CANDIDATES BACKGROUND AND PROFILE ( experience and knowledge )

• Minimum 3 years with leading Top Tier consulting firm combined with a leading strategy development role

within large corporate adding up a minimum 10 years’ experience.

• Experience from leading reorganization and/or operational improvement work

• Experience from driving strategic questions with a hypothesis-driven approach, synthesizing recommendations and being able to document in a clear fashion.

• Excellent analytical and strategic skills

• Background in Construction industry or project-based business appreciated

• Ability to both conduct work independently as well as train others and / or coach others as needed:

• Business acumen: superior understanding of profit and loss sheet, cash flow and impact on balance sheet of activities.

• Analytical skills: Superior analytical skills. Able to produce solid business cases based on non-comparable data and uncertain data sources.

• Fluency in business strategy problems – track record of addressing multiple types of strategy questions. Strong track record with various strategy models

• Problem solving skills: able to use hypothesis-based problem solving.

• Coaching and teaching skills – ability to train teams, both stable and ad-hoc, to

• Ability to create high performance teams, stable and ad-hoc.

• Outgoing personality – able to be “tough with a smile”

• Fluency in one Nordic language and English, both oral and written.

• Superior presentation skills – able to present to Boards, CEO, CFO and SMT members conclusions in a logical and persuasive manner, both orally and written

Autority and other tasks

• Take necessary decisions within area of responsibility. Provide independent opinion in cases where it is needed outside own organization.

• Prepare Board ready material for CEO, CFO and SMT members as needed

• Contribute to the success of the NCC Group

Education and specific skills

• Strong academic credentials, ideally including an MSc in Engineeering and/or Business/Finance,

• Fluent in English & Swedish, both written and spoken.

• Ability to prioritize and focus on the critical and most pressing matters.

Location: Solna- Stockholm, Sweden

Reports to: Susanne Lithander, Group CFO

For more information please contact Edvard König at or +46 70 9783500


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