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Initiative Manager

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03 juli 2024
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Company description:

Do you have a business acumen with strong leadership capabilities and operational experience as a project leader? This role as Initiative Manager at Essity gives you the opportunity to have a central role in the development and directing of both ongoing projects and initiating new innovative projects at our Askersund site.

About 90 employees currently work at Essity's production facility in Askersund. At the site, Sorbact is produced, a wound care dressing that helps in the fight against antibiotic resistance worldwide. At Essity you are challenged to grow, and you have great opportunities to work with a fantastic team and to be a central part of the company's innovative and progressive work.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to influence and lead local projects as well as active involvement in global initiatives. You will have many communication channels and be a part of the global project leaders’ network and fora. Our Askersund plant is on a growth journey in which your position as Initiative Manager plays a key role. You will be a part of the management team who share the same growth mindset as you. This role is a hybrid position based in Askersund and reports to the Site Manager of the Plant. Some traveling is also included in the role.


Job description:

About the role

In this role as Initiative Manager, you ensure a reliable implementation and planning of projects at the site and are the role model for project execution and operational integration. You will have responsibility for managing the site project portfolio and give regular report on the progress to the management team. Site project portfolio may include, innovation projects and product/material changes, regulatory changes, investment projects on equipment/equipment optimization as well as organizational projects etc.

As Initiative Manager you create short and long-term action plans through close collaboration with GMI (Marketing and R&D), sourcing organization and other relevant departments in order to constantly evaluate business input and needs. You will be the single point of contact and representative for all site initiatives and external functions, ensuring the information flow in and out of the site. Further, you will have close contact with the Global PS Medical Initiatives Director to enable implementation of standards and gain an Essity wide perspective on the Business Unit initiatives.


•Drive the process for activities, such as value creation activities or quality improvements
•Build and execute site structure, follow up and reporting regarding all initiatives and project activities
•Regularly update the site organization on innovations and changes
•Responsible for creating and implementing innovation for a site designed to result in significant savings or in increasing sale
•Own material changes to drive cost savings and market support activities
•Actively contribute to relevant portfolio meetings to set priorities and allocate resources and responsibilities
•Support preparation of budget/forecast for Material Rationalization
•Lead, coach, and train own direct reports as well as other departments about processes, practices, and initiative execution


Required profile:

Who you are You are a driven and ambitious person with strong leadership capabilities who has a natural business acumen and process-oriented understanding of project leadership. To be successful in this role, you need to have a positive and pragmatic can-do attitude, embracing driving change and dealing with complexity in order to collaborate and execute projects effectively. You are structured and methodological in your project management with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and initiatives.


•Minimum 3-5 years of experience in project management in a relevant field (i.e. Medical device is preferred)
•Stakeholder management experience (i.e. site managers, cross functional global directors, VPs)
•Excellent written and spoken fluency in English and Swedish


Application Interested? If you are up for the challenge and think this sounds like you, apply today! Kindly note that due to GDPR we will not accept applications via mail. Please use the link to apply via our career site.
As summer vacation is upon us, some delay is to be expected. The interviewing process will therefore start earliest from week 33. We may conduct background checks/reference checks in the final stages of the recruitment process to verify your qualifications and fit for the role


What we offer:

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility | Innovation

Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility | Innovation

Ce que nous pouvons accomplir ensemble chaque jour :
Travailler chez Essity n’est pas seulement une carrière; c’est une chance de faire directement du monde un endroit plus sain, plus hygiénique et plus sûr.

Avec des innovations percutantes associées à des solutions durables, nous nous efforçons d’atteindre plus de personnes chaque année avec les solutions nécessaires et essentielles pour le bien-être
Date de fin de candidature: 23 juli 2024

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Do you have a business acumen with strong leadership capabilities and operational experience as a project leader? This role as Initiative Manager at Essity gives you the opportunity to have a central role in the development and directing of both ongoing projects and initiating new innovative projects at our Askersund site.

About 90 employees currently work at Essity's production facility in Askersund. At the site, Sorbact is produced, a wound care dressing that helps in the fight against antibiotic resistance worldwide. At Essity you are challenged to grow, and you have great opportunities to work with a fantastic team and to be a central part of the company's innovative and progressive work.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to influence and lead local projects as well as active involvement in global initiatives. You will have many communication channels and be a part of the global project leaders’ network and fora. Our Askersund plant is on a growth journey in which your position as Initiative Manager plays a key role. You will be a part of the management team who share the same growth mindset as you. This role is a hybrid position based in Askersund and reports to the Site Manager of the Plant. Some traveling is also included in the role.