Sustainability Leader Procurement till Arjo, Malmö

Sustainability Leader Procurement till Arjo, Malmö

Sustainability Leader Procurement

Arjo strengthens procurement organization with a Sustainability Leader in Malmö. 

Empowering careers at ARJO
At Arjo, we know what moves us. We go above and beyond for people facing mobility challenges. We take every opportunity to work and grow as one team and take pride in sharing our knowledge and experience. Does that sound like something that moves you too?

This could be your opportunity to begin a challenging and rewarding career in a healthcare company that empowers movement for people with mobility challenges. 

Main tasks and responsibilities
The key purpose of this role is to achieve the highest degree of ethical and sustainable purchasing and best value for money across all spend activities.

You will work for a shift of mindset and holistic approach toward sustainable procurement to create profound system transformation and growth. It will require hands on activities such as supplier audits and supplier development at the same as you influence every part of the procurement strategy, processes and decisions and integrate sustainability criteria into a range of procurement processes. 


“It gives great motivation for me working for a world leading company where you know that on a daily basis you contribute to improving peoples life and wellbeing through the products and services Arjo provides. I also very much appreciate the dynamic, international, ambitious and developing culture which I’m surrounded by and I continuously grow as a person and a leader.

We are on a challenging and very rewarding journey where we continuously are developing our procurement organization and reaching new levels of capabilities and performance. We are strengthening our processes, our collaboration across the company and we have great freedom to act and make an impact on our business, I’m very passionate about this and proud of how we have developed and I have big faith and belief that we will continue on this path going forward.

If you share these values, have a strong drive to contribute and believe your competence will make a difference, join the Arjo family” 

- Jimmy Hermansson, VP Procurment


Focus areas

  • Engage in extensive internal and external networking to drive the Sustainability agenda.
  • Act as a bridge builder to enable new collaborations and partnerships in close collaboration with the business. 
  • Supplier audits and supplier development.
  • Influence every part of the procurement strategy, processes and decisions.
  • Drive ethical and sustainable procurement practice across all buying activities.
  • Integrate sustainability criteria into a range of procurement processes, such as when selecting new suppliers, in tenders, etc.
  • Research or review regulatory, technical, or market issues related to sustainability.
  • Identify or create new sustainability indicators.
  • Identify and contribute to mitigate sustainability risks.
  • Proactively support and advice on sustainability related topics.
  • Identify or procure needed resources to implement sustainability programs or projects.
  • Assess or propose sustainability initiatives, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and acceptance.
  • Share and develop sustainability competence throughout the business by inspiring and empowering co-workers.
  • Change management and process development.
  • Creating measurable values

Location: Malmö
Reporting to: VP Procurment, Malmö 

The skills you will need

  • Academic degree in finance, logistics, engineering or equivalent 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of sustainable procurement
  • Experience of delivering strategic plans; negotiating large-scale contracts; and dealing with complex demands and strategic supplier relationships is required
  • In-depth knowledge of sustainability and procurement principles and best practices
  • Experience from an FDA controlled environment is an advantage
  • Fluent in both Swedish and English, spoken and written


The ideal candidate
As a ideal candidate for the position you have the ability to articulate, demonstrate, and deliver a sustainable vision for Procurement, drawing upon proven prior experiences.

You have profound working experience of sustainability within procurement and has successfully led change initiatives across geographies and divisions in your previous roles. You are used to working with and have the ability to influence different stakeholders inside and outside the organization. 

Personal qualities
The right candidate is a results-oriented person with an analytical ability, with strong written and oral communication skills. A strong understanding on constructively engaging stakeholders to create long-term foundations with senior leadership and suppliers. The right candidate is persistent and shows diligence to details and has the ability to understand market dynamics. 

What we will offer in returnYou will support our vision to be the most trusted partner in driving healthier outcomes for people facing mobility challenges. In return, we recognize and value our global employees. You will have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development.

Why diversity matters to us
At Arjo, we believe in the power of diversity. We strongly encourage applicants from all parts of society, which means building a more diverse, equitable, inclusive and engaging environment - not only in the workplace, but also within the communities that we serve, work in and live in. We achieve this through a culture and mindset that values the uniqueness of all our people. 

In this recruitment we are working with recruitment consultant Christofer Dahlman, 0702-469300, at Intenso Teknikrekrytering.

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We welcome your application!  


We are Arjo
At Arjo, we believe that empowering movement within healthcare environments is essential to quality care. Our products and solutions are designed to promote a safe and dignified experience through patient handling, medical beds, personal hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics, and the prevention of pressure injuries and venous thromboembolism. With over 6000 people worldwide and 60 years caring for patients and healthcare professionals, we are committed to driving healthier outcomes for people facing mobility challenges.

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Mer info
Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Inköpare, Transport & Logistik, Logistik, Teknik & Ingenjör, Ingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 13 aug 2022 (44 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

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