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Certego group ab

Group CIO

CERTEGO is a leading Nordic provider of security solutions for real estate, property and people. We offer products and services in access control, fire protection, camera surveillance, locks etc. We deliver tailor-made security solutions - mechanical, electromechanical and digital - to both high-security facilities and housing companies. We are involved throughout the process, from design to installation, and can then handle operation, maintenance and service. With our services for handling passage keys and booking systems, the systems are managed safely, cost-effectively and time-saving. We are located in 70 locations in the Nordic region, with over 1,200 employees and sales of over EUR 210 million.

We’re looking for a business minded Group CIO for Certego Group

A leading Nordic provider of complete security solutions and industrial lock operations.

To thrive and be successful in this role, you have profound knowledge of the IT domain and a strategic view on IT in combination with the ability to roll up the sleeves and work operationally. You know how to digitize and consolidate businesses in a multi-country context and how to achieve leading IT accessibility and information security. We offer you a key position in an ambitious and growing company with competent, driven and proud colleagues. Together with our new owners Nalka we aim to take CERTEGO to the next level. Technology and digitalization is part of our customer solutions today, and will be even more important moving forward.

The Group CIO governs Certego’s IT architecture, IT security, and IT processes. You own our digital workplace, our Microsoft landscape and our infrastructure. You drive the development in these areas to ensure we are in top shape, and you make sure our outsourced services meet business needs. To be successful, you work closely with leaders, business stakeholders, and key suppliers in the Nordic countries. You are also part of our customer solutions set up to secure we deliver solid, competitive and secure customer solutions.

Initial activities will be to complete a carve out from ASSA ABLOY IT, to implement and manage the IT Operating model (governance, process, sourcing, organization), to support the ongoing Group ERP implementation, to consolidate IT across the group, and to establish the IT roadmap supporting CERTEGO’s plans for growth, operational excellence, and profitability. We expect to acquire several businesses and to incorporate these into our business processes and IT landscape. You will establish ways of working and business support for GDPR compliance and continue establishing the security first culture.

You will lead a team of 5-7 people across the Nordic countries. We as a company are definitely in transformation, which require a person that is ready for change. You should thrive on the opportunity to shape our future IT set up for CERTEGO Group. Being a confident, inclusive and engaged leader you continuously inspire and lead by example. You report to Group CEO Lars Nilsson and are a member of his Group Management Team.

The Group CIO can be placed in either of the Nordic capital cities, but preferred location is Stockholm or Västerås. As we have a distributed organization you should expect to travel up to 1-2 days per week.

About you:

Experienced IT leader with approx. 10 years in relevant leading positions

Subject matter expert in several of these areas

Infrastructure and application architecture

cyber security

information security and GDPR

ITIL (or similar service delivery model)

Microsoft 365 platform

ERP for mid-size business (Microsoft Business Central or similar)

Project management

BSc degree or similar in relevant field

Fluent in English and one of the Scandinavian languages – Danish, Norwegian, Swedish. Finnish language skills are a merit.

Strong communication skills

Capable to manage virtual teams across Nordics.

We offer an interesting opportunity, and you will be a key player in our expansion forward.

In this recruitment, Certego group AB collaborates with Active Search. For more information, please contact Mia Wretborn-Hedberg, Recruitment Consultant Tel: +46707273500

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We look forward to your application!