Company: Cloetta
Location: Solna kommun


What will be your role?

As Strategy Project Manager you will be a part of the Group finance and strategy function and you will be an important player in the PMO (project management office) to deliver the Cloetta Value Improvement Program+ (VIP+). VIP+ is a newly established holistic and company-wide program to safeguard delivery of the financial roadmap in the coming years owned by CFO and Head of Strategy and M&A. One of the key components in the program is to reduce costs in the Cloetta organization in the coming years and one of your main contributions to Cloetta will be to be a part of the PMO in the cost reduction program with multiple touch points across Cloetta´s core markets and central functions. You will work closely with owners of the cost categories which are also part of the Executive management team.

You will report to the Head of Strategy and M&A. For this role, it is required that you are based in Stockholm (Solna) with some components of travel to our core markets and factories.

Cloetta´s vision is to be the most admired satisfier of munchy moments with the financial target of 14 % EBIT margin. You will contribute to this by:

  • Be a part of the VIP+ PMO team – organize and consolidate input from VIP+ workstreams for Executive management.

  • Together with Head of M&A strategy drive the cost reduction program by organizing and consolidating the budget and cost saving initiatives from the cost category owners.

  • Follow up on cost saving initiatives with procurement department and with owners of the initiatives across the business to ensure target delivery of cost savings

  • Together with PMO prepare material and drive cost saving workshops with relevant stakeholders across markets and functions

  • Together with group business control implement new ways of tracking and following up on costs.

  • Drive change management as part of the project and, together with communications team, prepare information material and communication strategy.

  • Assist on M&A related tasks on target analysis and in the case of potential M&A projects.

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ of experience within project management and/or business controlling from consultancy firm or had a similar position in previous role

  • Strong finance and business acumen required. Experience from Business controlling beneficial.

  • A collaborative approach, a curious mindset and strong drive for result that will help Cloetta to reach the financial targets

  • Experience from a consumer centric company within FMCG industry or similar is a plus

  • Minimum bachelor´s degree in a field which provides the necessary analytical ability ( e.g finance or Business Administration)

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). English is primary business language.

  • Prior experience from working with cost reduction programs and ZBB meriting but not required

You are welcome with your application as soon as possible at latest June 2nd. If you have any questions you are welocome to contact Mattias Nilsson, Head of Strategy & MA,