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14. April 2021


Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG) is a global technology powerhouse delivering mission-critical solutions with extreme performance for extreme conditions. We work with nations, businesses, and research environments to push the boundaries of technology development. KONGSBERG has three Business Areas: Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Kongsberg Digital. KONGSBERG is growing and activity levels are high, so we are looking for curious, open-minded, and high-performing individuals to join us.
Kongberg Gruppen ASA includes group functions such as Finance/Accounting, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Investor Relations, Business Development and Compliance. The Corporate Business Development and Strategy team drives the Group's strategy process, leads M&A projects, and is sponsor for certain Group-wide innovation and technology initiatives.
As Corporate Vice President in our team, you will be leading and participating in activities and projects within corporate strategy and M&A. This requires excellent collaboration skills, analytical mindset, and an ability to pull things across the finishing line. The role requires deep involvement with KONGSBERG’s Business Areas and with other Corporate functions. We seek individuals that are unafraid, easy-going, and able to take project leader roles in a large organization. The role will report to Group EVP Strategy and Business Development.
Place of work will be Oslo, but the role will also require travelling and presence at other KONGSBERG locations, in addition to some flexibility on work location for shorter time periods regarding project execution.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Lead and participate in activities and projects within Corporate strategy
Lead and participate in M&A projects
Personal Qualities:
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent analytical skills
Curious, open-minded, business oriented, and technology interested
Collaborative and easy-going
International mind-set
Able to handle and prioritize urgent tasks
Master’s Degree within business studies, finance, strategy, or technology
More than five years of experience within strategy, M&A or business development from industrial companies, consulting or investment banking etc.
Solid finance / business development skills with a numerical and analytical edge
Fluency in English and Norwegian, both verbal and written
There will be a security clearance requirement at a certain level
We can offer:
A highly interesting and challenging position with broad exposure to a range of economic, political, and technological areas
Excellent opportunities for career development
A dynamic and innovative workplace in a high-performing team
An opportunity to make a real impact on sustainability, industrial digitalization and other ESG areas
Competitive terms & conditions
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact our advisor in BackerSkeie, Jon Erling Tenvik, on tel. +47 971 35 750 or via email: jet@backerskeie.com.
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