Vice President- Innovation – Automotive Industry (Confidential)

A company within the automotive industry is looking for a Vice President to transform their current innovation journey. Moreover, the role includes fostering innovational thinking, developing plans and strategies for the organization’s innovation initiatives, and manage and oversee a facility project to create the Innovation Hub. The position is based in West Sweden. 


Experience & Competence

  • A solid experience as a growth leader/executive and organization builder preferably within from a variety of industries that gone through major transformational changes
  • Experience as a growth leader within organizations fostering strategic innovation thinking and developing plans for evaluation of innovation and taking new ideas to great businesses in larger organization
  • A solid understanding of innovation and how it should be applied in business
  • Experience from leading major transformation journeys
  • Strong experience from working in truly international environments
  • Solid understanding of market and technology trends in applicable areas
  • Fluency in English, merit with fluency in Swedish

Personality & Leadership

  • Excellent senior leadership style with the ability to motivate and foster a positive innovative culture in the organization
  • Strategic mindset coupled with entrepreneurial customer and end-user driven attitude
  • A “people person” and strong team player with strong stakeholder management skills with a high energy level who can build strong and positive relations on all levels
  • Has a genuine interest in technology and innovation with a commercial and entrepreneurial approach, with ability to always challenge status quo
  • A communicative, clear, respectful and coaching leader

Overall Goals of the Role

  • Actively identify key areas for innovative transformation, develop plans according to varying timelines, and manage these processes by aligning innovation goals with the company’s broader business objectives
  • Foster innovative thinking in the whole company group
  • Develop plans and strategies for the organization’s innovation initiatives.
  • Make use of the global innovation competence from all sites within the company


Placement: West Sweden 

Start: Q1 2023



We’re looking forward to answer your questions and supply you with more information. Please contact:


Magnus Myhr                                     Felix Sjöborg    
+46 72 189 34 41                              +46 73 158 36 67



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