Head of Communications Sweden

Take the opportunity to join our exciting journey towards fulfilling our full potential as a company, and individuals. We can promise you new challenges every day, friendly and down to earth colleagues who will amaze you will their intelligence and a company who never experienced status quo. If you are a sharp communicator and love the wind of change in your hair, please continue reading for more details about the role

Sök rollen Senast 19 oktober, 2019

Reporting to the global Chief Communications Officer, the Head of Communications Sweden and Technology Solutions is responsible for driving internal and external communications for the company in the Swedish market. In addition, this person is also a key communications advisor to the newly developed global business Technology Solutions (combining the current businesses Polymer Chemistry and Pulp and Performance Chemicals). In other words, you will be where the action is and play a large role in influencing our leaders to use the tools of communications as smart and efficient as possible. The role has a high impact and gives you the opportunity to work independently. 

As such, you will identify key PR opportunities and potential reputational threats for the country and business to develop and execute external and internal communication plans accordingly. This includes advising the country and business leadership on strategic communications issues to help drive employee engagement and company growth and strengthen the company reputation.

Main responsibilities

  • Maintain close relations with key national and local media and act as the company spokesperson – including in crisis situations
  • Oversee emergency communication processes, including trainings and setting up 24/7 emergency support for production sites in the region
  • Implementation of global programs and campaigns locally
  • Works closely with the business leadership team to identify opportunities and threats and develop and implement communication strategies accordingly.
  • Advise the business on strategic communications and issues management.
  • Advise on internal communications for the business and its production sites in the Europe region


  • An experienced communications professional, with a proven track record in internal and external communications, including crisis communications
  • Acting as a spokesperson and able to empower business leaders to become better spokespeople
  • Translating business priorities to communication plans
  • Team player with an open and energetic can-do attitude, easy to shift between tasks and responsibilities who can work independently as well. Able to perform under pressure and prioritize rigorously if needed.
  • Fluency in Swedish and English, with strong verbal and writing skills

Why join us?
Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Chief Communications Officer and based in Bohus (10 minutes from Gothenburg by train), Sweden. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded. For additional information about the vacancy please contact Vivi Hollertt, Chief Communications Officer, +31655205618. For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Matilda Bolin, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46 709577134.

For unions related questions please contact:
Akademikerklubben: Emma Lundin, +46 709 577 595 
Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, +46 31 58 77 28
Ledarna: Ronny Knutsson, +46 31 58 73 44 

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact: Recruiting.SE@nouryon.com

More about Nouryon
Nouryon has about 10,000 employees and operates in over 80 countries around the world. Over the course of our nearly 400-year journey to become a global specialty chemicals leader, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Our products play an essential role in everyday life for people around the globe.

Do not forget to follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook for regular updates of new exciting positions and stories about our achievements.

The application process
After the closing date, we will start the selection process.

In our first selection we thoroughly go through all the applications. If your skills and qualifications match the profile we are looking for, you will be invited to an initial phone interview that takes approximately 30 minutes. If you proceed in our selection process, we invite you to a face-to-face interview that takes about 1,5 hours. There you will meet with the recruiter and the hiring manager.
In addition to this interview, you will be asked to conduct a problem-solving test and a personality analysis. We will discuss the results during the interview.

We look forward to your application!

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

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