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Strategy & Category Development Leader

Date: 12-Jul-2019

Location: Lund, SE

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we touch millions of people’s lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology.  We need smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like us. 

Would you like to take on a leadership role within the Strategy & Category Development team?

What you will do

As our new Processing Solutions and Equipment Strategy & Category Development Leader, your main focus is to lead strategy development and to secure implementation in the sub-categories assigned. The position operates together with a team structure including representatives from business units, clusters and other central PSE functions. It falls on the Strategy & Category Development Leader to build, maintain and secure development of both teams and team members, in collaboration with respective line management. Each team consists of approximately 10 persons and you may lead up to 3 teams.

The main responsibilities include:


  • Overall leadership of PSE strategy development within the assigned (sub-) categories including market analysis and objective setting  
  • Development of global and cluster plans that will secure that ambitions are achieved
  • Implementation, follow-up and adjustments or mitigation of plans when necessary
  • Strategy approval presentations to the leadership team

Plans are anticipated to include all elements required to reach set ambitions including portfolio, market coverage, competitiveness and other capabilities.

You will report to the Strategy & Category Development Director and your work location is preferably in Lund. The position will require travelling, approximately 15-20% of your time.


Who you are

To be successful in this role, you have a food production/packaging, engineering or marketing background and at least 10 years of proven experience working with structured business- and/or strategy development and implementation. You have proven analytical skills and the ability to conclude and prioritise complex subjects into tangible actions. 

You are self-motivated and have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the Tetra Pak business, products and competition and you can work both strategically and operationally. Leading a remote team without formal authority requires a good, inspiring and patient people leader and your solid internal network will be an important asset.

Excellent written and verbal English skills are essential as well as presentation skills. Finally, an ability to deal with ambiguities, make sound judgements, and collaborate with colleagues are prerequisites for this role.


We offer

As our new Strategy & Category Development Leader you will be part of a global leading company where our vision is to make food safe and available everywhere. We can offer you highly skilled and passionate colleagues, a vibrant melting pot of diversity, and a challenging and high paced work environment where our employees take great pride from protecting food to protecting the planet. You will work in a market leading company which offers continuous training and development opportunities in a trendy, comfortable and activity-based office environment. At Tetra Pak we believe in work-life balance, have flexible working hours, sports and training facilities.

Care to join?

Please submit your CV and motivational letter in English before August 2nd through our career site 

To know more about the position contact Lars Ohlsson at +46 46 36 4315

Questions about your application contact Valentina Harabagiu at +46 46 36 2369

For trade union information contact Sveriges Ingenjörer Eva Erdös at +46 46 36 5183 and Unionen Stefan M Andersson at +46 46 36 5028  


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