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Strategy Manager

  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2022
  • London
  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2022
  • London

Join the undisputed leader in sustainable inspirational adventure travel — a catalyst for change towards a greener industry.

Hurtigruten is the world's leading expedition travel company, offering inspirational experiences on sea and land in 30 countries around the world from Coastal Norway, Antarctica and the North-West Passage to the Galapagos and South America. Today, Hurtigruten is revolutionizing the travel industry’s approach to sustainability allowing us to offer authentic local experiences while leaving a footprint we are proud of.

Hurtigruten Group is focused around three main business areas: Hurtigruten Norway, operating a beautiful voyage alongside the Norwegian Coast since 1893, Hurtigruten Expeditions, exploring off the beaten track destinations in a more sustainable way, and Hurtigruten Svalbard, offering land adventures in the unique Northernmost Arctic Archipelago.

For more information on the company, please visit https://www.hurtigruten.com/

Work with great people

Martine Bougaran
Brand Manager
"Our brands are amazingly fun and challenging to work with. In addition, Hurtigruten Group is leading the industry when it comes to sustainability and wants to be the catalyst for greener travel."
Jessi Quillen
Head of Marketing
"We are a company looking for and willing to hear employees who have creative solutions and out-of-the-box ideas for the travel industry and expedition cruising."
Martine Bougaran
Brand Manager
"Es macht unglaublich viel Spaß mit unseren Marken zu arbeiten. Darüber hinaus ist die Hurtigruten-Gruppe branchenführend, wenn es um Nachhaltigkeit geht."
Jessi Quillen
CRM manager
"Wir sind ein Unternehmen, das Mitarbeiter mit kreativen Lösungen und unkonventionellen Ideen für die Reisebranche und Expeditionskreuzfahrten sucht."

Skills & Requirements

As a part of the Strategy, ESG and M&A team in Hurtigruten Group, your responsibility will be to support the delivery of the next phase of the company's ambitious expansion plan which includes expanding operations to new geographies, investing in new business opportunities and growing our expedition offerings.

As a Strategy Manager, you will work together with the group management team to define and help drive large structural and strategic transformation programs across the company. This may include:

  • Help own and drive the strategic agenda for Hurtigruten Group.

  • Identify, due diligence investment opportunities at sea and on land (e.g., M&A targets), and drive future integration.

  • Set up business development projects to execute on our growth strategy.

  • Support the overall transformation and change programs that spans across the company.

  • Perform market research, identifying growth opportunities in our main target markets and supporting competitive intelligence insights.

  • Mature key elements of the operating model to allow us to support a cutting-edge expedition fleet operating at scale all around the world.

  • Observe, analyse and understand trends that are relevant to Hurtigruten.

The role reports to the VP Strategy and M&A for Hurtigruten Group and will be based out of London.

Currently, our two main offices are in Oslo and London.


  • Master’s degree within business, economics or technology

  • 3–6-year experience from top tier management consulting

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written

Personal qualities

  • Intellectual curiosity and a “can do" attitude

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to ‘storyline’ and structure complex topics

  • Entrepreneurial mindset excited to take ownership and drive the ship

  • Can work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Strong team player who can thrive in a close-knit team

  • You live our values: We care, We explore, We empower & We inspire

We offer:

  • An exciting job with one of the strongest brands within expedition tourism and a front-row seat in moving the travel industry towards a greener future.

  • The chance to work in one of the world’s most exciting industries, with the added flexibility and support that comes from being a Private Equity portfolio company.

  • Working with highly driven, skilled and dedicated colleagues, both in the office and at sea.

  • Competitive employment terms and conditions.

  • Fantastic travel rates to some of the most exciting places on the planet.

Great Place to Work

  • Play your part

  • Inspire the Adventure

  • Make tomorrow better

About the company

The undisputed global leader in sustainable inspirational adventure travel — a catalyst for change towards a greener travel industry. Formed in 1893, Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group. We have 2,400+ employees worldwide, representing more than 50 nationalities. They form part of three main business units — Hurtigruten Expeditions, Hurtigruten Coastal Express, and Hurtigruten Svalbard — which offer unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole-to-pole.

For almost 130 years we have pushed boundaries on expedition travel and sailed tourists, locals and cargo around the Norwegian coastline and polar regions. We have made Norway more connected, impacting the lives of millions of people. And we continue to share knowledge with our international guests about wildlife, local communities, science and the natural world.

As a Group, we are revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability through a number of vital initiatives to protect the world we explore.

Quick overviewTOM

Single-use plastic banHurtigruten was the first major travel company to have removed single-use plastic from its entire fleet and our hotels.

Hybrid Explorer shipsHurtigruten has two hybrid-electric powered expedition cruise ships that offer a 20% reduction of fuel consumption.

Beach cleanupsHurtigruten Expedition Teams encourage guests to take part in beach clean-ups, which results in several metric tonnes of trash every year being removed.

Hurtigruten FoundationThe Foundation specialises in the conservation of endangered species, fighting against marine and plastic pollution.


Abschaffung von EinwegplaHurtigruten war das erste große Reiseunternehmen, das Einwegplastik aus der gesamten Flotte und aus den Hotels verbannt hat.

Hybrid-ExpeditionsschiffeHurtigruten verfügt über zwei Expeditionsschiffe mit Hybrid-Elektroantrieb, mit denen der Treibstoffverbrauch um 20 % gesenkt werden kann.

StrandreinigungenDie Hurtigruten Expeditionsteams motivieren ihre Gäste, an Strandsäuberungen teilzunehmen, wodurch jedes Jahr mehrere Tonnen Müll beseitigt werden.

Hurtigruten FoundationDie Stiftung fördert Projekte, die sich für die Erhaltung bedrohter Arten sowie den Kampf gegen Meeresverschmutzung und Plastikmüll engagieren.

Mehveen Shah | Contact Person

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