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Global Head of Strategy

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 18, 2022
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 18, 2022

Do you want to make an impact on a global organization, where you get a lot of autonomy and lead an international, open, fun and engaging strategy and consulting team? We want to take our capabilities to the next level, and are looking for a practitioner to drive our digital strategy and growth consulting practice towards our 2024 vision of being a leader in Commerce Consulting in all our markets!

We’re in the business of helping our clients increase their business through experiences. Our business is rooted in commerce and content technology, but we meet an increased need from our clients to help them strategize, plan, and execute digital and growth activities/programmes that will help them accelerate their digital ambitions.

Our Strategy & Growth Consulting Practise

The practice consists of three competence areas, Strategy, Growth Consulting and Digital Marketing.

  • Strategy, build and digital strategy and digital transformation programmes. Everything from doing operational/capabilities assessments to doing inspirational sessions for c-levels

  • Growth Consulting, securing the revenue of tomorrow by acting as a commercial sounding board for e-commerce managers/directors, executing tactical projects and growth optimizations to increase conversion and retention

  • Digital Marketing, SEO/SEM services to increase acquisitions (only in selected markets)

There’s currently 16 consultants in the practice, and we expect the team to double within the next 12 months. The team is part of our global Consulting & UX practise with 50 members across Strategy, Experience Design and Solution Consulting.

Examples of what you would do as a Global Head of Strategy?

  • Being a senior capacity in the field of digital and/or commerce strategy, supporting consultants on key client engagements where required, coaching, co-drive workshops e.g.

  • Define the direction of our the practise together with our Chief Strategy Officer

  • Drive strategic initiatives on services, offerings, and value propositions

  • Foster collaboration, and knowledge sharing through competence pods, competence development programmes between our global teams

  • Together with peers, such as Global Heads of Solution Consulting, Experience Design and Discovery, helping to improve how we work across competence lines into shared methodologies

  • Run Demand generation activities, such as webinars, speaks at conferences and other marketing activities, getting Vaimo known for our strategy/consulting capabilities

Work with great people

Kristiina Lenman
Legal Manager
"Vaimo is an international, rapidly growing, high-tech and highly professional company to work at."
Juri Kostjunin
Frontend Developer
"Vaimo is a company where you can grow as a professional and have a lot of fun with your colleagues."
Wilko Nienhaus
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"Working at Vaimo means being part of fast growing company and being able to influence that growth."
Elvin Risti
Technical Manager
"Challenging tasks keep me motivated and my own learning curve keeps on rising."
Anna Smykun
HR specialist
"Vaimo is not just a job for me-it is my second home and the place I want to get back to every day."
Nadiia Matiichenko
BUM of DenWay BU
"Working with many clients, supporting team members worldwide & having direct managers from different cultures gave me unique experience. Don't stay idle, challenge yourself beyond your comfort zone."
Pavlo Opriatov
Backend Developer in International
"I have experience from three Vaimo Business Units & in each one I've had a great team & interesting projects. if you're looking for new opportunities, I advise you to look around - there's plenty here"
Natalia Sheika
QA Engineer
"If you feel your personal growth has slowed down, step out of the comfort zone and make a smart decision by putting yourself in a new environment within Vaimo."

Skills & Requirements

About you

We don’t know exactly who you are, but we think you might be a visionary and ambitious person with a practical digital strategy consulting background. Maybe you love tacos and beer, or perhaps you prefer a poké bowl and sparkling water - we don’t really care, as long as you are happy to work with a bunch of unique and driven people.

What we will be looking for is somebody who:

  • Have experience with building and executing Digital Transformation programmes, OR - somebody who is strong on commerce strategy

  • Are experienced in facing C-level executives, and can spark interesting conversations

  • Have a good commercial acumen of the “mechanics” of a business

  • Are a hands-on practitioner

  • Have the personal qualifications, and desire to inspire and lead a team of highly skilled professionals

  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills

You will report to our Chief Strategy Officer and be a dotted line manager to market strategy heads and team-leads. You will play a key role in how we work and drive value for our clients and our strategic positioning moving forward.

You should expect 20-25 travel-days per year. Mainly within EMEA.

Why work for Vaimo?

  • We work as #onevaimo, which means that you will work with colleagues every day from all over the world

  • Our culture is people-first. We have above industry standard people satisfaction and below industry churn rates - basically, Vaimo’ers stick around

  • Being a global company, also makes us a “remote” company. We like to meet up in the office, but offer a very flexible working environment

  • We’re growing, which means opportunities for career growth and participation in exciting projects that will evolve our company

  • We work with exciting clients where digital is a strategic priority. It’s more fun to work on things that improve people's lives and businesses, right?

Does this sound interesting? Please send us your application and join us on our journey! And don't forget to tell us why you are interested in the position and why you are the ideal candidate for this opportunity.

Great Place to Work

  • Superb training

  • Career development opportunities

  • Friendly and dynamic work environment

  • International career

  • Competitive remuneration packages

  • Modern and role based tech gear

About the company

Vaimo is one of the world’s most respected experts in digital commerce and experience. We are a full-service omnichannel partner, driving success in digital commerce through digital enablement, customer experience, solution development, and managed services.

We have a 14-year track record of technical excellence, working with select industry partners, to provide our clients with the best solutions across the B2B, B2C, and D2C sectors.

We are a global company with a local presence, focused on cultivating close, long-term relationships with our clients. We work with brands, retailers, and manufacturers all over the world and have over 500 employees, who are based in offices in 15 markets across EMEA, APAC, and North America.


August 2008VAIMO Sweden is established.

December 2010VAIMO enters Estonia.

March 2012VAIMO enters UK.

March 2012VAIMO enters South Africa.

February 2013VAIMO enters Norway.

May 2013VAIMO enters Finland.

January 2014VAIMO enters Ukraine.

August 2014VAIMO enters Denmark.

August 2015Vaimo signs a strategic partnership with one of the Asia's largest eCommerce companies Transcosmos.

November 2015VAIMO enters UAE.

January 2016VAIMO acquires Customerwise - the Danish Magento solution partner.

May 2016VAIMO enters Japan.

2018VAIMO enters BeNeLux.

January 2019VAIMO enters Poland.

March 2019VAIMO enters the USA.

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TOMProfessional growth and new opportunities for self-development

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TOMNew team and culture

Valeriia Dolgorukova | Contact Person

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