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VP Strategy & Corporate Development

Adapteo Group is on an exciting growth journey and is now recruiting a curious and business-oriented VP Strategy & Corporate Development who wants to be a key player in building adaptable and circular solutions for sustainable societies!

As VP Strategy & Corporate Development you will lead Adapteo Group’s internal consulting team (PMO). The team works with improvement and strategic initiatives within the Group, contributing both strategically as well as hands on operationally with implementation. In your role you are also responsible for overseeing Adapteo’s Value Creation Plan (VCP). Together with your team you will identify opportunities, optimize operations and drive Adapteo’s growth – aligning all levels of the organization with a clear horizon and tangible goals. You will contribute both in developing and continuously evaluating the plans as well as in their execution and implementation. It is a role with significant visibility within the organization and that works in close collaboration with the Business Units, Managing Directors, and Group Management, as well as with the owners Goldman Sachs.

As VP Strategy & Corporate Development you will lead a team of five employees located in Sweden and Finland. The role reports to Adapteo’s Chief Operating Officer and is placed at Adapteo’s office in Solna Sweden or in Vantaa Finland, and will require traveling to Adapteo local offices.


  • Lead Adapteo Group’s Strategic- and Corporate Development
  • Oversee the overall strategic direction of the Group
  • Oversee VCP including implementation and financial follow-up of the plans
  • Lead, develop and coordinate the Corporate Development Team
  • Collaborate effectively with diverse teams to create actionable plans and drive the organization toward executing the long-term strategy
  • Support the business in change management and driving development
  • Strategic analysis of trends to identify and assess opportunities for future growth
  • Continuous reporting to and collaboration with Group Management Team and owners
  • Contribute to the M&A agenda

Skills & Requirements

Background and experience

  • A relevant academic degree
  • Experience from management consulting. Having also worked in a company with Corporate Development, PMO, or line management is highly desirable.
  • Leadership experience with direct reports
  • Ability to work efficiently with cross-functional teams and manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Experience from change management and multinational project management
  • Experience of advising stakeholders on all levels within the organization
  • A solid consulting toolbox, strong presentation skills and highly proficient in Office Applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and at least one of the other native languages in Adapteo’s markets
  • Experience working in a Private Equity operated company and in cooperation with the owners is highly desirable

As a person you are genuinely interested in the business and have a hands-on attitude with the ability to balance strategy and execution. You have strong analytical skills, a solution-oriented mindset and a customer focus. You are collaborative and motivated by working in close partnership with the organization as a whole. You have a humble attitude and are an excellent communicator who builds trusted and engaging relationships with both stakeholders and colleagues.

If this sounds like your kind of challenge, apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter!

In this recruitment process Adapteo Group is collaborating with Novare Executive Search. For more information about the position or the process, please contact Viktor Karlsson, [email protected]. Please note that we do not accept applications through e-mail.

Great Place to Work

  • We contribute to a better future

  • We accelerate together

  • We are a solid company with a growth mindset

  • We love flexibility

  • Proactive, Collaborative & Committed

About the company

Adapteo is the leading adaptable space partner in Northern Europe. We develop, build, rent out and sell adaptable buildings for schools, daycares, care centres, offices, and accommodation. With our modular and circular building solutions, our customers can transform, repurpose, scale up and scale down based on their changing needs. That is how we build adaptable and sustainable societies (see our circular film here). Adapteo has a building portfolio of 1.4 million square meters and operates in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Lithuania. We currently number about 600 employees with head offices in Stockholm, Sweden and Vantaa, Finland. A majority of our revenues is generated by rental contracts from the public sector.

Adapteo’s core values provide a foundation for our business and our culture. Whether employee, customer or stakeholder, your experience of Adapteo should be of a company that is Proactive , Collaborative and Committed.

testAdapteo operates in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania and Estonia.

testPortfolio size ~34,000 building units, ~1,500,000 sq m

testWe are certified according to ISO 9001 and 14001

testThe leading adaptable space partner in Northern Europe

testOur adaptable buildings are usually used as schools, daycare centers, offices, and accommodation, but can also be used as shops, laboratories or health care centres. We are only limited by imagination

testWe can deliver anything from one single classroom to solutions of several thousand square metres

testSustainability is at the core of our business at Adapteo; we incorporate sustainability aspects in our strategic planning, design, and operations. Our ambition is to become one of the most sustainable companies in the industry and take lead in our field.

Viktor Karlsson | Contact Person

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