Operating Manager to a fast growing and sustainable company!
Looping, established in 2017 in Norway, offers sustainable products as a service to the construction industry. Jens Brustad founded the company. The company, at initiation named Norsk Gjenbruk, first developed, produced, and sold Modulcover, a reusable packaging product for modules in the construction industry. The core of the business is sustainability, and the company continuously develop products that dramatically reduces waste and the use of plastic for the construction industry.
In 2018, the company was one of three finalists for the innovation prize by Avfall Norge. The company was renamed Looping AS this spring.
Key role in a fast growing and sustainable company from Norway!
Looping delivers sustainable products to the largest companies in the Norwegian construction industry. The company has already secured significant customers, such as Cramo, AF Gruppen, UCO and Ramirent. Looping develops and delivers covers for modules, building elements and pallets. The company’s most known product, Modulcover, has already a market share of 80% in Norway. The company is growing rapidly and is now looking for an ambitious Operating Manager for its expansion into Sweden!
Looping reuses, reduces and recycles its products, a circular business model. As a result, Looping deliver sustainable products and services to their customers. The products saves time for costumers (better logistics and safer transport) and are better for the environment (reducing tons of plastic and waste). Key for Looping’s success is continuously developing new and better products that answer their customer’s needs.
Being Looping’s manager in Sweden, you will work closely with three driven and passionate colleagues in Oslo, as well with external advisors and resources (IT, logistics, production etc.). Although you have great support, this is an independent role that requires a strong drive to succeed. You are responsible for increasing Looping’s portfolio by acquiring new costumers. You will manage the sales process, from prospecting to contract negotiations and implementation. As the Operating manager, you make sure Looping delivers successful projects as measured by schedule, budget, quality standards and client satisfaction. Together with Looping and your customers, you will make the construction industry in Sweden more sustainable.
This role is crucial for the company’s growth in Sweden, so if you have great skills in business development and sales management, we want to hear from you!
- Bachelor or master degree
- Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
- Strong record from sales, and building close relations to costumers
- Background from project management
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Swedish
- Experience from either large corporate organizations, consultancy or start-up/ small development teams, ideally within the construction- or tech industry
The person we are looking for:
- has good communication and presentation skills
- is a doer and a non-pretentious strategic thinker, who turns ideas into action
- is structured and self-driven
- has a strong ability to work independently
- is able and willing to travel
The office will be located in Stockholm.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact senior advisor Lars Lyngstad (email@example.com) or researcher Eline Snerlebakken (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the recruitment company Cappa.