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Director Corporate Communications to Arjo (interim)

Looking for an interim assignment responsible for corporate communications at a global market-leading company in the healthcare industry?

As a global market-leading supplier of medical devices and solutions that improve quality of life for people with reduced mobility and age-related health challenges, Arjo has a 60-year history as a partner for the acute care and long-term care sector. 

To its HQ in Malmö, Arjo is now looking for an interim Director Corporate Communications starting in late August 2021. 



This position is diveded between operational and strategic responsibilities focusing on communications support to leaders, project management and internal communications, reporting to VP IR & Corporate Communications.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensure regular communication and support to Arjo leaders. Drive and develop leaders’ events such as annual Global Leadership Forum, Arjo TV sessions (virtual studio events providing strategy update/content to top 400 leaders across organization), and Annual Extended Leadership Team meeting, including cascading material/support
  • Act as Project Lead for Arjo’s Annual Report; incl. working with agencies and internal stakeholders to develop content and ensure the project as a whole is successfully delivered
  • Regular alignment on messaging and plans as well as to ensure strategic and operational corporate communication coordination and support to Sales Regions.
  • Act as Communication Business Partner by providing strategic, and at times operational, communications support to managers in major corporate projects to safeguard the Arjo strategy (from internal & external perspective)
  • Provide communication support to managers, both in terms of key messages and communication tools to increase manager confidence and by establishing a format and content for communications training

Additional responsibilities within Corporate Communications

  • Understand, evaluate and prioritize business needs in order to effectively plan and execute relevant communication
  • Support consistency and coherence, ensuring messages align with agreed communication plans
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure all generated content is relevant and of high quality for Arjo’s communication platforms
  • Produce, proofread and publish content in various formats such as news articles, presentations, videos, talking points, social media posts, and press releases. Maximize usage of all communication channels
  • Source relevant success stories from the business - foster a culture of storytelling.
  • Advice and coach managers in order to increase their ability to, with confidence, communicate strategies, decisions, business context, customer expectations and change initiatives

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • Academic degree or equivalent within the area of communication
  • Solid competence in and proven experience from working with internal communication in a global environment either as an employee or as a consultant
  • Experience and ability to work cross functionally within a relatively large international organization
  • Strong project management skills, including project planning, coordination, stakeholder communication, execution, and accountability
  • Combination of strategic and operational mindset
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills in English and Swedish


6 months full time interim assignment via Hammer & Hanborg starting late August 2021.

Arjo HQ is located in the center of Malmö. 

Due to the prevailing pandemic situation working remotly is possible but with certain regularity precence at HQ is required.

Ongoing selection, we need your application immediately!


At Arjo, we believe that empowering movement within healthcare environments is essential to quality care. Our products and solutions are designed to promote a safe and dignified experience through patient handling, medical beds, personal hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics, and the prevention of pressure injuries and venous thromboembolism. With over 6000 people worldwide and 60 years caring for patients and healthcare professionals, we are committed to driving healthier outcomes for people facing mobility challenges.

Learn more about Arjo here!

Hammer & Hanborg

At Hammer & Hanborg we make a difference between being competent and being the right person for a job. Competence is much more than a CV and we always match candidates based on potential, values and motivation. We think it’s important that it’s fun to work and we believe in collaboration based on trust and mutual respect. We strive to always encourage and challenge both ourselves and our clients to have the courage to develop and make change happen. We believe that Diversity and Inclusion are strengths and welcome all applicants. Together we create future professional life. You are welcome to join us.  Please read more: hammerhanborg.com 

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