Head of Data & Analytics

Boliden is provider of metal, essential to improve society for generations to come. Our vision is to be the most climate friendly and respected metal supplier in the world. Boliden IT develops and delivers IT services to the business, including development, operation and support of IT systems and IT infrastructure. The mission is to provide reliable, cost efficient and secure basic IT services and to enable automation and digital business transformation. We are today some 120 people in Boliden IT.


Work tasks

As Head of Data & Analytics, you will be responsible for driving the development of Data & Analytics function within Boliden. You will help refine and improve common approaches to how we organize and work with Data & Analytics initiatives across the company, from both a technical and organizational standpoint. Together with business areas you will co-ordinate initiatives in data & analytics and proactively secure IT resources and competences needed.


As Head of Data & Analytics, you will also be responsible for increasing the maturity of analytics in the group and inspiring business and IT to make Boliden a more data driven company. The role includes having a dialogue with business units, IT and group functions.


Data & Analytics is a vital part in digitalization of Boliden for improved efficiency, safety and sustainability. This includes visualization (BI), Analytics (BA), Machine Learning and AI. We have use cases in optimizing production processes with Machine Learning and Computer Vision, predictive maintenance, optimizing the supply chain and monitoring of environment for improving the sustainability etc.


You will manage a small team of experts and co-ordinate distributed competences within Data & Analytics. You will report to the CIO and be part of the IT Management team, participating in the development of IT within Boliden.


The position is full time and permanent. Location is preferably Stockholm or Skellefteå, but other locations can be discussed. As the company has activities in several locations, travel will be required.


Your main tasks will be to:

Ways of working and organization

  • Use case development lead by business
  • Development and maintenance in decentralized, agile, business focused teams
  • Technology managed by common platform team (IT)
  • Common specialized D&A experts (IT)


IT architecture

  • Decentralized architecture to make D&A tools available to Business Areas, Sites, and Group functions
  • Azure cloud is used to host multiple platform nodes, orchestrated by the platform team
  • OsiSoft Pi or alternative local Streaming data platforms are used to store and analyze streaming data
  • Common data catalogue to enable data discovery and sharing

Resources and competence

  • Scale up of D&A competency in Business Areas, Business Units and IT


Education and qualifications

We are looking for a person with experience and passion for Data & Analytics, from both a strategic and technical perspective. We believe you have good communication and cooperation skills and are a person who can understand business needs and the potential of Data & Analytics. You understand how D&A use cases can be applied to generate value in an industrial company, and what is required to implement such use cases in this context.



  • Good leadership skills
  • Experience from and a good understanding of industrial operations and automation
  • Good communication skills
  • Focus on results
  • Ability to cooperate
  • Ability to build trust
  • Professional English both written and spoken, and fluent Swedish


  • You have an academic degree as Master of Science, or equivalent
  • A category B driving license is a plus.

Personal characteristics:

  • You are a person with courage to challenge the existing ways of working
  • Takes initiatives
  • Promotes business needs
  • Highlights the potentials which new technology gives to us
  • You share our basic values: Care, Courage and Responsibility



Boliden have appointed Alumni to oversee the recruitment for the Head of Data and Analytics. Any questions regarding your application should be directed to Aina Elnan, Consultant Alumni.


Trade union information

Trade union information is available from Andreas Mårtensson (Unionen) +46 910 77 42 39, Ditte Möller Lasskogen (SACO) +46 910 77 42 40 or Peter Markström (Ledarna) +46 910 77 40 09.


To apply for this job you must use this link: Head of Data & Analytics, Group IT, Boliden Group - Alumni (


Applications will be considered following the latest date for application which is 26 August 2022.



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Sista ansökningsdag : 26 augusti . Arbetsort : Boliden . Publicerat : 15 juli

Kategorier : Chef & Ledning Data & IT

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