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Lead Digital Solution Ideator

About the company

AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. We support our clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation.

We are 17,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy, operating across the world to create sustainable solutions for future generations.

Making Future

About the job

We believe that change happens when people with brave ideas come together. Today, the world both changes and unites by digitalisation. Every industry and society digitalise. The digital transformation is accelerating. We at AFRY are committed to drive the digital transformation, with the mission to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable society.

We are now creating a new unit, Digital X, to work across our company to excel in our digital offerings to our clients. In Digital X we will work with the digital strategy and overall portfolio, together with colleagues in all parts of our company. We will manage the lifecycle of digital solutions, including development, maintenance and operation; and we will support the sales of those solutions.

If you want to be a part of making future with digital transformation by contributing with your brave, creative and innovative ideas, join Digital X at AFRY. The role can be stationed anywhere but preferably in Solna.

The Lead Digital Solution Ideator role responsibility includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Defines customer-focussed guiding principles for the ideation of new digital solutions and business models for AFRY
  • Engages with owners for first DigitalX solutions to sharpen their view on client pain points, and to ideate new possible business models
  • Develops coaching concept to carry design thinking principles into the entire organisation
  • Supports product / solution owners in identifying client pain points and ideating new business models around their solutions
  • Coaches product owners in the divisions to apply design thinking principles to ideation
  • Ensures rigorous application of a client-centric viewpoint for all digital solution ideation in DigitalX and the divisions

Who are you?

Competence Profile:

  • Seniority around development of digital products and design thinking principles
  • Experience from one or more of our core transforming segments (infrastructure, food and life science, bioindustry, clean energy)
  • Strong customer focus and results orientation
  • Experience in development of business models for digital solutions and sales of digital solutions
  • Experience in innovation techniques
  • Rigorous customer focus in solution ideation
  • Ability to coach others in applying design thinking principles
  • Ability to work in uncertain environment and hands-on attitude to problem solving

We take your personal qualities in great consideration. Our values, Brave, Devoted & Team player, characterize how we see ourselves. You have a good ability to collaborate and contribute to a team, at the same time you enjoy when you have responsibility and the opportunity to affect.


Due to the current situation around Covid-19, some of our recruitment processes extend over time. We apologize for this and ask for your patience.

We offer

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of AFRY’s success story. Are you passionate about technology development? Do you like to work together to find the best solution? Then we can offer you career opportunities in a modern workplace with challenging assignments and exciting projects all over the world.

The AFRY Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At AFRY you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.

Contact information

Henrik Tegnér, Acting Head of Digital X - henrik.tegner@afry.com

Sara Klingenborg, Head of HR Industrial & Digital Solutions - Sara.Klingenborg@afry.com

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