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Health and Safety Strategist at the LKAB Group's Sustainability Unit

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Are you strategic, communicative, and capable of creating change and improvement in occupational health and safety issues? If so, the role as Health and Safety Strategist at LKAB might be suitable for you!

About the Role

The Sustainability Unit is tasked with helping to ensure LKAB's sustainability agenda through governance, reporting, and follow-up. By 2030, we have ambitious corporate goals in sustainability, including occupational health and safety.

As a strategist in the Sustainability Department, you will participate in leading and developing the corporation's strategic work in occupational health and safety.

We are specifically seeking a strategist who, together with us, can drive, develop, and implement the strategic cross-company work in the field. This includes identifying relevant issues and processes through close collaboration with business areas and the industry, reporting and identifying success factors and areas for improvement, and developing the management system in the field.

This is what you bring with you

We are looking for someone with experience in the field of occupational health and safety. You have a relevant university degree or equivalent competence acquired through work experience. You have good leadership skills and can build relationships, both within and outside the workplace. Work environment questions are particularly important challenges for LKAB, and we are looking for someone with extensive experience in creating change and improvement in this area.

As a Health and Safety Strategist, you also need to be communicative, analytical, and good at adopting a systems perspective. You have the ability to drive change within the whole HTO perspective.

It is advantageous if you have experience in one or more of the following:

• Occupational health and safety work and/or leadership experience in the mining industry or other heavy industries

• Governance, follow-up, and reporting in a large organization

• Work in a staff function or equivalent

• Work in an international corporation

• Experience in monitoring legislation and research including experience in submitting consultation responses or similar

• Risk management

• Occupational health and safety data analysis

• Occupational health and safety economics

For this position, we require good spoken and written English skills. Ability to communicate in Swedish is advantageous.

You will report directly to the Head of Quality, Audit, and Occupational Health and Safety. The location is one of our operational sites (Kiruna, Gällivare, Luleå) or Stockholm. Travel is included in the role.

All positions at LKAB require a valid driver's license and high school education.

What you get

  • Health care and study support, as well as access to an art club, leisure club, mountain huts and family activities.
  • Part of the group’s reward program
  • Enhanced parental allowance of up to 90% of regular salary for up to six months (after one year of employment).
  • Help and support in case of illness or in matters of work environment, health, wellness and rehabilitation
  • Reimbursement for dental care and terminal glasses
  • Possibility to apply for scholarships for studies for both you and your children
  • Opportunity to join our pension and insurance program with preferential rates.

Other Information

Welcome with your application, including CV and cover letter, by April 28th, 2024, at the latest.

For more information about the position, please contact Head of department Annika Kruuna: or at +46 70-272 81 93.

Union Contacts:


Sakari Alanko, Unionen, 0980-725 08

Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, 0980-710 50

Peter Johansson, Akademikerföreningen, 0980-718 79


Katarina Paganus, Unionen, 0970-762 98

Annika Taavoniku, SACO-klubben, 0970-795 32

Annica Kaati, Ledarna, 0970-767 65

About LKAB

LKAB is an international mining and minerals group with northern Sweden as its base and the whole world as its workplace. We lead the way towards carbon-free production and we do it together - in an open, warm and safe work environment with technology and development in focus. We welcome challenges, innovative ideas and initiative, always with equality and diversity in focus.


Do you work at LKAB today but are interested in a new role?

Then we would like you to submit your application via our internal career page. Log in to your Workday account and go to "Jobs Hub", where you can search for all available jobs and send your application.


Prior to recruitment, LKAB has considered recruitment channels and marketing. We kindly but firmly decline all contact from media marketers, recruitment sites and the like.

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