Ledig stilling:

Umoe Mandal is currently seeking a CEO

Søknadsfrist: snarest

Informasjon om stillingen:

Stillingstype: Fast

Arbeidssted: Mandal, Norge

Søknadsfrist: snarest

Om arbeidsgiver:

Every Papillon Executive advisor is highly skilled in the art of listening. We always treasure our client’s vision and will always pursue to fulfil the company’s need for the right candidate. Papillon advisors, armed with market knowledge gained by being on top of, and in touch with the movements and happenings in the market, will be able to challenge our client to expand the scope of who the right candidate could be, and find the non-obvious candidates. Papillon executive can provide frameworks to ensure long-term retention and help our clients build a diverse and inclusive culture.

Every Papillon Executive search is always thorough and unique, and every client will always receive excellent and professional service. Every Papillon advisor is trained in market-leading assessment tools and techniques, as well as rigorous selection procedures and reference checks.

Our vision is that our contribution to the recruitment process will result in hires that positively impact the company’s working environment, productivity and profitability in the short and long term.


Navn: Frode Pettersen

Tlf: +47 478 88 285


Navn: Wenche Petlund

Tlf: +47 958 33 132

Umoe Mandal has over decades built a strong position serving the naval, marine and offshore wind industies, leveraging its expericene in advanced composite materials. From its custom-built production facility in Mandal and with dedicated inhouse engineering capabilities, Umoe Mandal has over the last 30 years delivered the world class Skjold corvettes, large composite structures for the new BAE-built British frigates and service vessels for the offshore wind industry.

Recognizing a sustained strong market opportunity, Umoe Mandal anticipates continued growth in both naval and civil markets by offering composite solutions that provide significant weight and durability benefits to its customers.

Supported by its long-term owner, Umoe AS, a Norwegian family-owned industrial investment company, Umoe Mandal is well-positioned to capitalize on emerging opportunities and further solidify its position as a leading provider of advanced composite solutions.

Umoe Mandal is currently seeking a CEO to lead the transformation of the company into a modern technology and industrial company with a focus on serving the complex needs of the military industry while strategically expanding into selected civil applications.

The ideal candidate is an established leader with a proven track record of delivering commercial success by assembling and empowering a high-performing, motivated, and quality-centric team.

The new CEO should possess extensive experience in long-term customer development, technical proficiency, and the ability to inspire and energize their environment.

Responsibilities and Mandate:

• Cultivate a proactive, commercially-driven, and accountable organizational culture.

• Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to ensure the company's long-term success within the military sector, including fostering essential partnerships.

• Enhance technical capabilities and project execution efficiency to maintain competitiveness.

• Identify and capitalize on new revenue opportunities within the civil market.

Experience Requirements:

• Demonstrated full P&L responsibility at the CXO level within the industry, with a strong emphasis on quality and delivery.

• Advanced education at the master's level in a relevant field.

• Technical background and expertise.

• Proven experience in managing complex project sales processes.

• Proficiency in project management.

• Previous involvement with or exposure to the defense industry, or a substantial military background, is advantageous.


Proficiency in Norwegian and English, both written and verbal, is required.

For inquiries regarding the position, please contact Papillon Executive Search AS. Frode Pettersen can be reached at +47 478 88 285, and Wenche Petlund at +47 958 33 132.

All inquiries to Papillon Executive Search AS will be treated confidentially, and if desired, also towards the client.

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