Would you like to join Altered’s exciting and sustainable growth journey as their COO? With their Scandinavian heritage Altered embrace the positive sides and benefits of problems and challenges. Altered believe in equality, simplicity and sympathy. Their mission is to make things smarter that alter things for the better. It's a conscious choice and an exciting journey of discovery and innovation.

Altered is about to recruit a key position which is essential for the development of the company; the COO. The role of the COO is like an Operations Manager who will lead and develop the employees and at the same time be very operational.
The idea is that the COO leads the company internally so that Johan Nihlén, Altered’s current CEO can focus on leading the company externally. The COO will work in close partnership with the CEO.

As COO you will have the overall responsibility to lead and develop the organization. You will realize and anchor the company vision, strategy and values. Important catchwords for the leadership are actionable, coaching and visionary.

Altered is looking for a proactive, passionate, inclusive and engaged person who can see exiting possibilities in the existing business and contribute with new perspective. The COO will ensure that Altered is in the front edge when it comes to way of working.

As COO for Altered it is important to be humble, direct and an organization-oriented person with the ability to lead through others and create success through the employee’s accomplishment and development.

The COO should have strong ability to create participation and involvement through an open and inviting leadership where all employees are allowed to take responsibility and decisions.

It is vital to be triggered by building the company and be an important part of the Altered journey from product innovators to a globally established water tech corporation!

• Experience from developing processes.
• Background from a product manufacturing company.
• Skilled in process development and efficient way of working.
• Experience of financial reporting including SSC and budgeting.
• Management consultant background is meriting.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Swedish and English as well as strong
interpersonal skills.
• University degree in Business Administration or equivalent (MBA/MSc).

• Driven, energetic and passionate.
• Result-oriented and hard working.
• Analytical and strategical.
• Demonstrates strong multi-tasking abilities.
• “Start up” mentality and enjoy an entrepreneurial setting.
• Proven ability to work creatively in a problem-solving environment.
• Proven ability to build, manage and foster a winning team-oriented environment.

Information and application
Altered is cooperating with Wes; Women Executive Search in this recruitment. For more information regarding the position please contact Agnetha Dahlström at 0709/73 73 70 or

Altered's mission is to make things smarter that alter things for the better. It's a conscious choice and an exciting journey of discovery and innovation.

According to UNU-INWEH, The UN Think Tank on water, we are facing a 40% water gap between demand and availability by 2030. Altered’s mission is to be a key player in turning the tide on water stress and climate change. Altered do this by developing low effort-high impact solutions for everyday habits.

It all started in 2016 when Altered launched the Altered Nozzle. A tap nozzle that is installed in your current tap in less than 1 minute and make it possible to save up to 98% of water while keeping functionality and experience. Altered has also developed a range of products for taps that has been sold all over the world. Today their customers save more than 1 billion liter of water and 7 500 tons of CO2 every year!

Currently Altered has a team working in Stockholm, a team in India, sales partners in the Nordics, the Middle East, the US and across Europe.

Altered has received awards like the WWF Climate Solver 2018, the Runner-Up Global water starts ups Imagine H2O, the SME Innovation by European Water Platform, and were top 5 at Norrsken’s Impact 100 in the Nordics. Altered is one of the 1000 verified Solar Impulse Solutions that can be the key in battling climate change.

Altered is now taking the next steps in their growth journey! Read more about Altered here: https://