The future is being created today. At Kiilto, we invest in the future every day by promoting occupational wellbeing, encouraging innovation and making our operations more and more sustainable. We are guided by the desire to be an environmental leader, using our expertise to create success stories for our customers. We are local, innovative and insightful. Would you like to add your own chapter to our hundred-year story of growth?
We are looking for a new leader to join our ICT organisation in the post of
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
In this task, you will be responsible for the functioning and development of our group companies' ICT architecture. You will actively cooperate with our business area directors, helping our companies to meet their growth and transformation goals with system and ICT service solutions. As part of the management group of our parent company, Kiilto Family Oy, you will be responsible for planning our ICT strategy and budgeting, while ensuring its smooth implementation alongside your international team of experts. You have fresh ideas and know-how with regard to communicating within our businesses on the potential of new technologies. In addition, you have a contact network with system and hardware suppliers and can lead extensive hardware and software purchases. As our company grows, we will also expect the applicant to interact smoothly by networking within the international business environment. Your primary location will be at our head office in Lempäälä, but your work will require regular travel within Russia and the Nordic countries.
This post could be for you, if your background includes the following:
A higher university degree in a relevant subject
Excellent management and leadership skills
Wide expertise in ICT system and data security solutions
The creation of a business-driven ICT strategy
Process and project management
Excellent communication skills in Finnish and English
We offer you a working environment within a growing company, a wide range of duties and comprehensive induction in your tasks. We actively invest in the occupational wellbeing of our staff, for which we have been awarded the 'Finland's Most Active Workplace' certificate. We have a non-smoking policy at Kiilto.
For further details on the position, contact Arto Raivio, CFO of Kiilto Family Oy, between 3pm and 6pm on 18 April and 26 April.
Send us your application and CV, with a salary proposal, by 28 April 2019.
We operate in compliance with Kiilto's recruitment process and will treat all contacts concerning the post with absolute confidentiality. We will send video interview questions to some of the applicants. We also ask applicants to reserve 13 or 15 May for a possible job interview.
Kiilto is a growing family-owned company from Finland, with a hundred-year history and a vision looking ahead to 2080. We develop, manufacture and market chemical industry solutions in four business areas: professional construction, industrial bonding and hygiene solutions, professional cleanliness and hygiene, and consumer business. The key principles underlying our operations are environmental leadership, localism, and commitment to the future. We employee around 800 people, whose wellbeing and expertise are critical to our work on behalf of our customers. See our website for more information about Kiilto.