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Director, Sales and Marketing

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 3.6.2019

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

We are now looking for a Director, Sales and Marketing to join our UPM Biofuels SBU team in Helsinki.

UPM plans to become a major player in high quality, advanced solutions for transport and the petrochemical industry. The Biofuels business unit is a spearhead of UPM’s Biofore strategy. UPM’s wood-based biofuel products are frontrunners in quality, usability and sustainability. They significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions compared to fossil fuels. The first in the world commercial scale biorefinery started its operations in January 2015 and produces uniquely sustainable high-quality renewable transportation fuels in Lappeenranta, Finland.


Greetings from your future manager

“I am looking for a talented person to come and grow with the business. I will give you freedom and support to deliver your best. The role offers the possibility to work on both operative to strategic levels doing everything from new customer acquisition to management of stable key accounts. Welcome to the UPM Biofuels team!” – Panu Routasalo, VP, UPM Biofuels

What you’ll do

  • Lead sales, marketing and product management activities of UPM Biofuels
  • Own the commercial strategy
  • Develop customer relations
  • Show excellent leadership skills and accountability

Who you are

We value experience in

  • Sales, trading and/or marketing of biofuels or oil products on international markets
  • Team leadership and project management

You have           

  • A track record of negotiating and closing deals successfully
  • The capability of visioning the future and then implement your vision
  • Excellent collaboration and networking skills
  • Result oriented approach and analytical mindset
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English

This is what we offer for you 

  • Meaningful job: We are proud of doing our part in saving the planet. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
  • Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
  • Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We give you room to play and provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
  • Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving for a more sustainable future.

Additional information

For more information, please contact Panu Routasalo, Vice President, UPM Biofuels  tel. +358 (40) 836 2781.

Please apply via the link above and attach your CV and cover letter latest 17.6.2019.

For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at contacthr@upm.com or +358204146600.

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UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.