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Head of New Fiber Businesses

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 18.5.2018

We are looking for an energetic and commercial-minded Head of New Fiber Businesses in Strategy & New Business Development, Technology.

Greetings from your future manager

“Welcome to innovative and business minded development team of forerunners. Our task is to accelerate UPM transformation by upscaling and commercializing new strategic business initiatives. With this initiative we are building more sustainable future by replacing oil-based and other non-renewable materials with renewable ones. Join the team and make your personal effort by building new business area for UPM and at the same creating solutions for global challenges in sustainability ” – Pekka Hurskainen

What you’ll do

  • Evaluate new business opportunities of different fiber applications, commercialize and scale up business 
  • Create and implement business and marketing strategies for selected areas 
  • Lead business initiative in co-operation with UPM Business Areas and R&D
  • Create business relationships with potential customers and distributors

Who you are

As an ideal candidate you have a strong background in various cellulose derived materials and applications, in new business development and business scaling. You are results oriented, have proven leadership skills and capability to effectively manage multiple tasks at the same time.

  • You have a master's degree in economics or industrial management with more than 5 years of practical experience on the area of fiber applications
  • You have customer interface experience of industrial fiber applications and plastic biomaterials 
  • You are business and customer oriented with entrepreneurial mindset and good presentation skills
  • You are a team player with proven leadership skills
  • You have business proficiency in English
  • You are willing and able to travel

This is what we offer for you

  • Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. 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 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 to build a more sustainable future

Additional information

The Head of New Fiber Businesses will report to VP, Strategy & New Business Development, Technology.

Position holder’s location is Helsinki or other UPM location in Finland or Central-Europe.

For further information, please kindly contact Pekka Hurskainen VP, Strategy & New Business Development, Technology, pekka.hurskainen@upm.com or +358400645969.

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

Are you interested in this position? We are looking forward to receiving your application. Please use our online application form at www.upm.com. If there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Application deadline is 31.05.2018.

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UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.