Manager, Strategy Execution and Project ManagementNeste
Manager, Strategy Execution and Project Management
Are you passionate about sustainability and want to be part of an entrepreneurial team tackling climate change and the waste plastics issue?
We are looking for a
Manager, Strategy Execution and Project Management
on a temporary role (parental leave substitute until the end of 2023) to join our Strategy Execution and Project Management team at Neste’s Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business unit in Espoo, Finland.
Neste has an ambitious target to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are introducing renewable solutions also to the plastics and chemicals industry. To be successful in achieving our ambitious target we need to steer and execute our strategy effectively as well as to support our business growth going forward.
We have a small team of experts working in Strategy Execution and Project Management. Our team is responsible for executing Neste's Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business units strategy, performance planning and works as a PMO for strategic projects. We also take responsibility for business and market intelligence and business risk management for the business unit.
Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are
Contributing to the strategy execution across functions for the Business Unit
Optimising cross-value chain development against long-term business potential; supporting partner and business model development with financial and operational analytics
Being responsible for leading different business crucial projects and ensuring top notch project management practises and continuous improvement across the Business Unit
Interacting closely with the different teams of the Business Unit and other stakeholders
You will work closely with the Renewable Polymers and Chemicals (RP&C) business unit teams, Neste Corporate Strategy team and Neste’s senior management to ensure the steering, tracking and execution of RP&C’s strategy successfully. You will report to the Head of Strategy Execution and Project Management in RP&C.
The best combination to success in this role
Masters degree in business, marketing or related areas
3+ years relevant work experience in development and/or strategy roles e.g. in consulting or industrial companies
Project management experience and ability to manage complex projects and multi-task
Prior experience in commercial roles for example creating innovative commercial models
Strong communication skills and IT fluency
Fluency in English is a must, other European languages are a plus
Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty
Strategic and analytical mindset, business insight, commercial acumen, product/service development and project management skills, ability to manage complexity and tolerate ambiguity
You are focused and driven by challenges and want to achieve great results together with your team. You succeed in both independent work and collaboration.
Please submit your application with your CV, cover letter and salary request as soon as possible, latest by September 25, 2022.
Interviews will be started and position filled as soon as the right candidate is found.
If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Tuija Kalpala, Head of Strategy Execution and Project Management by email email@example.com.
The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment. The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained with their consent.
Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.
Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.
We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.
To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future.
We care. We have courage. We cooperate.
At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities.
Neste’s strategy is called ‘’Faster, Bolder and Together‘’. It reflects the understanding that there is no time to lose in combating climate change or helping to tackle the waste plastic challenge. In order to succeed, we need to act, innovate new solutions and deliver them faster and bolder than ever before – together.
In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.
For more information, please visit neste.com.