Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and cooking papers. In 2017, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion, and it employs approximately 9,100 people. The Group operates in nearly 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.

Metsa Group

Group Services

Group Services employ approximately 600 specialists in the fields of IT, law, sourcing and logistics, HR, communication, technology and finance who support Metsä Group and its business areas in the execution of its strategy.

Metsä Group ICT is a group level service function responsible for delivering and developing competitive ICT services group wide to all business areas and group functions. Now we are looking for a


to work in Metsä Group ICT Solution Development for Metsä Tissue and Metsä Wood Business Areas in our head office in Espoo, Finland.

Job description

In this role you will be responsible for the end-to-end application development process and its development. You will be the line manager for the development team for those two Business Areas and coordinate the work of external developers and consultants. Your role is also to translate the development portfolio of the designated Business Areas into actionable ICT items and projects and to balance the demand and supply of ICT development. Therefore expectation management towards the internal stakeholders and their customer satisfaction management is a key task. You will be also responsible for budgeting and cost management of your development area and its vendor management.


To succeed in this position, you should have:
− Relevant higher level education, such as BBA or M.Sc. in Information Technology
− Proven experience in team development and people management
− Experience in SAP based ERP environment and its development / implementation processes
− Strong execution power and interest to pro-actively develop ICT solutions in cooperation with business stakeholders
− Good understanding of ICT development process frameworks and service management environment (ITIL)
− Experience in coordinating and steering work of multiple stakeholders and vendors

Experience in FMCG and/or wood product industry is considered a great asset.

As a person you:
− are positive, innovative and open-minded
− are able to create, productize and document new solutions/services
− have good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
− have native level Finnish and fluent English language skills in both spoken and written form

What Metsä Group can offer you:

− International inspiring and dynamic working environment
− Challenging tasks and good personal development opportunities
− Good working atmosphere and support from colleagues in Group ICT and Business Areas

More information

For further information please contact Ari Ollila tel. +358 10 320 2426 (


To apply, please send your application and salary request along with your CV by clicking at the link by 18.2.2019