Stora Enso’s Wood Products division provides versatile wood-based solutions for building and housing. The product range covers all areas of urban construction including massive wood elements and housing modules, wood components and pellets. The offer is a variety of sawn timber goods. The customers are mainly construction and joinery companies, merchandisers and retailers. Wood Products operates globally and has more than 20 production units in Europe.
We are currently looking to strengthen our Industrial Components team with a Product Manager, a new and global role, within Stora Enso Wood Products division. As Product Manager you will plan, develop and lead the product strategy and marketing, ensuring the commercial attractiveness of the offering towards our customers. You will as Brand Champion also be responsible for monitoring and analyzing market trends, customer needs and competition and adopt tactical plans as needed.
Rooted in customer insight that you gather by creating strong relationships with them, you will also craft relevant customer value propositions in the targeted customer segments, to successfully strengthen our market presences and competitiveness. Moreover, you will be responsible for the creation, production and quality of our market communication through different media and in close cooperation with our sales organization.
You are also deeply involved in product development in close collaboration with R&D to continuously develop our product portfolio.
This is a full-time permanent position reporting to the Head of Industrial Components business line. The preferred location is Sweden, alternatively Finland.
We believe that in order to be successful in this position, you should have:
Relevant commercial or technical university education, i.e. academic degree in economics, science, or engineering.
Minimum of 3 years in a role that covers a broad range of the required competencies described above.
Previous experience and knowledge of the industry, customers, technology and products is an asset
Track record in working with brands or marketing
Track record in market analysis and product strategies and execution
Good understanding of financial KPIs
Excellent Business English, other language requirement depending on the product (group)
Willingness to travel
As a personality you are a strong networker and you manage to drive your agenda also without formal authority. Your strong interpersonal and presentation skills allow you to relate to people and create alignment fast. You have excellent entrepreneurial and commercial thinking and the ability to make fast decision.
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace fossil based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 26 000 employees in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2015 were EUR 10.0 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on the Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges.
Hur du ansöker
Important information The last day to apply is October 2nd. All applications are processed through Stora Ensos website. In order to apply for this position you need to click the link below and follow the instructions;
Stora Enso - Product Manager, Industrial Components
For more information please contact Marios Nicolaou on Wednesday, Sept 21st at 9-11 EET or Thursday, Sept 22nd at 13-15EET by phone at +358 40 847 1177.
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