Head of IT, Paulig Group

Our aim as a company is to become one of the fastest growing Food & Beverage companies in Europe. Join us on the journey! We are now looking for an experienced leader for the Head of IT, Paulig Group position! We are looking for someone with inspirational and strong leadership skills to lead all IT activities in Paulig Group. As Head of IT, you are responsible of creating the development roadmap and defining and implementing platform and capabilities for digitalization enabling the execution of Paulig Group strategy. 

In this position, you report to Paulig Group CFO. The preferred location is our modern headquarters in Vuosaari, Helsinki.
 Responsibilities of the role:

  • Create and execute IT strategy as part of Paulig Group strategy
  • Enterprise and information architecture & application portfolio management and development & IT service delivery in Paulig Group level 
  • Run and develop IT organization according to business needs
  • IT budget & KPIs, supplier management and IT competence development 
  • Define, execute and develop IT governance model
  • Chair of IT leadership team 
  • Support key initiatives in Paulig Group

What we offer:

  • Versatile and challenging work in a family-owned international company with strong brands and products
  • Great workplace with great colleagues. What do our employees think about Paulig? According to our employee engagement survey TellUs 2018, 92% of Pauligians see that our strategy and goals are worth aiming for, 93% see we are living up to the company values and 91% see the future of the company looks bright.
  • A work community that shares strong values Strive for Excellence, Stay Curious and Grow Together and sticks together in the quest of Exploring Great Taste.

Great leadership and interpersonal skills & curious mindset are crucial in the role to lead an international team and to take things forward. 15+ years’ relevant progressive experience from international environment and Master’s degree in a relevant field give you a good background for the role. Fluent English and Finnish or Swedish are needed in the role. Occasional travelling in Paulig Group countries is needed, estimated 50-70 travel days per year. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced IT professional and leader to their expertise in use in an exciting company with great colleagues.

Did you get excited? Join us on the journey! For further information about the position & applying, please contact Maija Meriläinen at Alumni: maija.merilainen@alumniglobal.com or 11.7. and 25.7. 3-4 PM via phone +358 44 338 4333. Application time ends August 16th 2019. 

Helsinki, Finland