Project Director in Adecco Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

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Neova Innovation develops solutions to global challenges in collaboration with customers and other ecosystems to secure global food production, to promote healthy and comfortable living environments, and to develop means to purify air and water. Neova’s aim is to refine natural raw materials and side streams into new high value-added products to international markets. Neova create customer focused, sustainable and feasible new products and businesses.

Neova is now searching PROJECT DIRECTOR

to lead company’s RDI projects and Jyväskylä product development laboratory in Neova Innovation team.

Project Director works together with the development and project managers in the collaboration with different business functions, customers and research institutes. Innovation projects are end-to-end projects in which the profitability of the business is evaluated from many different points of view at an early stage. Assumptions are tested and refined as the project progresses. Projects are implemented according to the project model of the Idea-to-Market process by work packages: R&D, technologies, customers and markets, regulation, sustainability aspects, profitability and position in the value chain. The Project Director makes conclusions and proposals about investments, strategic partnerships and the launch of new products of business operations.

To succeed in the work, we expect:

  • M.Sc or Ph.D.level education primarily in technology, also commercial, agri- or horticulture possible
  • Proven experience of leading large-scale projects
  • Required work experience minimum 10 years from relevant areas
  • Understanding of business and commercialization
  • Experience in research and product development
  • Ability to implement projects according to the Idea-to-Market process
  • Reporting, project portfolio management, preparation of funding applications, annual planning and budgeting
  • Cooperation and management skills
  • Fluent English and Finnish

We offer you:

  • Interesting and future oriented work
  • Innovative and inspiring colleagues
  • Office at Finland (Jyväskylä or Vantaa), hybrid working model
  • Compensation corresponding to work requirements and harmonized Neova Group employee benefits

With this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information: Please apply by sending a cover letter together with your CV no later than 31.12.2022. Applications in English. For further information, please contact Adecco Finland Mrs. Tiina Aakala-Vuorela, Executive Search, +358405313007.

Company: Adecco

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Application Deadline: N/A

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