Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. We provide sustainable solutions that fulfil the needs for low emissions, resource efficiency and energy security, and deliver excellent value to our shareholders. Our activities cover the generation, distribution and sales of electricity and heat as well as related expert services.
Power Division is responsible for Fortum’s power production and power trading in the Nord Pool market as well as providing expert services for power producers. The division has a strong focus on hydro, nuclear and new energy solutions and it employs ca. 1,800 employees.
Senior Consultant, hydropower consulting
We are looking for a Senior Consultant to work in our Power Solutions Hydro unit in Espoo, Finland or Stockholm, Sweden.
Power Solution Hydro utilises Fortum’s unique hydropower know-how and provides for its client consultancy, engineering and project management services and plant deliveries, ranging from small modifications to extensive full-scope deliveries. During the year 2013 we will focus on building the operational platform for the unit and rapid business growth. Now, we are looking for industry experts to strengthen our management team to secure the successful growth.
Your responsibility will be to lead the build-up of the hydropower and environmental consulting practice. You prepare conceptual and feasibility studies in a wide range of hydropower plants and dams utilising your industry-specific expertise and insights. You will be responsible for sales and profitability for consulting services, with focus on identifying sales leads and new market opportunities. Your key role is to facilitate and lead business growth within the unit’s management team.
We offer you
As a Senior Consultant, hydropower consulting, you will have a unique opportunity to utilise your entrepreneur and team work skills in developing a new innovative business model from the very beginning. In your role you will work with experienced, engaged and cooperative colleagues from various disciplines. We believe in rapid growth in hydro business and offer you international leadership challenges.
You have an educational background in engineering with a Master’s degree and several years of experience from international hydropower consulting or energy business development.
We expect you to have strong analytical skills and ability to work with people from a range of cultures. You are experienced in client interaction with excellent presentation and verbal communication skills. Project management experience, ability to work independently and capability to meet deadlines are prerequisites for success in this position. As a key senior leader, you will need to be able to transform your own management style to suit the different phases of a newly starting unit with high growth expectations. Fluency in oral and written English is vital for performing in the position.
Please send your application via 'Ansök nu' no later than 14 December 2012. For further information on the position, please contact Timo Piispa, Head of Hydro, +358 (0)50 453 2758.