Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2017 were approximately EUR 3.2 billion. Our more than 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Release Manager, IT Customer Solutions (Any major Valmet location in Finland)

Business line: Corporate Functions
Country: Finland
Location: Tampere
Job description: We are looking for Release Manager to enforce our Global IT Customer Solutions team. The position can be in any major Valmet location in Finland.

IT Customer Solutions team is responsible for IT solution development, implementation and IT Services in digital business domains. The focus is in providing solutions and platforms covering the business needs for Sales and Marketing, E-commerce and Customer collaboration.

In this lead position, you will be working closely with IT and Business stakeholders in tasks related to digitalized business. You will primarily be the release manager for IT customer solutions related platforms. You will also have a supportive role in IT Customer Solutions application architectural designing.

The Release Manager has the following key responsibilities:
• Ownership of IT customer Solutions release management lifecycle including scheduling, coordination and management of releases
• Release deployment process owner
• Coordination of release content based on the business demand backlog
• Coordination of business testing
• Communication of release details and schedules
• Conduct release readiness reviews with the business
• Measure and follow up the progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and within budget
• Vendor management
Requirements: To be successful in this position you should have at least two years of work experience in IT release and/or project management as well as in related IT technologies. You demonstrate leadership and analytical skills as well as ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams and vendors towards task completion. We highly appreciate your knowledge around of software development lifecycle. Experience with modern cloud-based technologies and platforms, e.g. Salesforce, is regarded as an advantage.

We expect you to have a technical degree, B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics or related field equal.

With your good communication and interpersonal skills, you are able to build and keep up good relationships with both external and internal clients. As we are working in a multicultural environment, good command of spoken and written English language is essential in this position. Other language skills are regarded as an advantage.
We offer: We offer you a challenging position in a dynamic global company and a great opportunity for your professional development. Here you have chance to be part of the ongoing Valmet’s digitalization journey with a dynamic team of professionals around you.
Additional information: For more information, please contact Juho Jurvanen, Manager, IT Customer Solutions, Mobile phone +358 40 548 2087 email: .

Please send your application via the link provided latest on June 3, 2018.

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