Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper globally. Our customers include packaging producers, brand owners, paper and board producers, publishers, retailers, print houses, converters, and joinery and construction companies. 

We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. Our materials are renewable, reusable and recyclable, and form the building blocks for a range of innovative solutions that can help replace products based on fossil fuels and other non-renewable materials.  

Stora Enso has some 26 000 employees in over 30 countries. Our sales in 2017 were EUR 10 billion, with an operational EBIT of EUR 1 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy (STEAV, STERV) and Nasdaq Stockholm AB (STE A, STE R).  

We make every effort to use 100% of a tree for our products as well as for producing bioenergy. In production, we are pushing towards carbon neutrality as much as it is technically and commercially feasible. We practice and promote sustainable forestry, and work to ensure that more trees are planted than are harvested.

Packaging Solutions division provides fibre-based board materials and corrugated packaging products and services designed for a wide array of applications. Our renewable high-end packaging solutions serve leading converters, brand owners, and retailers across multiple industries looking to optimise performance and drive innovation.

Stora Enso Packaging Solutions division is now looking for

Digitalisation Director

Are you in the forefront of digitalisation and see opportunities to make the world digital wherever you? Do you get thrilled about an idea of being in the lead of digital transformation in the oldest company in the world? Are you ready to explore the unknown and challenge others to try out - not always knowing what the outcome will be? Yes? Then do read further, as you might be the person we are looking for!

We are looking for a Digitalisation Director to take us forward on our digitalization journey and lead the digital transformation in our Division. The mission of you and your team is to help Packaging Solutions units in identifying, implementing and scaling up digital solutions in operations, end-to-end supply chain, customer engagement and controlling. You will cooperate tightly with the business, guiding them in their digital journey by offering expertise in digitalisation from technology standpoint, bringing in ideas and external inspiration, as well as by managing the digitalisation project portfolio.

We will not start digital initiatives for the sake of technology, but are keen on seeing the benefits they can bring to our business. Hence it all starts from the business case and potential behind each initiative will determine the priorities of the team. But we are ready to explore and experiment as we know that sometimes the craziest idea is the best one!

Your main responsibilities in this position will be to

  • Drive the execution of our divisional digitalisation strategy and roadmap in close cooperation with the business process owners, ensuring business benefit realisation

  • Identify, challenge and evaluate together with process owners potential digital innovations for business value

  • Manage digital transformation projects within the division together with digitalisation team and business

  • Lead the digital transformation journey and communicate actively on digitalisation opportunities, projects and technologies throughout the organisation – we are hungry for more in this area

  • Inspire and motivate the Packaging Solutions digitalisation team, as well as your network in units and functions

We will look for these qualifications when selecting for this role:

  • Interest and expertise in digital technologies such as AI, Apps and data analytics

  • Strong business acumen and understanding how digital solutions can enable and enhance business processes, and create new business models

  • Analytical mind-set and hunger for conceptual thinking

  • Consultative approach when communicating the benefits of digitalization

  • Proven ability to impact and lead change across different levels within the organisation

  • Solid experience in project management

  • Willingness to travel

Preferred location: Helsinki, Stockholm, or other Packaging Solution Division location

For more information please contact our recruitment partner Talent Hunters Oy, Leif Backman, Executive Consultant, Mob. +358 504 109 107.

Please submit your application, CV and salary request no later than 9.11.2018 via