IT Solutions Manager

Eurofins Environment Testing Finland Oy

Eurofins

With over 45 000 employees and 800 laboratories across 47 countries, Eurofins is a global leader in Testing for Life and over the last 20 years has been one of the fastest growing companies in the world, thanks to innovation in technology and service. It is now the global market leader in environmental, food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics testing as well as in agro-sciences CRO (Contract Research Organisation) services. Eurofins is also among the world’s market leaders in advanced material sciences, genomics, forensics, consumer products and clinical testing services.

Eurofins in Finland

Eurofins Finland currently has over 600 employees and operates in 23 locations and it generates an annual turnover of approximately 34 M€. The company consists of four business units: Eurofins Environment Testing, Eurofins Food and Feed, Eurofins Expert Services and Eurofins Agro. The company has already reached a leading position in the Finnish laboratory testing market and it continues to invest in substantial market share and revenues growth.

Eurofins Environment Testing Finland

Eurofins Environment Testing is a network of environmental laboratories with the largest number of qualified environmental samplers in Finland and extensive expert services. Our business area covers the whole of Finland. Today, the  environmental expertise is strengthened by over 400 professionals and offices in more than 15 locations. The largest units are located in Lahti, Oulu, Jyväskylä and Rovaniemi.

Since 2017, Eurofins’ environmental business expanded significantly and today  Eurofins Environment Testing consists of the following Eurofins companies:

  • Eurofins Environment Testing Finland Oy
  • Eurofins Nab Labs Oy
  • Eurofins Ahma Oy
  • Eurofins Labtium Oy

We are looking for a

IT SOLUTIONS MANAGER

to support the Eurofins business operations with functional IT organization and lead the Finnish IT team, consisting of developers, business analysts, application support and application administrators.

Eurofins has in a few years acquired some laboratory organizations in Finland, all having their own independent IT- systems and processes. You will operate as a project manager to different IT projects and prioritize and implement projects in a fast developing organization and help creating “one Eurofins” and promoting good company culture.

The essential tasks are implementing and coordinating systems, policies and procedures according to the business needs. The position holds a strong business orientation and the IT Solutions manager will have an important role in acting as a trusted advisor for the Managing Director regarding IT matters. He / she will also cooperate actively with the Nordic IT Director and other internal & external IT actors.  The role is very independent, while networking with business sites in Finland is essential.

The ideal candidate has experience in leading software implementation projects across multiple business lines. Experience in large-scale IT-projects in an international environment are considered as advantages. We are looking for an energetic, hands-on IT Solutions Manager who is willing to take on a very independent and proactive role. To possess a strong business acumen and to deeply understand the interlinkage between business and IT is crucial. The person should have excellent communication skills and good tolerance for stress and change. Previous team leader experience is an advantage.

Preferably you have also Information Management Systems experience (especially laboratory related). Experience in relational databases design and applications (MS SQL and/or Oracle) is also an advantage.  SCRUM methodology and BI tools experience is appreciated as well as past experience in handling .NET projects.

You will be located in Oulu, but Lahti and Jyväskylä are also possible locations. Travelling will occur on a regular basis within Finland and occasionally within Europe. Excellent communication and presentation skills are important, and you are fluent in spoken and written Finnish and English.

The company has a global reach and Eurofins is keen to develop its personnel continuously. Eurofins offers the possibility to create a career in an international and ambitious fast growing company among inspiring colleagues.

Please apply for the position latest Sunday the 1st of March by sending your CV and application by Apply for job- link.

For more information, please contact Senior Consultant Saara Hirsto, saara.hirsto@compasshrg.fi  / +358 50 585 3979