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Country:  Finland

Hyvinkää, FI

Location details: 
Employment type:  Fixed Term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Manager, Chapter FICO Development (fixed-term replacement position)



Country: Finland (FI) 
Location: Hyvinkää 


At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



In Konecranes IT, Corporate Functions Cluster, we are responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions that support finance, people and management processes.

We are now looking for a Chapter Lead to join our FICO Development team located in Hyvinkää, Finland. As our Manager, Chapter FICO Development you are responsible for leading FICO development team (Developers, Configuration Owners, Concept Owners): you engage, coach and supervise team members to ensure positive team spirit and high performance.

Your key responsibilities include:
•    Developing team members’ skills and competences
•    Acting as a line manager e.g. supporting engagement & career development of your direct reports and resolving conflicts
•    Managing resource pool and allocation to Agile teams, as well as needed support for 1KC implementation projects 
•    Participating in quarterly planning process, analysing resource needs of the tribes and planning actions for removal of identified impediments 
•    Leading supplier contracting and management, within the scope of your Chapter
•    Developing communication practices 
•    Contributing to the Way of Working practices and IT process development in Konecranes IT 
•    Managing budgeting and cost control as well as driving cost efficiency of the chapter in alignment with Cluster Head
•    Ensuring ethics and compliance in daily practises, culture and attitudes as well as fostering customer- and service-focused mindset in the team


In this role you will report to Tarja Julkunen, Director, IT Corporate Functions. This fixed-term position is a replacement for the period of our employee's leave of absence, until April 2022. We appreciate if you will be able to join us already in September.


What we expect from you?
For this position we are looking for a person who is familiar with agile frameworks and practices, knowledge of Scrum is highly beneficial. An ideal candidate also has a strong desire to act as an ambassador for agile development culture and act as a bridge builder between different stakeholders. You enjoy coaching and leading teams . We expect you to be highly motivated team player and have experience working in global projects and virtual, global teams with diverse backgrounds.


In addition, we expect you to have 
•    skills and drive to coach and lead teams
•    good understanding of Finance processes and SAP FICO modules
•    solid communication skills and fluency in English, both written and oral
•    good interpersonal and influencing skills, as well as cultural sensitivity
•    Drive and persistence in striving towards goals
•    Customer focus passion for continuous improvement of customer experience
•    proactive and independent approach to work, and capacity to work under pressure 


What we offer?
In return, we offer you an opportunity to stretch your people leadership skills and deepen your expertise in the domain of business applications that support finance processes. As a company we are committed to developing our people and you can rely that we will provide training opportunities and support you in achieving your ambitious goals.


If you have got inspired by this role, please submit your application with CV via Apply link below at latest by the 19th of August.


For further information about the role, please contact hiring manager Annika Katajisto during week 29 or 34 by e-mail annika.katajisto(at)konecranes.com or by phone +358 4007 458 74.

Want to learn more about Konecranes as an employer and what your future colleagues have to say? Check out our career stories in Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AklPBQd_p0I or our site www.konecranes.com in Careers: Meet our people.



Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 18,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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