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Business Development Manager, Waste to Materials

Fortum Recycling&Waste provides recycling and material efficiency services, environmental management and hazardous waste treatment in the Nordics.

We at Fortum believe that all carbon belongs in circulation. This means that also emissions are turned into new raw materials. To do this at scale, we need to rethink CO2 in recycling.

Fortum’s Waste to Materials concept captures CO2 emissions from waste incineration and turns them into materials. This offers a solution for the decarbonisation of waste treatment at hundreds of plants in Europe alone. It also secures a valuable feedstock for new products. Together we can ensure the sustainable use of resources and recycle carbon from waste.

About the role

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our Waste to Materials program in Fortum Recycling and Waste. You will be working in a dynamic and agile organization with experienced colleagues with diverse background in technology and circular economy. You will be working in close co-operation with various business lines, customers, service providers as well as other internal and external stakeholders. As part of the core team you will be leading our commercial stream,  coordinating and leading all our commercialization activities with different value chain partners and customers.

Your key tasks will be to conceptualize our newly launched Carbon2x concept’s service and product offering for different customers. You are expected to develop a go-to-market strategy and roadmap for different products and customer segments. You will be supporting our different Carbon2x projects by preparing and validating business models for different customers.

This position is permanent and located as agreed in any Fortum location in Nordic countries. Currently the team is working partly remotely and will continue in a hybrid mode in the future as well.

Why Fortum?

The greatest challenge of our time awaits you. To drive the change for a cleaner world, we need to reshape the energy system. To reach our goal, we embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's wellbeing, we can reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a meaningful career. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally.

What we are looking for

You have a proven track record and a minimum of 5 years of experience in developing new business concepts and commercializing ideas into working solutions within the field of circular economy. You are experienced in creating go-to market strategies and engaging with customers in order to obtain early customer involvement. You are familiar with material recycling and CCUS based material solutions. Understanding of the development of regulatory changes within the circular economy is a valuable asset in the position.

We expect you to have a can-do-attitude, systematic and structured way of working and the ability to co-ordinate multiple tasks with several stakeholders at a time. We value an entrepreneurial mindset to develop and conceptualize new ideas towards working solutions and the ability to challenge the status quo.

Ideally you have a Master’s degree in the field of economics, engineering, or other relevant experience.

You have good communication and presentation skills as well as networking skills both externally and internally. Fluency in English is necessary, Finnish and Swedish is an advantage.


Submit your application with salary request via the link by 05.06.2022 at the latest. If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact Program Director, Tony Rehn via phone +358 40 485 58 57 between 15.00 – 16.00 EET.

To be selected for the position, the applicant must go through background clearance and a health examination including drug testing.


At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a European energy company providing our customers with electricity, gas, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Together with our subsidiary Uniper, we are the third largest producer of CO2-free electricity in Europe. With around 20,000 professionals and activities in more than 40 countries, we have the competence and resources to grow and to drive the energy transition forward. We strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity and continuous improvement. Do you want to take an active role for a cleaner world? Come lead the change with us! 

Business Development Manager, Waste to Materials

Full time

Published on 06.06.2022

Company Turnover: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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