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Foresight Manager

Are you interested in developing and applying foresight tools to identify new growth opportunities and contribute to decision-making?

We are looking for a Foresight Manager to join our Innovation Intelligence department.

Your part in Neste’s journey

It is a great time to join us!

As a Foresight Manager, you will develop and apply foresight methodologies for the monitoring of the innovation landscape, identification and evaluation of long term and transformational business and technology opportunities and supporting wider decision-making within Neste in our journey to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions.

In your role, you will 

  • Lead and contribute to development and application of foresight methodologies
  • Identify, analyse and evaluate new growth opportunities and support decision-making
  • Turn analysis into valuable insights and recommendations, develop expert and management-level reports and presentations
  • Make an impact via active communication and stakeholder management of your project findings
  • Facilitate workshops, inspire and build future-awareness within Neste
  • Optionally contribute to various project assignments also beyond
    foresight (expert reports, due diligence, strategy projects etc.) and
    apply general market and technology intelligence practices

Innovation Intelligence department carries out high-quality technology evaluation, foresight and market intelligence for Neste Innovation’s new business development and supports decision-making at corporate level. You will work closely with your colleagues in project teams aiming at new opportunity identification and development as well as support to decision-making. Our work combines accountability, cooperation, and the desire to develop and renew. Working safely at all times is essential to all of us. The position will be located in Espoo.

Keys to success in this role

The best combination of experiences, skills and background is

  • Master’s degree or higher from a relevant field, e.g. business, economics, future studies or engineering
  • Several years of experience in foresight work from consulting, expert organization or corporate function
  • Strong skills and experience in establishing and applying foresight related tools and methods particularly for the purpose of identifying and evaluating new growth opportunities
  • Capability to analyse and interpret the longer term innovation landscape and technological evolution in renewable or circular economy 
  • Capability and experience in managing projects
  • Strong communication skills (spoken and written), capability to draw solid conclusions, take insights forward, manage stakeholders and make an impact
  • Curiosity towards new ideas and opportunities, pioneering spirit to drive new topics and ways of working forward
  • Fluent English

We also value

  • Experience from business or technology development

Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. Our three values “We care, We have courage and We cooperate” are embedded in our everyday work. Working safely and responsibly at all times is essential to all of us.

If this resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.

Please submit your application by Monday 18 October, 2021 including your cover letter and CV.

If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Jesse Kautto, Head of Innovation Intelligence, tel. +358 50 458 9787, on Thursday 7 October at 13.00-14.00 EET or Wednesday 13 October at 13.00-14.00 EET.

The recruitment process includes interviews and aptitude testing.

The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained for the persons with their consent.

Our success begins with you.

Every company needs a purpose, and Neste has a strong one: to create a healthier planet for our children. We are 4,800 dedicated professionals committed to that purpose. Everything that we do, down to the smallest detail, shows our clear commitment to tackling the challenges of climate change. As an employer, understanding and valuing wellbeing is vital for our success. At the same time, we encourage every individual at Neste to contribute towards creating a positive impact on the environment as well as on the people, communities and societies around us.

Neste’s strategy is called ‘’Faster, Bolder and Together’. It reflects the understanding that there is no time to lose in combating climate change or helping to tackle the waste plastic challenge. In order to succeed, we need to act, innovate new solutions and deliver them faster and bolder than ever before – together.

As innovation is in our DNA, we are empowered to develop pioneering solutions to make businesses more sustainable. In 2021, Neste placed 4th on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world.

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Foresight Manager

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 14.10.2021

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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