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Head of Waste Management Services - Fortum Waste Solutions AB

At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a leading clean-energy company providing our customers with electricity, heating, and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. With around 8,300 professionals across the Nordics, Russia, the Baltics, Poland and India, we strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity, and continuous improvement. We are a company for the Doers – those who want to make a difference. Come lead the change with us!
Fortum Recycling and Waste provides recycling and material efficiency services, environmental management and hazardous waste treatment in the Nordics.


Head of Waste Management Services in Sweden

“Are you ready to take on the challenge towards driving the change for a cleaner world? “

Fortum waste management is about developing the sustainable materials business and drive the change for a cleaner world. As Head of Waste Management Services in Sweden you are responsible for developing and executing the company’s strategy together with the organization. You will play a key role in providing and securing a fast and reliable transition to sustainable and customer driven solutions. The mission is to be the best performing waste service operator in the Nordics. There is a full profit & loss responsibility as well as accountability for the business planning and target setting in Sweden. The responsibility comprises operational functions such as waste treatment operations, service sales, supply chain and their performance and development. Part of the role is to lead further development of the waste management services and different material streams for business and operational needs. This means close collaboration with waste management business operations in other Nordic countries. The role is also a member of the Fortum Recycling & Waste management team, taking part in developing the whole business area.

In order to be successful in this role you have previous experience in leading and managing both people and business operations with proven track record in managing a business unit with P&L responsibility and in leading teams both directly and in matrix. You have experience in leading operational excellence and you understand end-to-end processes and optimization of value chains. You build strong and positive collaborations with customers, employees and other stakeholders, you have a high self-awareness and act with resilience and you are ready to live by our values – curiosity, responsibility, integrity and respect.

We offer you a key role in the sustainable materials business, driving the change for a cleaner world. You will be working with a wide group of committed and experienced experts both within Recycling and Waste business area and across Fortum. We are offering a challenging role with the opportunity to build and develop our business towards a cleaner world – an impact where it truly matters!

Your qualifications

·      Experience of full P&L responsibility

·      Experience from leading operational excellence and change

·      Understanding of end-to-end processes and optimization of value chains

·      Data driven approach towards business operations

·      Need to understand the importance of safety standards, code of conduct and compliance

·      Fluent in written and spoken English

To succeed, we need people with varying backgrounds, people who are curious and eager to make an impact.

In this recruitment we work together with K2 Search, for further information please contact K2 Search consultants: Catrin Ståhlgren, mobile 076 620 29 97 or Linnea Lindroth, mobile 076 525 38 59. Applications and contacts are handled with confidentiality. We are looking forward to your application/CV in English. Selection and first interviewing in August. Please apply at www.k2search.se