• Senior Manager, Sustainability Stakeholder Relations Espoo
  • Fortum in Espoo, , Finland
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Company description:

We are Fortum

Fortum is a Nordic energy company. Our purpose is to power a world where people, businesses and nature thrive together. We are one of the cleanest energy producers in Europe and our actions are guided by our ambitious environmental targets. We generate and deliver clean energy reliably and help industries to decarbonise their processes and grow. Our core operations in the Nordics comprise of efficient, CO2-free power generation as well as reliable supply of electricity and district heat to private and business customers. For our ~5 000 employees, we commit to be a safe, and inspiring workplace. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. fortum.com 

Job description:

About the role

Your primary role is to lead and manage sustainability stakeholder relations, sustainability communications and storytelling to build Fortum´s brand and reputation. You ensure that sustainability approach is sufficiently embedded in all Fortum’s brand and... communications activities, conveying our broad ambition on sustainability. You will also be responsible for development and execution of Group sustainability-related stakeholder, including NGOs, relations in cooperation with the Sustainability unit and businesses. You will report to the Director, Brand and reputation, but work closely with Corporate Relations Business units, News desk and of course with the Sustainability team.

Your responsibilities include:
• Planning, preparing and executing proactive sustainability communications and narrative together with the Sustainability, Public Affairs and business communications teams
• Planning and managing stakeholder events and roundtables to activate dialogue and show Fortum´s broad ambition and commitments on sustainability
• Planning and preparing NGO dialogue; stakeholder mapping, issues management
• Leading the internal network responsible for NGO relations
• Ensuring that sustainability is sufficiently embedded in all Fortum’s brand and comms
• Planning and creation of sustainability content to reports, own media channels and executive presentations
• Cooperating closely with People function in diversity and other people related sustainability topics
• Supporting issues management and reputation management, including messaging, Q&As, presentation materials

We are looking for a new team member in Espoo, but we work flexibly in a hybrid model that adapts to both your professional and personal needs.

About you

To succeed in this position, you have:
• Formal education at Master’s level in relevant field
• 7+ years’ experience from external and internal communications at strategic level
• Good understanding of ESG; its relevance and impact on company reputation
• Experience in stakeholder relations and management, preferably with demanding stakeholders
• Strong understanding of sustainability topics and stakeholders, incl NGOs way of thinking and acting
• Ability to coach Fortum experts and managers in ESG / sustainability related messaging
• Proven skills in stakeholder centric, impactful message creation; effective presentation skills and expert ability to adapt communications style to audience
• Strong external networking skills enabling active participation in sustainability related discussions with other companies, authorities and NGOs
• Self-driven and independent approach with outcome focus and ability for out-of-the-box thinking
• Good interpersonal skills in order to work with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating empathy, diplomacy and cultural sensitivity
• Ability to work under pressure
• Experience from large, (stock-listed) complex organizations; understanding the requirements and restrictions for a listed company communications.
• We require fluency in English and Finnish, other Nordic language skills are a bonus.

We offer you

Sustainability is at the core of Fortum´s business and sustainability plays a big role in our brand and reputation building. This role gives you an unique position to influence Fortum´s brand story, our communication and dialogue with our sustainability-related stakeholders.

We embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's well-being, we can reach even better results. 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.


Please send your application through our online recruitment tool no later than 17.3.2024. We start contacting suitable candidates right away and the position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found. The first round of interviews is conducted as video interviews. For further information on the position please contact Aki Koskinen, Director, Brand and Reputation. You can reach him by phone 27.2. 9-11 EET or 1.3. 9-13 EET. You can also send email to: [email protected].

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