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Head of Software, EMEA (Finland)

Are you an engaging leader inspired by technology advances? Do you wish to design innovative products and strategies and contribute to the story of better energy management?

At Landis+Gyr, we share a collective vision with energy utility companies and consumers all over the world: to manage energy better. With our intelligent energy management solutions, we drive the development and trends in the ongoing energy business transformation.

We are now looking for Head of Software, EMEA to lead local R&D software product and platform teams based in Finland, Czech Republic and South Africa. Your main task is to define and drive the local product teams and global SW platform based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to enable cost effective and fast time to market software product development to meet the regional or customer specific needs. You generate positive business impact on development efficiency and quality through smart and well synchronized SW portfolio architectural designs which meet customer requirements on quality and functionality.

As a senior leader your tasks also include R&D site leader responsibilities in Finland. You represent R&D in local activities in Finland such as functional leadership meetings and quality, HR, finance related topics. You organize and lead R&D site meetings and act as the main point of contact within R&D organization globally.

You will have a chance to work closely with various stakeholders across the organization including Product Management, Quality, Product Maintenance and other R&D teams. You know how to develop productive, professional relationships to reach targets and expectations. Presenting status reports and participating even in tough negotiations is familiar to you and you know how to build credibility.

You already have solid experience in leading R&D teams in an international environment. You are technically adept and understand the principles of cloud-based software development and life cycle models. It is important that you understand how to motivate teams and provide opportunities for growth. Our fast-changing environment often requires fast paced changes and you as a leader have an important role in communicating the change needs, bringing your teams together to understand and commit to the change.

Our customers expect flawless products and solutions, and this is also reflected in your work. You are passionate about quality and have the mindset for continuous improvement – you share this mindset also with your teams. As we operate in a truly global environment, collaborating closely with colleagues from various sites and functions, it is important that you communicate fluently in English – Finnish language is an asset.

This is a great opportunity for you to join Landis+Gyr, who is at the forefront of a rapidly expanding field. At the same time, we have a longstanding history of success, as well as an established platform for making a difference. If you have a passion for leading multicultural expert teams and a collaborative approach to working, we would like you to join the Landis+Gyr team.

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Location: Jyväskylä, Finland

For more information until May 13th: Anssi Savelius, Head of SW Architecture & Platforms and EMEA SW, tel. +358 40 719 4492, anssi.savelius@landisgyr.com.

Please submit your CV/application here at the latest on May 18, 2020.