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Global Head of Continuous Services

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Over the years we’ve built a solid continuous services business in Finland, called Futucare. Futucare focuses on continuous services and small feature development of the services we have built for our clients. We’ve also accompanied it with SRE & Cloud infrastructure team as well as Service Desk capability. At the moment Futucare is a team of around 30 professionals.

Going forward we see Futucare evolving towards more holistic product management offering combining product management, continuous business value exploration, continuous services, cloud management as well as small feature development type of work.

Now we are looking for a person to make this evolution reality and lead Futurice’s continuous product management offering globally!

Your role and responsibilities

What we are looking for is a person who would be leading this strategic change and level up by defining/clarifying our Continuous Product Management offering, strengthening our capabilities and helping to scale the business in our global locations - which include Finland, Sweden and Germany at the moment. In some years time we expect this to be one of our major global offering/business areas!

The Global Head of Continuous Services will work together with the core team, our global product team and local country businesses, account teams and delivery teams.

This is what we believe are key things in the future in the field of managed services, and hope you see and supplement our vision too:

  • Focus should be on the long-term business value, high level of automation and transparency, not just people behind tickets

  • When done right, managed services build long-term business value and maximize ROI for made investments

  • Success and value creation in continuous services happen in the intersection of business and IT

  • A wide range of expertise is needed from Product Management & Business Design to Service Desk, SRE, cloud/infra and small feature development

Are you the leader we are looking for?

To succeed in your role, your strong networking and team player skills are essential. No change is done alone, and in this one you will be surrounded with talented teams and a versatile client portfolio. You have prior expertise from successfully developing and scaling Continuous Services business and you understand what it takes to develop and maintain modern digital services platforms. Most importantly, you have the vision on what it takes to deliver continuous services in a modern way, and ability to turn this vision into offering and go-to-market strategy as part of Futurice’s whole offering framework!

In addition, we appreciate:

  • Experience from global working environment & how to get results in network organization

  • Experience from working with IT departments and collaborating CIOs

  • Experience form continuous services business models and contracts

  • Willingness to do hands-on sales / go-to-market work together with local account teams

  • Understanding of public cloud, infra, information security as well as SRE (site reliably engineering) foundations is definitely a plus

  • Prior experience from building own IPR to support / complement consultancy services is a plus

As a global role, traveling every now and then will be a part of your working life. In this role it is important to show global presence within our community.

Futurice offers you

As this is a new key role within our organization with high strategic focus, this is truly an opportunity to make a difference, impact and build something new! You will have talented teams and Futurice Product leadership circle around you. In this role you will also get to work with very interesting and diverse clients and work as a change agent in different industries, as we bring the modern approach with us - and transform the thinking around continuous services in a dialogue. This is a very interesting opportunity to join us in shaping the Futucare & Futurice offering, as well as building the practice and its visibility in the market!

This role is new and it can be located in Helsinki or Tampere, and we are flexible with the starting time - although we hope it could be during autumn period 2022.

Interested?

If you think this could be your next leadership challenge in your career, send your application and let us know more about you. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have questions about the role, you can contact Tampere VP & Site Head Osmo Haapaniemi on Wednesdays 2 -3 PM. (osmo.haapaniemi@futurice.com / +358 40 754 2730)

Come as you are

As an ultimate learning platform that empowers people to become a better version of themselves, we believe that diversity and inclusion are important to our company's success. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, or other non-merit factors - we care for each other!

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Want to know more about this?

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Osmo Haapaniemi, VP & Site Head, Tampere

osmo.haapaniemi@futurice.com

+358 40 754 2730

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We are a team of 650 professionals with more than 46 nationalities in 7 offices, and we help forward-thinking organizations develop resilience and take control of their futures. Bringing together strategy, design, engineering and data, we help clients put data to work, rethink customer experiences, and design entirely new business models. We unleash a culture of innovation and create digital products and services that make companies and societies future capable. We collaborate closely with our clients across industries, both on-site and remotely. Our strong culture is built on our core values of Care, Trust, Transparency and Continuous Improvement. We'd like to welcome you home.

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