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Helsinki, FI

Title:  Head of Investor Relations

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of drive and passion for company’s strategy and value communication, we want to talk to you.


We are now looking for an experienced and energetic Head of Investor Relations to join our CFO office. Kemira CFO office provides accurate and timely information and drives efficiency improvements through best-in-class finance & accounting and planning & controlling services as well as risk management, treasury, investor relations, M&A operations and IT.  


The purpose of the Head of Investor Relations role is to build and reinforce investor’s conviction about the company and effectively communicate company’s strategy, financial performance and value proposition to existing and prospective equity and debt investors.


The position reports to CFO and is located in Helsinki with frequent international travel.


Main accountabilities:

  • Lead a high performing IR function in close collaboration with Kemira’s Finance and Business teams with developed performance metrics to internal and external benchmarks.
  • Lead the network of company’s equity and fixed income investors as well as sell-side analysts, and represent the company in roadshows and conferences along with the management or on your own.
  • Lead planning of the long-term financial targets’ communication and guidance to the market with appropriate expectation management and building long-term trust of investors including financial releases, presentations and the investor website.
  • Collaborate with other relevant disciplines in creating the company’s investor and bond holders related external and internal messages and in ensuring that all communications are integrated and consistent and consider also the regulatory aspects.
  • Provide regular feedback and market intelligence to CEO and CFO.

What we offer:

  • Great opportunity to impact Kemira’s strategy communication and value proposition creation externally and internally.
  • Global leadership position in our CFO office and in the CFO leadership team.
  • Best-in-class colleagues, expertise and collaboration tools that let you perform at your best.


What you need:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ IR experience in Finnish listed company
  • Master’s degree, preferably in economics or finance
  • Corporate finance or valuation experience from an investment or commercial bank is an advantage
  • Strategic leadership capabilities and ability to impact, influence and convince others
  • Strong learning agility and energetic and cooperative can-do-attitude
  • Highly developed communication and presentations skills
  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish and English language

For more information, please contact Petri Castrén, CFO, by email or by phone +358405327639 on August 16 at 14-15 or August 19 at 10-11 (EET).
Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation no later than August 26th, 2019 at 
Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2018, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.6 billion and 4,915 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. 

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