Helsinki, FI

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Title:  Manager / Senior Manager, Group Insurance

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.  


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. 


In this role, you will have the flexibility to organize your work between office and remote, in a hybrid work culture.  


We are looking for a Manager / Senior Manager, Group Insurance to join our Group Treasury and Insurance team at Kemira headquarters in Helsinki.

As a part of the team, your core role is to manage Kemira’s insurance programs and coordinate claims handling. You will also contribute to other Risk Management work. You will report to VP, Group Treasurer.


In your role, you will be responsible for:

  • Management of Kemira Group’s insurance programs. You are facilitating insurance renewal process together with external partners and ensure that insurance solutions are optimal for the needs of Kemira. You are also driving discussions around new insurable risks.
  • Effective claims handling for various insurance lines (e.g. property damage and product liability)
  • Contributing to global risk surveys at Kemira factories conducted by insurers
  • Close co-operation with the insurance brokers, insurers and internal stakeholders. Monitoring performance of external partners and implementing needed changes.
  • Supporting and educating internal stakeholders in order to build awareness of insurance coverage and processes that are used in insurance management and claims handling
  • Providing professional advice in insurance related matters
  • Process and content development in your area of responsibility
  • Maintaining up to date understanding of insurance market development


As a person you are a team player who is willing to take responsibility and make things happen. We also expect you to be able to focus on the essential but at the same time have high attention to detail.


Key requirements for the position include:

  • Work experience in insurance
  • Effective working style and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (Finnish and English)
  • Analytical skills and a good eye for detail
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • The ability to cope under pressure
  • Planning, organization and negotiation skills
  • The ability to understand broad business issues
  • Proficiency in information systems (incl. Excel)
  • Willingness to travel


For more information, please contact VP, Group Treasurer, Pauliina Paatelma by phone +358 40 572 5014 on May 18th or 25th between 11-12 EET. Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation at www.kemira.com/careers no later than on May 29th, 2022.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for 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, water treatment and energy industry. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.