IT Project Coordinator for UPM

We are looking for a Project Coordinator with some knowledge of project work and good Excel and documentation skills. You do not have to be an experienced coordinator, a student or recent graduate with some relevant experience will have no problem succeeding in this role. If this sounds like a job for you, do not hesitate to apply right away!

About the role
​Academic Work is looking for an IT Project Coordinator to our client UPM Finland.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at UPM Finland.

Job duties
​In this position, you will be working in close collaboration with the Project Manager in a Windows 10 roll-out. You will be responsible for managing the schedule for changing the Windows 10 non-compatible work stations to new ones. An important part of this work is communication with different stakeholders within and outside the project. You will work with a lot of data regarding different tools and sites where UPM operates. Documentation and reporting, mainly using Excel, is also a big part of the job.

The job includes:

  • Collaboration with the project manager and different stakeholders

  • Documentation and reporting

  • Managing timetables and the project plan

​This position suits a person with excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude towards work. UPM is a big company who has a lot of global projects and opportunities to offer.

We are looking for
​Our ideal candidate is a confident Excel user with an understanding of project management and what project-based work means. We prefer a candidate with solid computer skills in order to understand the nature of the roll-out. You have excellent communication skills, and you are a proactive person who likes to take initiative and work independently. The job also includes managing and maintaining the plan for the project. Thus you’ll need a logical and analytical mindset and you thrive in a fast and changing work environment. The role requires communication skills in English but we also prefer skills in Finnish.

Apply for this position if you have:

  • Experience with Excel and documentation in general

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A logical and analytical way of thinking

  • Have the ability to work independently based on instructions

  • Fluent communication skills in English and Finnish

  • It is also seen as an advantage if you have previous experience working with projects.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Full-time, 37,5h/week

Employment period: To the end of 2019

Location: Alvar Aallon katu, Helsinki

Salary: According to agreement

Published: 21.2.2019

In this position you will be employed by Academic Work and we take care of all the legal responsibilities of an employer such as salary payments, insurances and health care. It is important for us that you feel well and perform in your job. Your consultant manager will be in regular contact with you during the assignment and guides you on your career. Academic Work is an authorized staffing and recruitment agency and our employees are extremely satisfied, something that we are very proud of. We are here to help you succeed!


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We are continuously screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please notice that the advert can be removed before eventual last dates on our external advertising pages. When the advert is being removed it’s either due to that the processes is finished or because we have many qualified applications and are continuing in the selection/interview phase.

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Client information
UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. UPM offers a wide range of sustainable and safe products for everyday use. Products are made of renewable and biodegradable materials and are recyclable. The growth of global consumption drives the need to find renewable and sustainable alternatives for fossil-based raw materials. Pulp is a genuine powerhouse of bioeconomy. It also offers jobs and economic welfare for the surrounding society.

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