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For Naphthenics Research department in Nynäshamn we are now looking for a research manager.

As the position holder, you will act as Manager for the research group in Nynäshamn. This includes staff responsibility of three direct reports, budgeting and total fixed costs follow up for your group. You will also be in charge of external relations for research.

Key responsibilities

As the Research Manager your main responsibilities will be:

  • driving the new frontiers for research at the naphthenics business
  • leading a team of three senior researchers
  • following the technical and regulatory development relevant to the industry
  • maintaining and increasing the competence of the group
  • keeping and developing a network within the Nordic and global Universities and Research Institutes 
  • managing projects for development of new products/ process /services/competence 
  • communicating developed technical competence at external and internal seminars

Candidate profile

The successful candidate:

  • holds a PhD degree and 3-4 years of preferably industrial experience or a period as post doc
  • has strong analytical skills, a critical view, and the ability to be creative in a strictly regulated environment
  • has excellent communication skills, coaching approach, and ability to motivate and inspire people
  • has excellent skills in English and well developed IT skills
  • Is able to explain complicated matters in a clear, understandable way
  • feels comfortable to make presentations to senior management

Contact and application

If you have any questions regarding these positions, please contact Valentina Serra Holm, Marketing & Technology Director, Naphthenics, If you are interested to apply, please send your résumé to Louise Sjöberg, HR Generalist,, no later than March 31st, 2017.
Working at Nynas means working according to our three core values:

Dedication, Cooperation and Proactivity:
Dedication involves doing one’s best in every situation and taking responsibility for customers, colleagues and society in general.

Cooperation means working together for mutual trust and support, which creates a corporate culture that encourage cross-border and cross-functional meetings, job rotation and training.

Proactivity includes thinking ahead, being open to new ideas and continuously seeking new solutions and opportunities so that Nynas can continue to be at the forefront of development.

Welcome to join us!

For Naphthenics Research department in Nynäshamn we are now looking for a research manager.