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IT Network Manager

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 23, 2022
  • Espoo +2 more
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 23, 2022
  • Espoo +2 more

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries. In Sweden, Oriola owns the country’s third-largest pharmacy chain, Kronans Apotek.

We want to help people make healthy choices and feel better. To ensure this, our business keeps evolving. We are growing and developing within health and wellbeing and developing our services and pharmacies. Our important role in society gives a great purpose to working with us. In return, we expect you to aim as high as we do. You will need to be customer oriented and proactive. Together we work towards an even healthier future.

We are looking for

IT Network Manager

to take responsibility of the architecture, (outsourced) operations and continuous development of Oriola’s IT network and telecom services in Finland and Sweden.

You will work in Oriola’s IT Infrastructure and Platforms team delivering Oriola Group’s core IT infrastructure services and supporting production IT systems and IT Workplace. In a small team you will have 360 view of the daily IT operations and the business processes they are tightly coupled to and will be participating in all aspects of the IT infrastructure delivery with network and security services as the main focus.

IT Network services consist of providing site and user connectivity (WAN and VPN), Security services (Firewalls and other network security monitoring), managing telecom agreements, developing video meeting technologies and managing the WLAN/LAN networks in Oriola’s warehouses and production facilities.

The position is permanent and located either in Finland, Espoo Mankkaa or Sweden; Stockholm, Enköping or Mölnlycke. Position requires travelling between the sites and can be partly remote.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure uninterrupted and fit for purpose IT Network Services
  • Planning and enforcing the IT network architecture
  • Develop and implement new IT Networks and Security services/technologies
  • Manage Vendor relationships in own responsibility area
  • Coordinate and manage changes/projects within IT Infrastructure services
  • Handle Stakeholder communication and demand collection
  • Act as an escalation point for IT Support and IT Service Managers for IT Networks and Infrastructure topics

Detailed responsibilities will be adjusted with the selected candidate.

Skills & Requirements

Our preferred candidate has

As the day-to-day operations are outsourced, we believe the best fit for the position is a person who has background in delivering operative services and is good in developing and delivering results through IT outsourcing partners; a person who is able to listen stakeholders for demands, communicate requirements to outsourcing partners and monitor that the results fit the purpose and is able to develop the way of working (both technical and non-technical aspects) if adjustment is necessary.

  • Forward looking “make things happen” attitude and strive for personal development
  • Good communication skills – in listening and communicating with stakeholders and service suppliers
  • 5+ years of previous experience with IT network services and/or IT infrastructure services in general
  • Experience in working with IT outsourcing partners
  • Project/change management experience is an advantage
  • Fluent spoken and written English skills, local language (Finnish or Swedish) is an advantage

At Oriola Group, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility and working together. We will provide interesting working environment for a person, who is not afraid of challenges.

If you share our values and got interested in the job, apply by 23rd October 2022 www.oriola.com/career/open-positions with your CV and salary request (We will start conducting interviews already during the application period).

For further information , please contact Director IT Platforms, Ari Vartiainen (@oriola.com)

About the company

Oriola is a Finnish listed company with a solid expertise within the pharmaceutical sector. We have more than 100 years of experience in medicine distribution in Sweden and 70 years in Finland, and we unite all actors in the field from pharmaceutical companies to consumers in a unique way. With our 4,300 employees, we promote the wellbeing of people and animals by ensuring that medicine as well as health and wellbeing products are delivered in a safe and customer-friendly manner – whether through pharmacies, veterinarians, retailers, online channels or dose dispensing. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the product’s entire lifespan. In Sweden, Oriola owns Kronans Apotek, the third largest pharmacy chain in the country. With us, you will have access to a wealth of expertise and inspiring opportunities in all our businesses.

Our purpose is ‘Health for life’. With us you will join an open and collaborative culture. We support and care for each other, our customers and our communities. To thrive with us you will need to be open, proactive and responsible – and we will help you to develop your strengths and progress along your professional journey. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility, and working together.

Do you want to work towards an even healthier future? Join us!


TWe treasure people’s health and wellbeing. We deliver medicines and other health and wellbeing products to more than 2,200 pharmacy and other operators, adding up to 29,000 boxes per day.

TWe are market leader in dose dispensing with 120,000 patients. We not only help their daily life but also support society to reduce healthcare costs. ​

TOriola is today a company of nearly 4,300 professionals and it offers the widest range of health and wellbeing services in Finland and in Sweden​.

TApproximately half of the pharmaceuticals used in Finland and Sweden pass through Oriola.

TWe serve around 65 000 unique consumers in our Kronans Apotek’s pharmacies and online store in Sweden on a daily basis.

TVi värdesätter människors hälsa och välbefinnande. Vi levererar läkemedel och andra produkter för hälsa- och välbefinnande till mer än 2 200 apotek och andra operatörer, vilket ger upp till 30 000 backar med varor dagligen.

TVi är marknadsledande inom dosdispensering med mer än 117 000 patienter. Vi hjälper dem med deras läkemedelsanvändning varje dag men hjälper också samhället att sänka sjukvårdskostnaderna.

TOriola är idag en koncern med nästan 4 300 experter och erbjuder det bredaste utbudet av hälso- och välmåendetjänster i Finland och i Sverige.

TCirka hälften av läkemedlen som används i Finland och Sverige kommer via Oriola.

TEdistämme ihmisten terveyttä ja hyvinvointia. Toimitamme lääkkeitä ja muita terveys- ja hyvinvointituotteita yli 2 200 apteekille ja muille toimijoille Suomessa ja Ruotsissa – päivittäin meiltä lähtee yhteensä noin 29 000 kuljetuslaatikkoa.

TOlemme markkinajohtaja annosjakelussa ja palvelemme yhteensä 120 000 potilasta. Helpotamme potilaiden päivittäistä elämää, mutta autamme myös yhteiskuntaa vähentämään terveydenhuollon kustannuksia.

TOriolassa työskentelee lähes 4 300 ammattilaista ja palveluvalikoimamme on toimialan kattavin Suomessa ja Ruotsissa.

TNoin puolet Suomessa ja Ruotsissa käytetyistä lääkkeistä kulkee Oriolan kautta.

TPalvelemme päivittäin noin 65 000 asiakasta Kronans Apotek -apteekeissamme ja verkkokaupassa Ruotsissa.

Ari Vartiainen | Contact Person

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