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Paboco A/S situated in Slangerup, Denmark, is searching for a Managing Director

Denmark/Slangerup / Others

What you will enjoy doing

We are Paboco, the paper bottle company, we are changing the bottle industry for good. We have decided to take action and become part of the solution – by designing for circularity using renewable materials.

The paper bottle project is an innovation community joining some of the world's leading players in materials, design and technology; united by the vision to create the world's first fully bio-based and recyclable paper bottle.

We are now seeking a Managing Director.

Now you have the chance to be part of an incredible strong team, consisting of specialists from within the paper manufacturing and bottle production industry.

Your main tasks will be to make sure fulfilment of the vision towards a more sustainable everyday life; and as it is still a start-up the duties includes everything from small issues to bigger tasks. You will will serve as a sparring partner to the management team and Board of Directors as well as showing presence and engagement within the organisation.

You will be ultimately responsible for daily operations of the company and ensure that Paboco continues its technical development, market expansion, and that its reputation with customers remains high and is seen as a vital partner in delivering the products and services needed. Tasks consists of:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the company with an inspired leadership throughout the company
  • Develop the company’s culture and overall company vision
  • Build a strong management team and jointly determine values and mission, and plan for short and long term goals
  • Create an environment that promotes great performance and positive morale
  • Full profit and loss responsibility
  • Representing the company towards the board and investors, and act as primary spokesperson for the company
  • Assure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations
  • Utilize the strength of having BillerudKorsnäs and Alpla as owners – to reach faster to agreed goals; and build alliances and partnerships with other organisations
  • Develop and maintain existing and new clients and partnerships for supporting the development of the products.

What makes you great

Proven great leadership, commercial and technological skills with at least 10 years of working experience such as;

  • CEO in a successful start-up, based on a technical innovation preferable including a machine development.
  • CEO in a mature company, with a proven track record where the company has transformed itself or been able to show a great growth based on new technological innovation.
  • Experience from a leading position as a CTO or similar responsibility for the technical development within a company; combined with experience from working tight with start-up companies.
  • Experience from a leading position as a BU director or similar responsibility
  • Intrapreneur working within large cooperation with a proven track record of successful market introduction of new innovations
  • Experience from the packaging industry and working with global brands within Fast Moving consumer goods.

Your as a person is characterized as

  • A leader with executive presence
  • Very good communicator
  • Commercially-minded to drive growth with international experience
  • Business Acumen and ability to drive and manage new deals – good business developer
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to show results, deliver on time and communicate results internally and externally
  • Understand the role and working relationship with the Board

What you can expect working with us

Paboco A/S is an international tech scale up working to change the bottle industry for good. Our focus is within research and development in the paper, barrier and bottle processing and manufacturing. Paboco is situated in Slangerup in northern Zealand near Copenhagen. We have close collaboration with the industry through our owners, Swedish BillerudKorsnäs paper packaging solutions provider and the Austrian Alpla, bottle manufacturing specialist. We have a strong sustainable drive and vision to change the packaging industry, and here you will have the chance to contribute to our vision towards a more sustainable everyday life. As we make the company grow you will have the opportunity to grow with us.

Selection is continuous and the last date to apply is February 17th: To apply for this role please contact:: Abigail Climpson-Stewart at Amrop: and mobile +46 733 303703

Contact person
Anita Fink , Human Resources

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
Mockenstraße 34, 6971Hard, Austria
T +43 5574 6021512,

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