Inspirational leader to growing company in digital health care.

Are you an entrepreneur-minded CEO who loves to do business and manage people? Are you passionate about seeing people and organizations develop and reach their full potential in an international environment?

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    X-akseli Oy

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Die Position

Do you want to work with the development and digitalization of Finnish and Swedish health care in a strong growth phase?

Then we have the perfect role for you!

X-akseli is today the leading supplier of patient flow systems in Finland. The Company’s Head office is located in Espoo, Finland, with international operations currently commencing in Sweden.


Scope of Work

  • Provide inspired leadership and be responsible for all aspects of running the company, from strategic to operational level, on a daily and long-term basis
  • Lead and effectively communicate with the senior management team
  • Responsible for executing, following up and reporting on the decisions and instructions made by the Board
  • Act as the primary spokesperson for the company
  • Develop the company’s culture and overall company vision
  • Create an environment that promotes great performance and positive morale
  • Oversee the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing
  • Engage in business development to ensure long term growth and profitability
  • Challenge, advise and interact with the Board and our owners to ensure optimum business, revenue and performance
  • Assure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations
  • Full-time role at our Espoo office reporting to the board of directors and work closely with the rest of the management team.
  • Travelling is expected, primarily within Finland and Sweden.

The Opportunity

We offer a dynamic and fast-paced environment with significant potential and high ambitions, driven colleagues and leading industry expertise.

  • You will lead the company and the senior management team
  • You will lead a fast growing and profitable software company based on strong product offering within patient flow management
  • Opportunity to join at the inception of an ambitious internationalisation and expansion plan, supported by recent investment from a tech-focused Private Equity fund
  • Attractive work environment with entrepreneurial, result oriented and no-nonsense culture
  • Opportunity to create the Nordic leader within patient flow management system

Your Profile

We are looking for a curious, highly driven and business oriented executive professional with proven leadership skills.  

More precisely we believe that you meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or MBA
  • Experience from or a strong interest in IT / SaaS
  • Experience from dealing with the public sector and the health sector is a significant merit
  • Experience as CEO or at least in a senior management position, preferably in the digital area and B2B
  • Proven track record of sales growth and internationalisation, and organisational development to support that growth
  • Knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance and budgeting
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among executives, partners, and the workforce
  • Understanding of human resources and personnel management with an “open door” attitude to staff
  • Experience with corporate governance
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions
  • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate
  • Fluent in English and preferably in Finnish, Swedish is a plus

In this recruitment we are working in collaboration with Mercuri Urval. Please send your CV and cover letter in English through FI-14469 no later than October 6th. For additional information please contact Mercuri Urval consultant Peter Aspenholt Finland;, +358 407567316

Das Unternehmen

Founded in 2008 in Espoo, X-akseli offers its software platform to over 60 customers in Finland, ranging from the largest University Hospitals to smaller healthcare providers. The platform runs on self-service kiosks that handle patient self-check-in and provide navigation guidance through the hospital visit, thereby significantly reducing patient queues and freeing up costly hospital resources.

The system also provides information to the hospital staff about the patient ahead of the visit as well as about the patients’ whereabouts in the building - enabling staff to speed up processes, saving time and money on more efficient use of doctors, health care staff, receptionists, equipment and rooms. The Company also offers information screens in hospital waiting areas and lobbies, directing patients as well as displaying general health information. The company currently employs 35 people from 8 different nationalities and generated a turnover in 2018 of €3.8 million. The corporate language is English.