EU Funding Advisor /NCP in Helsinki
Business Finland

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 17.11.2021

­­BUSINESS FINLAND

Business Finland generates growth and wellbeing by helping Finnish companies to grow faster, go global and develop new innovations. At the same time, we create dynamic innovation environments that attract international companies, know-how and investments to Finland.

If you are looking for world-class opportunities with stimulating challenges, join us in creating new success stories and shaping the future of Finland.

We are now looking for an energetic and enthusiastic EU funding specialist in the area of Climate, Energy and Mobility (Cluster 5 of Horizon Europe) to reinforce the Finnish NCP network.

 

EU Funding Advisor /NCP in Helsinki

Helping our customers access EU Research and Innovation funding and networks is an important task of Business Finland in supporting our customers’ renewal and international networking. National Contact Points (NCPs) play a crucial role as providers of information and assistance to potential Finnish applicants in building ambitious research and innovation projects and collaboration.

 

Your role

  • Delivering high quality EU Funding services to external and internal stakeholders and customers in relevant themes (Climate, Energy and Mobility)

  • Communicating EU funding opportunities to different stakeholders and potential participants via different channels, such as our newsletter, webpages, social media etc.

  • Organising events and trainings for potential participants

  • Giving advice to customers in all phases of EU funded projects from finding a suitable call and preparing the proposal to successfully implementing the project

  • Monitoring and analysing Finnish participation to the EU Framework Programme in the relevant themes (Climate, Energy and Mobility).


To be successful in this position you have

  • Extensive experience and expertise in the EU Framework Programme and its instruments, partnerships and networks in relevant themes (Climate, Energy and Mobility)

  • Knowledge of state of the art and major trends in relevant themes (Climate, Energy and Mobility)

  • Knowledge of the national RDI funding landscape and roles of different actors

  • Knowledge of the relevant stakeholders in the relevant themes and understanding their roles and needs

  • Good spoken and written communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Finnish and English, other languages are an advantage

  • A relevant university degree

 

We hope that you are a person who thinks big, gets excited and shows passion. You excel in serving customers and work proactively and persistently even through long and tedious processes. You enjoy team work and contribute to the common mission but can also work independently. You communicate clearly and effectively to colleagues in and outside your own team and organisation.
 

 

What we offer

You will be part of the Finnish NCP network, co-hosted by Business Finland and the Academy of Finland. In addition, you will work in close collaboration with our European sister organizations in a truly international setting. You will work in the intersection of latest research, innovation and business in Finland and the entire world. You will help Finnish companies go international and improve the attractiveness of the Finnish competitive environment. Our actions have significant impact on the future of Finland. As part of our international and multicultural work environment, you will meet with colleagues from around the world and witness developments and breakthroughs on a broad variety of industries. As a versatile organization, we can help you grow as an international network professional and fulfil your career aspirations.


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are primarily looking for a colleague to join us in our Helsinki office, possibilities to work in other locations in Finland can be discussed.

Please apply as soon as possible, no later than 7 December. Please make sure you click “save” on each attachment separately to secure that they are properly attached. We will only consider applications with CV and application letter attachments.

For more information please contact Senior Director Elina Holmberg, +358 50 5577606 on 2 December at 13.00-14.00 or on 3 December at 13.00-14.00.

 

As part of the recruitment process, in case of succeeding in the job application, a security clearance check will need to take place with the applicant´s consent in accordance with the Security Clearance Act 726/2014. For more information on security clearance procedure and individual’s rights, please visit https://supo.fi/en/personnel-security-clearances

Please note that in Business Finland we must operate in a responsible and fair manner. Secondary employment or some other commitments might jeopardize the impartiality of our operations and hence form an obstacle for employment at Business Finland. Further information:  https://www.businessfinland.fi/49c523/globalassets/finnish-customers/recruitment/guidelines_on_affiliations_business_finland.pdf

 

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