SENIOR ADVISOR, ENERGY SECTOR
Business Finland Oy
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.
SENIOR ADVISOR, ENERGY SECTOR
CLEAN ENERY SOLUTIONS IS HIGH VALUE BUSINESS FOR FINLAND. THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN.
The energy sector is under of a rapid transition towards clean energy. Digitalization, IoT and the development of energy storage enables totally new kind of business models. Global energy market is growing fast and Finnish companies are global forerunners in providing intelligent, clean energy solutions. Finland possesses significant expertise in the fields of renewable energy technology, smart networks, power electronics and automation. The energy sector contributes to a major share of the Finnish exports and it is predicted to keep growing.
As a senior advisor, your mission is to promote the Finnish energy sector expertise globally in order to boost the renewal and growth of the companies and to facilitate the creation of innovation ecosystems.
- Act as an expert to facilitate the creation of innovation ecosystems which Business Finland is funding
- Act as a customer manager for selected ecosystems and companies, especially for large companies active in ecosystems
- Participate in the planning and operational activities of Smart Energy Finland program
- Help the companies to renew their business and succeed in international markets
- Work in conjunction with other Business Finland teams and especially Business Finland’s Global Network and Innovation Funding teams
- Influence national and international stakeholder groups
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU
You are a person who thinks big, gets excited and shows passion. You are persistent. Problems are opportunities for you, you thrive on challenge. You reason and communicate your views comprehensively, if necessary boldly. You are proud of your work in an expert organization, your co-workers and your employer. You are your own boss, who helps, listens to, appreciates and inspires others. For you, networking means continuous development and new, fresh perspectives. You believe in cooperation and you value people. You know when to thank them and when to give constructive feedback.
We expect you to have experience in international business and innovation activities, especially working at the company interface. You have general knowledge of the energy sector. You excel in understanding the challenges that Finnish and foreign organizations within the energy domain face in developing and growing international business and activities. You have good national and international networks and excellent negotiation and communication skills. You have an academic degree and fluency in Finnish and English.
THIS IS WHAT WE OFFER
Business Finland offers a unique vantage point to the whole spectrum of business life in Finland and around the world. With us, you are at the center of business life, research and decision-making. At Business Finland, you will help Finnish companies to enter global markets and shape the domestic competitive environment to be more attractive to investments. Our work has a significant impact on the future of the Finnish economy and society as a whole.
We have a vast range of knowledge and expertise. Our community is full of people who are leading experts in their fields. As part of an international and multicultural work environment, you will meet colleagues from different countries and get opportunities to learn about different industries. As a diverse organization, we can offer interesting work assignments and possibly fulfill your professional dreams.
The position is located in Helsinki. As part of the recruitment process, we will be carrying out a security clearance check on a successful candidate with his/her con-sent in accordance with the Security Clearance Act 726/2014 of Finland. For more information on security clearance procedure and individual’s rights, please visit: https://www.supo.fi/security_clearances.
Please fill your job application and submit your salary request by 29th of March at the latest.
For more information, contact:
Jarmo Heinonen, Senior Director, Ecosystems, Bio and Circular Economy and Cleantech, Tel. +358 50 5577 790. Jarmo is best available for calls and questions on Friday the 20th of March @ 9 – 11 EET.