KONE Technology and Innovation (KTI) is where the magic happens at KONE. It's where we combine the physical world – escalators and elevators – with smart and connected digital systems. We are changing and improving the way billions of people move within buildings every day.
KONE’s vision is to create the Best People Flow® experience by providing ease, effectiveness and experiences to our customers and users. In line with our strategy, Sustainable Success with Customers, we will focus on increasing the value we create for customers with new intelligent solutions and embed sustainability even deeper across all of our operations. By closer collaboration with customers and partners, KONE will increase the speed of bringing new services and solutions to the market.
We are now looking for a
Summer Trainee, Research
to join our Strategic Foresight team in the KONE Innovation unit in Espoo, Finland. The internship is three to four months full-time work and the start date is flexible, depending on your studies and preference.
As a Research Trainee, your responsibilities will include desktop studies, expert interviews and literature reviews on specific topics and supporting the ongoing projects. In addition, you will support the translation of research findings into engaging and actionable insights and presentations - both visual and written.
The Strategic Foresight team helps identify and articulate long-term forces of change which shape KONE's (business and) operating environment. Through multidisciplinary research, strategic foresight techniques, and thought leadership activities the team works with internal and external partners from different sectors to shape a future that delivers value for KONE’s customers, business, and society at large.
In order to be successful in this role
-MSc or MA studies in business, technology or social sciences and humanities , doctoral studies are an advantage
-Multi-disciplinary research skills to actively conduct research to strengthen KONE’s understanding of technological, political, environmental, and socioeconomic trends
-Ability to synthesize diverse inputs to future scenarios and design and author a variety of materials that communicate complex ideas in a clear and impactful way
-Independent, analytical working style, and drive for results
-Understanding strategic foresight and research tools and methods is an advantage
-Strong interest in exploring the changing nature of smart and sustainable cities, neighborhoods and buildings
-Interest in global, multicultural industrial organizations and cross-team collaboration
-Our working environment is multicultural so English language skills is a must
To learn more about us, please visit KTI Careers site
KONE is building up a unique community, aiming to provide the most advanced People Flow™ solutions for its customers and lifting the customer experience to the top. At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual and where we actively share ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and a daily practice. We are proud to offer a range of opportunities that will support you in achieving your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life. We believe in improving performance through inspiring, engaging, and developing our people.
Want to join the #PeopleFlow?
If you think this could be your next inspiring challenge, please submit your application as soon as possible via our Careers-site www.kone.com/jobs latest on February 6th, 2022.