Business developer, Environmental Product Declaration & low-carbon software solutions for product manufacturers

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Business developer, Environmental Product Declaration & low-carbon software solutions for product manufacturers – Helsinki, Finland / UK / Sweden

 
We are looking for a Business Developer, EPD & low-carbon software solutions to join our Sales team. You will have a key position in a forerunning, fast growing construction sustainability software company. This is your chance to speed up the low carbon products market internationally.

In this role, you will be responsible for new business development in the manufacturing / construction supply chain sector. Your goal is to make carbon transparency more widespread and affordable to the construction industry leveraging our solutions.

About the company

Bionova Ltd is a software company that helps professionals to build a sustainable future: we strongly value integrity, curiosity, and excellence. We’ve been in business since 2001 and we are growing very rapidly. Our diverse and talented team currently consists of 14 nationalities.

One Click LCA is our world-leading and rapidly growing life-cycle assessment software for the construction industry. It is used in 60+ countries by leading businesses, including Arup, Foster+Partners, Ramboll, Saint-Gobain, Skanska, WSP and national and local governments. We support more than 40 standards and certifications and have unique global database and a portfolio of more than 10 integrations with different design softwares.

As buildings and construction cause a third of global carbon emissions, and one half of raw material use, this industry has an essential role in fighting climate change, and we’re committed to help drive change in this industry.

About the position

This is a role for a commercially oriented person with LCA expertise who wants to have a high impact and speed up the low carbon construction & low carbon construction products markets.

You will have a strong knowledge of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD), low carbon construction, Life Cycle Assessment and their application in construction, and interest to learn more.

You will work with construction product manufacturers, product specifiers and construction companies to solve supply chain carbon transparency/EPD problems in the most valuable and scalable manner possible. You will also help manufacturers gain value from One Click LCA product benchmarking, project team solutions and if appropriate, from customised solutions. You will be working closely with our product and process development and help us improve with your expertise.

You love discussing with clients, challenge of the sales process and are able to listen and understand the clients’ needs, and when needed challenge them with your expertise. You are able to understand the complexities of EPD standards and solutions, understand the market opportunities and help clients navigate them.

Full professional proficiency in English is required. Other language skills are an asset.

We require that you have a get-things-done attitude, ability to work independently and you want to make a difference in this field. Also, you pay attention to detail and learn new things rapidly.

We value demonstrated sales track record in a relevant field, relevant EPD/LCA competence and experience and industry knowledge, and relevant engineering / architectural education.

This position is based in Helsinki, Finland, or in well-connected locations in the UK or Sweden.

Why apply for this position

One Click LCA is the global leader for construction LCA. We are proud to support leading firms, including Foster+Partners, Arup, WSP, Skanska, LafargeHolcim, Saint-Gobain and many others. One Click LCA is highly automated and integrated, and has compliance modules for dozens of standards and certifications. It is also used to develop differentiated custom solutions for large manufacturers.

  • You’ll be working with leading professionals to accelerate the low-carbon construction market, with potential for very significant impact and unparalleled learning
  • You will have substantial freedom and responsibility, and you’ll see your results directly
  • Contributing directly to driving the construction industry towards Net Zero Carbon, or a cleaner planet
  • You will have substantial freedom – we have no fixed hours and remote working is ok
  • With that also comes substantial responsibility and ability to see the results of your contributions directly
  • We offer a variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to learn and grow
  • Become a part of a dynamic, friendly, motivated and diverse team of top-notch professionals
  • Company with a meaningful mission in an informal environment with easy access to anyone in the firm
  • Our enjoyable offices are in central Helsinki with good connections

The application process and timeline

 Please send your CV and cover letter to careers@bionova.fi with the subject “Business developer – EPD” and explain why you want this job, and why you are the right person for the job.

The applications close on January 24th, 2020 close of business. We aim to review applications as they are received. Selected candidates are invited to an interview in Helsinki, Finland.

For additional information please contact Panu Pasanen at +358 44 2871 722 or panu.pasanen@bionova.fi.
 

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