Carbon Expert & Business Developer for an innovative low carbon construction software, Finnish market

Join the innovative construction sustainability software market leader

Carbon Expert & Business Developer for an innovative low carbon construction software, Finnish market

We are looking for a Finnish speaking Carbon Expert & Business Developer to join our fast-growing team. You will have a key position in a forerunning, fast-growing construction sustainability software company. This is your chance to shape and speed up the low carbon construction in Finland.

In this role, you will be responsible for new business development, sales and client relationships. Your goal is to spread low carbon construction while leveraging our solutions. This role is suitable also for entry-level applicants or as a trainee role.

In this role you will work with our entire portfolio of solutions, supporting designers, construction firms, manufacturers as well as investors to measure and reduce their impacts with specific tools.

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

You will have a strong knowledge of low carbon construction, carbon footprinting, Life Cycle Assessment and its application in the construction sector, or sufficient basis and motivation to become expert in this area.

You convert interested incoming leads to customers by helping them understand how we can solve their business and design problems, and how they can benefit from One Click LCA Life-Cycle Assessment, Environmental Product Declaration and Corporate Reporting tools. In addition to standard software, we also develop selective customised solutions and consulting projects.

You love discussing with clients, challenge of winning a sale and are able to listen and understand the clients’ needs, and when needed challenge them with your expertise. You are also in pivotal role to develop relationships helping us to succeed in the long term. You will also support product development relevant for your market.

Native or professional proficiency in Finnish and professional proficiency in English are required.

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 are a fast learner who wants to improve constantly.

We value demonstrated sales track record, relevant competence and experience and industry knowledge, and relevant engineering / architectural education. This position is available in Helsinki (with telecommuting option).

Why apply for this position

One Click LCA is the global leader for construction LCA, and is growing rapidly in Finland and other Nordic countries. It is used by the leading firms to measure and reduce carbon impact of their projects. One Click LCA has a unique early design module which allows improving projects in the pre-design stage.

  • You’ll be working with leading professionals to define and implement global best practices, 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 – 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 with the subject “Business Developer, Finland” and explain why you want this job, and why you are the right person for the job.

The applications close on March 27th, 2020 close of business. We aim to review applications as they are received.

For additional information please contact Panu Pasanen at +358 44 2871 722 ( or Tytti Bruce-Hyrkäs at +358 50 0655020.

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