Carbon Expert & Business Developer for an innovative low carbon construction software, North America

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Carbon Expert & Business Developer for an innovative low carbon construction software – North America

We are looking for a Carbon Expert & Business Developer, North America 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 the United States and Canada.

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 open for applicants with different levels of experience.

One Click LCA portfolio covers solutions for designers, construction firms, manufacturers and investors to measure and reduce their carbon impacts. The role is foreseen to focus on one of these sectors, while still supporting other sectors.

This position is available in any city in the Americas with good connections.

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 who wants to have a high impact on decarbonisation of construction industry.

You will have a strong knowledge of one of following areas of carbon management:

  • low carbon construction, Life Cycle Assessment and its application in design
  • construction product Environmental Product Declarations

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 the sales process 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.

Full professional proficiency in English is 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 education (bachelor minimum). This is a home-based role, and involves travel mainly within North America.

Why apply for this position

One Click LCA is the global leader for construction LCA, and is growing rapidly in the North America. It is used by the leading firms to measure and reduce carbon impact of their projects.

  • 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 and 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

The application process and timeline

 Please send your CV and cover letter to careers@bionova.fi with the subject “Business Developer, North America” 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 (panu.pasanen@bionova.fi) or Rod Castro at +358 40 482 6648 (rod.castro@bionova.fi).

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