Construction LCA Expert & Business Developer

Join the innovative construction sustainability software market leader

Construction LCA Expert & Business Developer for an innovative low carbon design software, French speaking – France/Belgium

 

We are looking for a French speaking Construction LCA Expert & Business Developer 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 shape and speed up the low carbon construction in France.

In this role, you will be responsible for new business development and client relationships in France and Belgium. Your goal is to spread low carbon construction while 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

You will have a strong knowledge of green building, green building certifications, Life Cycle Assessment and its application in the construction sector, and interest to learn more 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, Life-Cycle Costing and Circular Design solutions to cut carbon, cost and materials use. In addition to standard software, we also develop selective customised solutions.

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 all product development work relevant for your markets.

Native or equivalent level in French 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 in a relevant field, relevant competence and experience and industry knowledge, and relevant engineering / architectural education.

This position is available in France or Belgium, preferably with good connections to Paris.

Why apply for this position

One Click LCA is the global leader for construction LCA, and is growing rapidly in France. It is used by for example Arep, Artelia, Bouygues, Bureau Veritas, ELAN, Elithis, JLL, OASIIS and many others. The software integrates with Revit, IESVE and 10 other software, and in addition to Energie Carbone and upcoming RE2020, it can be used for low carbon design, LEED & BREEAM LCA and EPD generation. It has also a unique early design module which allows improving projects in the pre-design stage.

  • You’ll be working with leading professionals to implement global best practices & innovation on the French 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 “Construction LCA Sales – France” 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 either in Paris or in Helsinki, Finland.

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

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