Project Coordinator

Julkaistu 07.12.2021

Project Coordinator

Business Finland is a global leader in international trade promotion, investment, export, tourism and innovation. Their organization employs 680 specialists at 42 foreign locations and 16 offices in Finland.

Business Finland generates growth and wellbeing by helping Finnish companies to grow faster, go global and develop new innovations. At the same time, we create dynamic innovation environments that attract international companies, know-how and investments to Finland. Our top experts and the latest research data enable companies to seize market opportunities and turn them into success stories.

If you are looking for world-class opportunities with stimulating challenges, join us in creating new success stories and shaping the future of international business. Business Finland is part of the Team Finland network. Read more about Business Finland here: www.businessfinland.com .

Business Finland is now looking for a full time, fixed-term (2 years) Project Coordinator with an hands-on attitude and proactive mindset. As a Project Coordinator you will be a part of the Business Finland’s Network Services Unit. The Network Services service area supports new, impactful growth business that is created in collaboration networks, innovation and business ecosystems in Finland and the European Union. In this position you will take part in the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) project which aims to revitalize the European economy. More information about the projects you will find here.

Your role:

As a Project Coordinator you will get an opportunity to work in a fast-moving and truly global organization, offering you a unique view into international markets and business environments. When working in Business Finland, you will meet colleagues and partners from all over the world from many different industries, companies and organizations, and you will have a great opportunity to influence the core of innovations and international cooperation. The starting date in this position will be 1.2.2022.

As Project coordinator your primary goal is to support Recovery and Resilience Facility projects, via a variety of tasks and responsibilities. The projects you will be working with are focused on RRF Creative businesses and RRF Health and wellbeing industry.

In this position, your job tasks include:

  • Communication of activities and events together with the BF Comms team. Bringing forward the results of customer activities. Newsletters, blogs (also customer’s blogs), social media communications
  • CRM use for e.g. listing of customers and creating mailing lists
  • Doing literacy reviews and gathering background materials
  • Documenting, reporting and following up the activities of programs (especially summarizing the results and highlights of programs, and describing the activities)
  • Other project support work, including setting up meetings, sending and accounting of invoices

What we expect from you:

  • Master’s degree from a suitable field, or you’re close to finishing studies
  • Fluency in Finnish and English. Good written and verbal communication skills with ability to write and express thoughts in a concise, coherent way.
  • The desire to learn more about the international market. Previous experience in an international environment is considered as an asset.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). CRM (Dynamics) will be learned on the job

We hope that you are a person who thinks big, gets excited and shows passion: Problems are opportunities for you and you thrive on challenges. You are willing to learn and you are not afraid of starting tasks without prior knowledge. You deliver to promises in a timely manner and you are proactive e.g. asking for new tasks when time allows. To succeed in this position you have strong interaction skills and you are socially at ease in a multicultural environment.

In return Business Finland provides an interesting vantage point to the business environment in Finland, and the entire world. Business Finland helps Finnish companies go international and enhance the attractiveness of the Finnish competitive environment. Their actions have a significant impact on the future of Finland. Being a part of their international and multicultural work environment, you will learn about a great variety of industries.

Business Finland offers you the opportunity to develop professionally. As your skills and substance develop, you will be able to take on larger and larger entities. Business Finland’s goal is to make you the professional of the future. They will support you on your journey and with the help of an expert team you will be able to learn from others.

Additional information

Looking for a kick start to your career? Please submit your application letter, CV and salary request by the latest 26th of December.

In this position, you will be employed directly to Business Finland.

As a part of the recruitment process, we will be carrying out a security clearance check on a successful candidate with his/her consent in accordance with the Security Clearance Act 726/2014 of Finland. For more information on the security clearance procedure and individual’s rights, please visit: https://supo.fi/en/personnel-s…

For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Chief Operating Officer Mia Paatsalo (050 4680 610, mia.paatsalo[at]atalent.fi) in the following times: Thursday 16.12 at 9-11 or Tuesday 21.12 at 8.30-10.00.

Timetable for this recruitment process:

Tuesday 7.12: Application period starts

Sunday 26.12 Application period ends

Tuesday 28.12 – Thursday 30.12: Personal Google Meet -interviews with aTalent

Weeks 1-2: Personal interviews with Business Finland

Weeks 3-4: Security clearance check

Tuesday 1.2: Starting date

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