Business Finland generates growth and wellbeing by helping Finnish companies to grow faster, go global and develop new innovations. Its top experts and the latest research data enable companies to seize market opportunities and turn them into success stories. Business Finland creates dynamic innovation environments that attract international companies, experts, know-how and investments to Finland and promotes travel to Finland. As a fresh organization, formed through the merger of Tekes and Finpro, it continue to evolve by listening to its customers. Business Finland employs 600 experts in 40 offices overseas and in 20 regional offices around Finland. Business Finland is part of the Team Finland network. Read more about Business Finland here.
Business Finland is now looking for a fulltime, fixed-term (8 months) Project Management trainee. As a Project Management trainee you will be working with different tasks related to Finland’s EU Presidency. In this position your job tasks include, for example:
- Managing of several projects as regards timetables, information dissemination and varying other tasks
- Acting as the main support for your manager in EU Presidency projects including events, meetings and other possible activities
- Surveying and gathering information about relevant events in Finland and in the EU
- Other assisting tasks such as one on one meetings related to bigger events
We are interested if you:
- Are a student or have recently graduated (university or university of applied sciences)
- Have previous experience of working with project management and some previous work experience, for example, from summer jobs
- Have excellent organizational skills, are able to work independently and have the ability to work under pressure well
- Have drive, motivation and a positive attitude
- Have excellent social skills and communicate fluently in English and in Finnish
You are a innovative, self-confident and person who thinks big, gets excited and shows passion. You are persistent. Problems are opportunities for you and you thrive on challenge. You reason and communicate your views comprehensively. For you, networking means continuous development and new, fresh perspectives. You believe in cooperation and you value people.
What Business Finland can offer:
Business Finland offers a unique vantage point to the whole spectrum of business life in Finland and around the world. With them, you are at the center of business life, research and decision-making. At Business Finland, you will help Finnish companies to enter global markets and shape the domestic competitive environment to be more attractive to investments. Business Finland’s work has a significant impact on the future of the Finnish economy and society as a whole.
Business Finland has a vast range of knowledge and expertise. Their community is full of people who are leading experts in their fields. As part of an international and multicultural work environment, you will meet colleagues from different countries and get opportunities to learn about different industries. As a diverse organization, they can offer interesting work assignments.
More information about the recruitment process:
Looking for a kick start to your career? Please submit your application letter and CV by latest 24th of March here: https://apply.atalent.fi/business-finland-project-management-trainee-3-2019. Please note that this is a trainee position and salary is proportional to the level of job requirements. 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://www.supo.fi/security_clearances.
For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Mia Paatsalo (+358 50 4680 610, mia.paatsalo@[at]atalent.fi) in the following times: Friday 8.3. at 14-15.30 or Wednesday 13.3. at 14.30-16 or Monday 18.3. at 10.30-12.
Timetable for this recruitment process:
Monday 4.3.: Application period starts
Sunday 24.3.: Application period ends
Monday 25.3. – Friday 29.3.: Personal Skype-interviews with aTalent
Monday 8.4. – Tuesday 9.4.: Personal interviews with Business Finland
Tuesday 9.4. – 30.4.: Security clearance check
Thursday 2.5.: Start date