Advisor / Senior Advisor, Business Finland

Expiring today

Recruiter
Business Finland
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BUSINESS 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.

If you are looking for world-class opportunities with stimulating challenges, join us in creating new success stories and shaping the future of Finland.

FINNISH SUCCESS STORIES ARE WAITING FOR YOU

We are now looking for an

Advisor/Senior Advisor, Growth Capital

YOUR TASK

Preparing deal flow for foreign investors. Business Finland's Investor Services team receives inquiries from foreign investment funds regarding Finnish companies within certain industry segments (typically within ICT, Cleantech or Life Sciences). This task consists short-listing viable companies for investors using several methods.

Proactive Investor meetings. Investor Services team approaches investors also proactively, meeting selected funds and introducing selected Finnish companies in forms of company profiles and/or pitch decks.

Marketing activities. Marketing efforts for Dealflow Finland platform among the investor the investor networks and hubs.

Service, tool and process development. Working as a GN representative for the Dealflow tool further development. This includes advance technology integration like AI & ML. Your role will be more in specifying the needs and testing the development results.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

Experience working with venture capital markets and financial investors

Understanding main principles of risk capital functions (company point of view and investor point of view)

Understanding of technology to some extent (terminology, key trends in fields like ICT, digitalization, Cleantech, Life Sciences)

Good understanding of tech-driven startup and growth company logic (funding, financial metrics, IP, internationalization)

Strategic consultation capabilities

Sales and marketing capabilities

THIS IS WHAT WE OFFER

Business Finland offers a unique vantage point to the whole spectrum of business life in Finland and around the world. With us, 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. Our work has a significant impact on the future of the Finnish economy and society as a whole.

We have a vast range of knowledge and expertise. Our 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, we can offer interesting work assignments and possibly fulfill your professional dreams.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This position is located in London, UK.

If you match the characteristics described above and have a proven track record, you might be the person we are looking for. Please fill in the application and send us your CV, Cover Letter and Salary Request in English by 15 August 2019.

As 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.

To apply, please visit businessfinland.fi/en/for-finnish-customers/work-for-us/open-positions/ and click on "Advisor/Senior Advisor Growth Capital, UK (17.6.-15.8.2019)".