Helsinki Business Hub, together with The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the cities of Helsinki and Espoo as well as the region’s software companies, is taking action to tackle the issue of talent shortage with a Talent Attraction Pilot Project. The project is initiated in the IT sector, where talent shortage is the most acute. Various estimates suggest that Finland currently needs 7,000 software developers and the amount is predicted to grow each year. Read more from our article.
We are now looking for a versatile team with a complimenting skill set and international networks and experiences to run our Talent Attraction Pilot Project supported by the cities of Helsinki and Espoo and the Uusimaa Regional Council’s regional trials and innovations (AIKO) funding. We are looking to fill altogether 3 positions related to the Talent Attraction Project:
Project Manager, talent attraction (read more about this position here)
Talent Advisor, global reach (read more about this position here)
Talent Advisor, TalentHub
The positions are full-time and fixed term until 30.4.2019 due to the piloting nature of the project.
Everyone in the team will work together towards a common goal of attracting foreign software talent that local Helsinki and Espoo based companies are looking for. The team will be supported by a dedicated marketing professional and will be part of Business Platform Development team that focuses on helping foreign companies to find partners and piloting opportunities in the Greater Helsinki area.
Talent Advisor, Talent Hub
Experienced in business, platform and/or process development and ideally also public-private-partnerships
Coordinates co-operation between local software companies, cities and other key players by creating one-stop shop, TalentHub, for foreign talent
Sets up events, workshops and meetups that support integration of talent to Finnish society
Excellent sales, communications and networking skills in English, which is our working language. Finnish and other languages are considered a plus.
The person we are looking for preferably has international experience, is result-oriented and can work in teams as well as individually.
What we have to offer
Helsinki Business Hub offers you an opportunity to work with highly skilled people from different nationalities, and a chance to expand your business networks locally and globally. We are working in constantly changing the environment so this position gives great opportunities to develop and test new approaches. Our people also value the fact that our work has a noble meaning: together we make Helsinki a dynamic world-class center for business and innovation.
About Helsinki Business Hub
Helsinki Business Hub is a vibrant community of business professionals helping foreign companies to make one HEL of a business impact. Together with our partners, we work to help foreign companies establish their businesses and innovation driven companies to grow and develop in Greater Helsinki. This we do by providing the right information and contacts and designing growth opportunities for our customers, free of charge. Read more from www.helsinkibusinesshub.fi.