Combient Foundry

Venture Client Business Developer

Full-Time in Helsinki, FI - Remote OK

Our growing and ambitious team of doers at Combient Foundry is looking for a BUSINESS DEVELOPER to join our ranks: if you do not break a sweat when convincing executives in corporate board rooms, can make sense of complex data, or enjoy having a pint with startup founders, read more and join us on our exceptional growth journey.

Combient Foundry brings together leading industrial companies and the most innovative startups to co-create new services and solutions with speed and scale. We build Combient Foundry together with the most recognized industrial firms in the Nordics, such as KONE, Stora Enso, Scania, Autoliv, Husqvarna Group, and Epiroc. Our work takes place at the intersection of cutting-edge technologies and industry-wide transformations. To give you a picture, we work on global megatrends such as Autonomous Systems, Electrification, Sustainable Business Models and Materials, and Urbanization.

As a business developer, you play a key role in making top startups and the needs of industrial companies come together in a structured, result-oriented way. You will need to combine your excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills to thrive in the global, fast-paced startup environment and complex industrial world. Typically, a strong candidate has experience of 2+ years in up-and-coming startups in product management or growth-related roles, top management consulting, or risk capital. Your exact responsibilities will be tailored based on your previous track record and areas of interest.

Your daily tasks will include but are not limited to

  • Working side-by-side with executives from global, large industrial companies to identify and shape business needs with most business value and impact
  • Engaging with the global startup ecosystem, analyzing startup deal flow, and synthesizing startup vetting results according to predetermined business needs
  • Managing business development project execution with multinational teams exceptionally well
  • Developing our business and operational model for scaling Foundry across the globe.

We look for result-driven team players who have already demonstrated

  • Proactive problem-solving mindset and entrepreneurial drive to get things done – no task is too small for
    you nor an ambition level too high
  • Strong analytical skills – you can independently synthesize unstructured information clearly and concisely
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting or even exceeding goals and targets – you constantly seek to
    improve and develop yourself and colleagues
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English – you need to make startups and large companies speak the same language

We consider the following skills as plus

  • Proficiency in Finnish, Swedish, or German
  • Experience in workflow automation, BI, or growth marketing.

In this role, you report to the head of Combient Foundry and VP of Combient, Lauri Lehtovuori. Primarily this is a full-time position. The position is preferably located in Helsinki, Finland, or Stockholm, Sweden, but we are open for remote roles in European time zones. The recruiting process includes a minimum of two interviews and homework.

Please submit your CV and cover letter by May 16th, 2021. We review applications continuously, and the role will be filled when the right person is found.