Local Unit & Position Description:
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop sustainable business? We're looking for individuals with exceptional proven business development, sales and consultancy skills within the field of sustainable strategy and sustainability assurance to join our sustainability services team in Finland. This is an exciting opportunity, and we are looking for a professional who can further develop and implement our business strategy, deliver sales on target and lead multi-disciplinary consultancy teams distributed across the globe. Our purpose is to help our customers grow their business and increase profitability by grasping sustainability opportunities. We assist customers in communicating sustainability performance and demonstrating commitment towards authentic sustainability. You will be part of a global company with broad technical expertise, drawing on our internal competence to deliver value-adding projects to our customers. We offer an exciting opportunity to accelerate your career in an influential role as part of a rapidly growing multi-disciplinary, dynamic and international team that is working on innovative projects. You will have an abundance of opportunities for professional and personal growth with unique exposure to the cutting edge of sustainability and digital assurance solutions.
As part of our Nordic team, you will be responsible for contributing to our sales growth and delivery towards our sustainability consulting and assurance services. You will also contribute towards assurance and consulting projects within the areas of strategy, green finance, supply chain, and climate change. You will secure the offerings of our full suite of Sustainability services that help customers improve their commercial performance, manage ESG issues and support clients to implement, improve and demonstrate their commitment and progress towards authentic sustainability. We are specifically looking for experts with customer or industry experience from projects related to; GHG calculation, accounting and/or verification, EU taxonomy, TCFD, SASB and CDP reporting and EU/ETS projects from one or several industries. Willingness to work with innovative projects is a plus! The exact scope of responsibilities will differ between the two seniority levels. Scope of responsibilities includes but is not limited to: Contributing to thought leadership published by the team;Helping to deliver tailored solutions to help address our clients' challenges;Ensuring projects are executed to meet or exceed clients' expectations, on time, on budget and to DNV quality standards;Proactively seeking to identify customer needs through project work and though internal collaboration; Leading and communicating effectively with your project teams and clients;Introducing services from own/ existing discipline(s) to new clients and new services to existing clients;Managing existing accounts and actively approaching potential new customers through marketing activities, responding to requests and public tenders; Negotiating and renegotiating contracts with customers;Delivery according to customer expectations;Achieving business goals according to the personal and unit sales goals;Identifying market opportunities;Directing projects, ensuring they are meeting or exceeding clients' expectations on time, budget and up to DNV quality standards. Position requirements:A strong interest and demonstrable experience in one or more of our sustainability services (see above);Track record of delivering professional services as a trusted advisor in the domain of sustainability management;Ability to work in an international team, delivering high quality written outputs within agreed time periods;Experience with sales and business development in Sustainability services covering some of the following: Assurance, ESG, Green Bonds & Sustainable Finance, Digital Assurance, Supply Chain Sustainability & Risk Management, Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy;Academic qualifications relevant to sustainability subject areas;Proactive approach to identification of real customer needs and support further business development through customer insight;Ability to work efficiently and effectively managing a number of tasks in parallel;Ability to plan and execute work with required quality and within agreed schedule and budget;Willingness to travel and work around Finland and the Nordic area, and on occasions overseas;Fluency in English is a prerequisite, and fluency in Finnish is an asset. Knowledge of Swedish, Danish, or Norwegian will be an asset. We offer:A meaningful job in a company with vision being "A trusted voice to tackle global transformation";An opportunity to grow, develop and deploy new ideas;A strong company culture with an emphasis on competence development;Great colleagues who value teamwork and support;Attractive total compensation package;International working environment;Great work/life balance;Interesting and challenging projects, both national, Nordic and global;A global reach by more than 12 000 employees around the world, headquartered in Norway;The possibility to grow and develop your competencies and ambitions within DNV.For more information about the position please contact Kaisa Hernberg (+358 50 475 3726) If you're interested in applying, please submit your CV and a short motivation letter in English.Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV with additional documents for a background check
Company & Business Area Description:
DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. We are one of the world's leading certification, assurance and risk management providers. Whether certifying a company's management system or products, providing training, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, we enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. We are committed to support our customers to transition and realize their long-term strategic goals sustainably, and collectively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!