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Development Manager

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our main campus is located in Otaniemi, Espoo.

Ready to take on a new challenge?

We are looking for a Development Manager to join the Aalto School of Engineering management team.

As Development Manager you will daily support the dean and will be part of a team to help plan, implement and follow-up the school’s strategic plan and ensure that the school operations are in accordance with the principals of Aalto University’s quality policy. You will help prepare and coordinate bi-annual visits of the School of Engineering Scientific Advisory Board and other assessments set by the Aalto University President’s Management Team.  You will serve as secretary of the school’s quality and resource allocation committees and in other roles as agreed with the dean.

You work in close collaboration with the university-level development and leadership support teams and you are accustomed to the agile approach to the development of processes and ways of working.  You collect and analyze data from inside and outside the organization in support of the leadership team.

We appreciate the ability and will to make our organization thrive

If you enjoy working in an international atmosphere and feel at ease in a changing workplace,

If you can inspire people around you and take responsibility, and see digitalization as an integral part of your work, you may be the person we are looking for.

We also expect from you:

- independent and flexible way of working
- good people and communication skills
- excellent organizational skills
- ability to analyze complex information and present the results clearly and concisely
- experience in strategic development of organizations

- experience with quality management and quality development processes
- fluency in English (knowledge of Finnish is not required but is considered an advantage)
- Master’s or Doctor’s degree
- familiarity with university funding mechanisms is an advantage

This permanent position is located on the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi (Espoo) - a site reflecting the needs of a modern university environment and bringing together people from various fields. We hope the new recruit would be available to start work in early May.

More information on the open position from Professor Gary Marquis, Dean of the School of Engineering, on Tuesday March, 2 2021 from 13:00 – 15:00 ([email protected], tel. +358 40 720 1093) or at other times HR Manager Suvi Hormio ([email protected], tel. +358 50 407 8434).

If we caught your interest, please send your application and CV through eRecruitment System (link below) by Monday March 8, 2021 at the latest.

 The School of Engineering is one of the six schools of Aalto University. Through our education and research, we provide creative engineering solutions to the sustainable development goals of clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, sustainable industries, responsible production and sustainable cities and communities. The school is an international unit with a staff of 600 including 70 professors and 2 000 full-time students.

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