Job Posting – CEO – Helsinki Business and Science Park – Helsinki, Viikki (Finland)

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Helsinki Business and Science Park- Helsinki, Viikki (Finland)
Job Description
You will be the leader in charge of n innovation service organization with staff of 10 + experts. Your key challenge will be the implementation of HBSP’s new strategy and operative change management. Knowledge development and the daily management of the staff are essential tasks of the CEO. Performance will be measured by creation of research based opportunities and projects leading to new business. This requires active approach in bridging the gap between research and business. The CEO needs to execute challenge driven innovation organisation and creation of partnerships and ecosystems with global anchor companies.
Desired Skills & Experience
We require

You need a solid background in business development and research, minimum of 10 years of experience in business development and/or innovation activities such as proof-of-concept projects, preferably with in international companies or environments. Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in expert organizations is required, including business turn-around and track record in creating inspiring working environments.

Ability to create and manage innovation, knowledge and network within innovation environment (venture ecosystems) is essential as well.

Risk taking mind-set and ability to work with a portfolio of diverse activities is needed as well. You need to show a track record in creation of new businesses , projects, fund raising to support. You preferably have a Ph.D. in related industries and/or MBA with M.Sc.

Fluency in Finnish and English are a must.

HBSP ltd will provide a challenging opportunity to create a new innovation service organization benefitting the whole Helsinki Metropoli area. This includes an inspiring working environment at Viikki Campus in Helsinki, access to world class science in partnerships with University of Helsinki, Aalto University and VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland). You will back-up of knowledgeable team and back-up of solid Finnish owners. Competitive benefits and incentives are part of the offering as well.

Company Description
HBSP Oy has acted as a provider business environments and space. It has been managing a Centre of Expertise within biotechnology, drug development and diagnostics, as well as food and environmental technology.

HBSP is currently renewing its strategy and transforming from an incubator to a value-adding service provider and a venture ecosystem player. The company will focus its efforts in creating business opportunities from research in food, health care and environmental sectors. See also


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