Business Development Manager, Wimao Oy

Business Development Manager, Wimao Oy

Helsinki, Lappeenranta
Employment type
Permanent, Full-time
Deadline for applications

Are you an international business developer, who is eager to build new businesses and get results? Are you interested in working with global mega trends and have genuine impact from your work?

Good news, we have for you a huge global challenge, called plastic waste. And with us you are right on spot. About 95% of all plastics in the world are used only once, rest go to landfills, incinerators, oceans and rivers. Hence hundreds of millions of tons of plastic material is lost in economy. With us you can build business, which is focusing on this global mega-trend, circularity of resources and reduction of plastic waste.

Wimao is a young, talented and innovative waste-to-value company, with a patented solution to recycle mixed waste plastics, fibers, and other hard-to-recycle materials, which currently do not have sustainable use but are typically burned, landfilled or left unmanaged. Our recycling process enables to convert these materials into carbon negative end products and turn plastic waste into profitable business. Find more information at We have operations and track record already in Finland, so it is time to go global.

We are having ambitious growth and expansion plans in the international market, and we are now looking for new talents to our business development team. We are heading global league challenges, but we are aiming high. We are building a winning team with great team spirit and eagerness to get results. If you are an international business expert, we want you to join us to build a new Finnish success story.

This is what we can offer:

  • Interesting and versatile international business tasks in fast growing business.

  • Meaningful work to fight against global plastic waste problem - chance to make a long-lasting impact in the world.

  • Competitive compensation package.

  • Flexibility with your permanent location. You may also locate outside of Finland.

  • Responsibilities for business results in selected geographical region, can be adjusted to your competence and growth preferences.

Your business development duties include, e.g.

  • Opportunity identification, market analysis and business insight.

  • Planning successful business model for local operations. Identifying and engaging needed partners to implement it.

  • Ramping up the operations with local partners.

  • Continuous business development support and partner management.

We believe your CV tells us that you are having

  • Outgoing, positive personality and team player attitude.

  • University degree (MSc. or BSc.), focused on business relevant subjects.

  • Fluent in English language (Fluency in other languages is a great advantage. Finnish skills not mandatory).

  • Business development competence, result driven attitude and a track record from former successes.

  • Specific geographical market knowhow is a great asset. Knowledge from recycling or plastics industries is also considered as an advantage.

  • Good writing, presentation and negotiation skills. Consistent high-level execution.

  • Readiness, willingness and flexibility to travel.

  • New ideas and knowhow to our business development team.

If you recognized yourself from above descriptions, we are eager to have further discussion with you. For further information, please, contact Barona Engineering's Recruitment Manager Kristiina Vormala (+358 40 837 4019), best available on Thursdays 1 to 2 pm.


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Wimao Oy
Wimao Oy

Wimao is an innovative circular economy company from Finland. The company has its HQ and innovation hub in the city of Lappeenranta, which is home also for LUT university, well- known for its climate-focused research and ranked to the world’s top 9 universities for climate action. No surprise that Wimao’s story began there too. Wimao is broadly international company, surely having its roots in Finnish innovative, straightforward and open mentality, but building presence in global markets, working in multi-national teams and relying on international expertise to solve truly global plastic waste challenges.