South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Xamk, is a forward-looking organization leading the way to a better future. At Xamk, learning is unlimited. Our campus is the world - the bases are located in Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna.
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences has a strong profile as an RDI organization. Applied research and development is carried out in four priority areas: Digital Economy, Forest, the Environment and Energy, Sustainable Wellbeing, and Logistics and Seafaring.
We are looking for a new expert to join our team.
We have an opening position for the full time
RDI SPECIALIST / PROJECT MANAGER
at our Kouvola campus for a fixed-term period from 1.7.2020 to 31.12.2021.
Key responsibilities include RDI Specialist tasks in Railgate Finland - Smart Hub Solutions -project
as well as
Project Manager tasks in Improving the customer experience in the logistics sector through service design -project. The funding for this project is not yet approved, thus the project manager tasks are not assured yet.
Projects combined form 100% full time job.
The Railgate Finland - Smart Hub Solutions -project is implemented together with Kouvola Innovation (Kinno). Xamks part in the project is related to digital intelligent logistics solutions. The Specialist works together with other project staff on the conception, planning and piloting of intelligent logistics services. In addition, the Specialist participates, if necessary, in other tasks performed in the project, such as the conception, design and piloting of export and import HUBs.
As a Project Manager in Improving the customer experience in the logistics sector through service design -project you are responsible for the successful implementation of the project together with other project personnel. In the project, you will be profiling Kymenlaakso region logistics companies customer experience status and execute Design Sprints to develop the customer experience in the companies. In addition, a research of logistics companies customer experience and its utilization in Kymenlaakso will be prepared. You will be working in the project with a Service Design Expert.
Required skills and qualifications include experience working with digital solutions (e.g. technologies, applications, equipment), as well as an understanding of global logistics. In addition to these, excellent project management skills are required. The prerequisites for competence are primarily determined by the tasks of the RDI Specialist work in the Railgate Finland - Smart Hub Solutions -project. Work includes research and development actions in two projects, so the organizational ability must be excellent.
A successful candidate should be active in communication with many different project partners, has an exploratory approach to work and ability to see solution even in challenging situations. Candidate researches, plans, and conducts pilots in two different projects and must be a systematic person, in order to be able to keep things in order and progress toward goals with determination.
Other desirable skills are knowledge or understanding of the basics of service design, skill to create excellent customer experience or ability to build a customer journey. As an advantage, we also appreciate previous experience in RDI activities or equivalent testing and trials.
You would be working as part of the Logistics and Seafaring RDI sector. As colleagues, we are over 20 skilled professionals who want to see you succeed. Your closest colleagues are the Project Manager (Smart Hub Solutions, Kinno) and the Service Design Expert with whom you successfully complete the projects. Support to success in the work can also be received from i.a RDI communication, Project Specialists, Coordinators and RDI professionals from the other fields of research and development.
Pay and other employment contract terms are determined in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Private Education Sector issued by the Finnish Education Employers. Final appointment to the position is subject to the successful completion of a probationary period.
We only accept applications submitted through our electronic recruitment system. Essential degree and employment certificates must be attached to the application.
We offer our staff challenging and versatile tasks in an inspiring working environment, with comprehensive employee benefits.
|Titel||RDI Specialist/Project Manager|
|Employer||XAMK (South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences)|
|Job location||Patteristonkatu 3, FI-50100 Mikkeli|
|Gepubliceerd||juni 9, 2020|
|Vakgebieden||Productieontwikkeling,   Logistiek,   Industriële techniek,   Projectmanagement  |