As a proven leader in the global aerospace sector, Airbus designs, produces and delivers innovative solutions with the aim to create a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world. These cutting-edge products and services – which span the commercial aircraft, helicopter, defence, security and space segments – benefit from our wide-ranging expertise and continued emphasis on innovation.
In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. Most of our employees work in Secure Land Communications (SLC) business unit, which offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions, compliant with the highest standards of security and reliability, both for mission and business critical users. We help our customers in public safety organisations such as police, defence, fire & rescue, healthcare & hospitals, airports, transportation, oil & gas, and utilities, collaborate in a smart and secure manner. While offering hybrid solutions to support our customers on a smooth evolution path, we are playing an active role in shaping future communications and collaborations technology and setting the ground for new standards.
We are now looking for two Product Business Management Trainees to join our team in our Helsinki office. This is your chance to get a comprehensive view and learn of international business in the middle of transition towards new technologies and business models. You will be part of the Product Business Management team and get to work closely with colleagues in Helsinki, Jyväskylä and France. One of the trainees will work with our portfolio related to TETRA products, and the other one with application products.
You get to work with meaningful tasks
You will be working with various product portfolio management tasks covering the whole lifecycle of products, from market research to deliveries. This can include researching the target market, performing competitor benchmarking and supporting early phase activities for new business initiatives. In addition, you can contribute in preparing product business cases, product marketing materials and support product releasing for selected products. You will also have the possibility to refine product management related processes and tool improvements together with other stakeholders.
What we expect of you
You are aiming for a university degree in business, science or engineering and you have preferably completed a major part of your studies and are ready to start your thesis work in near future.
Airbus is committed to offering students meaningful work experience in the early stages of their career so please note that our trainees need to have a student status throughout their employment. We value the following things in a candidate: good technical or business understanding of modern SW technologies/mobile applications/smart devices and related ecosystems, interest in marketing and product management areas, as well as sufficient presentation and documentation skills. In addition, basic knowledge on Agile/Lean methods is needed.
A fluent English language skill is a prerequisite and other languages are seen as an advantage. We expect you to be a team player and be able to network with other stakeholders. This position also requires an ability to work independently on agreed tasks and have willingness to work with people from various cultures. If you’re eager to learn and develop a career in product management, we want to hear from you!
The duration of the trainee period is 3-4 months and will start as agreed for summer 2023. The position is full-time during summer 2023 and the possibility to continue part-time after that can be discussed during the summer.
The position requires basic security clearance approval from Finnish authorities.
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter via the link below by 31st of January 2023.
We aim to conclude 1 round of interviews with the candidates we see are best suitable for the position. Possible changes in the recruitment process structure will be informed to the applicants.
About our Trainee Programme
After your trainee experience at Airbus you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of your function’s activities as well as practical knowledge and know-how that will help you build a strong ground for your professional career. Our current and former trainees have appreciated the learning opportunities and meaningful work tasks our trainee programme offers.
As our trainee, you get to be part of a community of like-minded colleagues. Since our working atmosphere is truly international, you will have the chance to brush up on your language skills and work with people from various backgrounds. We provide insights to our business with regular informative pop-ups and organize fun after work activities.
Our trainees are offered a salary based on recommendations and student credits, meaning that you have the possibility to increase your salary when your studies proceed. In addition, we provide benefits such as lunch and sports & culture benefit, comprehensive occupational health care and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.
Want to know more?
We are happy to give you more information about this position! Feel free to contact Niklas Lagerblom, Solution Business Manager, (+358 40 534 2481) or Janne Tarkiainen, Senior Solution Manager, (+358 40 592 6188) during 16th of January between 14-16 and 25th of January between 9-11.
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