We Are Recruiting: (Senior) Ecosystem Lead with Focus on Autonomous Mobility

We are looking for an Ecosystem Lead (/Senior Ecosystem Lead) to join our team at DIMECC. The position is located in Helsinki or Tampere; however, we offer flexible hybrid work arrangements.

Your primary role involves leading the VAMOS Ecosystem for Autonomous Mobility in Smart Spaces, which is a company-driven initiative focused on the growth of autonomous mobility.

This is a unique opportunity for a professional interested in facilitating research, innovation, and new business development activities, who understands the challenges of companies, and who is enthusiastic about guiding our customers towards ambitious goals. We offer a vantage point for industry and its development, especially in terms of product development and innovation solutions. We have the industry’s top companies and research institutes involved in our operations.

In the role of Ecosystem Lead, you promote the growth strategy of the ecosystem. The activities of the ecosystem include, among other things, the launch of joint research programs, facilities and equipment for joint development, training, and the expansion of companies in the relevant markets.

Depending on your background and skills, you will have an opportunity to participate in other DIMECC activities.

The role consists of and can be modified according to your interests and areas of expertise to include, for example:

Budgeting and cost management


Project and work group facilitation

Event facilitation

Conducting meetings, workshops, and discussions

Key customer responsibility

Public funding and research collaboration

We require:

Self-direction and good interaction skills

Sales-oriented and knowledge of B2B sales

Knowledge of different public RDI funding instruments (Finland/International)

Subject matter expertise (for example: autonomous mobility, smart city, robotics, digital twins, simulations, XR, metaverse, etc.)

Capability to learn quickly

Positive approach to solving challenges

Organizational ability, networking and communication skills

Fluent English language skills. Finnish is a plus.

Occasional business travel is needed.

We hope:

Experience in getting things done

Domestic and international networks

Interest in technology

Technical-economic competence

Project Management skills

Account management skills

We would like to receive applications by Jan, 7th 2023, directed to Head of Ecosystems Rauno Hatakka (rauno.hatakka(at)dimecc.com). We start interviews already during the application period, so don’t hesitate! If you have any questions, please contact Rauno via rauno.hatakka(at)dimecc.com or call 0408617617 during:

21.12. at 12 – 14

28.12. at 10 – 11 or 14 – 15

DIMECC Ltd. provides customers with facilitation, program management and other co-creation services and helps them build consortia to achieve common goals. With 66 shareholders from industry and academia, DIMECC has a wide network of contacts, bridging the gap between companies, research & education and funding organizations.

DIMECC has more than 300 customers, out of which more than every second are SMEs. Currently DIMECC operates four industry-led ecosystems: FAME (additive manufacturing), SW4E (software engineering ecosystem), FAMN (twin transition for manufacturing and ICT companies), VAMOS (autonomous mobility in smart spaces), and. DIMECC is active in EU projects. DIMECC currently employs 25 experts in Tampere and Helsinki.

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