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AYY is looking for Rental and Service Manager!

Uusi työntekijä ihmettelee Otaniemeä.

As Rental and Service Manager, you will be responsible for the Student Union’s rental operations and the service package and customer service of the Services Office. You will run the Services Office and supervise four housing service experts and two member service experts. Due to extensive construction projects on the Otaniemi campus, you will be able to influence the content of new production and ensure that the occupancy rate will remain high in the future when the housing stock increases. You will play a key role in the development of rental services, processes and residential activities, considering member and resident satisfaction as well as financial conditions. You will be a member of the Student Union’s management team and the Campus Development Steering Group. With your team, you will actively and closely develop operations with other teams and interest groups. The Student Union’s Financial Director will be your supervisor.

What we require from you:

  • Experience in supervisory work
  • Several years of experience in housing rental operations
  • Experience in managing and developing service operations
  • Applicable higher education degree or similar education
  • Good written and verbal skills in Finnish and English
  • Customer-oriented development approach and enthusiasm for teamwork
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Stress tolerance, initiative and prioritisation skills

Experience and competence in the following are considered assets:

  • Service design
  • Rental activities of ARA properties
  • Real estate investments
  • Student housing
  • Development of systems
  • Fluent use of Swedish as a working language

The employment relationship is permanent and full-time (37.5 hours / week). The work will start as agreed as soon as a suitable person is found. Salary is determined in accordance with a collective agreement of the student unions, and we also offer good employment benefits. As a work community, AYY is very flexible and diverse. Take a look behind the link to see what it is like to work for us!

Are you interested? Please send your application and CV, preferably in the pdf format, by 11.59pm on Tuesday, 15 Sept 2020 to rekrytointi(a)

The first interviews will take place in week 39. Please include the contact details of your references and your salary request in your application. During the application process, we will contact the references of selected applicants. For more information on the position, please contact Financial Director Monika Kivimäki, monika.kivimaki(at) or 0400 524 014 at 12noon-4pm on Friday 28 Aug and 4 Sept.

Aalto University Student Union AYY is an advocacy and service organisation for more than 14,000 students. AYY employs about 40 people in total and our student union includes hundreds of volunteers and associations. AYY is a young and innovative player in the student union field, where you can execute your own ideas and create something new. As a member service, providing affordable student housing close to the university is the most important goal of AYY’s housing services. AYY has about 2,600 apartments that are rented for AYY’s members. This decade, we plan to build more than 1,000 new apartments for our members in Otaniemi. You can read more about our activites at

In processing an applicant’s personal data, AYY complies with the relevant applicable legislation and good data processing practice. All information you provide will be treated confidentially. Applicants’ personal data will be used only by the designated persons involved in the recruitment process and will only be used for recruitment purposes. You can find our privacy statement regarding recruitment here.


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