About the company

YIT is the largest construction company in Finland and a major player in Northern Europe. The company specializes in developing and building apartments, business premises as well as major infrastructure.

YIT is present in 11 countries (Finland, Russia, Scandinavian and Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland) and has been operating for more than 50 years in Russia where it is the largest foreign company in the residential construction sector. The group units operate in 7 regions: Moscow, Moscow Region, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Rostov-on-Don, and Kazan.

From September 01, 2018 Konsu provided YIT with payroll services for over 1,300 people they employ in Russia.

Management commentary

Timo Matinpalo, Konsu General Director, commented:

“It is great to further deepen the cooperation between two major Finnish companies, both very experienced and committed to staying in the Russian market. We are very pleased to see that businesses can experience the advantages of outsourcing, both when the market is booming but also during more challenging times. Drawing from over 25 years of presence in Russia, Konsu will take good care of YIT and, no doubt, make it another satisfied customer.”

Teemu Helppolainen, Head of Housing Russia, YIT also commented:

“Specific services outsourcing like payroll is a good way to be more efficient. Due to our strategy we implement smart ways of working in our daily activities and rely on professionals where it is applicable. We are glad to have Konsu as our business partner and feel confident about the smooth cooperation in future”.