Business Consultant - Innovation & Startups

social impact
Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Full-time permanent employment
Monthly salary
Final salary will depend on candidate's qualifications and experience
1600 - 1900 €

Job description

What will you do?

  • Develop business & innovation strategies for startups, corporates, or universities

  • Support the execution of startup acceleration programs and competitions

  • Scout for investable startups with high-growth potential

  • Sustain and develop a network of innovation experts, investors, and partners

  • Conduct market research and business analysis of different industries

  • Facilitate open innovation activities that nurture the local innovation ecosystem

  • Develop convincing funding and investment proposals for our clients

  • Co-design and co-facilitate workshops on corporate innovations, design thinking etc.

Who are we looking for

Who are we looking for?

  • Up to 2 years of work experience after your graduation – we are looking for someone who is acquainted with the dynamics of having a full-time job

  • Master’s degree from a university – our team consists of professionals with different academic backgrounds ranging from economics, social sciences, to life sciences

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in Slovak and English – we are an international company, and most project-related work requires advanced use of spoken and written English

  • You are a self-starter – you can work independently, taking the initiative to advance projects and prioritize tasks in a dynamic work environment

  • You are passionate about innovation, technology, and social impact – we are looking for individuals who are interested in topics like sustainability, smart cities, healthcare etc.

  • You have strong business analytical skills – we challenge business models of newly established ventures or lead interesting projects which require good thinkers

  • You have a convincing communication style, and public speaking skills – our team members need to formulate their own opinion, backed up with arguments and confidence

  • You thrive in a team, but you also are an independent thinker – teamwork is crucial to our success, both on the local and international level

What do we offer?

  • Remuneration for this position starts at 1600 Eur brutto, but the final offer depends on the overall quality and experience of the candidate

  • Salary re-evaluation every six months based on performance reviews. Strong performers can be promoted to a higher position within 1-3 years

  • Employees receive one extra salary as a bonus if the office meets its financial targets

  • We offer the typical 20 vacation days and 7 sick & recovery days. Any overtime hours can be taken out as extra vacation

  • 2 days off in case of special occasions or family emergency

  • Flexible working hours and home office based on mutual agreement with the management.

  • Mobile phone or laptop provided by the company if needed

  • Team building activities and company offsite

  • New and modern office space located in the Sky Park Offices

  • Become part of the leading innovation and startup consultancy

  • Work with a diverse team of highly motivated and talented people

Why should you choose us

CIVITTA is an innovation advisory firm with a mission to be a catalyst for the new economy. CIVITTA helps startups grow and scale; universities to commercialize R&D; corporations to build and accelerate innovation inside the company, and governments to build innovation communities and ecosystems. CIVITTA runs leading startup acceleration programs in CEE such as Ajujaht, Challenger, or HealthCare Lab. Headquartered in Estonia and with a team of 350 innovators working across 18 countries, the company has a track record of bringing change across sectors with a holistic and hands-on approach to innovation projects. CIVITTA covers the entire innovation cycle from funding to scaling.

Language proficiency

  • - English - C1 - advanced
  • - Slovak - C2 - proficient


  • - Microsoft Office - advanced

Additional information

The interview process consists of several stages, including entry test, analytical task, and case interview.


  • A recent college graduate
  • Young professional (work experience up to 3 years from college graduation)


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About organization

Started as an alliance of advisory firms in the Baltic States, and headquartered in Estonia, CIVITTA is now the leading management consultancy from Central Eastern Europe with offices in 18 countries...
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