Life Sciences Innovation Consultant

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our life sciences innovation team. Our clients are startups, corporates, research organizations and government institutions. 
life science
Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Full-time permanent employment
Monthly salary
1500 - 2000 €

Job description

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our life sciences innovation team. Our clients are startups, corporates, research organizations and government institutions.  

You will:

  • Design and support our innovation programs and startup acceleration programs 

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

  • 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 on the life sciences industry 

  • Facilitate open innovation activities that nurture the local innovation ecosystem 

  • Develop convincing funding and investment proposals for our clients 

  • Design and lead workshops on corporate innovation, design thinking, etc. 

Who are we looking for

  • Previous experience and passion for innovation and technology in Life Sciences 

  • Degree in Economics, Business, Innovation Management or Life Sciences 

  • 1-2 years of experience in business development, management consulting, startups 

  • Excelled command of English - verbal and written 

  • 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 are also an independent thinker – teamwork is crucial to our success, both on the local and international level 

  • Ability to manage the unknowns and accept every challenge with a bold and “hands-on” attitude 

Why should you choose us

  • Challenging projects in Slovakia and abroad 

  • International learning and development program 

  • Opportunities to work with experienced professionals from across all business sectors 

  • Salary from 1,500 EUR gross per month, depending on experience 

  • Employees receive up to two extra salaries as a bonus if the office meets its financial targets 

  • Flexible working hours, any overtime hours can be taken out as extra vacation 

  • New and cool offices in The Spot co-working space located in the Sky Park Offices 

  • Shape the future of the innovation and startup ecosystem in the region 

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

Language proficiency

  • - English - C2 - proficient
  • - Slovak - C2 - proficient


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


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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...