Senior Consultant - Innovation & Startups

strategy consulting
projektový manažment
office (Bratislava)
Work time:
Job type:
2100 - 2100 € / mon
Last update: 12. 7. 2023

Job description

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our innovation sector team to design and run innovation programs. Our clients are startups, corporates, research organizations, and government institutions.

What will you do:

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

  • Design, lead and organise innovation programs and startup acceleration programs;

  • 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;

  • Design and lead workshops on entrepreneurship, design thinking, idea generation etc.;

  • Guide the internal team and manage multiple stakeholders;

  • Lead effective discussions and brainstorming sessions;

  • Share ideas and experience with colleagues.

Who are we looking for

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Business, Innovation Management, or any other relevant field;

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience;

  • Excellent knowledge of English language- verbal and written;

  • Fluent knowledge of Slovak language;

  • 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 healthcare, sustainability or smart cities;

  • You have strong 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, as teamwork is crucial to our success, both on the local and international level;

  • Interest and passion for European collaboration in the area of science, technology, and innovation;

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

Why should you choose us

  • Salary starting from 2,100 EUR gross/ 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 an extra vacation;

  • Modern offices in The Spot co-working space located in the Sky Park Offices;

  • Extensive social program, team building activities, including annual company offsite abroad;

  • Challenging projects in Slovakia and abroad;

  • International learning and development program ;

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

  • Opportunity to shape the future of the innovation and startup ecosystem in the region and work with a diverse team of highly motivated and talented people across CEE.

Language proficiency

  • English - B2 - upper intermediate
  • Slovak - C1 - advanced


Start date

ASAP (by agreement)

For whom

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

About organization

Civitta Slovakia, a. s.

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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