Senior Startups Consultant

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In CIVITTA, we are expanding our Slovak team and are searching for a senior Startups Consultant.
You have a chance to join our innovation advisory team and to build an innovation ecosystem through consulting projects locally as well as globally. In this position you will design & run innovation programs and work with various clients such as startups, corporates, research organizations, and government institutions.

You will:

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

Salary starting from 2100 EUR gross/month.


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