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Business Development Executive

Correntics is looking for an entrepreneurial Business Developer who shares our passion to make global value chains more sustainable and resilient. Join our award-winning startup to unlock the potential of a fast-growing industry!

 

The last years have shown clearly that the globalized economy has become extremely sensitive to disruptions from events such as the global pandemic, natural disasters, and other emerging risks. The Zurich-based startup Correntics creates risk analytics software and was incorporated in 2021 by Michael Gloor and Gaudenz Halter, two enthusiastic climate-risk and data-science experts. Our technology brings forward-looking climate-change and sustainability insights directly to our clients in the logistics, insurance, and food sector.

 

To strengthen our team in Zurich, we are looking for a Business Development Executive (80-100%), with the possibility to be a Co-Founder and take the responsibility for commercial activities.

 

Role Description

  • Create a business model and business plan for the company’s high growth trajectory.

  • Contribute to the growth of the venture by defining its strategy.

  • Take responsibility for commercial activities while establishing sales processes and constantly improving the business and financial models.

  • Build a Sales Pipeline, initially in Europe, followed by other regions in the rest of the World.

  • Gain industrial partners and clients while identifying the requirements for at scale production.

  • Grow a strong network of suppliers, clients and partners.

  • Propose and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify growth levers.

  • Support the CEO during fundraising periods.

 

Requirements of the Position

  • Affinity or 1-3 years’ experience in building business models and leading sales for innovative technology projects, preferably in startups.

  • Affinity or 1-3 years’ experience in negotiating and closing sales contracts with corporations.

  • University Graduate in Engineering, Business, Finance or relevant discipline.

  • An entrepreneurial personality who believes in long-term relationships.

  • A mature person who inspires trust and credibility towards peers and stakeholders.

  • Analytical mind who enjoys solving complex challenges and uses data to optimize processes ultimately generating revenue.

  • Strategic thinker capable to work in a diverse team.

  • Impact-driven person who values sustainability.

  • English is a must; German, French or another European language is a plus

  • Executives’ network in logistics, (re)insurance, or food & agriculture industries is a plus.

  • A professional or academic background in climate science or sustainability is a plus.

 

 

Benefits

  • Opportunity to shape a startup with strong technology and solid partners.

  • Work in a purpose-driven, highly ambitious yet caring and diverse team.

  • Build a global network of like-minded startups, academics and investors.

  • Establish the standards in the emerging area of climate-risk and sustainability analytics.

  • Make a difference while receiving an entrepreneurial package including equity participation following a trial period.

  • Possibility to work in Zurich with inspiring innovators, a clean environment and fast access to the legendary Swiss Alps.

 

At Correntics, we value diversity and encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds. To apply, send your CV and letter of motivation to Michael Gloor at info@correntics.com.

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