15 Sep, 2021

Business Advisor (m/f)

  • Technoport S.A.
  • 9 Avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux, 4362 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Full time (fixed-term contract) Operations / Support

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time start-up advisor to join the incubator team and our growing activities.

About Technoport

Technoport S.A. is the historical technology business incubator in Luxembourg. We have been supporting startup companies and innovation since 1998 and developed a vast range of support services and new initiatives over the years. We consider ourselves as an innovation laboratory to test and introduce new concepts around entrepreneurship and innovation in the national ecosystem.

Today we address three main segments: startups, spin-offs as well as foreign corporates developing research and development activities in Luxembourg. We are headquartered in the Science and Innovation Campus in Belval and can also host industrial projects in a second location a few minutes away from our headquarter. We are a generic incubator and host in average around 40 companies.

You probably understood it by now! Our objective is to offer the best possible conditions for the creation and development of innovative technological projects and companies in Luxembourg. We want to bridge their ideas to success!

Job description

As Business Advisor you will join a small but dynamic team. You will have to carry out the necessary activities to support the incubated companies and the development of the incubator, including the definition and implementation of innovation services/activities and events.

Your tasks & Responsibilities

  • Pre-screen the new projects applying to the incubation programs
  • Preliminary advisory to the companies accepted in the incubation programs
  • Participate in acceleration and incubation programs for innovative tech start-ups, and innovation programs/initiatives for corporates
  • Support the hosted companies in identifying business opportunities and organize for them workshops and networking events, also by collaborating with Technoport’s local and international network of partners
  • Organize hackathons, events and other activities aimed at the incubator development
  • Perform some market and industry analysis for sectoral value chains
  • Manage the social media marketing and communication activities for the incubator and the relations with the press
  • Represent the incubator at local and international events

Profile requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in an innovative entrepreneurial context / in start-up advisory (e.g. you worked for another incubator/innovation hub) or you have experience as a start-up founder
  • You hold a Master's degree in business & economics, engineering or similar domains
  • You are passioned about entrepreneurship and are interested in new technologies
  • You are fluent in English and French, and you have good communication skills
  • You are able to work independently and to manage multiple tasks and your day-to-day responsibilities in autonomy
  • You are familiar to social media marketing and have a good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Most important: you have a practical and flexible mindset to work in a very dynamic and international environment. We call that a “ninja mindset” 😊

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter describing your work experience/s to incubator@technoport.lu specifying the following email subject “BUSINESS ADVISOR JOB APPLICATION & your name”

Deadline to apply: 6th October 2021 by 23:59 CEST