(senior) Consultant Corporate Innovation / Business Innovation Zürich

Zürich, ZH, Switzerland

Job Description

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people - providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future.


Our business unit EY etventure is known as a digital business builder with end-to-end execution power. We support corporate clients in the strategic alignment, identification, development and scaling of digital businesses, new ventures and innovation projects - according to our principles Humans@Center, Technology@Speed and Innovation@Scale.


What you can expect - enriching experiences that will last a lifetime


  • As a (Senior) Consultant Corporate Innovation, you work on multifaceted client projects in different industries, e.g. Life Sciences, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Financial Services, etc. Together with a team of skilled colleagues (e.g. UX/UI designers, software developers, product managers, performance marketing specialists etc.), you contribute hands-on to the overall project success, both for the client and EY etventure.
  • You build a good understanding of your clients and their ecosystem to identify and implement digital solutions and new business models. This includes the needs analysis, conceptual design, prototyping, validation, agile development, implementation and scaling of business ideas according to Design Thinking, Lean Startup and agile methods.
  • By providing support to the Partners, Managers and Directors, you actively participate in the business development (e.g. writing proposals, preparing pitches, etc.).
  • You prepare and facilitate sophisticated workshops or design sprints based on Design Thinking - both on-site and remote.
  • You are flexible to work on other engagements within EY Business Transformation and are appreciated by the team and the client for your strong communication skills and solid project management.
  • You are actively engaged in the further development and growth of our team and participate actively with the wider community at EY and EY etventure.


What you can contribute - skills for shaping the future


  • Relevant work experience in a recognized digital, strategy or innovation consulting company, and/or corporate innovation unit (at least 3 years for Senior Consultant). We expect hands-on experience in the implementation of (digital) innovation projects according to Design Thinking, Lean Startup and agile methods.
  • Degrees in innovation, business informatics, economics, (industrial) engineering, business administration with technical background or similar. Degrees in other fields such as STEM, or Social Sciences in combination with business acumen/experience.
  • You have an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters, but the right mindset is even more important. We are looking for people who enjoy working with others collaboratively, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.
  • As a Swiss international company, we require fluent German and English.


Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve - a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Make the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: 1217141. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).


  • exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD1430109
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • Education
    Not mentioned