CEO of Portfolio Company / Entrepreneur in Residence (m/f)

Job Location:

Freienbach, Switzerland

Job Description:

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Chief Executive Officer / Entrepreneur in Residence (m/f) for one of our next portfolio companies

As future CEO / Entrepreneur in Residence, you will work in close connection with our Investment management team and will have exclusive access to the proprietary deal flow and network of CONSTELLATION. 

Before you start your new role as CEO, you will join CONSTELLATION for 6-12 weeks (part or full time) as "Entrepreneur in Residence". During this time you will be involved in the selection and acquisition process of the target company. You will be responsible to develop a comprehensive value-added concept (100 day plan  & Buy and Build roadmap) with the existing management. 

Directly after the closing of the transaction, you will join the management team as acting CEO and implement your strategy together with your team. 


  • Develop high quality business strategies (100 day plan & Buy and Build roadmap) and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives
  • Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement develop a high performing managerial team
  • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
  • Make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
  • Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics
  • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
  • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important shareholders
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of the company.

Job Requirements:


  • Proven experience as CEO / Entrepreneur or in other managerial position
  • Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of comfort with analytics, numbers and the capability to draw decisions based on both intuition and data
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Outstanding degree/MBA from a top university in a business-related or quantitative field
  • Fluency in German and English

Additional Information

As a future CEO you will have the chance/obligation to co-invest into the target company (Management Buy In MBI) alongside with CONSTELLATION and the existing management team. 

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Contact Information:

Contact: Human Resources
Constellation Capital AG


December 30, 2017
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