EPFL Student Job : Innovation Tools Coordinator, 20%

Project Management

🌱 About Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley:
Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley is a non-profit and purpose-driven association dedicated to driving pioneering future-proof food systems through innovation and collaboration. Committed to fostering sustainability and innovation, we are at the forefront of shaping the future of the Swiss food ecosystem.

🔎 Position Overview:
We seek a highly organised, proactive and detail-oriented Innovation Tools Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will be key in managing SFNV’s facility sharing & job platforms, ensuring seamless operations and effective communication with partners. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and impact of the Swiss food ecosystem.

🎯 Key responsibilities:

1. Manage SFNV Facility and Job Platforms 

  • Oversee the operations of SFNV’s facility and job platforms, ensuring smooth functioning and user satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with partners:
    • Create and post listings on the platforms, ensuring accuracy and completeness of information.
    • Establish and maintain clear communication channels with partners regarding facility and job platform operations.
    • Address partner inquiries and concerns promptly and effectively.
    • Work on project management and engagement plans to enhance platform usability and engagement.
  • Reporting and Analysis:
    • Generate regular reports on platform usage, performance metrics, and user feedback.
    • Analyse data to identify trends, improvement opportunities, and success areas.
  • Social Media and Content Creation:
    • Assist in crafting engaging social media posts and content related to platform activities and initiatives.
    • Contribute to the development of marketing materials and promotional campaigns.

2. Process Improvement: 

  • Identify opportunities to streamline and improve facility and job platform operations processes.
  • Implement efficient workflows and best practices to enhance platform effectiveness and user experience.

3. Team Support: 

  • Provide support to the team with their projects and initiatives as needed. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to achieve organisational objectives and milestones.

4. Research: 

  • Research industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to innovation tools and platforms. 
  • Stay informed about developments in the food tech and innovation landscape.

🤝 Qualifications:

  • Strong organisational and multitasking abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desirable: Proven experience in project management, platform administration, or a similar role.

💡 Why join Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley:

  • Be part of a dynamic team dedicated to shaping the future of the food and nutrition industry.
  • Opportunity to work independently and make a significant impact on the food systems.
  • Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world.

If you are a passionate, independent thinker with strong strategic skills and bias for driving results who thrives in a collaborative, committed, courageous, and purpose-driven environment, we invite you to apply for this position at Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley. Join us in creating healthier food systems to benefit people and the planet.

👇 How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and interest in the position to jobs@sfnv.ch. Please include “InnovationTools Coordinator Application – SFNV” in the subject line.

Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

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