Co-Founder and Interim CxO for Digital Energy Start-Up

  • Alpiq
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 13/01/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Datum: 08.01.2020Job ID: 1196Unternehmen: Alpiq Digital AGStandort: Zürich_Brand, CHVertragsart: UnbefristetStellentyp: VollzeitstelleLevel: BerufserfahreneLinkedIn: #LI-SFCH

Oyster Lab is the cleantech company builder of Alpiq, one of the leading energy companies in Europe. We are an international team of engineers, designers, business experts, data scientists, researchers and energy experts based in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland. Together, we solve consumer problems and hope to make the world a greener place.

We are now looking for a Co-Founder and Interim CxO who shares our entrepreneurial spirit, and who is a business mastermind with a keen sense of correlations in various industries and value chains. You will contribute to turning Oyster Lab into one of the fastest and most innovative company builders in the European digital energy sector.

Your function

  • Act as interim CxO for a digital energy start-up (B2C), owning its go-to-market strategy.
  • Drive the development of the commercial setup and legal framework with our partners.
  • Ensure delivery and alignment across relevant stakeholders on shared objectives.
  • Maintain a network of experts and partners within and outside of our organization.
  • Create, validate and scale business models with a focus on the commercial perspective.
  • Deliver equity stories serving as investment cases and present to investment partners.

Your profile

  • A good understanding of the digital energy retail sectors including relevant market and

economic forces. Understanding of other “new downstream” activities in the energy
industry a big plus.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience in working through ambiguity and

leading successful business roll-outs.

  • Effective analytical, project management, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • A Masters degree in economics, business administration, engineering or another similar


  • German and English language fluency.

Your opportunity
Oyster Lab uses qualitative research methods to solve real needs of customers, and build products that combine great design and outstanding user experience. We develop digital platforms enabled by complex data and deep technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence or distributed networks. With our deep understanding of the energy sector and digital economies, we build business models that are lean, connected and scalable.
Join our international team of people who are strategic, transparent, supportive and encouraging. We maintain a start-up spirit with low hierarchies, yet enjoy the amenities of a grown-up enterprise. You will learn more than you ever thought possible about a variety of topics related to the nuts and bolts of agile practices, human-centered design and product innovation.

We offer competitive salary, flexible working hours, discounts from external partners, relocation assistance for internationals, amazing team events, game nights and much more. English is our default language, but our Swiss colleagues will happily provide you with snackable Swiss-German lessons. Our office space lies within easy walking distance of central Zurich, Europe’s wealthiest, most sustainable and second most liveable city in the world.

Ihre Chance
Wir bieten Ihnen zeitgemässe Anstellungsbedingungen und ein interessantes sowie vielseitiges Aufgabengebiet in einem spannenden, dynamischen Umfeld. Haben wir Ihr Interesse geweckt? Dann bewerben Sie sich über unser Bewerberportal. Alpiq steht für gleiche Beschäftigungschancen. Personen- und Funktionsbezeichnungen gelten für alle Geschlechter. Bewerbungen von Personaldienstleistern können ohne telefonische Anfrage nicht berücksichtigt werden.

Über Alpiq
Die Alpiq Holding AG ist ein Schweizer Energiekonzern mit europäischer Ausrichtung. Zu ihren Aktivitäten gehören Stromerzeugung, Energiedienstleistungen, Energiehandel und Energiemanagement. Die Alpiq Digital AG ist eine Tochtergesellschaft der Alpiq Holding AG und entwickelt Digitallösungen und neue Servicemodelle in der Energiebranche.


Alina TauscherTel.: +41 62 286 72 50