From nature to ingredients®

Jungbunzlauer is one of the world’s leading producers of ingredients of natural origin. The Group operates manufacturing plants in Austria, Canada, France and Germany and specialises in high quality ingredients for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry as well as for various other industrial applications.


As one of the “Hidden Champions of the 21st century” Jungbunzlauer is a very successful, responsible and sustainable family-owned company. Being passionate about our products and a very good understanding of our customer’s needs and desires are key factors to our business success. Lean structures, flat hierarchies and quick decision making processes make us better and faster than our competition and bring us closer to our customers. They are the fundamentals enabling us to strongly grow within the fast changing markets of today.

For our Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, we are looking for an experienced

CEO Executive Support Manager (f/m)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the CEO/Management Committee in special projects which will be defined with the CEO 
  • Conceptual and content preparation of leadership meetings (such as Management Committee Meeting, board meetings of subsidiaries, site visits, etc.) 
  • Prepare/brief and support CEO for key internal and external meetings (Board of Directors Meetings of Jungbunzlauer Holding AG, Corporate Strategy Meeting, Pulse Calls, Quarterly "Town Halls" for all employees in the group, meetings of industry associations, etc.) 
  • Management of Management Committee Meeting agenda, prioritisation of topics and follow-up with functional heads; continuous improvement of operational effectiveness and efficiency of the Management Committee 
  • Coordination of cross-functional approaches and initiatives owned by CEO
  • Preparation of risk management content related to risks owned by CEO 
  • Oversight for strategic projects like the Vision 2030
  • Coordination of strategic project teams in cooperation with appointed workstream lead(s) 
  • Presentation in Management Committee Meetings in collaboration with respective workstream lead(s) 
  • Ensure reporting on progress/synergy to Management Committee 
  • Follow-up on of timely progress of critical milestones


  • University degree /completed MBA or equivalent studies 
  • Organisational understanding and how to work in complex matrix settings; experience in working in international teams, strong cross-cultural sensitivity 
  • At least 5 to 10 years professional experience in a complementing area of work 
  • Previous experience within senior project positions, strategic roles with cross-functional exposure 
  • Good Skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SAP 
  • Ingredients knowledge and understanding of key industry environment is a plus 
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken - German and/or French would be a plus 
  • Very good communication skills incl. ability to listen and giving feedback


Are you the candidate with initiative, team spirit and enthusiasm? Do you want to participate in the development of our company with interesting development options? You will be stationed at our Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, and we are offering you a challenging and strategic position with a high degree of autonomy but clear focus on targets to be achieved. You will directly report to the CEO and you will enjoy intense contacts to the Management Committee members as well as to other functions of our company.


If you are interested in this position, please send your complete application documents by E-Mail to Patricia Schaub, Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG, St. Alban-Vorstadt 90, CH-4002 Basel