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Blue Horizon

We are a global leader in impact investing. Accelerating the market towards our vision of a new Sustainable Food System, focused on replacing animal proteins with healthy alternatives and transforming the food value chain. We create measurable, positive impact — if that sounds exciting to you, we should talk.

Our Values

We value mavericks and mavens but above all we covet game-changers – in our team and in our portfolio. Anything less is simply not enough; we must be the change.  We value diversity, in every aspect, but especially perspectives, which is why we harvest the best thinking from science, business and entrepreneurialism to find the most impactful investment fulcrums. We value resolve and determination because changing what’s on the world’s plate will not be easy, but the rewards will be immeasurably satisfying. 

How to work over the horizon

If you have a passion for next-generation thinking that will create meaningful impact then we invite you to reach out.

Open roles

HR Manager 50% – 80% (w/m/d)

You take full responsibility for the operational management of all HR matters and the development of Human Resources for the Blue Horizon Group

Tasty, healthy, planet-saving food for everyone

Blue Horizon is accelerating the transition to a New Sustainable Food System that delivers outstanding returns for investors and the planet. The company is a global pioneer of the Future of Food. As a pure play impact investor, Blue Horizon has shaped the growth of the alternative protein and food tech market. The company invests at the intersection of biology, agriculture and technology with the aim to transform the global food industry.

To date, the company has raised over USD 850 million and invested in more than 60 companies. Its business model offers an attractive opportunity to invest in the evolution of the global food system while contributing to a healthy and sustainable world.

For the expansion of our small but quickly growing team in our Zurich office, we are looking for an experienced

HR Manager 50% - 80% (w/m/d)

Your Responsibilities

You take full responsibility for the operational management of all HR matters and the development of Human Resources for the Blue Horizon Group. This includes particularly:

  • Support and coach the executive team and our employees in all HR matters
  • Handle the entire employee lifecycle from recruitment to exit of employees
  • Definition, implementation and development of all operational HR processes including annual staff appraisal, management of share-based payment programs and HR reporting
  • Assist employees in Swiss labour law and with their application for work permits
  • Manage the external payroll providers and the insurance broker with regards to personnel insurances
  • Be the HR business partner and go-to place for HR matters for the organization
  • Project lead or support in various projects and initiatives internationally

Your Profile

  • Human Resource education (HR specialist with federal diploma or similar)
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in a similar role or function in Switzerland, preferably in an international environment
  • Self-driven, trustworthy, flexible, reliable and team oriented personality with “hands-on mentality”
  • Business proficiency in English and German with the ability to use both languages seamlessly
  • Service-oriented mentality and good communication skills

Our Offer

  • Opportunity to make a measurable positive impact in a quickly growing industry of the future
  • Interesting function with a lot of creative freedom in a highly dynamic and fast-paced working environment
  • Be part of a young, international team of highly motivated professionals
  • Direct interaction with the executive team to ensure fast decision making
  • Attractive and performance-related remuneration
  • Flexible working time models - you can flexibly arrange your home office and attendance times 

Blue Horizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. An employment with Blue Horizon is governed solely based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, colour, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, disability status, age, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

 Does this exciting position appeal to you? Then we look forward to receiving your application. Please send your complete application documents to jobs@bluehorizon.com.

Financial Accountant (w/m/d)

Take responsibility for the Financial Accounting of all four Swiss entities within Blue Horizon Group.

Your Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the Financial Accounting of all four Swiss entities within Blue Horizon Group;

  • Establish an in-house Financial Accounting function and gradually insource tasks from external accounting providers;

  • Ongoing preparation of accounting and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual statements in accordance with Swiss Code of Obligations;

  • Support the set-up of a system which allows continuous accounting in accordance with IFRS in parallel to Swiss Code of Obligation (IFRS is currently done in Excel);

  • Prepare the entities’ annual close and annual report initially in cooperation with the external accounting providers;

  • Monitor and forecast cash and cash-flows and manage foreign currencies.

  • Prepare/review Balance Sheet (BS) reconciliations and arrange timely and accurate VAT returns;

  • Prepare regular variance analysis on the P&L and BS fluctuation;

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures and liaise with external auditors;

  • Be a finance business partner for the organization;

  • Support in various projects and process structuring in close cooperation with the Director Finance & Risk and the CFO.

Your Profile

  • Financial Accounting education (Chartered Specialist in Accounting and Financial Management with Federal Diploma or similar);

  • Several years of relevant professional experience in a similar role or function;

  • Experience in working with IFRS is required: Experience in fund management is an advantage;

  • Business proficiency in English and German with the ability to use both languages seamlessly;

  • Self-driven, trustworthy, flexible, reliable and team oriented personality with  “hands-on mentality”;

  • Result-oriented working method and good communication skills;

  • Attention to detail and accuracy and ability to meet deadlines.

Our offer

  • Opportunity to make a measurable positive impact in a quickly growing industry of the future;

  • Highly dynamic and fast-paced working environment;

  • Be part of a young, international team of highly motivated professionals;

  • Flexible working time models - you can flexibly arrange your home office and attendance times in the team.

Blue Horizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. An employment with Blue Horizon is governed solely based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, disability status, age, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Does this exciting position appeal to you? Then we look forward to receiving your application. Please send your complete application documents to jobs@bluehorizon.com.

Portfolio Jobs

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Next generation breastmilk.

Really good eggs.

Animal-free protein for every human, every animal, everywhere.

Sustainable seafood.

Real gelatin, without animals.

For the love of meat.

Full of flavor, free of guilt.

Tissue cultured meat.

Do right. Bite by bite.

No harm. No fowl.

Same meat, different way.

Inspired by nature.

Kindness is simple. It’s our true nature.

Animal free pet food.

About Us

Serial entrepreneurs, seasoned investors, imaginative scientists — it takes all three to create impact.