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Switzerland - International Volunteers in Business Program (VIE)

IKOS is the European leading consulting firm specialized in railway engineering. We are committed to participate in the ecological transition and to develop the means of transportation of the future that are safe and durable. With 1,500 consultants on our team, supported by our R&D hub IKOS Lab, we provide you the opportunity of an international career in a multicultural environment. The Group currently holds 25 offices in 13 countries (France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, the UK, the USA, Canada, Morocco, Israel and Portugal). Since our creation in 2005, we strive for excellence to meet our clients’ needs in signalling and control systems, rolling stock, low voltage and telecoms, energy and high voltage, as well as infrastructures and tracks.

We regularly offer young potentials the opportunity to go abroad within the International Volunteers in Business program (VIE)

You have an engineer’s degree and want to combine your technical skills with your entrepreneurial spirit? Please join our Business Development Engineer teams in Switzerland!


To work on developing IKOS GROUP's activities, we are recruiting Business Development Engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset and a first experience in the industry (railway and/or energy sectors is an asset).  The goal of the Business Development Engineer is to enhance the presence of the company in the country and provide our customers with solutions (team of engineers) that are tailored to their needs.  Working with the Country Manager, the Business Development Engineer will, therefore, be in charge of recruiting his team of skillful engineering consultants (a primary task at first) and coordinate with the clients' technical needs.  Some travelling will be involved to meet up with clients, prospects and consultants.

  • Master's degree in an engineering field (compulsary!) + an additional degree in Management and/or an entrepreneurial spirit 
  • You have a strong interest in projects that combine business development, recruitment, technological innovation and managerial responsibilities 
  • You possess strong English skills; having a good knowledge of the language of the country where the VIE will take place is an asset
  • You are a team player and ready to learn quick 
  • You have good communications skills 
  • You have some previous experience in the industry (energy or transportation sectors are an asset) 




To apply, please contact our recruitment team :

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