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Innovation Manager (m/w/x)

  • Berlin

Does making and fostering great client relationships around innovation topics make your heart beat faster? Do you get a kick out of acquiring new clients? Is agile your preferred way of working? If this sounds like you, please read on!

You love to do sales and account development work but realise that a sale is nothing without solid delivery of promised impact. You understand that building successful business relations requires an end-to-end responsibility from promise to constantly delivering to meet and exceed expectations.

Skills & Requirements

As a Futurice Innovation Manager, you will work in a team together with some of the very best consultants and professionals in software development, design and digital business. With your true passion for building and retaining quality customer relationships you will help them to succeed in delivering outstanding impact for our clients whose standards are high. You aim to become the most important trusted contact person for the client.

Our clients are leading international corporations and small-to medium size companies in e.g. automotive, energy, consumer goods and financial industries. We help them to find new ways to prosper and succeed in the digital era, in an ever more rapidly changing business environment.

This role consists of sales and account care for existing and new clients, discovering and developing new opportunities as well as overseeing projects, taking holistic responsibility for the health and well-being of entire customer accounts, inside sales to our project teams.

We’re looking for a rising star who has at least some years of relevant experience in customer acquisition and sales already under their belt. You have a passion for innovation and networking, understanding of consulting, love to drive the business forward and are not afraid of cold calls if needed. Everybody can sell products - your passion is to sell services. You might have a Degree for example in Information Technology/Management, Software Production, Business, Industrial Management or similar, or perhaps you have acquired equivalent skills elsewhere, e.g. software development, design, data science or leading agile development work.

We expect you to understand the software world and what it takes to build digital services for demanding clients. You have a passion for innovation topics.

Fluent German skills are a must in this role. Your primary focus will be in German market and most of the clients in Germany prefer this language.

Finally, it is very important that your mindset is a match with Futurice’s culture and organization. You will need to work as an excellent team player in our highly social, silo-free, diverse organization without many boxes, restrictions or functional roles.

We're offering a position of extreme learning and personal development opportunities. We’ll give you a lot of freedom and a lot of responsibility in a dynamic, international organization that has won the Best Place to Work in Europe - twice. At Futurice, trust is not earned - it is given. And yes - you will also have a lot of fun with some of the most awesome colleagues in the world both at daily work and at our various crazy events!

If this makes you excited, please send your application using the form below.

About the company

Futurice is a new breed of innovation consultancy that has digital values at its core. We inject life into digital solutions by designing innovative mobile apps and online software – all with a focus on user experience and interaction. We believe that the winning recipe for digital projects is happy people, happy customers, and happy users. Our customers span financial services, media, automotive and energy, amongst others.

Founded in 2000 we are over 550-strong and growing. A Finnish company, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Oslo, London, Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart. For more information, visit www.futurice.com.