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Growth & Innovation Strategist (m/f/d)

  • Munich
  • Munich

The G&I Strategist plays a key role in helping Futurice Germany grow its impact. To effectively carry out the role, broad experience across business growth and transformation engagements is required in order to act as a source of expertise for key account teams, and carry out the role of trusted advisor for senior client stakeholders. As a member of the Strategy & Culture community, and working hand-in-hand with the Principal Advisor, the G&I Strategist will both support the development of the competence and new business activities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Key Account Support: Lead/support client innovation engagements by acting as a source of expertise in the realm of insight/foresight, strategy and leadership.
  • New business catalyst: Support business development activity with current clients and new prospects, including development of proposals and framing workshops.
  • Project management / support: To support and carry out the scoping, framing and delivery of focus client engagements, ensuring quality and profit standards are adhered to.
  • Client advisor: Leverage experience and knowledge to act as a trusted advisor for senior client relationships in focus accounts, with the objective of strengthening relationship, identifying and scoping new opportunities.
  • Thought leadership: Lead/Support the development of POV’s and ‘talks’ (e.g. conference presentations) to generate opportunities for new client work.
  • Competence development: To provide input on emerging client challenges and needs in relation to defining growth paths for the Futurice business in Germany.

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for....

  • Fluent German and English skills
  • 5 to 8 years experience working in growth and innovation strategy, tackling complex problems whilst also mentoring and up-skilling junior members of the team
  • Good commercial acumen with ability to frame proposals for programs/projects in innovation and transformation domain
  • Comfort working in ambiguity, being a ‘hybrid’, applying creative intelligence and analytical rigour to identify solutions.
  • Experience in end-to-end process for building commercially viable solutions and comfort with product, service and business propositions.
  • A global mindset, with a passion for innovation, change and solving complex problems
  • A storyteller, and not only are you able to take senior stakeholders through a journey to delivery, but you have an ability to persuasively influence your audience.
  • Excitement about making an impact on a growing business, developing accounts and contributing to thought leadership, while also not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get things done.

What we offer:

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

Take a look at what we do and what we've done and get in touch. Don’t just tell us where you have worked or studied, tell us who you are and where you are heading and what you can bring to the Futurice team. Describe what you already know and what you want to learn next.

We offer you a great workplace with awesome colleagues, interesting projects with the possibility of working at Futurice offices abroad for shorter or longer stints, excellent tools and benefits, a social responsibility program to take pride in and great possibilities for continuous learning and professional growth. We are proud of our lean, flat organisation and distinctive organisational culture – one that has been selected as the best place to work in Europe twice.

You are more of an evening person? You need to pick up your kids from school? We believe in well-rested people doing concentrated and impactful work. Therefore we have flexible working hours.

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.

Katharina Stelzer | Hiring Manager

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