Innovation consultant: Design Strategist

  • Vast Contract
  • 3 jaar ervaring

Waarom werken bij Board of Innovation

Onze werknemers krijgen full ownership van ideeën die ze dan ook naar de realiteit moeten omzetten. Daarom zoeken we mensen die met die vrijheid en verantwoordelijkheid kunnen omgaan.  Creativiteit, leergierigheid, ondernemerszin, ambitie,..., zijn andere belangrijke karakteristieken waarmee je ons kan overtuigen van jouw meerwaarde voor het team.

Over deze job

At Board of Innovation our aim is to empower 100 million people to innovate, by building the most inspiring innovation agency. We're proud to work with clients like GE, Philips, Danone, AB InBev, ING and Roche - around the globe. Our overall goal is to have a long-term impact on the innovation culture: helping these corporates to build up innovation capabilities, so they can become more responsive in this fast-moving world.

We don’t believe in forcing someone into a specific job function. Your role will be shaped based on your own interest and experience, as well as those of your team members; and even more importantly, everyone's role is expected to evolve continuously.

Consider this as a starting point for the role of Board of Innovation Design Strategist: you create a positive impact for people and organizations through innovation and design.

Wie je bent

  • You have an academic background in Business/ Design/ Innovation/ Engineering/ Digital
  • You have 3 – 5 years of relevant experience (eg innovation consultant, design strategist, human-centered designer, service designer, entrepreneur…)
  • You are extensively experienced in applying the Design Thinking process and familiar with business design (eg Lean Startup, …)
  • You are a creative, emphatic as well as a very strong analytical thinker
  • Your facilitation and coaching skills are spot on
  • A sound ability to scope a (qualitative) research project, lead fieldwork, conduct interviews, run co-creation sessions, …
  • You are able to design the basics of prototyping (mockups, landing-pages , sketching)
  • You can formulate your own opinion, backed up with arguments and confidence
  • You have what it takes to thrive in our team: eager to learn, an open mindset, a team spirit, an entrepreneurial attitude and a ‘raise the bar’ mentality
  • You are flexible and willing to travel to work with international teams across the globe, the position itself it based in Antwerp
  • You are fluent in English, other languages are an asset.


Ontmoet ons team

Ons team is een verzameling van diverse talenten, allemaal gepassioneerd door innovatie, design thinking en oplossingen waar mensen echt van houden. Het internationale karakter van Board of Innovation, met hoofdzetel in Antwerpen, weerspiegelt zich ook in de diversiteit van het 25-koppige team dat bestaat uit meer dan 10 verschillende nationaliteiten. Sommigen komen letterlijk van de andere kant van de wereld, speciaal om bij ons te werken.

Arne Van Balen

Innovation Capability Expert

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