Design Thinking Lead, Trainer & Coach
Looking for an exciting job in innovation? We got one for you! The Service Science Factory is searching for an Design Thinking Lead, Trainer & Coach who is going to awaken our clients’ innovation capacity and prepare them for future challenges!
You will run innovation projects together with organisations, academic experts, and students; teach in our executive education programmes; lead design sprints; and hunt for new opportunities in the professional networks. Are you up for the challenge? Apply for this position by introducing yourself to us in a way that only a creative innovation expert would do!
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking for a professional, HBO+ education, with at least 5 years of work experience in strategy, consultancy, project management, design thinking and preferably a combination of these fields. Ideally, you have an established professional network, and you can bring in new business. The organisations we currently serve are mostly active in healthcare, services, and manufacturing. Ties to corporates operating on an international level would be an absolute plus.
Do you recognise yourself in the following qualities? Then you are the ideal candidate for
- Strong communication skills (client contact)
- Training skills, educational experience with professionals and master students
- Leadership skills (build teams, motivate teams, lead teams)
- Strategic thinking
- Innovation management (disruptive innovation, digital innovation, design thinking, innovation labs, corporate start-up)
- Stress resilient (we are operating a lot in uncharted territory with our innovation projects)
- Entrepreneurial (proactive, identify and convert opportunities into impact)
- Eagerness to learn, curious mind-set
- Working independently and having a team spirit
- Excellent Dutch and English language skills
SERVICE SCIENCE FACTORY
In this position, you will be joining an ambitious, dynamic, and fast-paced team that is
part of the Service Science Factory (SSF). SSF is UMIO’s innovation hub, developing new
and value-added services for client organisations, and facilitating their adoption and
integration within. SSF is passionate about innovation and backed by the Design Thinking
methodology, their aim is to ignite other organisations’ passion for innovation too.
More information: www.servicesciencefactory.com
UMIO is the professional development branch of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, located at the beautifully redeveloped Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht (NL). Together with a team of 30+ committed colleagues, we facilitate learning trajectories for individual professionals and organisations in the region and abroad by offering degree programmes (MBAs and Executive Masters) and short management courses for individuals.
We also design tailor-made learning journeys and innovation projects for professional teams and organisations.
WHAT DO WE OFFER
- Dynamic environment
- Work with businesses and professionals in various industries
- International focus
- Good secondary benefits
- Strong focus on personal development
- A driven, dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial, collaborative team
We offer a 1.0 fte appointment for the period of one year with the possibility of extension. Remuneration will be according to the scales of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, depending on education and relevant work experience. Starting date is preferably start October/November 2022. For more information about the scales, please contact Eveline Arts via firstname.lastname@example.org
GOOD TO KNOW
Since we are eager to welcome you to our team, please take note of the following days on
which the first-round interviews will take place: 17 & 18 August.
We invite you to be creative in your approach to show us why you are the perfect candidate
for the job and to join our team. Please send your creative motivation as well as your CV
before August 12 to email@example.com.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Secretary UMIO MT & HR UMIO
UMIO | Maastricht University
T: +31 (0)43 388 44 88 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org