Venture Method Lead

We're looking for people who enjoy thinking

People who like to ask and explore reasons behind success and failure, and who are interested in human thought, action, and decision-making. As the biggest independent corporate venture builder in Europe and MENA region, we create new businesses that make people's lives easier. 

We are currently looking for an experienced innovation consultant that can support us in the design, implementation and supervision of client projects. In this role, you will work with private and public clients on projects spanning different industries and scopes. Such projects could include qualitative user research and innovation road-mapping as well as coaching and facilitation of agile methodologies (e.g.Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Business Modelling). You should have experience from venture building, be familiar with startup principles, VC fundamentals and product design. 

Our multinational team operates mainly throughout Europe and the Middle East. We need experts in different mentalities, cultures, and thinking patterns to analyse markets, businesses, survey results, etc. Depending on the project, you will be working hand in hand with people of different backgrounds to build on each other’s knowledge, deliver the best outcome to our clients, and foster a collaborative learning environment inside the team.

What will be your key responsibilities:

Responsibilities of an Innovation Consultant: 

  • Design methodology, manage and deliver venture building projects of various nature, so that they meet the time, cost and quality standards of our clients and surpass their expectations
  • Develop and co-design workshop/research/project activities, scopes, objectives, tools and deliverables, when required
  • Design and advise to the desk and field research to support projects with customer-centric data. Guarantee the quality of research. 
  • Design and lead ideation sprint, workshops and activities
  • Guide and support participants during workshop sessions or different phases of the project through excellent communication, coaching and supervision
  • Attend sales and briefing meetings prior to each new client/qualification delivery, design sales offers, adjust methods, timeline and pricing to specific project needs
  • Supervision and mentoring of junior team members
  • Help to bulletproof proposition, challenge the venture team and conduct sanity check
  • Advice on competitive benchmark analysis, VC investment analysis, business model options, be familiar with the most common startups KPIs,
  • Design right methods for SW and HW earls-stage product testings
  • Design and deliver regular method sessions for innovation team
  • And many more

What experience should you have:

What should be your qualifications:

  • Proven work experience (min. 3+ yrs) in the early-stage startup/venture development or facilitation of innovation processes (in a consultancy, agency or corporate)
  • Min. Bachelor or preferably Master (or instead 5 yrs of relevant work experience) in Design, Economics, Business, Innovation Management or other related fields
  • Strong background/education in the areas of Innovation Management, Human-Centered Design and Agile methodologies (e.g. Design Thinking, Design Sprint, Lean Management)
  • Be familiar with startups world, VC fundamentals and emerging investment opportunities in high-growth sectors
  • Ability to think critically and to structure your thought process
  • Proficiency in English: understand nuances in the language in order to conduct qual. interviews, run workshops, etc.
  • Proficiency in other languages, such as German, is a plus
  • Additionally, you are passionate, proactive (bring in ideas & initiatives), flexible, action-oriented, reliable and autonomous, have attention to detail, learn quick and are a team-player

Hiring process: 

  • Screening phone call with the recruiter
  • Interview with hiring manager/project lead/COO 
  • Bootcamp (1 day spent with your potential team – we want to see how you work and we are looking forward to hearing your questions about Creative Dock)
  • We only work on projects that we personally believe in and products that transform people’s lives in a positive way. Are you interested? Get in touch with us.

What do you get in return:

Why join Creative Dock

We are proud of our informal atmosphere. Our working environment is shaped around project teams. We believe in career development. All that matters are your skills and desire to learn more. Change the future with us. Join a global venture-building company.

What we offer

  • A full-time job as a freelancer
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Four weeks of paid leave
  • Flexible working hours & home office
  • Possible relocation to offices around the world (Berlin, Zurich, KSA)
  • Sponsored MultiSport cards for you and your family (CZ)
  • Free yoga classes in the office (CZ)
  • The facilities and know-how of the largest venture builder in the world

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