Engagement Manager for a global innovation, strategy and design firm


Sector :  Innovation

Organization : 150 people in the USA

Core business : Our client is a global innovation, strategy and design firm. They define innovation strategies and develop breakthrough innovation products, services, and experiences for Fortune 500 companies across a range of industries.

Ambitions : Roll-out in the UK and in France

Key facts : Launched in 2002, they are leaders in the innovation field.


As an Engagement Manager, you would be responsible for:

  • Running innovation consulting projects from initial brief through to final deliverable
  • Managing and inspiring cross-functional teams – both internally and externally
  • Developing and articulating robust innovation strategies for a diverse range of clients
  • Developing a rapid understanding of commercial and operational context for each project
  • Helping shape the development of products and businesses
  • Presenting key deliverables to senior executives in our client organizations


You would have daily contact with executives at Fortune 500 companies, and as a result be exceptionally capable at rapid problem solving, and nurturing relationships with client partners. You would be responsible for working with cross-functional project teams within the Company and working closely with Innovation Consultants across all projects.


  • Graduate degree from A level schools
  • A minimum of five years experience working in the field of innovation – for an innovation consulting firm, a design firm or within a corporate innovation team.


Hard Skills:

  • Intuitive ability to represent complex concepts in a clear, concise and compelling way.
  • Experienced and comfortable presenting to large groups and delivering inspiring and engaging presentations.

Soft Skills:

  • Must be culturally fluent and open-minded
  • Significant experience leading a cross-functional team and collaborating with clients and external partners.
  • Lateral thinker adept at uncovering the themes and critical pieces of information that can spark game-changing innovations.
  • Self-propelled by restless curiosity, resourceful in scouring the world for insight, comfortable in a highly charged idea-centric environment, fascinated with changing the world, able to move seamlessly from high altitude thinking to the tangible and practical.
  • The most creative and restless member of whatever company you’re currently working for


Dependent on experience




Paris, France

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