Innovation Manager Business Design & Intrapreneurship (m/f/d)

We are looking for an Innovation Manager Business Design & Intrapreneurship (m/f/d) for Maschinenraum!

Maschinenraum is the shared innovation ecosystem of German Mittelstand and family businesses to better understand and more boldly shape future issues together. Together with its member companies, Maschinenraum systematically drives the transformation of organisations by sharing experience, knowledge, skills and resources. Born out of the transformation experience of the Viessmann Group, Maschinenraum is a neutral platform from the Mittelstand sector with almost 40 family-owned companies.

As Innovation Manager Business Design & Intrapreneurship (m/f/d), you will combine your acquired entrepreneurial and creative skills to develop new products, services and business models and to test and implement them together with our network. In doing so, you will take on the role of a partner at eye level to support our member companies and their employees in their innovation activities.

What you do

  • You are the central contact person on the topic of innovation management and strategy, especially for digitalisation, innovation and strategy units of our member companies.

  • You lead and moderate joint innovation projects, e.g. as part of intrapreneurship programs for idea validation or as part of workshops and sprints with interdisciplinary teams.

  • You take central responsibility for the initiation and implementation of projects and support our members beyond workshops and projects.

  • You bring an entrepreneurial perspective to our team and are familiar with innovative business models as well as their modelling and always focus on the customer and end user.

  • You continuously develop our offering and improve underlying process models, methods and tools together with our member companies.

You are

  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience in challenging environments such as corporate innovation, corporate venturing or start-ups with strong experience in validating and developing new, digital business models.

  • You know how large and grown organisations (ideally with medium-sized structures) work.

  • You are passionate about new technologies, business models, big data and always work with the customer in mind.

  • You are able to simplify complex issues, work in a structured way and are able to manage multiple projects within the given time and budget constraints.

  • You have experience in leading or coaching interdisciplinary teams, have an authentic and confident presentation style and excellent communication skills in German and English.

  • Ideally, you have a well-maintained network of freelancers, agencies or inspiring personalities.

Even if you don't meet all the points but are up for the challenge, click "Apply" anyway. We love your spirit!

What makes us special

Every single one of us does an incredible amount. We appreciate that, so we want to give something back. Become part of an ambitious and diverse team, with a high degree of

  • a high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom from day one

  • flexible working hours, the opportunity to work from home and a good work-life balance

  • a modern workplace in the heart of Berlin with excellent transport links

  • 30 days holiday

  • regular team training, team events and lunches in our own café, as well as free drinks and fresh fruit

  • a permanent position in a young and sustainable thinking company, which builds on the experience of a 100-year success story.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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