This is you

Creative
You've always come up with creative and innovative solutions.

Enthusiast
Regardless of how busy it is, you remain energetic, sharp and focused.

Social butterfly
Starting a conversation feels natural for you, so is networking!

Our Accenture Interactive office in Amsterdam is looking for a junior Business Designer to join our Business Design team. This role requires a unique blend of creative thinking, business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset.

The strategists, pragmatists and creative thinkers on our Business Design team establish human-centric business strategies for our clients, using both design and strategy to structure the business impact of design at a strategic, operational and organizational level. As a Business Designer, you will support business design activities throughout engagements at the project level. It’s your chance to influence and shape the impact design has on the world – design is the problem-solving paradigm of our age, and business design is our way of shaping that impact. That being said, you will act as a bridge between the 4 pillars of successful innovation: desirability, viability, feasibility and adaptability.

Your job

As a junior Business Designer, you:

  • Are familiar with the innovation funnel, you know how to take a promising idea from intuition and analysis into market launch and scale-up phase.
  • Are passionate about trying out new things and experimenting with new tools and methods rather than focusing on best practices, you use ambiguity and uncertainty to your advantage to generate innovative outcomes.
  • Can’t stop talking about innovative startups and technological innovations, and love to get inspired and inspire others with new business model examples.
  • Have a strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills that balance with creative design approaches.
  • Are able to move between the innovation lenses (desirability, viability and feasibility)
  • Support business design activities including client workshops, stakeholder interviews, business intelligence gathering and creative brainstorms.
  • Research materials from a wide variety of client materials, interviews, external sources, analytics and data sources to build a business background point of view.
  • Have sound knowledge of the business design landscape, including but not limited to design intelligence, measurement, KPIs, organizational change, venturing, design storytelling, design thinking, culture change, coaching, business/investment case generation and product management.

Your team

At Accenture Interactive, we consider ourselves as the most effective 'digital enablers' around. And with good reason: our work includes pioneering next-level marketing, implementing industry-changing digital transformations and improving business performance using digital technology and data insights. We bridge the gap between brand promise and expectations - by creating transformative Experiences.

Our Amsterdam office is home to 220+ fun-loving team of clever, passionate people. We think, we plot, and we create digital products and experiences that help our clients solve problems and seize opportunities.You will be working side by side product designers, business designers, creative technologists and many more to deliver human-centred experiences that drive value for our clients.

Your background

  • MSc degree, preferably in the area of strategic product design, innovation management, strategic entrepreneurship, business administration or business economics.
  • Fluency or basic experience in at least two of the following areas and methodologies: business model innovation, value proposition design, lean startup, frame innovation, venture design, design thinking, human-centered design, strategy design.
  • You are a team player.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both spoken and written.
  • You work independently, have a hands-on mentality and take responsibility.

Our offer
Accenture is a marvelous place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you'll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we're proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense, and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.Besides high-profile, demanding projects and a nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits:

  • You will get the opportunity to expand your professional network with sustainability leaders from the largest Dutch companies
  • A work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility.
  • The opportunity to be part of a young and vivid team of ambitious colleagues and leads.
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Lisette Werkman, lisette.werkman@accenture.com

Maarten Peters - recruiter bij Accenture
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