Business Unit Manager - Innovation Management

Our client is an international consulting group of +800 employees and a turnover of around 102 mio€, specialized in optimizing Tax Incentives for R&D and Innovation activities.

It has grown from a small consulting firm into Europe’s largest innovation funding specialist helping innovative companies improve their global performance.

Their activities can be described at Group level in three business lines: Innovation Incentives, Consulting and Business Process Outsourcing.

With over 20 years' experience, our client has assembled a distinctive blend of highly qualified tax professionals and consultants experienced in almost every industry sector. They proudly have the largest technical team dedicated to R&D Tax claims across all Europe ensuring client’s claim is maximized and their clients work with consultants who have worked in the same industry before and understand their challenges.

With a turnover over 9 mio€, the Belgian affiliate employs more than 50 consultants and serves close to 1200 clients.

The company helps improve company performance through Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits, Grants and Innovation Income Deduction (IID). They also provide Compensation & Benefits Advice and Procurement Services.

Today, their clients often strive to deliver impacting and capital innovations but don’t have the right resources to do so. The company is receiving more and more requests to support them in optimizing their capabilities to manage innovation.

In order to further develop their activities and to answer their clients’ needs, we are actively looking for a Management / Strategy Consultant:

 

BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER – INNOVATION MANAGEMENT (M/F)


Brussels


 

The Business Unit Manager Innovation Management will start up the new department from scratch. He / she will have the responsibility of Benelux, France and UK.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You’ll define the global Innovation Management Consulting offer that will be proposed to the clients.

  • You’ll play an active role in the business development and sales activities in order to grow the team and the business.

  • You’ll give solid strategic advice to the clients in order to accelerate the pace of innovation.

  • You’ll think beyond traditional way of working to develop new services and business models and generate sustainable business impact thanks to disruptive innovations in their organizations.

  • You’ll establish the optimum process and governance structures to meet the new needs of the clients.

  • Your mission is to bring relevant solutions to the market faster.


 

PROFILE

  • You have a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience as a Management Consultant in Innovation Management

  • You are to work autonomously, you are entrepreneurial

  • You are keen to give strong strategic advice, and have analytical and problem-solving skills

  • You have very good communication skills, you can articulate complex ideas to all levels of an organization

  • You are fluent in French and English

  • You will be based in Brussels and will travel to France and UK


 

Caroline de Strycker - c.destrycker@platinium-executivesearch.be - +32 475 42 49 75

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