Fahrenheit 212 is a global innovation, strategy and design firm. We define innovation strategies and develop products, services, and experiences that create sustainable, profitable growth for our clients.

We are looking for an Engagement Manager to join the strategy team in our Munich office. You should have experience and a proven ability to think commercially, strategically and creatively, and you should have experience defining and implementing innovation strategies for Fortune 500 companies across a range of industries. This experience may come through work in strategy consulting, private equity, venture capital, investment banking, or within a corporate innovation team.

Your Responsibilities

As an Engagement Managers in our strategy team, you would be responsible for:

  • running innovation consulting projects from initial brief through to final deliverable
  • 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

You would have daily contact with 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 Fahrenheit 212 and working closely with Innovation Consultants in the Idea Development team across all projects.

Your Future

When we recruit Engagement Managers, we are looking not just for candidates who can fulfill the role outlined above, but as importantly candidates we believe have the potential to ultimately become Directors and play a leadership role in the firm. In addition to regular team training sessions, you would be assigned a mentor to work with you on building specific skills and capabilities aligned to pre-defined professional development goals.

Our Requirements

You should have a graduate degree. You should have a minimum of 3 years experience working in the field of innovation or growth strategy – as a consultant / senior consultant or within private equity, venture capital, investment banking or a corporate innovation team. You should be a lateral thinker adept at uncovering the themes and critical pieces of information that can spark game-changing innovations. You should be 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.  You should be the most creative and restless member of whatever company you’re currently working for.

You should display, and be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Creative Problem Solving. You should have an intuitive ability for identifying gaps in markets and developing new markets in those gaps.
  • Great Presentation Skills. You would be interacting on a regular basis with senior executives and should therefore demonstrate the ability to construct and deliver inspiring and convincing arguments verbally as well as on paper.
  • Creative Sensibilities. You should have a well-honed aesthetic appreciation, and experience generating results with creative teams across a range of disciplines.
  • Diverse Experience. Fahrenheit 212 does not specialize in any particular industry or category, and as such you should be able to demonstrate diverse category experience.
  • Contagious Positive Passion. You should get excited by big transformational ideas and be able to infectiously stoke the fires of those around you.
  • Strong Opinions. You should be prepared to defend your opinions and perspectives and be able to support them with lateral and insightful commercial and strategic rationale.

How to Apply

  1. Tell us “Why Fahrenheit 212?” in 200 words, in your cover letter.
  2. Attach your resume or CV.
  3. Submit your application.

For further questions please reach out to Svenja Fölster.

Fahrenheit 212 is a part of Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transforming consulting arm of the Capgemini Group, which specializes in advising and supporting enterprise & digital transformation from innovation strategy to execution with an unstinting focus on results.

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