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Spinverse is the Nordic leader in Innovation Consulting, specialized in creating open innovation ecosystems, funding, corporate renewal and boosting growth. We drive innovation in all key industries: health, electronics, ICT & security, circular bio-economy, manufacturing and energy to solve the major global challenges.
Our customers range from largest corporations to the smartest growth companies in the Nordic countries and other parts of Europe. We help our clients to manage innovation portfolios, build project plans, select partners, find funding and lead the projects. Together with our clients we build new businesses from €100 M upwards.
Spinverse employs some 50 international professionals at its offices in Finland, Sweden and Germany.
To increase our delivery capacity and client reach, we are looking for experienced freelancers around Europe. You will be involved in a wide range of consulting assignments, typically in the areas of Open Innovation, corporate renewal and growth.
Our value proposition for the freelance partners is a win-win relationship that allows the freelancer to:
We are looking for different freelancers for a variety of roles, including:
To express your interest in the freelancer relationship, please send your LinkedIn Profile URL or resume, cover letter (max 500 words) with an indication of your typical daily rates in relevant projects. We would also appreciate you to fill in the Freelancer Profile sheet for matching experts to client assignments. We will be contacting you as soon as we have reviewed your proposal.
Job location: Espoo
What is driving you to make changes in your career right now?
Have you worked with innovation projects as management consultant, and now wish to take the next step in your career and co-create radical innovations and breakthroughs in a multidisciplinary environment?
Or are you perhaps currently working as an in-house expert in a corporation leading your innovation projects and now wish to broaden your portfolio into a larger spectrum of disruptive, world-changing innovations?
WHY NOT CONSIDER JOINING SPINVERSE AS INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM LEADER?
As Innovation Ecosystem Leader your main task is to build and lead multidisciplinary innovation ecosystems and eventually transform them into successful business ecosystems. In other words, the ecosystem leader takes the lead in an innovation ecosystem without a formal role, by focusing on creating a common strategy with clear value propositions, co-creating a successful business model and supporting interaction between the partners. The goal is to lead the ecosystem and convert radical innovations into concrete go-to-market business opportunities and create value for the customers of the ecosystem.
This is a marvelous opportunity for you to capitalize on all your previous experience in complex innovation projects, business consulting and cross-company leadership to ensure the success of radical innovation and have a truly global impact.
As the Nordic leaders in innovation consulting we Spinversians specialize in innovation ecosystems that help our customers renew in industries such as energy, bioeconomy, manufacturing, ICT, and health. Our unique and bespoke Spinverse approach helps our customers build radical innovations to 100+ MEUR businesses. Our customer base is all around Europe and we are constantly developing completely new concepts that will enter the markets in 3 to 5 to 10 years’ time.
LET US TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THIS ROLE AND OUR APPROACH…
Diverse companies, organizations and individuals from different industries forming an innovation ecosystem tend to have different strategic directions. An innovation ecosystem is a loose organization in a judicial point of view and all this makes leading one a rather complex, but an intriguing job. According to our experience, in order to build trust and lead a successful innovation ecosystem, there are six key tasks on the ecosystem leader’s to-do list:
Innovation ecosystems are a booming way of co-creating innovations and new business. As we Spinversians have worked with them already for ten years, we offer our learnings and extensive knowledge to help you get a running start. Our experts have outlined the ecosystem leadership model, but there is also room for your own approach as a leader and an expert.
WHO WE ARE AS A WORKPLACE AND COLLEAGUES…
We must say that we are clearly results-driven, but we do that with a humane approach. We believe in a good work-life-balance and have seen it drive the high-quality results of our work. This means that we offer you an opportunity to combine your ambitions of world-changing innovations with a high-quality personal life.
The 50 of us have diverse professional and personal backgrounds, which makes our culture of cross-functional teamwork one of a kind. Many of us have an international flavor to life, many of us like new technology and gadgets, many of us are highly educated academics. All of us are hard working professionals with a passion and together we have a huge range of experience and knowledge from different industries and sectors to share with each other and the world.
WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE IN THIS ROLE…
During your first six months at Spinverse, we expect you to:
After your first year you have:
KEY RECRUITMENT CRITERIA AND TIPS BEFORE YOU PRESS ”APPLY FOR THIS JOB”
It is highly important for us that you feel passion towards disruptive, world-changing innovations and co-creating new business opportunities that have a global impact. In addition, you should recognize yourself in the following:
Critical know-how and experience in candidates we seek:
Please apply to this position latest by 13.1.2019
The co-operation with Spinverse helped us to see our business models and market needs in new perspective. Our message was simplified, and we found new business possibilities.
With the help of Spinverse experts, we expanded our business plan with the right answers to new questions. Without Spinverse I doubt we would have achieved our goals.