Design Thinking Lead, Trainer & Coach UMIO/SSF at Maastricht University

Design Thinking Lead, Trainer & Coach UMIO/SSF at Maastricht University

Published Deadline Location
29 Jul 14 Aug Maastricht
Looking for an exciting job in innovation? We got one for you!
The Service Science Factory is searching for an Design Thinking Lead, Trainer & Coach who is going to awaken our clients’ innovation capacity and prepare them for future challenges! You will run innovation projects together with organisations, academic experts, and students; teach in our executive education programmes; lead design sprints; and hunt for new opportunities in the professional networks. Are you up for the challenge? Apply for this position by introducing yourself to us in a way that only a creative innovation expert would do!

Job description

We are looking for a professional, HBO+ education, with at least 5 years of work experience in strategy, consultancy, project management, design thinking and preferably a combination of these fields. Ideally, you have an established professional network, and you can bring in new business. The organisations we currently serve are mostly active in healthcare, services, and manufacturing. Ties to corporates operating on an international level would be an absolute plus.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

Do you recognise yourself in the following qualities? Then you are the ideal candidate for the job!

  • Strong communication skills (client contact)
  • Training skills, educational experience with professionals and master students
  • Leadership skills (build teams, motivate teams, lead teams)
  • Strategic thinking
  • Innovation management (disruptive innovation, digital innovation, design thinking, innovation labs, corporate start-up)
  • Stress resilient (we are operating a lot in uncharted territory with our innovation projects)
  • Entrepreneurial (proactive, identify and convert opportunities into impact)
  • Eagerness to learn, curious mind-set
  • Working independently and having a team spirit
  • Excellent Dutch and English language skills

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year with the possibility of extension.

What do we offer?

  • Dynamic environment
  • Work with businesses and professionals in various industries
  • International focus
  • Good secondary benefits
  • Strong focus on personal development
  • A driven, dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial, collaborative team

We offer a 1.0 fte appointment for the period of one year with the possibility of extension. Remuneration will be according to the scales of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, depending on education and relevant work experience. Starting date is preferably start September/ October 2022.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.

Employer

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Department

UMIO/Service Science Factory

UMIO

UMIO is the professional development branch of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, located at the beautifully redeveloped Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht (NL). Together with a team of 30+ committed colleagues, we facilitate learning trajectories for individual professionals and organisations in the region and abroad by offering degree programmes (MBAs and Executive Masters) and short management courses for individuals. We also design tailor-made learning journeys and innovation projects for professional teams and organisations.
More information: www.umio.nl

SERVICE SCIENCE FACTORY
In this position, you will be joining an ambitious, dynamic, and fast-paced team that is part of the Service Science Factory (SSF). SSF is UMIO’s innovation hub, developing new and value-added services for client organisations, and facilitating their adoption and integration within. SSF is passionate about innovation and backed by the Design Thinking methodology, their aim is to ignite other organisations’ passion for innovation too.
More information: www.servicesciencefactory.com

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact: Eveline Arts, Secretary UMIO MT & HR UMIO
UMIO | Maastricht University
T: +31 (0)43 388 44 88 | E: e.arts@maastrichtuniversity.nl

 

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Higher professional education +
  • AT2022.335

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Tapijnkazerne 11, 6211 ME, Maastricht

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Recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.335 in your letter.

Application procedure

Since we are eager to welcome you to our team, please take note of the following days on which the first-round interviews will take place: 17 & 18 August.
We invite you to be creative in your approach to show us why you are the perfect candidate for the job and to join our team. Please send your creative motivation as well as your CV before 14 August to Recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl with a CC to hr@umio-maastricht.nl.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

Since we are eager to welcome you to our team, please take note of the following days on which the first-round interviews will take place: 17 & 18 August.
We invite you to be creative in your approach to show us why you are the perfect candidate for the job and to join our team. Please send your creative motivation as well as your CV before 14 August to Recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl with a CC to hr@umio-maastricht.nl.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

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Make sure to apply no later than 14 Aug 2022 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).