Capgemini isa global leader in innovation and a pioneer in the creationof the concept of Applied Innovation. The Applied Innovation Exchange(AIE) was built from the ground up to be the foundational infrastructure, discipline,ecosystem needed to help our clients become proficient atinnovation.
The AIE SanFrancisco is Capgeminis flagship innovation asset. At the AIE wehelp our clients to navigate their most challenging business and technologyissues. We immerse our clients into the world of innovation, new ways ofworking, modern architectures, and emerging technologies. We challenge andcoach them to uncover opportunities to become more proficient applied innovators. Weare a small team, obsessed with having an impact on our clients, our firm, ourtalent, and our partners.
The AIE SF is partof Capgeminis Chief Innovation Office. The CINO office works to assureworld-class innovation infrastructure is developed, scaled, and embedded intohow Capgemini sells, delivers and services our clients.
The InnovationStrategist is a critical role for the San Francisco AppliedInnovation Exchange team. This role is responsible fordirectly engaging Senior level leaders from Capgemini, clients, and partners,with the purpose of guiding innovation initiatives to tangible businessoutcomes; for the client, Capgemini, and our innovation ecosystempartners. This person will work in a team focused on thedelivery of world class client experiences and impacting key Capgeministakeholders. As such, the candidate for this role mustbe both an engaging innovation thought leader and analways-curious innovation practitioner. The InnovationStrategist will report to the AIE SF Leader/VP.
The AIE is not foreveryone. It is a demanding environment, often with high degrees ofambiguity, tight deadlines, and high expectations. It is also extremelyrewarding we routinely engage the biggest and best companies in the world, andthe top players in Silicon Valley.
Service Deliveryof the AIE Service Catalog
Key AIEofferings include Discover Workshops and SustainedInnovation. Discover Workshops directly engage clients, partners, andCapgemini leaders. They focus on leveraging a proven AIE discipline andmethodology to help clients navigate and apply innovation to theirmost significant challenges, connected to new customer experience,operational excellence and business model transformation. Leveraging the BayArea innovation ecosystem and applying emerging technologies, are keycomponents in our delivery. Sustained Innovation provides a programframework for continuous and transformational innovation. This rolewill manage all aspects of Discover workshops and SustainedInnovation program management.
The AIE SF has arobust service catalog, which would include offerings like Ecosystem Scans,Innovation as a Service, Residency, Innovation Coaching. This role will beresponsible for the delivery of these offerings, working with the full AIESF team.
Capgemini is amatrixed organization, with a diverse set of internal stakeholders. TheAIE also engages deeply with external stakeholders, such as partners, academia,venture capital, and startups. It is essential that the AIE work to driveimpact to the many stakeholders it serves. This will come in manyforms. Examples include:
Assuring account teamsare conditioned to leverage applied innovation models in their accounts
Assuring AIE offeringsare embedded into client delivery
Large client proposals/ deals are supported and include innovation
External constituentsunderstand the role AIE plays and they gain value from direct clientengagement
Coordinating with the globalAIE network to advance new thought leadership & offerings.
The AIE SF is a verydemanding organization and requires strong leaders who are obsessed with thedevelopment and cultivation of a high performing team and culture. Acritical aspect of this role will be to embody the typeof expertise that fosters high levels of trust,communication, impact, excellence, and fun.
Bachelors Degree and7+ years of experience
Strong analyticalabilities in order to evaluate an organization's business opportunitiesand help guide innovation initiatives to tangible outcomes
Excellentcommunication, presentation, and workshop facilitation skills
Experienced innovationpractitioner, well oriented in conceptual solution architectureand emerging technologies
Experiencein working in cross-functional teams and innovation initiatives willbe beneficial
Experience in Design Thinking,Business Model Canvas, Lean Canvas, Agile Ways of Working applied in largeorganizations
Comfort with ambiguityand rapidly changing environment
Experience in the BayArea, including an existing networkCapgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant - About Capgemini Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of 17billion. Visit us at . People matter, results count.