Senior Cocreate Lead

Posted Feb 1, 2019
Project ID: PHILJP00019248
Eindhoven , Noord Brabant
7 months (Feb 13, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019)
20 hrs/week
Payrate range
0 - 111 €/hr
Sr. Cocreate Lead

In this role, you have the opportunity to
Cocreate is Design Thinking the Philips way. The Cocreate program claims to bring people together and help them to unleash their creativity to develop inspiring and meaningful solutions. To do this, people from different disciplines need to collaborate. Each participant brings unique and specific knowledge, but to realize breakthrough innovations, they need to collaborate and combine their knowledge in a creative manner. It is your challenge to make this happen. You have to orchestrate the collaboration and facilitate the discussions such that the team takes a learning approach and gets to solutions that are relevant to the user, are technical feasible and have a viable business model. Although you will sometimes not have a formal mandate, you will have to engage with people from different disciplines, make them feel comfortable in the innovative journey and lead discussions and dialogues from a neutral position.

You are responsible for
-   Lead and facilitate creative collaboration between different disciplines (e.g. Design sprints)
-   Take sometimes vague challenges and involve people from different disciplines, engage with the stakeholders to get them into the initiative and agree a clear scope of action
-   Kick-start Cocreate tracks, drive the further collaboration and do all stakeholder management to ensure these tracks will have impact
-   Facilitate discussions and workshops such that multi-disciplinary teams take a learning approach to innovation and realize creative breakthroughs
-   Monitor the results (content) of the process and evaluate how it will accelerate to the formulated goal

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
-   You have a Master degree and at least 10 years of working experience that clearly support the required skills
-   You have excellent verbal and written skills in English
-   You have clear and proven skills in DESIGN THINKING/facilitating creativity and know the different technics (theory & tricks)
-   You have a clear track record in running project teams and you know how to combine strategic thinking and hands-on action
-   You are a clear self-starter, that is highly energetic with a positive mindset, understands how to motivate others and accelerates teamwork
-   You know how to engage with different stakeholders and know how to get them involved and you know how to manage collaboration between different disciplines and get to hard results
-   You are able to work with people at different levels of the company and you are able to work on several projects in parallel and work with sometimes very challenging deadlines

You are a part of
As part of Philips Design, the Cocreate team is involved in strategy projects, value proposition creation, co-creation with external stakeholders (e.g. customers, healthcare professionals and patients) in healthcare and is helping other Philips departments in general problem solving. With an experimental approach, in which we consider innovation a learning process by teams, we help multi-disciplinary teams to discover new insights, frame challenges, get to new ideas and quickly build demonstrators to learn if ideas indeed work. The Cocreate team is orchestrating a global network (Community of Practice), involving others in Philips, building and growing our understanding of Design Thinking.

In return, we offer you
-   Great team atmosphere
-   Competitive rates

Why should you join Philips?
We offer projects that really put your skills to the test. Lots of learning opportunities through regular, on-the-job feedback and knowledge exchange with specialists in many different fields. Creative freedom so you can express yourself and apply your expertise in a way that makes an impact. A friendly and collaborative culture that encourages you to contribute to our health tech strategy, making life better for 3 billion lives a year by 2025.

- You need to bring your own Mac Book
- we can't commit to a minum hours. This means we ask for flexibility in hours per week you are availble.
- propose with English CV
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