IMP³ROVE ( is a fast-growing unit of the management consultancy Kearney. Our daily work is based on the conviction that innovation is manageable rather than a result of purely accidental circumstances. We offer innovation management-related consulting, assessment, and training services to private and public clients in the innovation eco-system. With a global network and the world´s largest innovation management benchmarking database, we are perceived as an international hub for innovation.

Key responsibilities:

Contributing to consulting projects with public and private sector clients related to growth and innovation management topics.

Knowledge and skills requirements:

Applicants for a position as Associate are expected to hold a hold a Master’s degree, and to have an excellent academic and non-academic track record; Additionally, for a position as Associate, a Ph.D. or a minimum of two years of relevant prior job experience are required. The position requires:

  • Strong team player looking for the challenge to grow in a dynamic environment
  • Proven track record of outstanding analytical achievements
  • Background in business administration, ideally, expertise in innovation management
  • Strong affinity for consulting and training
  • Affinity to digital business models
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with different stakeholders and different cultures
  • Language requirements: excellent skills in English and German, other language skills are an asset

Organizational environment:

  • Reporting directly to the Managing Directors Dr. Martin Ruppert and Dr. Nils Dülfer
  • Office location: Düsseldorf, remote work is possible
  • Start date: immediately

We are looking forward to receiving your compelling application, including cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates:

Thamara Weiershaus Rodriguez
+49 1752659305


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