Senior Innovation Manager (f/m/d)

Vienna or Bolzano
At Once
German & English
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Let's build ventures with corporates together

We’re a team of 45+ hands-on entrepreneurs, consultants, business developers, communication experts, and passionate innovators who work together to build the businesses of tomorrow with leading corporates.

If you are looking for a challenging, diverse, and developing work, keep on reading.

What you will be doing

  • You are responsible for building and implementing intrapreneurship and startup collaboration programmes with our clients in different industries
  • You lead a team of WhatAVenture Innovation Managers in your programmes
  • You feel comfortable on stage in a facilitating role or as a coach of the innovation teams
  • You are part of the WhatAVenture sales activities
  • You visualise complex issues and develop implementation strategies
  • You live Lean Startup

What you need to be successful in the role

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in management consulting, accelerator programmes or innovation management of an established company
  • Experience with structured innovation programmes, innovation processes, innovation strategies
  • In-depth experience with project management and the stakeholder management required in corporates
  • Previous sales experience
  • Experience with coaching teams
  • Facilitation experience in workshops or at larger events
  • Experience in planning and conducting workshops
  • Ability to develop complex concepts for client projects
  • Quick thinking, strong communication skills and a hands-on mentality
  • Excellent written and spoken German and English skills
  • Confident handling of MS-Office and PowerPoint


We are legally obliged to state the minimum salary according to the collective agreement, which is EUR 40.110,00 for this position. However we offer a competive base salary according to a career scheme that takes your qualifications, experience and personal commitment into account. Plus, you will also get nice benefits on top! We would be happy to tell you more in a personal interview.

Our perks

Little things make a big difference

Because it is not just a job.

Extra week
of vacation

Public transport
annual pass

Annual team

team events

Annual remote
work week

Weekly breakfast
& fruit basket

Quarterly training & learning opportunities

Free lunch at
our canteen

Innovation Hub

Ready to apply

Our recruiting

Upload your CV

Happy to see that you want to join us! We are looking forward to getting to know you. The first step is to upload your CV.

Phone Interview

Your application impressed us! After the initial screening of your CV, we want to get to know you and give you the time to ask us questions.

Assessment Center

We want to make sure that you and the team have the opportunity to get to know each other, see your work, ask questions and discuss the position that perfectly fits you.

Welcome to WhatAVenture

Welcome to the WhatAVenture team, we are excited to start working with you. Sign your contract and start getting to know the team!

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