(Senior) Consultant Innovations in Operations

Job description

BearingPoint consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients, whether in commercial or financial industries or in government, experience real results when they work with us.

Your ambitions

Are you ready to consult and challenge our clients to realize their ambition for  business transformation and secure a sustainable business model? Help them improve their performance with the integration of innovations, fact-based optimization of organizational processes or even lead the transformation for them? Do you have the ambition to advise our clients in making the right strategic decisions and tactical steps to accelerate their business success? 

The Innovations in Operations (I&O) team supports organizations in addressing strategic challenges through the development, implementation and embedding of innovative technologies, business models and approaches.

To support the growth of the I&O team in our Amsterdam office, we are looking for
empowered professionals who specialize in innovation management, substantial change management and strategic executions, and who are eager and open to learn.

Your role

As a (senior consultant/consultant) Innovation in Operations  at BearingPoint, you (lead/are part of)  a multidisciplinary team on challenging assignments within a wide range of clients in the Telecommunications, Energy, Construction, and Pharmaceutical sectors. As a team you deliver complex projects that transform the way business is being done.

Your responsabilities will include;

  • Leading client engagements from high-level start to actual delivery and realization of predefined objectives
  • Delivering trainings, facilitating workshops and conducting relevant analyses
  • Managing the relationships with senior client stakeholders
  • Guiding and coaching clients and colleagues
  • Actively thinking with clients about business strategies, development integration of innovative concepts and  technologies and transformation plans 
  • Signaling and acting upon the needs of the clients and translate these into projects
  • Actively updating yourself with new developments and innovations in the industry and contribute to developing activities for our growing practice within the European BearingPoint network



  • A relevant Master’s degree, preferably with a technical and/or (organizational) business focus;
  • Strong analytical skills and numerical understanding;
  • Proven project management skills;
  • A representative appearance and proactive, independent attitude;
  • Excellent communicative skills in Dutch and English (written and oral)

Operations management focus

  • 3+ years’ experience in handling substantial OPEX related transformation and change management projects;
  • Black Belt certification is preferred;


Innovation management focus

  • Experience with Business Model Innovation, Speed of innovation, innovation cultural change, Innovation 

Portfolio management;

  • 3 - 8 years proven and relevant work experience in a similar role as a consultant;

Transformation management focus

  • Certifications in program- or project management is preferred;
  • 3+ years’ experience in handling transformations;

Which focus area(s) are you interested in? Please check our overview here.pdf

We offer

  • An entrepreneurial spirit;
  • International, dynamic and inspiring work environment;
  • Talented easy to work with professionals and working in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Professional and personal growth;
  • Steep learning curve in client facing roles and customer contact having a direct impact on our business;
  • Excellent compensation and benefits packages, such as a permanent contract, lease car, laptop, smartphone, several learning and training opportunities, a collective pension, health scheme and flexible working hours.

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in four units: Consulting, Solutions, Business Services, and Ventures. Consulting covers the advisory business; Solutions provides the tools for successful digital transformation, advanced analytics and regulatory requirements; Business Services provides managed services beyond SaaS; Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups. BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.

For more information, please visit: 

Homepage: www.bearingpoint.com 

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/bearingpoint 

Twitter: @BearingPoint