Siemens Corporate Technology, Human-centered Design Innovation Manager (Beijing)

Job Description

We are looking for a Human-centered Design Innovation manager here at the User Experience Design team in Siemens Corporate Technology China. 

Your primary function as a Human-centered Design Innovation Manager is to work in design thinking projects for business innovation, product definition customer co-creation and other design projects as well as to train / coach Design Thinking on Siemens innovation projects.

What would be your tasks
Planning, set up, conducting, and consulting on Design Thinking  projects in order to assist in the creation of innovative products, services, and user experiences
Developing, conceptualizing, and conducting customer co-creation workshops and trainings
Coaching and teaching of Design Thinking methodology to Siemens R&D engineers and interdisciplinary project teams
Assist in strategy development and Design Thinking portfolio advancement
Planning and executing research work for further adaptation of the methodology for the industrial environment and for China. 
Acquisition and utilization of knowledge concerning the innovation trends in business and technology 
Developing a communication strategy for Design Thinking activities to facilitate understanding and knowledge transfer as well as promote activities as well cultural change within Siemens.
What are we looking for?
Master degree in relevant field. (service design, business design, industrial design MBA etc)
Skills and expertise
Design Thinking / User Centered Design in theory and practice. Project experience in Industry/B2B preferred
Experience or knowledge in Lean startup
Hands on experiences in Co-creation
Be passionate about finding and resolving user pain points 
Design skills, e.g. sketching, hands-on prototyping and design software
Workshop experience incl. moderation techniques, methods of discussion and cooperation 
Experiences in Business Model Canvas or other business design tools
Team leadership, coaching, passionate and driven for innovation 
Project management, marketing, business development/acquisition, customer relationship skills 
High communication skills, negotiation skills, value selling techniques 
Established Network in the Design Thinking  / User Centered Design Community
English language skills are essential, fluent in reading and writing. Chinese language skills are preferred.

Organization: Corporate Technology

Company: Siemens Ltd., China

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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