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Innovation Consultant

Job Description

Siemens Mobility does more than you know. You may associate us with trains or signalling systems. But, the advanced, AI powered transportation and mobility infrastructure we’re developing are actually a driving force for the future of smart cities – and an entirely digitalised world.

We blended traditional engineering with computer science long ago, and are leading the way in solutions that transform how people move. Green energy and decarbonisation is our goal, as is convenience and connecting with the individual – putting all the information relating to their journey in the palm of their hand.

We are looking for an Innovation Consultant to join us in our Innovation Team. In this forward-thinking role, you will set standards, and implement multi-functional working processes and a system of governance to deliver business objectives. You will support the mid to long term success of Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock by analyzing innovative technologies, applications, market trends, and evaluating these with customers. 

Your will nurture an innovation environment to deliver new and innovative technologies, products, solutions, processes and services as well as business models in close cooperation with Fleet Technical Engineering, Retrofit, Central Engineering and R&D. You will implement trend scouting, search and evaluation of “white space innovation ideas” (e.g. start-up companies, technology development, market developments) and analysis of collected innovation ideas, and support the development of business cases and business plans to quantify the market potential of innovation ideas.

This is your role

  • Deliver key modules for the Innovation Strategy to support Rolling Stock Strategy and Vision
  • Support the innovation pipeline management based on identified customer and market problems
  • Work with other functions within the Rolling Stock and Mobility UK organisation to drive innovation (within scope of role)
  • Drive innovation projects through building and managing of virtual teams to deliver innovation objectives
  • Work in co-creation environments to deliver solutions both internally and externally to Siemens
  • Idea management on behalf of Siemens Rolling Stock, in conjunction with Business Excellent function
  • Ensure potential customer innovation requirements are identified, tracked and delivered

What do you need to qualify for the role?

Essential:

  • Experience of working in innovation (e.g consultancy)
  • Experience in building virtual teams to deliver output in short timescales
  • Understand the need for innovation processes
  • Strong analytical skills to understand and disseminate customer requirements An ability to communicate and explain clearly objectives and problems
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and proactively interact with external and internal partners at all levels

Preferred:

  • German language
  • Understanding of Siemens internal processes for innovation
  • Familiarity with working within a matrix structure and with central and specialist department
  • Experience in the Railway industry & Rolling Stock is not essential but advantageous

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them! We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens! Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: SIEMENS MOBILITY LIMITED

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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