(Senior) Consultant Platform Strategy & Innovation

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Become part of the team 

PA Consulting Group´s Platform Innovation Team is supporting global clients to develop new ways to grow and disrupt their business through defining their role in the emerging digital ecosystems and design and develop a Platform Business Models Strategy. We have a proven record in the field of Platform Thinking and have real platform business expertise in our team available. PA’s unique differentiator is our end-to-end Platform service offering. We support clients defining their Platform Strategy, Innovating the Platform opportunities and implementing their Platform proposition in the market to increase their competitive position and increase revenues.

We are expanding our team with (Senior) Consultants who have a broad range of skills and transformational consulting and a background in Platform Thinking (Strategy, Innovation, Implementation). You are a consulting professional with expertise in the following areas: (Platform) business model strategy development, running (Platform) accelerators/incubators, driving or supporting Platform Technology implementation tracks.

What we're looking for 

To strengthen our Platform Innovation Team, we are looking for:

Senior / Managing Consultant Platform Strategy & Innovation

Scope of the role

Main purpose of the role is participating in and leading work streams of multidisciplinary PA and client teams to deliver the best end result for our clients, from platform/innovation strategy ideas to realisation and implementation. The projects for our clients will involve you in managing (executive) stakeholders and supporting and managing (organisational) change. As a (Senior) Consultant in our firm, you are keen to contribute to sales initiatives and thought leadership, all of this leading to you building further competencies and value propositions which will help PA to acquire new clients and expand our business with our current clients and grow your career within the firm.

Personal and professional qualities and background

Depending on your years of experience, you can “deliver” on the following:

  • Shape the job and lead a mixed team of PA staff, client staff and external partners to a positive business outcome for the client.
  • Extensive network, including CXO level of medium-sized and big corporates and good sparring partner at that level, ability to spot opportunities, sell, shape jobs and build an account. Self-supporting.
  • Can fully bridge between functional barriers, between IT and Business and across geographies. Skilled international project management is a must-have ´basic´ to do well.
  • Opinion leader in his trade. Publishes on topics. Regular presenter at conferences.

Professional experience and skills

  • Experience in designing and developing (platform) business models for large corporates
  • Experience in leading innovation initiatives/portfolio/accelerators for large corporates
  • Experience in applying/using innovation methods, processes and tools
  • Excellent (innovation) venture mentoring and coaching skills
  • Expertise and experience in building compelling client propositions (marketing, process, development)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication (in Dutch and English)
  • Willingness to work abroad as PA is an international consulting firm
  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills, proven by an academic background with preferably a technical / engineering background with applied digital skills and knowledge 


Apart from a base salary which is in line with practice, we offer:

  • 35 holidays per year (including statutory days)
    opportunity to buy additional flex holidays (maximum of 7)
    performance bonus
    pension plan (with fixed percentage personal contribution)
    possibility to buy shares in PA
    company car / car allowance 

About us 

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we create opportunity from complexity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career. 

Diversity Statement 

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in The Netherlands. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights. It is a prerequisite to have a proficiency in the Dutch language at B1 level.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: PA Consulting Group

Locatie: Utrecht

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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