For our Specialties Division, we are looking for an entrepreneurial spirit and change maker as innovation manager. In this role, you will contribute to margin and revenue improvements by developing new business models and markets; creating differentiating and competitive improvements for core businesses and surprising clients with cutting-edge solutions. In parallel, you will establish our innovation hub as a catalyst for transformation for the creation of an innovation driven company culture. The new entrepreneurial environment will motivate employees to become intrinsic innovators and improve Implenia's "out of the box" thinking culture. The functions' goals will be achieved through the enablement of the innovation hub, building and running of groundbreaking processes and transferring knowledge through the Implenia ecosystem. You will report directly to the Head Division Specialties. Your place of work will be at our headquarters in Dietlikon.


  • Communication of and awareness raising for the Innovation Hub and its capabilities through the internal organization
  • Development and implementation of Innovation Space
  • Buildup of internal expert pool and network of regional ambassadors
  • Connecting innovators and potential sponsors or investors and management of external partners
  • Design and delivery of events (e.g. Innovation Award) and innovation days (i.e. on construction sites) promoting the business innovation services
  • Co-development and delivery of marketing materials
  • Lead of the process of selecting high importance and high impact projects
  • Support of innovators along the Implenia innovation process (contact person, introduction, coaching)
  • Gate-Management of the Implenia innovation projects
  • Participation in strategy development as a member of the Implenia Innovation Committee
  • Management of digital platform and 'Kickboxes'
  • Running of innovation campaigns
  • Turntable for internal (domain) experts and Innovators
  • Reporting & budgeting
  • Ensure knowledge transfer to external partners and positioning of Implenia within innovation ecosystem


  • MSc. (Science, Engineering or Business)
  • Degree or equivalent in innovation management
  • 4-6 years of experience in an international / diverse environment
  • Experience in lean innovation management and start-up methodologies
  • Experience in design thinking or other innovation methodology
  • Excellent communication, presentation and moderation skills
  • Team player – proactive networker
  • Proficiency in German and English, French is a plus
  • Knowledge of industry mega trends and digital trends

Your prospects

Become part of Switzerland's leading construction company and let us work together to create the best customer solutions, resulting in sustainable operating and financial results. We will challenge you with exciting tasks and encourage you with further training opportunities and the opportunity to develop internally. We will be delighted to explain further details to you in a personal meeting. Are you ready for this challenge? Then we look forward to hearing from you! Direct applications are preferred.

Do you have any questions?

Natalie Gyöngyösi would be happy to provide you with information.
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