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Why you’ll love this job:

The Factory is a fast-growing startup team within EY. We support the growth of promising companies, empower established companies in their innovation process, engage intrapreneurs and connect them with each other to stimulate open innovation. Our goal is to enable innovators within EY, within our corporate clients and within startups and scale-ups. Within EY, The Factory organizes ideation campaigns, innovation workshops and has established a solid project delivery process, using the agile methodology. We’re now looking for someone to lead the innovation team that coordinates these initiatives within EY. As Innovation & Tech Lead, you will be part of The Factory’s management team. The Factory resides in the EY wavespace, based in Antwerp. The space is carefully designed to facilitate open innovation. Feel free to pay us a visit and discover this innovation center yourself.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the management of the team and the overall rollout of our strategy
  • Enable internal innovation within multiple countries simultaneously
  • Build stakeholder relationships within EY (Service Line Leadership, partners, managers, and innovation teams)
  • Take full responsibility for the architectural solution designs
  • Supervise the roll-out & use of cloud platforms
  • Supervise ideation campaigns the team organizes
  • Act as a go-between for the developers and the business teams
  • Process and evaluate incoming ideas on their potential impact for the company
  • Assess viability, desirability, and technical feasibility of projects
  • Coach and guide the business teams who work on innovative ideas

This is you:

  • You are passionate about innovation and creating value
  • At least 10 years of experience in a technical innovation role
  • You know how to manage & work with different stakeholders in a large organization
  • Experience in leading a team, empowering your team members
  • Loyal team player and an excellent communicator
  • Experience as a product owner is a serious plus
  • Experienced with DevOps and software design patterns / UML / BPMN
  • Knowledge about lean startup and design thinking methods
  • Experience in corporate venturing is a plus
  • Loves to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent Dutch & English speaker & written skills

This is us:

  • The Factory is a small, young & enthusiastic team (+/- 20pers.)
  • We challenge each other to improve our skills every day
  • Entrepreneurship, team play and excellence are our team values
  • We work with technologies like React, Redux, Typescript, NestJS, Docker and Azure
  • We work in an inspiring environment that will boost your creativity

Our offer to you:

  • A front-row position in enabling innovation within EY.
  • Freedom and flexibility to execute your role in the way you work best.
  • Room for personal development in an enthusiastic team.
  • An interesting salary package with fringe benefits.

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