(Senior) Associate - Transformation, PUBLIC Deutschland

Public Group International Ltd

  • Team: PUBLIC Germany
  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 10th Dec 2021 CET

Job Description

*Please note that this role requires excellent German language skills (min. C1 level). Even though the application process through Applied is run in English, job interviews will be conducted in German.*

About PUBLIC

PUBLIC is an ecosystem firm with a focus on GovTech (Government Technology) operating across Europe. We provide support, advice, insight and networks to startups and scaleups, corporations and government entities with the latest and most innovative ideas, helping them improve the lives of citizens through enhancing the services that governments and the public sector provide.

About Transformation

Our European Transformation practice supports government and private sector entities to understand the impact of new technologies on the public sector and to adapt strategy and actions accordingly. Our Transformation practice therefore works across the whole GovTech ecosystem, making sure we transfer knowledge and insights across geographies, federal levels and the GovTech ecosystem to deliver the best possible outcome for our clients across Europe.

Your responsibilities

PUBLIC is looking for an excellent (Senior) Associate with strong organisational and strategic skills to join our team and support the German office in our various projects and activities. As (Senior) Associate at PUBLIC you will be the first face clients will come to for help and advice. As such, you will need to be able to balance a high volume of different - and often spontaneous - tasks that change on a day-to-day basis, whilst also maintaining and managing the projects' core scope and deliverables. Your responsibilities will include:

Project Management & Delivery

  • In close cooperation with our leadership team, operationalise and deliver strategic advisory and consulting projects for our various clients, including government (all federal levels), corporations and startups/scaleups with a focus on government technology. Current focus areas include Smart City/Smart Region advisory and innovative procurement/government marketplaces;

  • (Co-)design and deliver bespoke resources (for example decks, reports, datasets) within the scope of our projects;

  • Conceptualise and (co-)run the necessary client meetings, workshops and workstreams to deliver client projects in high quality.

Market Positioning and Business Development 

  • Contribute to overall Transformation development and positioning in collaboration with PUBLIC’s leadership team for the German and DACH region; 

  • Work closely with the German/DACH leadership team as well as PUBLIC’s Transformation team across all our offices to improve the services and offerings, create synergies within the organisation and beyond.

What you will bring to PUBLIC

We define ourselves by a culture of ownership and teamwork. We are looking for a driven, thoughtful professional to add to our vision:

  • 2-5 years of experience working in government or public sector consulting with a focus on innovation, technology and digital transformation of the public sector; 

  • Strong skills in project management and strategy/innovation consulting, ideally with hands-on experience working in a startup or startup-related field;

  • Thorough understanding of the government innovation/GovTech space and passion to address public sector challenges through innovation, ideally in the areas of procurement and/or Smart City/Smart Regions;

  • Strong interest in the startup and GovTech-related stakeholder scene in Germany;

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to adapt to various clients' needs

  • Experience and ability to work in an international, fast-paced work environment;

  • Excellent language skills in German (near-native, min. C1 level) and English.

We believe that in addition to hiring the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services. PUBLIC is an equal opportunity workplace. 

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application