8works Managing Designer

Job specification


This role is an outstanding opportunity for a talented practitioner who is experienced in the methods and application of design thinking, co-creation and acceleration.

The successful candidate will manage large, complex design events and lead small-to-medium sized engagements.

As an integral part of shaping a growing capability, the candidate will embody the firm's purpose of creating 'breakthroughs to achieve the amazing' whilst managing engagements in a dynamic and fast-moving environment where innovation is cherished.

Responsibilities within the role will sit across four key dimensions: Client Engagement Delivery (specialist and core), Business Development, People Leadership and 8works' Venture Build.

About 8works and Oliver Wyman

8works, a division of Oliver Wyman are a specialist co-creation capability who operate at the forefront of accelerating business transformation through co-creative, design thinking methods. As part of OW's Organizational Effectiveness practice, we partner with leaders across sectors and geographies to frame the future, build movements and sustain outcomes that matter. The diverse team of 22 professionals are based in London, New York and Silicon Valley. We work across sectors and geographies, for some of the world's biggest brands. We bring a refreshing, open and human approach to work. We use highly immersive, creative and collaborative methods to design elegant solutions to complex challenges; aligning key stakeholders to shared outcomes, whilst dramatically compressing time to results. Find out more at 8works.com

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our 4700+ professionals help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman's thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press. Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies. Visit our website for more details about Oliver Wyman: www.oliverwyman.com

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