Stage-Gate International is the world’s leading full-service provider of solutions which enable organizations to improve their Product Innovation and Portfolio Management capabilities. A globally recognized and trusted brand, Stage-Gate International accelerates client success with strategic advisory and transformation services, leading-edge products, best-selling publications, first-rate seminars and Stage-Gate® certifications. Our clients include over 5000 organizations across all industries.

Are you a Management Consulting leader? Would you like to be a leader of a rapid-growth business in a high-priority area for today’s executives? If so, Stage-Gate International would like to meet you.

Stage-Gate International’s founders, Dr. Scott Edgett and Dr. Robert Cooper, are the creators of the Stage-Gate new product development process which has become the standard process for product, service and solutions developers world-wide. We also have the world’s largest benchmarking database focused on Product Innovation based on our extensive research. And we provide a completely flexible and scalable suite of products and services to support each client’s unique needs to improve their Product Innovation performance. This powerful combination is creating unprecedented demand for our business, and a requirement for additional consulting professionals to join our team.

We are seeking Senior Consultants to join our Innovation Management Consulting Services team in Germany

Stage-Gate International’s Innovation Management Consulting Services team provides strategic advisory and transformation consulting services to clients. Our area of expertise is managing the transformation of new product development business processes to enable organizations to achieve their growth and performance strategies. Our management consultants succeed by leveraging Stage-Gate International’s market-leading knowledge and insight within a teamwork-based culture that values client satisfaction, innovation, entrepreneurship, integrity and professional fulfillment.

Responsibilities of a Senior Consultant include design and implementation of solutions and approaches tailored to each client’s unique needs, and completion of client deliverables and activities. Senior Consultants utilize both Stage-Gate International’s proprietary product and services offerings and their personal consulting skills and abilities to help clients in a collaborative manner to succeed in their product innovation journeys. They are accountable to develop Stage-Gate International’s internal knowledge, processes and capabilities as an integral part of the Innovation Management Consulting Services team.

Successful applicants possess a foundation of strong consultative and interpersonal abilities augmented by work experience with top professional services firms or hands-on product development experience in industry. They have gained effective project and change skills from successful process, organizational structure and technology projects or engagements. They understand the consulting profession and have a track record of client satisfaction. Finally, they are motivated to build experience and develop long term relationships with clients in the Product Innovation market.

  • Minimum 2 years of management consulting experience with a professional services firm.
  • Management consulting or significant project experience with product, services or solutions-based clients (e.g. Consumer Packaged Goods, Diversified Manufacturers, Financial Services firms, other Services Providers, etc.)
  • Experience with New Product Development processes is a requirement.
  • New Product Development Professional Certification or willingness to achieve certification (NPDP designation; see for information).
  • Completed University degree. An MBA or equivalent experience is a strong asset.
  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-70% of the time.

Cover Letters and Resumes should be submitted to [email protected]