Strategy
Amsterdam

Senior Org Activation Strategist

Why join frog?

Joining frog means you’ll be joining the “pond,” a global network of studios, each with a thriving in-person and vibrant virtual culture. frogs are curious, collaborative, and courageous, united by our passion for improving the human experience through design, while each bringing our unique and diverse skills and experiences to the table. We draw on our global reach and local knowledge to solve complex problems and design innovative, sustainable solutions that touch hearts and move markets. frogs prize humour, positivity, and community just as highly as performance and outcomes. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive, and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community—and the world at large.

What will you be doing?

As a member of the Org Activation practice, you will ensure that our clients’ organisations and teams are ready to launch, maintain, and evolve the experiences, products, services, and businesses we design, or which they themselves create. You know how to help a large organisation align around a goal and bring a product or service to life. You are skilled at navigating ambiguity, sensitive to social dynamics, and highly persuasive. You enjoy building community and bringing people together to collaborate. You are excited to actively contribute to the growth of the Org Activation practice at frog.

You are empathetic, curious, humble, and creative. You can reduce complexity to hone-in on the essence of a business or strategy challenge. As a frog strategist, you can pursue your interests across functions, industries, and geographies. Your job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but your starting point.

We want you to have:

  • Good writing, storytelling asset creation and presentation skills. You should be comfortable developing clear compelling content and presenting our work in front of executive audiences.
  • Experience with digital and experience driven operating model design
  • 6+ years of experience helping organisations align around goals to get things done
  • An existing base of organisational design tools and methodologies, experience with agile transformation and ways of working, and experience in training others to adopt and use those tools 
  • Excellent facilitation skills with groups consisting various level of seniority
  • Qualitative and quantitative research experience within organisations
  • Sensitivity to interpersonal dynamics and an ability to influence without authority
  • Willingness to travel to clients and for research
  • Business level ability in English

It would be a bonus if you had:

  • An advanced degree with strong academic performance. Relevant degrees include, but are not limited to: MBA, Organisational Development; Organisational Psychology, Anthropology
  • You are deft at crafting and translating vision into executable strategies and tactics, building and guiding clients through roadmaps.
  • Financial analysis and business case development skills are a plus
  • Comfortable working with complex organisations, uncovering human needs and behaviours, finding new opportunities, building alignment, and integrating these into transformation strategies
  • Strong numerical analysis and statistics skills; survey design / analysis is a plus 
  • A second language (and every additional language is a plus!)

Application Instructions

In your cover letter, please tell us why you are interested in frog. Please also answer ONE of these questions, in 1-2 paragraphs (300 words of less).

  1. As the importance of customer experience is becoming clear to businesses, some are creating senior executive roles to scale the impact of design and unify customer experience. What frameworks and strategies would you advise a new central design leader to employ in order to unify their team and partner with the business at scale?
  2. Established companies are envious of the speed at which start-ups respond to user needs and pivot based on market responses. What approaches would you recommend an established company take if they "want to be more like a start-up?” 
  3. In a rapidly changing business landscape, what strategies are most effective for enabling talent to build new skills and capabilities? How would you advise a senior innovation leader partnering with an HR executive to approach skills development across a wide range of company divisions?

Equal Opportunities at frog

frog is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

frog is a global business with teams working across the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.