Corporate Innovation Director

Shanghai | Posted: 2 december 2019, number: 14102
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Address: ShanghaiJing'an distr.,

  • Employment: Full-time 
About YOU
You have a passion for innovation and creating the future. You are eager to lead our corporate innovation team- in different innovation projects and to coach and help startups from all over the world. You want to belong to the new era of innovation and work with a young, audacious team. Working in a fast pace environment excites you. This can be THE job for you.
JOB PURPOSE 岗位目标:
You will be responsible for our corporate innovation business. You will design and execute our corporate innovation programs for Tier1 multinational corporations who want to build innovative spin-outs or work with and invest in external startups. You will help our corporate clients to build corporate ventures from scratch and/or create partnerships with tech startups leading to financial return and business impact.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES 岗位职责:
• Lead, manage and oversee the entire corporate innovation program team of approximately 7 FTE
• Developing and implementing strategy and roadmap for our corporate innovation programs that align company objective and business needs
• Design and execute the corporate innovation program continuously striving for improvement and standardization
• Proactively build relationships internal and external, collaborate effectively, and develop a strong team to anticipate and meet the technology needs of the company
• Incubate external and internal startups
JOB HOLDER’S COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE 能力和经验要求:
• 8+ years of total professional work experience, consulting experience is a plus
• Strong leadership skills
• Passion and in-depth understanding of the Innovation and Entrepreneurial ecosystem
• Full mastery and capability to coach startup and corporate ventures on methodologies such as lean startup, design thinking, rapid prototyping, pitching, business case and financial modelling
• A strong sense of responsibility and ownership
• Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with external partners;
• Confident and efficient presentation skills and great coaching potential;
• Background as an entrepreneur, at least one company created is preferred;
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of these areas: Innovation, Economics, Business, Marketing
• Experience in project management
• A willingness to rapidly learn from your colleagues and embrace continuous improvement
• A strong team orientation
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