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Innovation Strategy Leader

Madrid

Description

At Opinno, we help large corporations to transform through innovative methodologies. We see innovation as a process that begins by listening to people and understanding the technology ecosystem, and ends with the design, prototyping and validation of new products, business models and services that generate an impact on society, also ensuring that in the process we help transform the company culture to achieve sustainability of the innovation discipline and the business, this being the foundation of our model: people, ideas, academy and solutions.
Role:
At Opinno we are looking for a person to join our team leading from knowledge and methodology of the Innovation Strategy discipline. If you are a person capable of designing strategies and new organizational models oriented toward innovation, digitalization, transformation, agility, and growth in our clients and you want to lead a multidisciplinary team of strategy experts, this is your opportunity.
As our Head of Innovation Strategy you will find the below the challenges:

  • Positioning the company as a model in the discipline
  • Assuring business development in the discipline, through the generation of new leads and business opportunities and the support in the production of commercial proposals for identified challenges
  • Developing a radar with trends of agility, transformation, digitalization, organizations, tools and technologies
  • Developing own methodologies, tools, and best practices
  • Executing projects from expertise of the discipline
  • Leading, developing, and mentoring a team of experts
  • Developing and dynamizing an internal community around the discipline


Responsibilities:

  • Positioning of the discipline
    • Position the company as a model of business strategy in the field
    • Develop a channel of knowledge to generate a community through high-value content (papers, articles, LinkedIn content, trends, canvas, diagnostic tools, etc.)
    • Participate in relevant events (presentations, talks, etc.) as well as attending as a presenter
  • Business development of the discipline in existing and new clients
    • Generate a network of contacts, identify potential clients and new business opportunities, and support in business development meetings
    • Proactively generate new offerings and business opportunities to clients and non-clients
    • Generate commercial proposals from discipline expertise: proposal focus, work plan, budget, timeline, etc.
  • Continuous development of team’s skills
    • Give career follow-ups and mentor team members specializing in the discipline
    • Assure knowledge transfer of the discipline to the rest of the non-specialized team
    • Identify the team’s skill level needs relating to the discipline and develop trainings for their development
  • Delivery of discipline projects or other items to:
    • Be able to execute projects from expertise, and contribute to the team with techniques, tools, methods, and good practices
    • Assure the continuous improvement of projects through the integration of learning and contribution of new methods, tools, and best practices
  • Development of own methodology and an internal community
    • Generate own knowledge of the discipline: methodologies, tools, trends, action plans and best practices
    • Generate, dynamize, and update an internal community about design, business models, startups and technologies


Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in business strategy, innovation strategy, and/or digital strategy
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in multidisciplinary team leadership and motivation
  • Preferred experience in strategic consulting or organization consulting
  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrable experience in design and implementation of strategic plans, organizational models, transformation models, and digital models
  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrable experience in methods and tools in business strategy (MECE, Problem Solving, Analytics, etc.), processes and business improvement (Lean Management, Six Sigma, etc.), and digital transformation
  • Ability to present, collaborate, and have dialogue at all levels, including the highest level of management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for developing people
  • Organized and able to make decisions
  • Proactive, oriented toward problem resolution and analytical thought
  • Excellent teamwork skills, very oriented toward collaboration and with the ability to work in dynamic, multidisciplinary environments
  • Advanced level of English