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Innovation Strategy Manager

Madrid

Description

At Opinno, we help large corporations to transform through innovative methodologies used by start-ups and entrepreneurs. We see innovation as a process that begins by listening to people and ends with the design and prototyping of new products and services that generate an impact on society, being this the foundation of our model: people, ideas and solutions.

Opinno Ideas is where we create corporate innovation strategies and design new products and services for our clients.

We are looking for an Innovation Strategy Manager to join our team in Madrid.

 Responsibilities:

  • Define the strategic objectives of your portfolio and the objectives of the Project Leaders assigned to your portfolio and its P&L.
  • Deliver management, budget control and sales control reports.
  • Participate in strategic committees and coordinate with other areas and functions.
  • Analyze project requirements in order to design the scope and implementation of value propositions.
  • Update and communicate the project status in order to advance correctly and improve quality needs.
  • Manage direct communications with clients, suppliers and stakeholders throughout project development.
  • Participation in the organization: definition of objectives, planning and strategy.
  • Define the operational and commercial strategies for your portfolio.
  • Coordinate with the transversal commercial team.
  • Designs and launches new solutions, products and services, tailored to the needs of the client and project through the use of innovation methodologies (Lean Startup, Design Thinking and Open Innovation).
  • Review and approve all sales proposals which pertain to your portfolio.
  • Moderate the creation of ideas ecosystems by developing innovation frameworks.
  • Reach goals demonstrating senior leadership reporting to a Director level.
  • Development of scorecards.
  • Analysis, evaluation and use of new technologies.
  • Mentor & develop the Ideas team.
  • Train and motivate Project Leaders and team members assigned to your portfolio both in OPS and Sales (UP/Cross).
  • Evaluate the PL and the team, define the execution of the objectives defined (commitments).

 

Requirements:

  • 6 years previous experience in strategic, innovation or management consulting.
  • Previous experience in project management and high performing team management.
  • Previous experience working with IBEX 35 clients.
  • Understanding of agile and open innovation methodologies.
  • Organized and decisive, with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent team working skills, in dynamic and multidisciplinary environments.
  • Skilled in presentations and customer communications.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Skills:

  • 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.
  • Analytical skills and a good level of synthesis.
  • Agile and versatile person.
  • Subject and client oriented, and high attention to detail.
  • Organized and decisive, with strong analytical skills.
  • Understanding of agile and innovation methodologies.

What do we offer?

  • Great work environment: informal, collaborative and agile.
  • Offices situated just off the M30, Alfonso XIII metro station and several buses.
  • 23 days of annual leave plus relevant local/national festivities.
  • Flexible working hours starting from 8:30 to 10:00.
  • Shorter working days on Fridays and during Summer.
  • Possibility of teleworking.
  • Opportunities for training and development.
  • Social activities as our Summer Offsite, Christmas party, etc.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Relaxed dress code.
  • Flexible benefits as restaurant and transport card, childcare vouchers and training support.

Ready for this new challenge? Don't forget to send us your CV!