Innovation Research Senior Manager
- Job Ref: 2939
- Location: Dublin, Ireland
- Type: Permanent
- Role: Innovation Research Manager for FinTech
- Location: Dublin West, Ireland
- Type of Employment: Full-time
- Industry: Financial Services
- Function: Innovation Management
Our client is a global investment solutions and retirement expertise provider with decades of years of experience and very high reputation. Operating in Ireland over 20 years they have built European Technology, Operations and innovation centre. The company is expanding their Global Innovation Research team and looking for a Principal Innovation Ecosystem Researcher to be based in Dublin.
As a Principal Innovation Ecosystem Researcher, you will be responsible for ‘scanning’ European Fintech Ecosystem to understand current trends, direction of investments and projects what start-up incubators are involved. You will be tasked to attend trade shows, specialised events, meetings and create bridges between senior executive team in the company and external thought leaders.
In addition to that, you will establish yourself as a thought leader internally and externally on specific technologies and/or business opportunities; understand senior executives’ strategic views and use it to scan the innovation ecosystem for relevant individuals and companies; build frameworks that map the external ecosystem against strategic intent.
After you have conducted the research on a particular content you will be responsible to present the information to senior management team in a way of briefings, presentations, organising innovation trips. Ability to synthesise big amounts of information and data and draw findings out of those is vital in this role.
You also will have an understanding of enterprise and consumer technology and the ability to translate a new technology / trend in business terms.
We are looking for a professional with 10+ years’ experience in business and technology, with previous experience working with/in start-ups and incubators or innovation strategies in big corporates, who is very well connected and networked in the industry.
In addition to that, we are looking for a person who is MS or MBA educated.
Finally, the role requires ability to work on the CEO level, excellent verbal and written communication, and a passion for networking and relationship management.
The role requires a lot of flexibility – 50% of time will be spend on travel around Europe (London, Paris, Berlin, Nordic countries, etc.)
Our client is based in West Dublin.
You can start immediately once you went through the application procedure.
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