Innovation/Design Thinking Lead

Job Title: Innovation/Design Thinking Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 765496
Job Published: July 26, 2021 15:31

Job Description

  • Play a pivotal role in prioritising innovation and design thinking projects
  • Purpose-driven organisation, leader in their field
  • Hone your skills as an innovation practitioner
TalentWeb are delighted to partner with a well-regarded purpose-driven organisation that is focussed on identifying new revenue streams and new customer experiences through cutting-edge design thinking and innovation methodologies.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Innovation Director and in this broad-reaching and varied role you will:
  • Drive the effective assessment, execution and analysis of innovation priorities
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders across the business to ensure alignment of priorities and focus, and champion a culture of innovation
  • Take accountability for the execution of initiatives from exploration, experimentation, pilot and launch phases through to validation and key learns
  • Partner with business owners to ensure appropriate resourcing and scheduling across all agreed initiatives
  • Drive a customer first approach across all projects using industry trends, data, testing and research as evidence for your recommendations
  • Be responsible for all evaluation and reporting and communicate to stakeholders regarding progress, outcomes and success/learns
  • Partner with individuals and teams to champion the innovation process and ensure innovation tools are adopted and optimised (this could include designing and co-ordinating workshops, developing training resource guides or sharing best practice case studies)
  • Play a key role in championing and developing innovation capability across the organisation by providing coaching and support
What You Bring To The Role
  • Degree qualified in a related field eg Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Business Management or Marketing
  • Previous experience with design thinking, lean start up or other innovation methodologies
  • Ideally with a mix of consulting and corporate innovation experience
  • Stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strategic problem solving and analytical skills
  • A passion for innovation and a thirst for knowledge about best practice in this area
If you’ve got what it takes to excel in this role and are curious to learn more, please email Michelle Rubinstein at or call me on 0413 463 043.  Alternatively, apply online below.

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