Program Manager - Innovation

Job Title: Program Manager - Innovation
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 692219
Contact Name: Colin Fannon
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2021 23:30

Job Description

We are partnering with one of Australia’s leading diversified property groups to find an authentic and outcome driven Program Manager - Innovation. You will have the opportunity to deliver innovative strategic precedence, drive new business growth and create a culture of innovation throughout the organisation. 
Role specifications:
  • You will develop and manage a portfolio of initiatives under the direction of the Head of Innovation
  • You will identify areas within the industry for new business growth
  • You will provide leadership to develop the strategy and define priorities across the portfolio
  • You will monitor, evaluate and report program success to ensure optimum performance             
  • You will effectively lead and develop the innovation team to establish high performance
  • You will develop resources and open innovation tools, establish boot camps and workshops to ensure a culture of innovation company-wide
  • You will be customer-centric and will ensure initiatives are evidence-led with strong testing, research and analysis
Essential Role Requirements
  • Degree qualified in a related field, such as Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, or Marketing
  • Experience in/with corporate innovation functions
  • Experience with design thinking, lean start up or other innovation methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to create results through influencing and relationship skills
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen with focus on commercial outcomes
About you
  • An authentic and empathic Leader
  • Demonstrated resilience and GRIT in your professional history
  • Executive presence and impact in a leadership role
  • Ability to show diverse and inclusive leadership
  • Experience managing change
  • Strong ability to foster customer-led innovation
  • Quick to establish strategic direction
  • Ability to drive enterprise-wide results

To apply for this role, please submit your CV by following the prompts. For further information please contact Colin Fannon on 0410 004 697 for more information.