Research And Innovation Manager Permanent

4623201 Management 15 Feb 2020
myRecruit Cape Town
Market related
Detail Information
Job Summary
Position for Research And Innovation Manager
Job Description
• Create, implement and control the innovation strategy .
• Define and prioritize key innovation projects across departments based on a carefully drawn selection criteria.
• Ensure to interpret business strategy and determine innovative solutions supporting strategy implementation .
• Design and model solutions for customer innovation and experience along with similar initiatives variants.
• Establish and Chair Innovation development group (Cross Departmental) to conduct insights as well as design outputs to their work, driving integrated Innovation development
• Coordinate all cross-functional activities, represent customers internally and collaborate with leaders in varied areas on allocation across projects and resource planning.

New Product Development:
• Leading and managing the new product development team in concert with customer needs and business model .
• Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
• Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis .
• Coordinate product development ; managing product development pipeline, deadlines, product reviews and product redesigns/ discontinue process
• Manage and evaluate portfolio data and innovation pipeline assisting strategic decision-making and Go-to-Market process.

Key Skills / Requirements
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