Britam Chief Innovations Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Britam Chief Innovations Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

The role holder will be responsible to manage and supervise innovation center initiatives inclusive of projects supporting consumer innovation, research & development, and commercial & individual products and services.

He/she must have a strong innovation and digital delivery record, proven and impressive digital transformation or innovation consulting project leadership experience.

Significant experience in project leadership roles at a proposition testing / design specialist could be highly relevant. This role will report to the Group Commercial Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execution of the innovation strategy, for the business ensuring use of agile methodology;
  • Appraise projects for commercial viability;
  • Coordination of innovation projects across the business to ensure timely and on-budget delivery;
  • Ensure appropriate cross functional representation to deliver innovation projects
  • Manage idea collaboration from stakeholders – BUs and Customers collaboration to drive a continuous pipeline of innovative solutions;
  • Ensure innovation projects are managed with an urgent sense of testing, learning and delivery;
  • Continuously scan the external and global environment for new products and solutions that will give Britam a competitive edge and with a focus on enhanced customer satisfaction and experience;
  • Develop and maintain strong professional and collaborative professional relations with project teams and stakeholders;
  • Develop and present proposals, update issues and findings to Group Commercial Director inclusive of suggestions, risk mitigations, cost benefit analysis and action plans;
  • Develop complete project design and execution documents with task-level project plans to manage external partners and cross functional teams;
  • He/she must have a strong innovation and digital
    delivery record, proven and impressive digital transformation or innovation consulting project leadership experience.
  • Significant experience in project leadership roles at a proposition testing / design specialist could be highly relevant.
  • Collaborate with project team members to identify business requirements.
  • Track performance of innovation success
  • The Chief Innovation Officer will be expected to drive existing 8 innovation projects as a priority and document the Innovation Policy and Procedure manual.
  • Completion of the following pillars
  • FA Portal
  • Partner Portal for Broker channel
  • Youth Engagement
  • Commencement of the following pillars
  • Brtiam “Angels”
  • New product development
  • Fintechs/Insuretechs
  • Women (as a target market)

    Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role with proven innovation experience;
  • University degree in Engineering IT of Commerce
  • Project Management certification and experience
  • Proven ability to review and appraise commercial viability of projects
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Customer data analysis
  • Customer research experience

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Britam Chief Innovations Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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