Summit Recruitment and Search Head of Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Head of Innovation Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client, a leading manufacturing company in its sector, is looking for a creative and dynamic Head of Innovation.

  • The successful candidate will establish the Innovation /R&D department and drive new product development and technical innovation with customers, production team and sales department.

  • The ideal candidate is an independent thinker, creative and has experience in leading project teams and coordinate with different departments and external partners.

  • He/she is focused on high-quality output, precise and knows how to set and achieve targets.

    Responsibilities:

  • Establish and set up the Head of Innovation Department.

  • Responsible for existing new product developments.

  • Lead future new product innovation including new materials, colors, shapes.

  • Assist to evaluate opportunities outside the core.

  • Work together with the sales team, customers, suppliers, production engineers.

  • Present regularly to the board of directors.

  • Coordinate and lead current ongoing new product developments.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar field; master’s degree is preferred.

  • 10+ years of professional experience in new product development or industrial designs or consumer goods.

  • Kenyan and East African experience.

  • Proven track record building and managing project teams.

  • Excellent creativity skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Summit Recruitment and Search Head of Innovation Jobs in Kenya


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