Digital Innovation Manager

Location
Reading
Salary
£50k - 60k per year + car, bonus, private healthcare, pension
Posted
18 October 2018
Closes
15 November 2018
Ref
KD2028
Contact
Kate Drury
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Digital Innovation Manager

Berkshire | FMCG/Healthcare/Pharma

£50,000 - £60,000 + car allowance, bonus, benefits

 

The Role:

We are looking for a digital innovation leader to join the team, to be the backbone of the digital function and deliver global innovation across multiple markets and a cross-functional team.

The role is unusual and exciting - you will be developing and using technology to better the client in market, as well as having the opportunity to get involved at the forefront of digital innovation in FMCG. The role is 360 - you will project manage from an idea/concept, to market testing through to launch. The key challenges are identifying the consumer benefits of a digital product/supplement to FMCG/Health brands, and linking the usage of it to engage consumers and ultimately drive sales.

You will be involved in creating apps, websites and chat bots; and use AI to learn about your consumers. You'll be accountable for new revenue streams into the buinsess, managing key stakeholders and business partners as well as assessing the resource needs for your projects across the business.

 

The Candidate:

 

  • Significant digital product management & service development experience
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and associated industry leading methodologies
  • Experience defining product strategy and functional roadmaps
  • Experience in new ways of working and new ways of innovating
  • Ability to influence senior R&D, marketing and commercial stakeholders
  • Creative and open attitude, especially to new partners, with a delivery and action focus.
  • Experience in planning, priority setting and management of projects across a multi-functional team
  • True out of the box thinkers, who will approach the Health Nutrition, Health Relief, Health Wellness & Health Hygiene categories with an open mindset and are not easily frustrated by internal hurdles/blockers.
  • Excellent working relationship with the R&D category teams and commercial teams will be a must to ensure success

If the above appeals to you and you would like to find out more, click apply!

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