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Senior Innovation Coach

Fantastic opportunity to accelerate innovation for a major global foods company.
  • Home based, Home Counties, London, South East
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 60,000 - 70,000
  • Car allowance, 15% bonus, pension & healthcare
  • Food & Drink, Category & Insights, Marketing, NPD
  • 8/16233/7

Our client:

  • High profile global foods business seeking a Senior Innovation Coach to join a European Innovation Hub
  • High influence role where you would guide and inspire cross functional teams to help accelerate their innovation
  • This new team is focused on accelerating innovation and delivering agile experimentation capabilities across Europe
  • Renowned for career development and progression opportunities

The role:

  • Awesome opportunity to develop disruptive blockbuster brand innovation!
  • As Senior Innovation Coach you would design, develop, and execute experiments to help teams identify and deeply understand consumer problems, and take teams to validating product / market fit.
  • You would be partnering with Brand Development; Consumer Insights; and R&D teams to identify and develop big innovation ideas for the region.
  • You will play a critical role in coaching these teams to validate revolutionary technologies, products and business models as they develop meaningful solutions for the future.
  • Energize diverse teams to excel beyond status quo by applying Consumer First Design best practices to deliver innovation solutions to deep consumer needs

Ideal candidate:

  • We are looking for someone who is naturally curious, with passion for insights and developing breakthrough innovation.
  • Have a background of identifying innovation opportunities built on consumer insights and translating these into a pipeline of product launches
  • Strong coach and relationship building skills, high EI and able to support and guide teams
  • Will be experienced in facilitation and leading consumer research; along with Insights synthesis and storytelling.
  • Understand how research drives the innovation process, finding creative ways to gather insight and inspire confidence in ambiguous situations

Benefits & details:

  • A progressive and flexible working culture based on delivery; office expectations c1-2 days a week; role will require travel into Europe c25%
  • Office is based West London – accessible from M40 / M4 / M3 areas
  • Up to £70k (dependent of experience) plus strong blue-chip package

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 8/16233/7. Confidentiality assured.

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Stewart Wilson
Director - London
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