Innovation Activation - 190000RL

07/01/2020: "Innovation Activation - 190000RL" - Categorie protette

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Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies.
Over almost 200 years, we have built a multinational Group that is present in more than 60 countries, with 470 companies and nearly 80,000 employees. Our Group aims to become the standard bearer and industry leader in the European retail insurance market, building on our existing base of 50 million retail clients, out of an overall total of 72 million.

Activating innovation means making innovation happen across the Generali group.
This role plays a fundamental part in providing access to funding and support for key innovation projects across the group. It is also responsible for creating and overseeing a network of innovators to implement and scale ideas across multiple business units.

This role is pivotal to the successful instigation, acceleration, management and monitoring of practical innovation activity for the group.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Managing the operation of the central innovation fund, including:
• Promoting and overseeing the process of idea generation for the central innovation fund
• Collation and assessment of ideas submitted to the fund at key milestones for review and approval by the Investment Fund Board
• Distributing central innovation funds to successful applicants
• Collating performance metrics on implementation of ideas from Business Units (BUs) who have successfully obtained funding
• Monitoring an innovation portfolio to track significant innovations across the Group (both within and outside of the innovation fund)

Activating key innovation initiatives within BUs across the Generali group, including:
• Supporting the delivery of innovation initiatives which have secured central funding through coaching and consultancy
• Providing coaching and consultancy to additional innovation initiatives as requested by individual business units
• Planning and enabling specific, targeted innovation initiatives, which tackle key strategic objectives or innovation themes.

Scaling up new ideas across multiple BUs through:
• Prioritizing ideas which present an opportunity to be scaled up across multiple BUs
• Facilitating a network of innovation practitioners, to assist in the implementation of new ideas across multiple BUs through coaching and consultancy
• Monitoring the success of implementing ideas across multiple regions by developing a method to track performance and tackle blockers to progress
• Creating and managing a broader innovation community, where expertise, experiences and ideas can be shared amongst teams executing innovation projects from across the group

Own and oversee the governance and best practice of the central innovation function, including:
• Creating and producing clear reports which illustrate the performance of innovation activity against agreed KPIs
• Curating and managing innovation methodology and innovation tools, for use by Generali staff across innovation projects
• Managing both operations and resources to ensure the successful delivery of innovation projects
• Overseeing the internal and external communication of key messages around innovation at Generali in conjunction with Internal Communications

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

Must have
• Ability to manage a function of strategic importance
• Ability to lead and manage large complex projects across multiple geographies and business types
• Ability to objectively select and prioritize strategic initiatives which will deliver optimum business benefit
• Ability to use experience, insights and expert advice to make strategic decisions
• Ability to create, implement and maintain mechanisms that ensure the effective delivery of initiatives
• Ability to engage and communicate assertively with multiple stakeholders, up to and including C-suite executives
• Ability to manage, coach and train a team of innovation practitioners to deliver on innovation objectives

Soft skills
• Have a practical knowledge of business strategy
• Have a practical knowledge of innovation philosophies, methods and tools
• Have experience using agile/lean project management methodologies (or similar)
• Have a practical knowledge of the insurance industry and the products and services that Generali provide
• Have strong presentation skills
• Be an excellent communicator both orally and in writing
• Have practical experience within an international working environment
• Have the ability to influencing and negotiate across a number of different cultures
• Be resilient and have the persistence to see initiatives through
• Have excellent relationship management skills

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Caratteristiche richieste
Area funzionale
Area funzionale:
Area funzionale: Amministrazione - Contabilità - Finanza - Mansione: Altro: Amministrazione - Contabilità - Finanza

Esperienza in area funzionale
Anni di esperienza minima nel settore: 1

  • Informatica

Regione di residenza
Area di ricerca:
Regione: Lombardia

Titolo di studio
Titolo di studio: Laurea breve

Conoscenze informatiche
Conoscenze informatiche:
  • Excel

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