Innovation Partnership Manager

Job description We are looking for an Innovation Partnerships Lead who will lead cutting-edge innovation practices in sourcing and executing complex innovation partnerships while championing a culture

Job description

We are looking for an Innovation Partnerships Lead who will lead cutting-edge innovation practices in sourcing and executing complex innovation partnerships while championing a culture of innovation throughout the company to drive a coordinated innovation strategy and roadmap. As an Innovation Partnership Lead you will be responsible for building and nurturing an external ecosystem of partners, researching and analyzing trends and technologies that support the TIO Marketplace studio roadmap.

·Conduct market research and competitive analysis as part of sourcing emerging
·technologies aligned with Technology Innovation Office programs.
·Develop forward looking analysis (snapshots) of technology innovation trends and
·insights.
·Write data-driven research briefs and reports to analyze market landscape, industry
·trends and new emerging technologies and provide meaningful insights
·Publish a quarterly market report for program themes (Eg. AR/VR, Blockchain, Gaming,IoT, Smart Cities, etc)
·Analyze and interpret processed data to discover consumer insights and provide
·pro-active insights and recommendations for programs.
·Source, curate and document new external technologies/ companies that support
·strategy and programs.
·Maintain a CRM database of companies, themes, contacts, funding, investors, products,etc.
·Use PitchBook, LinkedIn, CB Insights, and other databases to build a CRM of startup founders, VCs, universities, accelerators, and experts/advisors.
·Develop a network of contacts in the startup ecosystem to identify new technology
·partners,; act as a key conduit and facilitator for the Innovation Partnerships & Strategy team.
·Help Support Innovation Partnerships teams with relationship management, and network
·of accelerator partners, universities and make recommendations for new partnerships.
·Research and identify relevant conferences, events, technology round tables related to the technology innovation and startup ecosystem (CES, SXSW, etc).

Requirements

·4-7 years or experience in a similar role
·Bachelors degree or equivalent
·Experience with Start-up’s and a knowledge/interest in future tech
·Having worked in a start-up scene or worked in an accelerator environment/ innovation industry is a must
·Experience in recruiting and onboarding new partners
·Experience with Data- and Marketing Analysis
·Knowledge and experience with product road maps
·Excellent stakeholder management- , communication- and presentation skills

Working conditions

This concerns a temporary role to cover a maternity leave for around 6 months, with a possibility to stay on longer. We offer a competitive salary depending on experience.

Salary from: €5325,-
Salary to: €7945,-

Work location

Hilversum

Company description

This international client is a big player in retail.

Good to know

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