Head of Group Innovation

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary 80-90k AED p/m & benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDigital Transformation
Contact NameSayna Tehrani

Job description

We have partnered with a leading bank in the entire MENAT region who are looking for Head of Group Innovation, the purpose of the unit is to develop a vision of Fintech engagement, digital partnerships, and emerging tech with a strategy to incubate/ partner with Fintechs, develop new digital business models and drive digital innovation to create competitive advantage & value for the bank.

The Fintech & Digital partnerships squads will focus on “co-creation” around 4 key pillars, namely:

- Promote a culture of innovation within the organization

- Business co-creation around broad themes- Customer experience, New products, Operational efficiency and Staff engagement

- Community; Fostering external partnerships with startups, tech and partners to tap global talent and Govt. for digital data sharing driving digital transformation. Running intrapreneurship and external programs (Fintechs, partners & Students), and forming a strategic partnerships with incubators/ accelerators globally

- Strategically look at investment opportunities in Fintech, in collaboration with Group Strategy.

Desired Experience:

- 10-15 years of experience in technology and business units driving digital agenda, ideally the candidate should have launched new products successfully and should also demonstrate solid examples of initiatives delivered

- Strong evidence of creating an innovation culture and mindset across enterprise-class organizations ( > 5,000 people)

- Minimum 5 years in leading Innovation engagement for Enterprise-class organizations

- Understanding the trends in the Innovation and technology businesses

- Strong leadership qualities and a peoples person, managing their passion, continuously motivating and empowering them to come forward and develop out-of-the-box thinking

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates overseas.

If this sounds like you please send us an application today!