Head of Innovation

Head of Innovation

We are currently assisting the hiring team at one of the largest banking and financial services firms in the Middle East. They are looking for a Group Head of Innovation, Partnerships, and Emerging Technology who will be responsible for designing the innovation strategy and implementing the operating model across the group.


- 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)
- Strong ground-level experience in the Innovation space from scouting to evaluation either with well-known accelerators or with similar experience with financial services companies.
- Masters in Business Management or Engineering preferred
- Minimum 5 years in leading Innovation engagement for Enterprise-class organizations
- Understanding the latest technology and business trends
- Business and investment strategy acumen
- 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
- A challenging mindset pushing boundaries beyond the comfort zone
- Lead from the front
- A true collaborator who believes in collective intelligence

Benefits include medical allowance and visas for you and your family, tax-free living, and bonuses.

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch!