Freemans Bay, AucklandContractAt Lion, we hold ourselves accountable for achieving results. We share the energy and stamina required to aim high, creating a growth culture we’re proud of.
Together, we aim to position ourselves as market leaders by building distinctive brands people trust.Our Innovation team are currently looking for our next Senior Innovation Manager to join our New Zealand Innovation team.
The role reports to our Innovation Director and is based at our Freemans Bay office in Auckland.The Innovation team are responsible for delivering breakthrough innovations that create real value for our business.
The team generates a range of new product development ideas from consumer insights, leads cross-functional teams to commercialise these ideas, ensures business leader approval through our StageGate Process, and supports the delivery of these projects to market.
You would be responsible for the leadership of cross-functional venture teams to develop and deliver innovation projects, products and tests to market.
You will drive innovation best practice and continuous improvement throughout the business, building own capability and coaching others.
Working collaboratively with the Brand, Shopper and Sales teams, you will develop a 3year innovation pipeline and deliver on targets set out.
You will be a true innovator with ideation, concept development and commercialisation experience and you will have demonstrated insights and research (qualitative and quantitative) experience.
The skillset that you will bring, will allow you to hit the ground running in this dynamic team environment.This opportunity is a 15mth contract covering one of our team on maternity leave, so the path you create at Lion is completely in your hands you may continue with us, or you could take on a new adventure.
Either way, making an impact now will create opportunities laterWe’re all about building a diverse and inclusive workplace at Lion.
To support this, our LionFlex offering empowers Lion team members to work flexibly in ways that work for them, the customer and our business.
Flex options might include flexible hours, workplace or job design (e.g Job share). We invite all candidates to talk to us in the hiring process about how LionFlex might work for them.
Start a conversation today and apply now.