Director of Innovation at Lifebank Nigeria

LifeBank is a healthcare technology and logistics company based in Lagos Nigeria. It is a health startup that facilitates the transmission of blood from labs across the country to patients and doctors in hospitals.It was founded in 2016 by Temie Giwa-Tubosun.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director of Innovation

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Function Of The Role

  • The Director of Innovation will be responsible for leading the development and execution of LifeBank’s innovation strategy.
  • S/he will be responsible for identifying new opportunities, driving innovation initiatives, and promoting a culture of innovation across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement innovation strategies that align with LifeBank’s strategic objectives.
  • Meeting with stakeholders at different levels to identify areas of innovation and growth.
  • Identify new opportunities for innovation, including emerging technologies and market trends.
  • Developing and managing budgets for projects and departments
  • Meeting regularly with clients to discuss progress on projects, offer feedback, and resolve any issues
  • Lead innovation initiatives, including ideation, prototyping, and testing, and ensure successful implementation.
  • Foster a culture of innovation across the organization, promoting creativity, experimentation, and risk-taking.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and execution of innovation initiatives.
  • Develop and manage partnerships to support innovation objectives.
  • Monitor and report on key innovation metrics, including the number of ideas generated, the success rate of innovation projects, and the impact of innovation on the organization.
  • Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of innovation initiatives and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any other relevant field.
  • A Master’s Degree will be considered an advantage.


  • 3 – 5 years experience in a similar role
  • A proven track record of driving successful innovation initiatives.
  • Experience in the technology industry is a plus.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Strong strategic thinking skills and ability to develop and execute innovation plans.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading innovation initiatives from ideation to successful implementation.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience using data to inform innovation strategies.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to handle stressful situations appropriately
  • Good time and knowledge management skills
  • Good initiative, time and stress management skills
  • Good networking, prospecting and closing skills
  • High level of professionalism.

Personal Attributes:

  • Friendly and pleasant
  • Highly organized and detailed
  • An excellent leader and team player.

Work Environment:

  • Work in the office
  • Work on the field
  • Will be required to work overtime and on weekends.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Will report to the GCEO.


Application Closing Date
20th April, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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