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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Friendly and pleasant
- Highly organized and detailed
- An excellent leader and team player.
- Work in the office
- Work on the field
- Will be required to work overtime and on weekends.
- Will report to the GCEO.
Application Closing Date
20th April, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.