EXPIRED! Innovation Lifecycle Manager

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The Innovation Lifecycle Manager will report directly to the Director of Innovation for day-to-day line management. Strategic execution will be coordinated via the regional offices (CLC Hubs) in Barcelona, Munich, Helmond, Prague, and Copenhagen. The role works closely with the Community and Ecosystem leadership team with five remote staff who are located in these regional offices. The primary focus will be to animate the innovation capacity within partner network and ensure quality partnerships and projects are developed. The jobholder will manage annual open call process, evaluation, and selection. Thereafter, s/he will monitor and review of the project portfolios to conclusion.

Main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Execute on the Innovation Business Plan 2023-2025
  • Deliver on annual KPI targets
  • Develop the existing challenge areas energy, digital, and logistics and ensure their ongoing relevance
  • Review mobility industry trends and needs in order to propose new challenge areas
  • Manage the annual innovation Open Call process in cooperation with the HQ Operations Team
  • Coach staff and develop skills and capacities within the Innovation Lifecycle Team
  • Provide active monitoring, project reporting and commercial performance and compliance reviews
  • Coordinate best practice exchange in innovation lifecycle among and between the CLC Hubs.
  • Conduct one-to-one reviews with key industry/city/academics on their innovation portfolio, issues and needs
  • Liaise with the Financial Sustainability team on product/solution/services issuing from innovation projects
  • Drive European-wide take-up of the innovation solutions and support RIS innovation sites linked to the CLC Hubs
  • Create effective messaging on the Innovation programme and projects

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Deadline for applications: 16 November 2022

Location: Barcelona, Spain