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Team Member - Group Innovation

Looking for consumer centric marketing professionals with 10-12 years work-ex in innovation & product development space. Background in FMCG – personal care/ Beauty / skin care sector - or Consulting with Innovation support experience in product led industries preferred.

Key skills

  • Consumer centricity
  • Product development
  • Brand propositioning & Mix development

Job Purpose :

Role entails working with the Category Innovation Head to drive Innovation & synergies across our group companies. The intent of this role is to work on Products, Services innovations in Consumer facing categories. Every Category will have 2-3 people working with them. The work would be divided by Projects and /or by companies


Supporting Actions

Identifying Business relevant opportunities

· Understand category intelligence, consumer and Technology trends & future growth drivers.

· Generate regular category insights that could trigger new possibilities

· Identifying Impactful/ breakthrough Innovation opportunities for the Category basis adjacencies.

Translating ideas to valid business opportunities

· Scoping and Building strong Business cases for opportunities in discussion

· Crafting and Strengthening initial idea to a commercially valid strong product and proposition

· Owning or Supporting teams through product development & Mix development

· Guiding projects to launch and supporting post launch to first milestones.

Project management and Process Governance

· Anchor for overall project governance and management

· Co-Custodian of the innovation process through the project journey

Voice of consumer/ Customer & Brand

· Ensure consumer centricity at every stage of the project

· Validating consumer/ brand relevance at various stages

· Guiding the business team on Brand principles where required

Plug and Play Capability fill

· Work hand in hand with and ‘as’ business team members. Will require Building a strong understanding of business structures and value chains

· Bring in capabilities that business team will require for project success. Eg: product /research / design etc.

· Collaborating with outside in Technology sources/ startups / agencies / experts where required to bring in capabilities that may not exist inhouse

mumbai, MH, IN