Technology Scouting Associate

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Research & Development
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RB
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A fantastic opportunity is available for an Technology Scouting Associate to join our team.

  

 

 
Role Purpose:
  • Work within the matrix organization to promote the use of Open Innovation/Partnerships and increase the amount of externally sourced technologies in the RB pipeline
  • Leverage a variety of techniques to identify external sources of products/innovation, proactively and against a specific target

  • Build the external partnership network in the US/Americas region to provide broader exposure to new and relevant external innovation
  • Manage partnerships with external providers through formal legal agreements and informal communications
  • Provide the business with access to data, samples, and information from external parties to facilitate development
 
Responsibilities:
  • Increase the impact of externally sourced innovations in RB by bringing new opportunities to the Business and sharing them widely to generate both interest and action
  • Support the outside innovation needs of the business wherever they arise (IMEX, PO1, CDO, and Innovation) as agreed through Portfolio Management Team
  • Increase the size and utility of the regional external network
  • Work within the matrix organisation to facilitate the identification, initiation, definition and delivery of innovation projects
  • Cross-category and brand agnostic support both Globally and Locally via delivery of externally sourced products and technologies

 

 

 

 

 

Is this You?

 

 

  • Advanced degree preferred (PhD, MA, etc); BA + 3 years, MA + 2 years, PhD
  • Healthcare and/or Chemistry background (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated individual with capability to evaluate and take risks

  • Relationship Management experience: Understanding of confidentiality and experience executing contracts with 3rd parties

  • Experience designing and communicating novel ideas and initiatives to key stakeholders

  • Understanding of different sourcing strategies to support the innovation needs of the Business

  • Understanding of Innovation and product development within FMCG (preferred)

  • Experience working within cross functional, globally spread teams (preferred)

  • Broad experience across brands and categories (preferred)

 

 

 

 

 

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truely Global organisation.

 
 

Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!

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