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Associate Director - Innovation

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC Metro

Associate Director – Innovation

As the Associate Director, Innovation, your role is to inspire, develop and commercialise CUB’s pipeline of product, pack & dispensing innovations. Reporting to the Innovation & Insights Director, you will play a key role in developing an inspiring Innovation pipeline to deliver CUB’s portfolio strategy.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Co-develop the Innovation Strategy & Pipeline with key business stakeholders.
  • Review innovation strategy & projects to recommending changes/additions to the strategy or key priority projects.
  • Activate the innovation 12 month pipeline & 2-3 year roadmap
  • Facilitate cross-functional workshops to identify key / multiple opportunities, ideation and concept exploration.
  • Assess the viability of projects and simultaneously develop multiple projects across the beverage portfolio so as to create and maintain Innovation pipeline at a level that supports business growth ambitions.
  • Set up and lead project teams to deliver projects through gate process (Charter to SG4), including smooth transition into market.
  • Support the Innovation & Insights Director in management of budgets; co-ordination of monthly submissions, and provide representation in BU, Zone or Global Innovation forums.

About you

You are an extremely organised, and detailed oriented person with a level head and collaborative approach to work. With 7+ years’ experience in an FMCG marketing environment, you bring a comprehensive understanding of the Australian marketing landscape and have developed the strategic mindset to identify long term opportunities for improvement and growth.

Your ability to navigate internal and external relationships allow you to build strong relationships to influence and negotiate with you key stakeholders to deliver results.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Degree qualification in appropriate Business discipline
  • 7+ years FMCG experience in a marketing environment.
  • Exceptional project management skills.
  • High level of interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Work experience in Innovation an advantage, but not necessary
  • Proven analytical/problem solving and time management abilities.
  • Group/workshop facilitation skills
  • Strong Commercial acumen

About CUB

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is one of Australia's most iconic companies. We locally brew some of Australia's most famous beers, as well as distribute some of the world's leading international brands including Corona, Stella Artois and Budweiser.

By joining CUB, you are opening up a world of career possibilities. If you achieve results, expect to be rewarded with bigger challenges and greater opportunities. We respect the unique ingredients that make each and every one of us an individual and we believe this approach enables innovation and creativity. To learn more, visit our website.

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