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Head of Innovation Labs

Company: Transamerica
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

This is a leadership role within Transamericas Marketing Innovation Lab, responsible for identifying and nurturing ideas, innovations and new products that maintain the essential competitiveness of our customer, advisor, employer and partner propositions. Serves as the face and voice of innovation across the organization.

Job DescriptionResponsibilities

  • Design and build out the Innovation Lab; establish R&D processes, operating model and relationship management strategies.
  • Lead the Innovation Lab team, ensure the team is educated and empowered to support company objectives, policies and standards.
  • Create and deploy a framework for identifying opportunities worthy of experimentation and investment; incorporate an agile/fast-fail project management process.
  • Work with colleagues across the organization to identify, start-up and nurture ideas that enhance our value proposition and drive earnings growth and fee income generation.
  • Build relationships with Transamerica Ventures and other relevant companies, consultancies and research bodies to bring in cutting edge ideas and innovation.
  • Actively reach out across the organization to broaden the base of participation by harnessing the talents, skills and perspectives within our employee base.
  • Implement an Agile organization and collaboration technique within the Innovation Lab.
  • Embed a risk management and controls framework within Marketing, including progressing actions to manage/mitigate operational, regulatory, market conduct and other risks and issues.
  • Oversee and allocate Innovation Lab budget/expenditures.
  • As a member of the management team, contribute to the overall leadership and direction of Marketing; work with the CMO and colleagues to set, implement and deliver the marketing business plan.


    • Bachelors degree in a business-related field or equivalent experience.
    • Ten years of senior leadership experience in a financial services company, preferably in a customer-facing, marketing or digital technology role.
    • Direct experience leading innovation as a process within a financial services environment.
    • Experience managing large budgets and 3rd party supplier section and relationship management.
    • Able to use data and analysis to shape strategy and informed decision-making.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Masters Degree in a relevant field.
      • Knowledge of Transamerica products.

        Behavioral & Leadership Competencies

        • Customer-centric and innovation mind-set.
        • Leadership skills to challenge and inspire people through change.
        • Communication and relationship management skills to influence outcomes.
        • Experience leading, coaching and developing cross-functional, high performing teams.

          Our Culture

          At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?

          • Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration
          • Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution
          • Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo
          • Customer Centricity encourages an above average and beyond approach to our customers

            Working Conditions

            • Office environment.
            • Travel required to meet business needs.

              This position is eligible for a $500 employee referral bonus.*

              Keywords: Transamerica, Denver, Head of Innovation Labs, Healthcare, Denver, Colorado

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