Director, Digital Innovation Centre

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Date: 13-Feb-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group is looking for a digitalization lead to build and lead its digital innovation lab in Singapore. The mission of this new unit is to build digital capabilities for GE as well as for GE clients – across both infrastructure related areas as well as on the application side. The intent of the unit is to lead by discovering, developing concepts and developing prototypes for major initiatives and high profile projects – both internally as well as for our clients.

 

The role requires one with the ability to understand the diverse needs of stakeholders across the business, apply a deep understanding of emerging technologies, digital UX, market and consumer trends, coordinate team members while shepherding the innovation process from insights to concepts and prototypes. The lab will also focus on delivering experience led training programs for top clients.

Apart from this, the candidate is expected to have strong passion in leading small teams towards prototyping, excellent stakeholder management, strong presentation skills as well as ability to balance day to day project delivery and new business development.

 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Leading a team of digital people
  • Creating prototypes and proof of concepts for clients
  • Driving incubation of ideas in order to generate new client engagements in the digital space
  • Working closely with key internal stakeholders to drive momentum and raise awareness of their facility
  • Continuously building the lab, developing new offerings & building new partnerships
  • Responsible for managing the P&L of the unit

 

                                             

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of delivering complex digital products in a start-up like environment with at least 10 years of experience
  • Strong passion for leading small teams to success with prototyping, design and innovation
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent understanding of Agile methodologies (SCRUM Certification a bonus).
  • Experience in two or more of the following is critical - Innovation, Product/Service Design, Digital, Agile, Product management
  • A bachelor degree in a relevant field from a leading university, MBA desirable

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