Innovation Manager - m/f

Job offer of ALSTOM

InnoTrans 2018
Location Bangalore, India
Type of contract Employee
Entry date as of now
Career level more than 5 years of professional experience
Updated at 18 Sep 2018

48 rue Albert Dhalenne
93482 SAINT-OUEN Cedex

InnoTrans 2018

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Job description

Your specific responsibilities will be to:

  • Connect with the metiers on all the digital platforms like Robotics process automation, Chat bot, Artificial intelligence, Predictive analytics, Internet of things ( IoT), Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality etc.
  • Collect requirements, building business case ,pipeline and work with development team for implementation
  • Build innovation roadmap for the Alstom metiers using the Innovation framework of Core, Transform & Disrupt , identify and bucket the opportunities accordingly
  • Responsible for communication, roadshows and evangelizing & industrializing etc the platforms /technology for digital transformation and contributing to management of change
  • Contribute to the innovation strategy definition and the alignment with businesses and IS&T senior management on innovation priorities
  • Create and manage an internal innovation network to identify ideas and opportunities from IS&T and Business resources
  • Create and manage a network of innovation partners (third parties) to bring cutting edge ideas
  • Provide knowledge to management / Raise management awareness on innovation and Digital transformation
  • Keep up with industry trends (market products and best practices) and all disruptive technology trends
  • Contribute to developing annual, multi-year technology trends to continuously focus on technologies with the highest potential impact for Alstom
  • Work with metier and support functions on all initiatives to maximize business value and ensure success.
  • Evaluation of technology/platforms/tools lead the PoC & Pilot working with digital factory & digital platform and other teams from sourcing & application architects etc
  • Work with different team like internal IT- security, architecture, Infrastructure, shared services and other team like finance sourcing, sourcing, procurement, from RFP to deployment

Main challenges of the role:
  • Develop an innovation culture within the IS&T organization and leverage new technologies to bring value to the business
  • Mobilize metier and support functions partners to co-lead Digital Transformation efforts and maximize the business value
  • Focus on usage and business impact rather than technology aspects
  • Accelerate New Alstom’s digital transformation by leveraging SMAC technologies (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud)

Job requirements

To be considered for this role, candidate need to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes:

  • Graduated with an engineering degree, preferably in information technology, with an experience of 7-10 years in Innovation and/or Digital Transformation. You have a proven track record of innovation delivery from opportunity to successful launch.
  • Development capabilities can be a real advantage (Web 2.0, Mobile applications, RPA, Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, Predictive Analytics, Chatbot)
  • Expertise in Evaluating Technologies in domains such as AR/VR, AI, Robotics, Predictive Analytics, etc.
  • You demonstrate very good communication and leadership skills. You have the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and to understand day-to-day field constraints of businesses operations. You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity. You are familiar with SMAC technologies.
    • Fluent in English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face the challenges of the new Alstom
    • You have organisational & team working skills
    • Able to apply innovation methodologies and practices eg. techniques for effective brainstorming / ideation, concept and business model development,
    • Communication Skills – Able to clearly articulate complex concepts, and listen actively
    • Analytical Skills – The ability to collect information, and identify and interpret advanced patterns/trends from information available
    • Negotiating – The ability to negotiate significant issues across the organization and with external partners
  • Travel? If yes, how much (%)
  • Degree level or equivalent education (engineering related);
Language skills:
A full proficient use of English is mandatory and preferably French.

Behavioural competencies:
  • Strong leadership;
  • Rigour and pragmatism;
  • Results focused;
  • Use of business indicators;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to fulfil role of interface manager with both the customers and partners.