Business Innovation Lead


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Role

The Business innovation Lead is a unique and newly created role for Fletcher Living, with the aim of delivering innovation across al aspects of the business. This includes product, process, digital, customer engagement and business model innovation. This role is part of a team which has an appetite for change and a start up flavour where you can drive change and create a point of difference in the market.

This role is part of Fletcher Living’s investment in strategy, where you will constantly track and explore cutting edge technology developments within the broader business. You will own the relationships with external funding bodies, the start up community, government and regulators, whilst keeping your finger on the pulse of technology developments and innovation of their competitors nationally and on an international level.

Key accountabilities include

Providing technology and innovation intelligence, systematically scanning external markets for innovative products, solutions, services, customer engagement interfaces, and business models that fall within the Fletcher Living Apartments areas of interest.

Reviewing and analysing publicly available sources of market intelligence for insights, global competitors, BRANZ appraisals & FB Bus

Understanding the NZ funding landscape and maintaining close relationships with the funders and regulators (Callaghan, NZVIF, BRANZ, MBIE)

Developing a close relationship with the start-up community in New Zealand and Australia

Identifying and maintaining relationships with relevant R&D and technology providers

Formulating and running RFP campaigns with external R&D providers.

Being the conduit to external R&D providers and managing the external R&D projects

Driving strategic innovation road-mapping for the Apartment Business

About the Company

Fletcher Living is one of New Zealand’s leading specialist home builders and Fletcher Living Apartments is a newly formed unit with a target of being the largest apartment developer in Auckland. Their goal is to continually deliver 500 plus apartments from FY26 onwards. As part of the wider Fletcher Building group, they have a strong history and commitment to providing quality new homes as one of New Zealand’s leading residential developers and builders.

About You

As the Business Innovation Lead, you will bring market insights and technology into the business ensuring our business creates a distance between us and our competitors.

You’ll be able to influence and negotiate with key stakeholders and be resilient when coming up against challenges.

Additional skills include

A background in engineering, product, technology or science

A background in engineering, product, technology or science

Commercial acumen with experience overseeing holistic business operations and innovation

Analytical and research driven to deliver insights

A curious, open mind, always thinking of the bigger picture

The property industry is booming and this is your chance to make the dial and create the future of property here in NZ

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Posted on: 

16 June 2022