INTERNSHIP - Innovation, Digital Office - Project Management New York
The Innovation Facilitator in the Americas will focus on: Consistency: make sure of a strong alignment with GBIS Innovation strategy and GBIS Digital principles, tools, process and relay locally the initiatives that are launched at a global level. Active participation and involvement in GBIS Innovation community Community: Create and animate an Innovation community by facilitating collision of ideas and people Communication: Advertise the Innovation priorities and market the Innovation ecosystem internally and externally involving the Communication department when required Coaching: Help form teams around common Ideas, assist with Designing, Prototyping and Marketing business cases leveraging the UI/UX team, the Innovation Studio and design thinking firms when needed. Events: Help coordinate Innovation events: Design Thinking workshops, Pitch Sessions, Hackathon, Women in Tech, hands-on workshops, off-site visits... Meetings: Help organize, participate and produce minutes of Innovation meetings: Innovation Meetup, NextGen Innovation Fridays, ITEC Innovation meetings, OPER Innovation meetings... Resources: help allocate resources such as Innovation Studio and Innovation budget Tools: continuously work on improving GBIS Lab Innovation module Market Intelligence: follow and share Innovation trends and topics via research, networking and conference Profile Required
Required skills are: Strong/proven communication skills Ability to animate a community Ability to animate brainstorming sessions Curious Proactive, takes initiative Independent learner Creative approaches to solving problems
Desired competencies: UX and Design Previous development experience Knowledge of financial services Business Insight
The Digital Office role regarding Innovation is to facilitate the creation and operation of an Innovation ecosystem. Such ecosystem has 4 stages with prototyping at its core:
1. Ideation: Collect and communicate the AMER Innovation Priorities and Challenges. Facilitate the gathering and selection of Ideas and Solutions.
2. Experiment: Facilitate the creation of Teams around Ideas. Provide means to Prototype the strongest business cases.
3. Build: Organize pitch sessions to select which Prototypes should be funded and become Minimum Viable Product (MVP) that could be tested with few clients.
4. Industrialize: Connect with standard budget process to integrate successful MVP into Business & Support Units.
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Job code: 19000LIV
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 24/11/2019