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Manager of Innovation and Strategy

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position SummaryFor over 80 years, we ve set the precedent that a pet food company has a greater duty than just feeding pets. We aspire to be the voice of the category
and we believe such leadership begins with our consumer-centric culture where every innovation and marketing strategy are backed by deep research and insights that push pet nutrition forward. Our research is what drives us to market.Innovation is the engine for growth. In this role, you have a track record and are respected organizationally for ideas that work. A successful candidate enjoys challenges and problems that require new thinking and a vision for a different future. They are resourceful and have a high internal drive for getting things done. They can multitask effectively and motivate themselves & others towards high performance. As a Manager of Innovation and Strategy you ll work on the development of new business opportunities
leading front-end landscaping, assessing opportunities, developing incubation recommendations, and executing incubation activities to drive early learning, confidence-building, and plans for scale-up/commercial handoff activities on strategic opportunities. In this role, you are challenged with being strong lateral thinker who has a natural curiosity and a strong entrepreneurial bias to getting things done. Rules and traditional ways of doing things should be understood and respected, but your role is to find respectable ways to challenge, inspire, and introduce fresh ways of rethinking problems. Are you up for the challenge? #JoinOurPackLead front end growth exploration: trends scanning, opportunity mapping, and prioritizing of potential areas of pursuit. Develop opportunities from early concept stage into business incubation proposals with identified milestones, measures, and resources Lead Incubation project teams in the execution of the plan and
to drive learning and refinement of Consumer Value Propositions, Business Models, and scale-up potential. Lead consumer research for key insights on trends, opportunities, and incubations. Build relationships with cross-functional teams to understand business models and business systems, supply chain, and other business tools and resources. Act as a thought partner with other functional areas of the organization. RequirementsBachelor s degree from an accredited institution 4 years professional experience in Marketing, Innovation, Strategy, or Business Development OtherMaster s degree is preferredExperience utilizing and executing any of the following methodologies (Agile Business Development, Design Thinking, Business Model Canvas etc.) preferredDon t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration. The approximate pay range for this position is $107,000 to $160,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location. Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage, and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more atAbout Us -Nestl Careers ( ID:257830It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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