Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company Innovation Strategy Manager in Hartford, Connecticut
Innovation Strategy Manager
As a member of the Strategic Initiatives team, the Innovation Strategy Manager is responsible for leading projects across HSB’s diverse portfolio of growth initiatives. Through a combination of design thinking, Lean Startup, and business strategy methodologies, s/he will conceive and launch a variety of new services, products, and experiences. Topics will vary, but current initiatives include IoT, cyber insurance, machine learning/AI, and drones. At any given time, the Innovation Strategy Manager will be involved in multiple projects and will have other responsibilities related to establishing innovation and growth capabilities at HSB.
The Innovation Strategy Manager position is a great opportunity for a motivated individual who is passionate about working on the forefront of innovations that bridge insurance, technology, experience design, and organizational change. The Innovation Strategy Manager will play a critical role in driving the innovation agenda at HSB and help chart the course for the company’s future alongside driven and talented people, learning new skills and tackling complex challenges along the way.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
5+ years, preferably in a fast-paced consulting, startup or client service based environment.
Proven experience in applying an innovation toolkit, including field research, ideation, prototyping, and concept development.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to leverage qualitative and quantitative data for the creation of impactful strategy recommendations.
Demonstrated track record of using Lean Startup-type approaches to build, test, and learn from various types of experiments and small scale pilots.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to present to senior level clients and persuade internal colleagues on complex topics.
Passionate about collaborating on teams yet capable of providing constructive criticism when needed.
Proactive, self-starter orientation with a strong desire to work in a creative environment and the pragmatism to get things done.
MBA or equivalent graduate degree.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Hartford Steam Boiler
United States of America