Consultant My Pham
Date posted 29 October 2018 2018-10-292018-12-23 manufacturing-and-production 235 Dong Khoi Street District 1 Ho Chi Minh City
An exciting role of Innovation Manager has just come available in one of the well-known brand in footwear industry. Based in Ho Chi Minh city office, you will oversee innovation activities and manage relationships with strategic partners.
About the Innovation Manager Role:
Reporting to Senior Manager of Future Concept & Innovation, based in Ho Chi Minh city, you will be expected to oversee, drive and manage the Vietnam innovation team through multiple innovation projects from portfolio review, brief & research through design, development & validation and into commercialisation.
- Oversee the creation and execution of project development plans/ schedules
- Lead your team through prototyping, testing and validation of concepts using your team’s advanced problem solving and product creation skills
- Promote and build a partnership between your team and design, engineering, manufacturing and vendor/ partners
- Lead and manage development trips to work with manufacturers and suppliers on existing and current development projects
- Participate in the portfolio review to contribute to the creation of the next innovation portfolio
The successful candidate will be an expertise in footwear product development with an advanced knowledge of the total footwear construction process
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Design, Biomechanics or other applicable technical degrees
- Above eight successful years of experience leading the product development of high performance footwear projects
- Technical expertise in footwear product development with an advanced knowledge of the total footwear construction process including; outsole/midsole drawing, pattern engineering, material construction, testing and costing
- Strong understanding of manufacturing capabilities, anticipating issues, problem solving with timely resolution
- Curious and open minded; always open for a challenge, inventive, creative
This firm has an outstanding international reputation in its field and strong presence in Vietnam.
If you are driven and want to take a new step in your career, this is the role for you.