ASICS is looking for a New Business & Innovation Trainee to kick-off our brand new Innovation center in Barcelona
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Inspiring movement through innovation, for a Sound Mind in a Sound Body #IMOVEME
The objective of this position is: Assistance in creation of incremental growth and profit initiatives for ASICS via New Business initiatives of the company while ensuring that all projects are aligned with the company values, guidelines and policies. Assistance in the best in class implementation and development of future business initiatives via innovations of services, product and processes. Collaboration in the planning, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of the New Business & Innovation projects in a consumer oriented way. As part of the role he/she will be giving support in the management of new partnerships (including start-ups) that support future business growth.
This includes, but is not limited to assistance and collaboration in:
Identification of New Business opportunities, innovations, and insights to enable profitable growth and distinguish ASICS as an industry leader (including unmet consumer needs and consumer pain points)
Facilitation of the incubation of new business opportunities by collaborating with external partners (e.g. vendors, startups, etc) and cross-functional teams (e.g., Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc.) to create and execute concept tests, design approach to scale to afterward drive opportunities to their full potential.
Implementation of project management methodologies across all components of the project management lifecycle. Ensure that all project tasks are followed up appropriately. Perform status reporting, requirements gathering, scoping, vendor research, project planning, project documentation, resource planning, impact analysis, and project budgeting.
Management of relationship with external vendors/partners - point of contact during the project lifecycle
Evaluation of contracts and service level agreements.
Supervision that vendors/partners are adhering to the terms of the contract.
The setting, communication, and tracking of KPIs, initiative goals, and key milestones.
Synthetization of process and requirements analysis including process mapping, documenting current and future states, requirements elicitation, stakeholder analysis, and specification gathering on projects
Creation of project status reporting to all stakeholders, including information gathering and status reporting
WHAT ASICS CAN OFFER YOU
This is a 2-year apprenticeship opportunity with a labor contract (it is not an internship opportunity with your school/university). To be part of the recruitment process is mandatory to have FINISHED a Bachelor or Master’s Degree. Students or candidates about to graduate can’t be part of the recruitment process