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Innovation Insights Lead (Partial Remote)

Company: Campbells
Location: Camden
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Imagine ...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process. We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference. General Summary: Do you have experience leading multifunctional teams through deep human insights to discover and unlock opportunity? When others see ambiguity do you see opportunity? Do you want to create the future of iconic brands? The Senior Insights Manager, Innovation is a leadership role across the Meals and Beverage division covering Insights across 6 categories and over $4B in sales. From front of funnel through to commercialization you will be the voice of the consumer and drive solutions grounded in insight. This is a high impact role using design thinking, as well as lean and agile methodologies to shape thinking, guide strategy, and deliver lasting impact for iconic household brands like Campbell's Soup, Chunky, Prego, Pace, V8, Swanson, and more. Primary Responsibilities: Deep Human Insights

  • Insights that Illuminate possibilities by connecting multiple data sources to paint the big picture.
  • Insights that Inspire action through empathy, storytelling, and clear solutions that put real people first.
  • Insights that Integrate with business priorities, processes, the Insights team and multifunctional partners. Strategic Thinking
    • Lead Insights for stage gating, integration of design thinking, lean and agile across the division. Step change the company's capabilities, process and thinking in these spaces.
    • Identify and drive incubator, test & learn and other key partner opportunities to ensure the division is on the cutting edge of food trends and opportunities.
    • Drive the demand landscape into the future using qualitative and quantitative data to identify future trends and drive the dig sites for the division and the enterprise. Identify and Articulate Opportunities
      • Lead the Front of Funnel team to identify large platform areas of unmet need via diverse research sources (demand landscapes, qualitative and quantitative consumer research, competitive marketplace performance)
      • Partner with Marketing, R&D, Shopper Insights and Sales to drive a clear articulation of the opportunity and insights and ensure proper resourcing of the opportunity.
      • Identify, manage and drive external partners including AI and machine learning for predictive trend scoping resulting in an appropriately deep bench throughout the innovation funnel.
      • Drive stakeholder direction and alignment via development of project charters, strategic briefs, including a compelling vision for development across multi-year omni-channel pipeline Continuous improvement
        • Create and institutionalize proper innovation tracking in year 1 and year 2. Ensure proper innovation support.
        • Be the eyes and ears of the division and company to identify new innovation techniques, methodologies and external partners
        • Deliver incremental improvements in the success of innovation through increasing implementation of best practices and a tight feedback loop for the innovation team. **potential for remote schedule with expectation of working in office at Campbell's World Headquarters for key meetings (average 4-5 days a month) Education A Bachelor's degree is required with preference for MBA/advanced degree. Experience
          • 7+ years of experience in consumers insights with min 3 years Innovation
          • People management or team leadership experience preferred
          • Proven success leading innovation across multiple categories
          • Professional experience within CPG preferred Required Skills
            • Critical problem solving
            • Holistic thinking, the ability to think big picture with an appreciation for details
            • Solid experience with agile, lean and design thinking
            • Ability to integrate disparate data sources
            • High level of empathy for consumers/shoppers
            • Proficiency in various qualitative and quantitative research techniques
            • Travel approximately 10-15% ACR The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbells, Camden , Innovation Insights Lead (Partial Remote), Other , Camden, New Jersey

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