Executive Recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group is working on behalf of the country's fastest growing property developer for condominiums and low-cost housing with a mission of building homes and communities that change lives. This is a full-time role and based in Mandaluyong City.
A. External * Engages IT companies for tech solutions
B. Internal * Works with OD, group heads/managers to implement changes
JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum requirement to perform the job effectively)
A. Education Industrial Engineer with knowledge on forward-looking IT solutions
B. License/Certification (only if needed to perform the job)
C. Functional/Technical Competencies
I. SCIENTIFIC OR TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
1. Knows the Business - Brings an understanding of the innovation project management and portfolio selection processes to bear on decisions that relate to the organization's business model, operations, and growth objectives.
* Recognizes how different functions in the organization impact the success of innovation projects.
* Uses knowledge of innovation activities to establish credibility with stakeholders (e.g., customers, parent company, stockholders or investors, community members, employees, etc.).
* Knows when team members in own and other functions will need additional support to achieve innovation project milestones and success.
* Uses understanding of competing functional and business priorities to reality test innovation project plans, assumptions, time estimates, and commitments.
* Considers the long-term implications (pros and cons) of decisions to innovation projects.
* Doesn't not need to come from the real estate industry
2. Initiates Action - Takes proactive steps to address innovation-related problems before the situation requires it.
* Frames decisions and options for the innovation project management team and other functional groups.
* Formulates proposals and actions plans when an innovation gap is identified.
* Informs concerned parties early on when certain issues have major implications on innovation projects.
* Takes action to ensure that relevant personnel are included in critical innovation project management discussions.
3. Thinks Critically - Seeks facts, data, or expert opinion to guide innovation-related decisions or courses of action.
* Immerses self in innovation project information to gain a thorough understanding of the project's status and key issues.
* Gathers data on past innovation projects to help determine best options for future innovation projects.
* Uses formal decision tools when appropriate to evaluate innovation alternatives and identify potential risks and issues.
4. Manages Risks - Anticipates and allows for changes in innovation priorities, schedules, resources, and changes due to scientific or technical issues.
* Double-checks validity of key innovation data and assumptions before making controversial or potentially risky decisions.
* Creates a contingency plan when pursuing innovation options that have clear risks associated with them.
* Maintains ongoing direct contract with risky or critical path activities to understand innovation progress.
* Stays in regular contact with those whose decisions impact the innovation project.
II. PROCESS SKILLS
1. Communicates Clearly - Listens well and provides information that is easily understood and useful.
* Presents technical and complex innovation issues in a concise, clear, and compelling manner.
* Positions communication to address innovation needs or level of understanding of target recipients (e.g., senior management).
* Encourages open communication among innovation project management team members.
* Prepares innovation-related presentations for management.
* Effectively represents technical innovation arguments outside own area of expertise (e.g., IT, product development, etc.).
2. Pays Attention to Details - Maintains complete and detailed records of innovation plans, meeting minutes, and agreements.
* Continually updates or adjusts innovation project documents to reflect decisions and changes.
* Checks the validity of key assumptions in building the innovation plan.
* Follows up to ensure that innovation project commitments are understood.
3. Structures the Process - Constructs, adapts, or follows a logical innovation project management process to ensure achievement of corporate objectives and goals.
* Creates and uses a process to ensure that innovation priorities are established and corresponding project strategy is defined.
* Identifies sequence of steps needed to execute innovation project management process and uses planning tools to standardize procedures and structure activities.
* Maintains up-to-date documentation that maps expectations for individual innovation project team members.
* Creates business value metrics that the team can use to measure innovation value and benefits and monitor progress throughout the innovation project life cycle.
III. LEADERSHIP SKILLS
1. Focuses on Results - Continually focuses own and other's attention on realistic innovation project milestones and deliverables.
* Stresses need to keep innovation activities moving forward by continually focusing on ultimate deliverables.
* Keeps key innovation project milestones and schedules visible to the team.
* Terminates innovation projects or low-value activities in a timely fashion.
2. Builds a Team - Creates an environment of cooperation and mutual accountability within and across functions to achieve common objectives.
* Openly acknowledges different viewpoints and disagreements on innovation projects.
* Actively encourages all team members to participate regardless of their functional background or level in the organization.
* Involves team members in the planning process from beginning to end.
* Solicits input and involvement from different functions prior to their major involvement.
* Pushes for explicit commitment from team members when resolving issues.
3. Manages Complexity - Organizes, plans, and monitors multiple activities, people, and resources.
* Breaks innovation activities and assignments into components that appear doable.
* Balances and optimizes workloads among different groups and individuals.
* Quicky pulls together special teams or uses outside experts in order to address emergencies or unusual circumstances related to innovation projects.
* Debriefs to capture "best practices" and "lessons learned".
4. Makes Tough Decisions - Demonstrates assurance in own abilities, judgments, and capabilities; assumes accountability for actions.
* Challenges the way things are done and makes decisions about how things will get done.
* Pushes for reassessment of decisions by management when new information or data become available.
* Confronts individuals who are not meeting their commitments and pushes line management to replace individuals who fail to meet expectations.
* Challenges continued investment in a project if data suggest it will not succeed.
* Pursues or adopts innovative procedures that offer significant potential benefits in spite of limited prior experience.
5. Builds Strategic Support - Gets the support and level of effort needed from senior management and others to keep innovation projects on track.
* Assumes responsibility for championing the innovation projects while demonstrating a balance between passion and objectivity.
* Familiarizes self with operational and business concerns of major functions within the organization.
* Determines the best way to surface an issue or make a proposal.
* Pushes for active involvement of individuals with the experience and influence needed to make innovations initiatives happen.
D. Years of Experience
E. Behavioral Competencies Futuristic, has a change mindset, patient and good with people, organized thinking
Creativity, innovation, stakeholder focus, risk-taking, flexibility, internal collaboration, proactive management, lifelong education, multidirectional leadership, strategic focus, commitment, continuous improvement