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Innovation Acceleration & Business Development Manager

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities The Manager, Acceleration and Business Development will scale new functionalities and businesses that are incubated or identified by Catalyst by Wellstar and its innovation partners. This role will execute go-to-market strategies through experiments, product commercialization, and business development by understanding the value proposition and potential to scale. They will be responsible for project oversight, technical inputs, and client engagement for innovation and acceleration programs.The manager will support the development of the Catalyst Venture portfolio and advise on strategic investments and partnerships. They will work with the team and business owners to solve problems associated with rapid growth. The manager will build market position by locating, developing, and closing business relationships. They will leverage marketing and sales skills to field inquiries for new uses of technology. They design partnerships, financial models, and go-to-market processes that demonstrate a path to profitability. This role focuses on business expansion, the formation of strategic partnerships, and increased profitability. This role will require thriving in a wide range of content areas and a rapid pace environment. The manager will leverage proven methodologies of innovation project management and emerging business development.This position is ideal for individuals interested in pursuing a career in innovation consulting, strategy, venture capital, or entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate has a love for emerging technologies (AI, IoT, AR/VR/MR), strategy, and research. Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education:Master's degree requiredRequired Minimum Experience:7-10 years required in experience in business development, operations, marketing, engineering, venture capital, start-ups, financial services,Knowledge of the STEM fields through internships or experience, has online credentials in technology, or proven competency of hardware and software technologyDeep understanding of process development; how core businesses work compared to emerging business modelsDeep understanding of the start-up world and industry trendsUnderstanding of design thinking and innovation cyclesKnowledge of startup principles (lean canvas, MVP, open innovation, etc.)Understanding of corporate business practices, organizational design, etc.Required Minimum Skills:Market knowledge and prospecting skillsPresentation skillsStrong technical problem-solving skillsMust understand the new business creation processExhibit eagerness in a fast-paced environmentComfortable with extreme amounts of ambiguityEntrepreneurial driveCollaborate to understand business goals across functions and diplomatically challenge the status-quoAbove-average ability to conduct research, write, and orally communicate with clientsAbility to create concise and compelling presentations - Comfortable with large amounts of researchDemonstrate deep insights into a single industry, or multiple industries, of standards, regulations, business models, trends and emerging technologyActively respect good work of teams and honor past accomplishments while pushing for necessary changeInspire teams to do their best work and pursue excellence in their own livesEmpower colleagues across Wellstar Health System to do their best work by sharing knowledge and toolsDedicate time to listen to experts across the company, understand a variety of perspectives and strive to expand context every dayDemonstrate courage, accept personal responsibility and inspire others through personal examples.Demonstrate an affinity for constantly being curious and exploring alternatives to clients' issues. This includes demonstrating tenacity and creative thinking to solve intractable business problems systemically.Ability to balance curiosity with pragmatism. This skill requires the ability to recognize organizational dynamics and industry constraints that influence recommendations.Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges facing organizations to adopt new technologies.Expertise must extend to further understand approaches and processes that can enable an organization to turn INSIGHTS into rapid ACTIONS that deliver OUTCOMES that exceed expectations

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Innovation Acceleration & Business Development Manager, Executive , Marietta, Georgia

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