Innovation Consultant, Data & Digital

US-RI-Johnston
Job ID
2017-7095
# Positions
1
Work Location
Works from an office location
Employee Type
Regular
Category
Innovation

Overview - External

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

 

FM Global is enhancing our innovation capabilites and is pleased to announce several new positions.

Responsibilities - External

The Innovation Consultant – Data & Digital is a key support role within the Innovation team. The responsibilities include researching current and emerging data and digital technologies for application to FM Global, participating in the development of an ecosystem of technology vendors/partners, and in the identification of candidates for venture investment. This incumbent will work with the broader innovation team whose findings will feed new opportunities into the innovation system, influence our corporate venture capital investment portfolio, and inform the strategic planning efforts for FM Global and our mutual members. This role is also relied upon as a source of external insight by tracking industry and technological trends, identifying and communicating innovation strategies to both internal/external audiences, and managing partnerships with start-ups and vendors.

Qualifications - External

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor's degree required; ideally in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of proven progressive experience. Experience in a technology start-up; digital, data & analytics; account/project management or consulting preferred.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Collaborate and effectively interact with all levels of the organization, clients and other network participants.
  • Assimilate, and synthesize unstructured information and convey these insights in a concise and compelling way to influence others to act.
  • Successfully support a “lean,” test-and-learn/rapid iteration environment to explore new emerging opportunities.
  • Must possess strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to think past current business model and technology boundaries to see what is possible.
  • Should have a passion for technology and feel at home in both coding and business environments.