Manager Business Model Innovation (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, DE
07 May 2022
27 Jun 2022
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. As diverse as we are at HUGO BOSS, we all share a common goal: to inspire people through our work. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to contribute your ideas and your creativity - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and discover how you can shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Manager Business Model Innovation (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

In this role you will be responsible for identifying, developing and launching new business models for HUGO BOSS based on the innovation strategy, business requirements, technological developments and market trends. You will act as a central, cross-functional specialist and coordinator for the development of new and innovative solutions.

What you can expect:
  • Drive development of new ideas and strategic recommendations on innovation topics based on technological trends and market needs
  • Be part of the Group Strategy & Corporate Development division and report to the Team Lead Business Model Innovation
  • Act as an intrapreneur who develops, executes, is accountable for and implements innovative concepts from idea to market
  • Monitor and manage scope, schedules and costs, prioritize deliverables, and install success metrics
  • Assess and validate desirability, viability, feasibility, and the strategic alignment of potential concepts. Drive proof of concepts (POC) or minimum viable products (MVP) in close collaboration with the Team Lead Business Model Innovation
  • Build and manage the overall innovation funnel & framework
  • Create, communicate and implement a roadmap for each innovation topic in close coordination with relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders and partners to ensure successful implementation of initiatives
  • Work with internal business sponsors to develop, validate & challenge business cases

Your profile:
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in an international business environment and a minimum of 2 years in innovation
  • Successfully completed Master's degree or MBA or equivalent
  • Hands on experience in managing innovation and/or strategic projects
  • Strong competency in collaborating and engaging a cross-functional team built on strong relationships
  • Experience in business model innovation, product/ service development and /or go-to-market implementation
  • Familiar in pragmatic application of innovation methodologies such as (but not limited to) Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Lean UX, and Growth Hacking
  • Significant multidisciplinary experience in relevant areas such as technology, strategy, customer experience design, intra-/entrepreneurship, and product development
  • Passion for new challenges and thriving in a VUCA environment
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken in English

Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and cafĂ©, Times.

Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.