chief innovation officer in singapore

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S$ 15,000 per month
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information technology
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S$ 15,000 per month
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job description

about the company

Based in Singapore, our client is an organically funded ecommerce start up that focuses on lifestyle using AI and blockchain technologies. They work on creating an open and fair trading platform through social selling and new retail models to increase efficiencies and aim to provide a better user experience for end users.

about the job

Our client is in search for a Chief Innovation Officer with the aim to drive innovation and deliver IT strategies that align with the wider business objective. This role is a hybrid of chief innovation officer/head of product and Tech consultant (or equivalent) as it requires one to lead the product development and product managers to carve out the best product environment for the business, including providing consultation to in-house project teams in business incubation style.

This role requires one who is a natural in leadership, one who knows how to nurture collaboration, form good partnerships and share insights with the Board members, management and other stakeholders within the business.

about the manager/team

In Singapore, there are a total of 5 product managers and 4 UI/UX Designers while development team sits in China

skills and experience required

  • Resourceful in predicting trends, research and analytics.
  • Preferred to be familiar with ecommerce and Lifestyle companies across shopping, travels and food
  • Strong ability in stakeholder management, people management, program management and project management.
  • Strong in agile methodologies, strategic planning with a solid experience in product development within the same domain would be an advantage
  • Due to the need to work with AI and Blockchain, it will also be good to possess knowledge in those areas.
  • Start up background would be preferred

Desired Skills and Experience

Software Development, Program Management, Integration, Agile Methodologies, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Software Engineering, Strategy, System Architecture, Engineering Management, Project Management, SaaS, Start-ups, Architecture, Big Data, Distributed Systems, Enterprise Architecture, Java, SOA, Strategic Planning

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Wendy Tay at 6510 1462 / email to wendy.tay(@)

(EA: 94C3609/ R1324666)


Consulting, strategies, people management, project management, startup,


Masters / Degree in Computer Science,Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree