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Innovation Manager in Mississauga at Symcor Inc.

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Type: Full Time

Department: Growth Support Services - Product - Digital Services

Work Location: 1 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga,ON

Work Hours: Days

Job Level: PS 650

Travel: No

Posting Expires: 2018/12/26

Come and join our team, but first, let us tell you why we love working here!

  • We’re 100% Canadian, 11 locations across the Country
  • Our long-standing success in providing outsourcing services to Canada's major chartered banks has provided the foundation for expansion into servicing major companies in the retail and telecommunications sector.
  • Want to hear something impressive? We’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, 8 years in a row!
  • We get to work on some pretty cool stuff that drives professional development
  • We’re part of a winning, high-performance team
  • We get to make a difference.  Everyone gets one paid volunteer day per year 

The opportunity:

The Innovation Manager is the key enabler of enterprise level innovation and cultural transformation at Symcor. They will create the structure and processes to ensure ongoing innovation for Symcor’s WOW! Program, overseeing and implementing the supporting framework, measures and support activities.

What you will do:

  • Create the WOW! Program’s structure and framework, including supporting collateral and measurements.
  • Develop and manage a process for ongoing sourcing of innovation ideas internally and externally.
  • Support organization wide training and communication on innovation to ensure adoption and support.
  • Oversee the portfolio of Innovation ideas, including tracking and reporting on the status and progress.

What you need to have to succeed:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar role within a start-up or financial services preferred
  • Demonstrable knowledge of, and passion for innovation
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing and presentation skills
  • Collaborative and able to successfully bring people from different disciplines together to achieve desired outcomes
  • Exceptional relationship building skills

What’s in it for you?

At Symcor, we define our success by what we help others achieve. We were created to support our clients and, through our products, services and solutions, protect and strengthen their brands. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact 
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team 
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Work-Life Balance