Director, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation


Lincoln, NE Management & Operations
Does this sound like you? Fearless, Customer Obsessed, Communication just comes natural, very familiar with Agile methodologies, Ability to influence others, Innovative, and Strong Leader. If these words describe you, Ameritas has an opportunity for you!

Ameritas is looking for a Director, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation to develop and execute company growth plans, including but not limited to, partnering with our Investment and Corp Development team to explore opportunities with start-ups that may grow our capabilities or offer operational efficiencies, partnerships/strategic alliances, development and implementation of new innovations for the company, This position has responsibility in running of the innovation lab at Ameritas and working with new start-ups and technologies who can assist in the continued growth and transformation of Ameritas. This position will work closely with a team of cross-enterprise associates, management and various line of business leaders. An important responsibility of this position is to work at both an enterprise and business line level to identify opportunities to develop solutions for both accelerated growth and operational efficiency.

Essential Functions:

* Oversee the formation of business partnerships and start up relationships
* Customer and business solutions discovery and solutioning
* Create, communicate, and lead company's planning and execution of strategies to increase company growth
* Cultivate competitiveness through external awareness of the market
* Oversee and develop associate and business resources
* Build internal and external relationships to promote and grow the business
* Represent the organization's Mission, Vision, and Values by exemplifying leadership and customer focus
* Collaborate and provide direction with both direct and indirect reports to lead projects


* Experience with Agile Methodologies
* Ability to Manage a team and keep projects moving
* More than 10 years of related experience
* Bachelor's Degree of equivalent experience

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Job ID: 3102

Posted 3 months ago

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