UBS Financial Services Innovation Ecosystem Manager in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Are you excited about technology and the opportunities that face all of us in the Innovation Community? Are you organized and communicative, able to work with a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels of the organization? We are looking for a driven and dynamic new member of the Group Innovation Team at UBS, which is part of the Group Chief Technology Office. You will join a highly motivated and innovative team and with a clear focus on driving innovation change and collaboration with the our business divisions globally.

In close cooperation with the UBS Technology and Innovation communities and the business divisions, you will be part of a program to accelerate innovation on all UBS business areas (Investment Bank, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Retail banking and Corporate banking) across the relevant front-end channels and backend systems and to drive the transformation of the financial industry through technology with UBS.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Manage our program of initiatives to foster innovation and enhance the innovation culture at UBS

  • Liaise with internal and external partners for execution of innovation driving initiatives and generate proposals for improvements

  • Design and run initiatives, competitions and collaboration with internal and external ecosystem (Competitions, Hackathons, Internal Conferences)

  • Promote culture drivers in the innovation and liaise with internal partners for a training and education curriculum

  • Identify potential partnerships for the UBS ecosystem externally

  • Accelerate innovation culture enablers through pilots and efficient implementation processes

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be part of the Group Innovation team, part of the UBS Group CTO Office, a team with a dynamic and positive outlook that delivers results. Your peers and colleagues excel in their field and team spirit.

Your experience and skills:

An ideal candidate will have

• Excellent university education and potential post-graduate career in business or technology

• Profound experience with a proven track record in a bank or technology company with focus on digital innovation projects and/or the FinTech ecosystem

• Analytical skills, project management knowledge and the tenacity to deliver within a large organization

• Experience and proven track-record in delivering culture transformation initiatives in banking / similar industries

Excellent communication skills and negotiation skills

• Fluent in English. German is a plus

• Solution-oriented, motivated and self-challenging personality with leadership ability in the area of expertise

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 165103BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Innovation Ecosystem Manager

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)