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Sr Innovation Consultant

DFW Airport, TX, United States
May 22, 2024


Job Description


Job Overview:

Are you inspired by new and emerging technologies, driven to understand how things work and used to living outside the box? Are you curious by nature and able to get into the weeds to reimagine what's possible? When others say "it won't work" do you take that as a dare with a continued desire to figure it out? Can you navigate complex organizations, apply critical thinking, influence others, and confidently hack away at the status quo despite obstacles that inevitably present themselves? Does the idea of driving change in a smart city ecosystem teeming with transformative ideas make you want to jump in and lead through blurred lines and white space? Can you inspire others to think of themselves as a customer and go beyond what's simply expected of you? If you answered yes to any of these - the DFW Airport Innovation Division wants to hear from you!

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for the identification, development, and evaluation of innovation concepts in a disciplined manner to maintain a strategic pipeline of innovation opportunities.
  • Apply the appropriate tools and defined methodologies to create and assess innovative capabilities and business models that enable the business to meet customer needs, maintain or grow market share, and potentially transform the travel industry.
  • Serve as a champion to build innovation capabilities and promote employee engagement at DFW.
  • Develops concepts and value propositions including feasibility proposals, business case development and strategic analysis includes analyzing alternative solutions and partners to determine strategic alignment of the new capability or emerging technology and its value to business.
  • Identifies and analyzes new innovations and new value-added services that create value and growth opportunities in existing, adjacent, or emerging markets.
  • Analyzes alternative solutions and partners to determine strategic alignment of the new capability or emerging technology. Assess specific needs of the business and markets to identify and tailor new solutions for those markets or stakeholders.
  • Develops and presents information documents and presentations for senior management to support innovative products, services, and business models to obtain "buy in" and approval.
  • Develops business requirements and/or product specifications for corporate wide projects and initiatives.

What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years' experience working within management consulting, product development, ideation, venture capital or in business development, innovation, strategic planning, product development, professional staff in highly regulated industry or innovation lab.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above on a year-for-year basis.
  • Possession of a valid class C driver's license


What we desire:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels internally and externally.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and to diverse audiences.
  • Highly skilled at MS PowerPoint and presenting value and business propositions to senior level executives.


About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport-one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We're recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We're looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.



Job Info

Job ID# 1007694

May 22, 2024

United States