(Senior) Innovation Program Manager (f/m)

D. Swarovski KG
  • Wattens
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 10.1.2019

Interested in joining our team? If so, take the opportunity to apply to one of the world's best-known brands as


Location: Wattens
Reference: R-15866

Can you see yourself driving business success to new levels? Would you like to play a major role in shaping the future strategy of a global brand? If so, take the opportunity to apply as (Senior) Innovation Program Manager.


Swarovski Professional (www.swarovski-professional.com) provides premium crystal and forward integrated components for the worldwide fashion and jewelry industry, with an enormous product range and growing share of customized solutions. As part of product management, innovation program management plays a key role in securing our position as innovation leader in the industry, providing our clients with cutting edge product and application novelties.

As an Innovation Program Manager, you will:

  • Take over responsibility for an innovation program, consisting of a project pipeline with 1 - 3Y to impact, including selection and/or design of suitable ways of working, coordination of budget and required teams
  • Run business case evaluations for product, application or business model innovations in early stages of maturity, e.g. understanding, fuzzy frontend, MVP pilot, concept and planning
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration working closely with pilot customers and sales teams, as well as colleagues from marketing, technical interfaces and external partners
  • Develop solutions deriving from our clients' needs that are scalable, and setup the path for fast commercialization


As a motivated talent and a team player, you have a passion for innovation & entrepreneurship. You enjoy solving multifaceted problems in a complex environment. You combine strategic thinking with your hands-on mentality and strong communication skills.

Moreover, your profile includes the following:

  • You excel in motivating cross-functional teams and drive for results effectively in complex projects
  • Ideally you are experienced in agile methods like design thinking and lean startup
  • You act systematic, customer centric and you bring state of the art project management skills
  • Professional experience with data driven analytics in complex environment is an advantage
  • A good understanding for technical aspects, you foster the linkage of artistical needs with technical enablers
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in product and/or multi project management
  • English on professional level


Since 1895, Swarovski is ranked one of the most valued luxury brands in the jewelry and fashion industry. Swarovski as an entrepreneurial family business offers a high performing people environment, tremendous opportunities to grow and contribute and a modern and architecturally attractive workplace. Furthermore, being located in Tyrol, one of the best-known holiday regions in Austria, Swarovski provides the best precondition for a pleasant work atmosphere and work-life balance.

As required by law, we advise that the collectively agreed base annual salary for this position is set at a minimum of EUR 39.800 gross. OUR ACTUAL SALARIES ARE MARKET COMPETITIVE AND TAKE INDIVIDUAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE INTO ACCOUNT.

Does this sound like you?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

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Swarovski adds sparkle to people's everyday lives - both as the leading brand of cut crystal, and as the partner of visionaries. Become part of a tale of tradition and success that stretches back to 1895, and at the same time begin writing your own!

D. Swarovski KG

Industrie, Produktion
501+ Mitarbeiter

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Seit mehr als 100 Jahren ist die Marke Swarovski Synonym für Erfindergeist, Poesie und zukunftsweisende Kristalltechnologie. Die konsequente Weiterentwicklung der einzigartigen Schleifkompetenz machte Swarovski zum führenden Hersteller von geschliffenem Kristall sowie von natürlichen und künstlichen…