Director of Strategic Innovation

Full Time
Posted 5 months ago

Over the last 15 years, Mango has built a strong reputation for delivering value through Data Science Services and Technologies.  One of Mango’s key strengths has been its desire to innovate, to remain on the cutting edge of Data Science, and to create high-value technical components that can be marketed as off-the-shelf products.

Mango is now looking to hire a Director of Strategic Innovation to drive Innovative Products and Services aligned to Mango’s Vision of empowering informed decision-making using data science and advanced analytics.  You will lead a team of Practice Leads and Product Owners to identify market opportunities, and to design Services, Products and Features that will drive Mango’s commercial goals.  You will also drive the innovation agenda at Mango to ensure we are always on the cutting edge of the analytic world and keep ahead of our competition.


  • Identify opportunities for new Services and Products in the Analytic market
  • Manage Roadmaps for existing Products
  • Manage investment in Innovation Projects
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to Design messaging around Offerings
  • Understand how Mango’s Services and Products should be positioned against competitors
  • Interact with Mango customers to design and refine Analytic Services and Products
  • Represent Mango at external events
  • Lead a team of Analytic Practice Leads and Product Owners



  • 5+ Years of experience in Product Management
  • Experience of Product Marketing approaches
  • Experience of managing portfolio of product-related initiatives
  • Experience of building business cases to guide investment decisions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Experience of reporting to Exec committee
  • Experience of working in a data-related market (e.g. business intelligence, database)

Highly Desirable

  • Experience of the Analytic / Big Data market
  • A Bsc or above in a subject related to Data Science (e.g. Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • Experience of Digital Transformation projects
  • Experience of designing and creating both Service Offerings and Technical Products
  • Experience of working in a regulated industry


  • Willingness to travel to client sites is essential
  • Role is based at either Mango office (Chippenham or London)
  • Ability to fly or drive to client sites including international travel
  • Applicants must have the right to work in EU


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Mango Solutions have been empowering organisations to make informed decisions using data science and advanced analytics since 2002.