11 March 2021

Our client is looking for a visionary Technology Foresight & Innovation Lead to develop scientific and analytical solutions to identify drivers of future technology revolution.

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Degree in Statistics, Decision Science, Computer Science, Economics or other relevant majors;
  • Has around 10 years of experience in technology consulting, strategy or research;
  • Deep understanding in new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, 5G, IoT;
  • Good knowledge of scenario planning, technology governance, long term forecasting / foresighting principles and practices;
  • Good knowledge on technology foresight toolkits such as horizon scanning, Delphi consultation process, PESTLE drivers mapping, backcasting and roadmapping;
  • Good knowledge on data mining tools and techniques (diagnostic and predictive) and data warehousing;
  • Proficient in scripting and data visualisation tools such as SAS, Qilk Sense Tableau, R and Python;
  • Experience in API Integration and implementation;
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure and conflict management;
  • Ability to work independently and communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience effectively;
  • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • Good understanding of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts.

Responsibilities

  • Lead in-depth research to inform understanding of socioeconomic and technological trends, geopolitical landscapes and drivers of change;
  • Develop a data-driven technology intelligence platform to conduct analysis and build analytic models for technology foresight, optimise decisions and inject predictive intelligence to business decisions;
  • Establish technology foresight competency and capability to establish fundamental foresight process and methodologies;
  • Determine appropriate indicators and associated data sources to synthesise diverse data inputs and viewpoints into formulation of plausible scenarios to explore opportunities and challenges of the evolving digital economy;
  • Develop and implement technology foresight toolkits such as horizon scanning, Delphi consultation process, PESTLE drivers mapping, scenario planning, visioning, SWOT analysis, backcasting and roadmapping;
  • Seeks active partnerships (futurist, strategist, technologist) to form innovative ideas and approaches to validate hypothesis and gather intelligence to identify new technology trends and potential opportunities for demand/supply aggregation;
  • Provide strategic foresight, think pieces, programmes and initiatives with senior management.
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