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Business Innovation Project Manager SWR


JobReq ID:  51979
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Madrid, ES


Job Purpose


We are looking for an Business Innovation Project Manager for Bridgestone. This position is located in our Madrid office.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Project Management Office, for successful project delivery and synergies optimization
  • New Business model innovation, scouting opportunities for value creation
  • Driving Mobility agenda, aligning BS entities common vision


Key Responsibilities


Project Management Office, ensuring timely execution in order to support growth objectives [40%]

  • Strategic formulation
  • Business cases development based on ROIC
  • Internal buy-in process coordination
  • Support functions alignment (Finance / Legal / Marketing / M&A…)
  • Project Management & Product owner
  • Roll out plans coordination with operations teams (BMS / Wholesale / Retail)
  • Follow-up progress of milestones/goals through regular reviews & reporting
  • Partnership management with third entities


Business Models innovation [25%]

  • Encouraging to operational departments for business expansion
  • Analyzing data and trends to improve business performance
  • Evaluate and implement new concepts and technologies to accelerate business development
  • Business model definition (ideation)
  • Synergies identification within other BS entities


Business Moldel Incubation [25%]

  • Scouting opportunities with start-ups to enrich the group value proposition
  • Identify and exploit partnership and growth opportunities for businesses
  • Structuring potential partnerships for growth
  • Facilitate and manage communication between entrepreneurs and their business partners
  • Supporting the training and education of entrepreneurs


Collaborate with other BS entities to drive Mobility agenda [10%]

  • Market intelligence: Understanding of mobility market trends, technology state of the art and fleet current / future expectations
  • Facilitate SW strategy deployment within the mobility ecosystem (Connected, Shared, Electric, …)
  • Participating in internal workgroups within EMIA organization and establishing direct connections with key EMIA stakeholders
  • Best practices sharing: internal and external
  • Participating in industry forums and Mobility associations
  • Identifying business opportunities with local New Mobility Players (new eOEM)


Required Capabilities

  • Bachelor's degree, and specialisation in Project Management. Knowledge in mobility, innovation can be considered as a plus.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Project Management and demonstrable participation in innovation projects. Work experience in companies related to mobility is valued
  • Spanish and English fluent (Group language) and Portuguese / French can be considered as a plus
  • Willingness to travel
  • Proficient Office 365 user
  • Required Softskills:
    • Strong values in line with Bridgestone’s behavioral expectations and embracing the Bridgestone Essence Philosophy
    • High communication skills
    • Agility – ability to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace
    • Courage – ability to share ideas, make proposals for change
    • Analytical skills, precise, rigorous and familiarity with numbers
    • Strong ability to meet deadlines - reliable
    • Ability to work within international environment different cultures


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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