Job Number: 20016699

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 6-17-2017

Job Title: Innovation Insights Specialist

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The Innovation Insights Specialist will need to:

  • Consult with project teams to understand their business objectives, distill intelligence needs down to actionable questions, create research plans to address those questions, develop reports and other deliverables based on findings, and effectively communicate those findings and implications to project stakeholders and leadership
  • Grow Fuse’s market research capacity through ongoing development of processes, partnerships, and practices
  • Foster creative approaches for working in tandem with user experience team members who are using ethnographic and other design research techniques to reveal hybrid insights across users and markets
  • Contribute to the development of overall research muscle for team members
  • Help estimate and work to a research budget for individual projects and for tools serving the overall process
  • Manage vendor partnerships to scale market research capacity as needed
  • Contribute to Fuse strategy through research projects and thought leadership work

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in innovation, market strategy, or marketing — business consulting experience a plus
  • Strong bias for action and creative problem solving
  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree (pref.) in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and synthesize data to generate insights and recommendations via primary and secondary research methods and sources
  • Comfort leading nimble market / competitor research and market demand analysis
  • Though not required, the ideal candidate will have healthcare market experience and awareness of trends, regulations, and other challenges in the industry
  • Eagerness to learn the complexities of a highly complex ecosystem
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • High emotional intelligence to facilitate collaboration with colleagues at all levels and influencing without directly managing resources
  • Comfort with ambiguity and making progress without always having next steps clearly defined
  • An outstanding ability to communicate confidently and effectively across cross-functional teams
  • Comfort working in a collaborative and open workspace

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering