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Innovation Catalyst, Heathrow Airport.

Salary - Dependant on experience. 

Innovators. Pioneers. Trailblazers.

The future is the final frontier. Heathrow's mission: to find the bright minds that will take us there, the forward-thinkers who are already on the waiting list for time travel, who see teleportation, and think, how soon? We're seeking non-conformists with a guest room for their droid and a space in their garage for a hover car.

We need you to boldly go where no airport has gone before.

This elite cohort of innovators will tell us what comes next, and take us there. As an Innovation Catalyst within the New Generation Team, you will ignite innovation, bring the outside in, identify and apply key global & passenger insights, and adapt operational concepts to rethink air travel. We want your expertise to shape products, processes and experiences across our airport.

You will turn extraordinary notions into accessible solutions. Experiment with technology to enhance the passenger journey. Predict the future, and make Heathrow your testing ground.

But don't worry; you won't be doing it alone. You'll work as part of Future Heathrow - a group of ground breakers and key stakeholders that will help you come up with bold new ways of shaping the look and feel of an expanded Heathrow, and how it will operate in the future.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

-Shape the airport of the future.

-Develop pioneering concepts and new ways of working as a team.

-Devise, test and own the product strategies that underpin Heathrow's evolving operating model

-Engage with the wider airport, Team Heathrow partners, and external experts

-Collaborate with technical experts on briefs that support Future Heathrow, responding to global megatrends, technology and innovation

-Test projects to ensure they meet passenger needs with real-time modelling and product trials

-Grow Heathrow-wide knowledge of how future thinking will impact passenger behaviour and the airport.

Is the Force strong with you?

You're confident - a front-runner who thinks deeply about innovation and technology, who's also great at networking and building relationships. You can elaborate and present considered, thorough plans for your concepts to others. You're restlessly curious, good at tactical planning, and have the ability to back up your ideas, verbally and on paper.

A degree in a related discipline and understanding of airport terminal operations would be beneficial, but they're not the only ways of getting your foot in the mother ship. Apply if you know the future is a place where you can take us.

We want to offer the opportunity of a lifetime to the team players, forward-thinkers, status quo challengers - the efficiency enthusiasts and techno addicts out there.

Come create the airport of the future.

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.