New Job Opening: Innovation Manager - Lifestyle Tech Competence Center

Job Title: Innovation Manager 
 LifestyleTech Competence Center (LTCC) in Lugano is looking for a highly skilled and dynamic Innovation Manager to join our growing organisation.

About us

The LTCC was founded by some of the world’s leading companies, including Accenture, Bally, Guess, and Microsoft. It aims at becoming one of the leading innovation hubs in Switzerland, specialising in:

  • Lifestyle – Fashion, Luxury, Food, Design, Travel, Cosmetics, Media, etc
  • Tech – eCommerce, AI, Blockchain, 3D, etc.

The LTCC Innovation hub looks after 3 main activities:

  1. Set-up of Research and Development projects through:
    1.  Workshops,
    2. Stakeholder gathering
    3. Accessing public fundings from the state
  2. Open innovation & start-up scouting
    1. Open calls
    2. co-creation with start-up (b2B tech providers)
    3. Proof of Concept
  3. Set-up of laboratories, ex. 3D Labs, Content Innovation Lab, etc

About the Innovation Manager role  

The Innovation Manager will be an independent, proactive professional, with the responsibilities of:

• Full coordination of several important innovation projects, including full stakeholder engagement, budgeting, quality of delivery, timeline responsibility;

• Effective coordination of multiple senior stakeholders inside and outside of the organisation.


  • Leadership, optimism, and determination in achieving challenging goals
  • 5+ years of experience in Consulting or managing innovation/digital projects
  • Ability to deal with multiple stakeholders and moderate/ drive conversations
  • Able to manage and monitor external providers (budgeting, quality of delivery, respect of timing)
  • Able to manage and help the development of a Jr Analyst/Consultant we are planning to hire in the team
  • Business level of English and Italian is a must, German is a plus

 Application deadline 


Tentative startASAP To apply, please click here