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Innovation & Information Technology Academy - M/F

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Innovation & Information Technology Academy - M/F

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Are you ready to promote innovation?

Our I2TA (Innovation & Information Technology Academy) is a two-year program to train and develop Tech Enablers and Innovators.
You will be supported by our Tech Managers who will assist you in the implementation of a technological innovation and change management projects. You will learn about the company's Tech & Digital structure, quickly take on responsibilities and develop your skills.

Program Modules:

Project Management (agile & waterfall)
Business Relations
Business Intelligence
Process Analysis & Mapping
Change Management
Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
Digital Marketing & Digital Business
Software Development
Database Management
IT Systems and Security

Take up the challenge!

**First Employment: Fixed-Term Contract**

Skills Context

Max Mara Fashion Group has an internal Tech & Digital (T&D) structure that makes it a real software house at the service of the various business lines.
The T&D structure has currently more than 300 people taking care of: business analysis, software development, BI, systems and infrastructures management, cyber security, networking and digital business.
Several projects take on cutting-edge applications, focusing on issues of eCommerce Management, Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, using diversified technologies according to specific business needs, following agile working methods that enhance the search of the minimum viable product, stand up meetings and team interaction.

Target Role: the Role at the end of the Academy

The Technology & Innovation Enabler is responsible for technological and process innovation projects, in line with business requirements, budget availability and corporate strategic objectives. Reports to the IT Manager.

Candidate's Identikit

We are looking for bright young people with a Master's Degree, a University Master or a Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in scientific topics (IT, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics), post graduate or with a first experience, and with strong motivation to handle the dynamics of a T&D department constantly innovation-oriented.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Thinking: you are able to reason at a strategic level, analyzing the different situations with a broad perspective
Logical and Analytical Thinking: you are able to break down problems into their constituent elements to manage complexity
Innovative, Explorative and Creative Mindset: you explore, experiment, search for and create innovation
Change Sensibility: you are able to recognize and promote change
Knowledge Experience: you are extremely sensible to knowledge management and knowledge sharing issues
Agile Leadership: you are able to take advantage of technology to steer your activities in a smart way and achieve excellent results
Effective Interaction: you are able to establish an empathic relationship and an effective interaction, also through digital tools, with your interlocutors, who guide you in the logic of service and enabling
Smart Thinking: innovation is your mental habit that allows you to take advantage of technology to improve the quality of your and others' work.

What will you learn?

I will be able to innovate focusing on the dynamics of a complex, matrix, international organization. You will be accountable of software development & implementation tasks, taking care of cyber security matters.
You will embrace a project management oriented approach and you will establish solid relationships with internal stakeholders (business owners).
You will manage big data emerging from everyday company activities by adopting a methodical approach in the implementation phase of Analytics tools coherent with business needs.
You will be able to innovate organization processes through the introduction of innovative and disruptive AI & ML technologies.

What happens next ..

At the end of the Academy you will have gained a general view of the dynamics of a Tech & Digital department; based on your orientation and your skills development you will be able to drive business change and innovation.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees.
We accept and value the differences between people, without any prejudice and discrimination, including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin and political beliefs.


Temporary Contract

Contractual Hours




Europe, Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Reggio-Emilia

Job Location

Via Giulia Maramotti Fontanesi, 42124 Reggio Emilia RE, Italia

Candidate criteria

Minimum Level of Education Required

05 - Master's Degree

Field of Studies

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering (others)
  • Mathematics

Minimum Level of Experience Required



English (B2 - Professional Working Proficiency)