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ADP Head of Innovation and Insights, Data Solutions in Parsippany, New Jersey

Head of Innovation and Insights, Data Solutions

ADP is hiring a Head of Innovation and Insights for the Data Solutions Business Unit. The Data Solutions Business Unit is responsible for commercializing ADP's data and machine learning assets based on the nearly 30 million US workers we pay monthly (nearly 20% of private US workforce). In this position, you will drive new growth opportunities by developing, validating, and launching new products to commercialize these data assets. You will take a customer-focused and entrepreneurial approach to identifying opportunities that solve tangible problems and create unique value through the depth, reach, and timeliness of ADP's data.

You will lead a team of product and data analysts and work collaboratively across Product, Partnerships, Legal, and Operations teams to rapidly test new ideas and capture market signals. You are passionate about data and analytics, comfortable with ambiguity, and excited to roll-up your sleeves to create and launch new products. The position reports directly to the General Manager of the Data Solutions BU and is part of the BU Senior Leadership Team.

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At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

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  • Develop, implement, and manage a data-driven innovation portfolio & pipeline to drive growth and commercialize ADP's data assets

  • Lead the ideation, development, validation, and launch of new products and services that leverage ADP's data and machine learning capabilities in new markets

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Product, Partnerships, Legal, and Operations, to test new ideas and capture market signals.

  • Develop build, buy, partner recommendations for launching new offerings that effectively balance investment and speed to market with opportunity realization

  • Build and lead a high-performing team of product and data analysts to execute on the innovation strategy

  • Socialize and evangelize new ideas with senior leaders across ADP to drive awareness and buy-in

  • Stay current on industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape to inform the innovation roadmap


  • Demonstrated track record of developing and launching successful data-driven products and services.

  • Know how to make new ideas come to life for internal and external stakeholders via iterative prototyping (UI and data) and customer co-creation.

  • Experience leading and managing a high-performing team of product and data analysts.

  • Passion for innovation and entrepreneurship with the ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong storytelling and presentation skills with a demonstrated experience presenting to senior executive audiences.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex data sets and extract insights that drive business value.

  • Knowledge of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape in the data and analytics space.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including Product, Partnerships, Legal, and Operations, to drive innovation and growth.

  • Distill complex issues into structured frameworks and action plans.

Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:

  • Strong Product Management / Entrepreneurial experience in creating new products

  • Experience creating data or analytics products

  • Functional knowledge of SQL to delve into datasets

  • MBA and/or Advanced degree

BONUS POINTS FOR THESE: Preferred Qualifications

  • Lean, Six Sigma or similar experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience in a related capacity in a high-performance service environment that has consistently demonstrated World Class Service comparable to ADP's mission with significant measurable results.

  • In addition, the associate should have a working knowledge of industry leading practices in the disciplines of Human Capital Management. (Payroll, Human Resources, Time, Benefits, Recruiting and Talent Management).

  • Change management experience.

  • Results oriented, works to achieve the highest levels of personal and organizational performance in order to exceed business goals.

  • Client Focus, understands the perspective of the client and takes actions to integrate their needs

  • Problem Analysis/Resolution, Gathers information necessary to make decisions, anticipates, identifies, resolves problems in a timely manner; knows and uses available resources.


  • Be yourself in a culture that values equity, inclusion, and belonging and creates a safe space for diverse perspectives and insights.

  • Belong by joining one of nine Business Resource Groups where you can connect globally with networks and allies who share common interests and experiences.

  • Grow your career in an agile, dynamic environment with plenty of opportunities to progress.

  • Continuously learn through ongoing training, development, and mentorship opportunities.

  • Be your healthiest. Best-in-class benefits start on Day 1 because healthy associates are happy ones.

  • Focus on your mental health and well-being. We're here to provide exceptional service to our clients, and none of that happens without each of us taking care of ourselves and being there for one another.

  • Join a company committed to giving back and generating a lasting, positive impact upon the communities in which we work and live.

  • Get paid to pay it forward. Company-paid time off for volunteering for causes you care about.


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