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Mobility Center of Excellence Director

National Grid
Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the position: The Mobility Center of Excellence(MCoE) Director is responsible for leading a Center ofExcellence that will capture learnings, best practices, and referencearchitectures from mobility projects within the company. In addition tocollecting this information, the COE will be responsible for to acceleratingthe adoption of mobility within the company. The MCoE Director ensures that the mobile needs of the business arebalanced against the technology requirements to service those mobileapplications. The Director will overseeboth technical and business staff to marshal mobile efforts and deliverlong-term rewards to the company. Job responsibilities including but not limited to: Review,evaluate, and approve mobility projects Providetechnology expertise and leadership direction to the business authoring mobilitybest practices Facilitatemobility training and technical support Offerthought leadership, consul on mobile technology, and provide metrics reportingand support Demonstrateforward thinking to identify key trends, understand the business’ strategiesand develop and deliver mobility solutions and content that meet business needsand latest trends Identify,source, mine, and leverage external data to achieve identified outcomes Manageenhancements to the mobility platforms Identifyand recommend additional Mobility platforms, tools, and methodologies toimprove the efficiency and effectiveness of analytic timeliness, accuracy,presentation formats and/or content Collectand analyze information on internal and external attributes that are drivers ofdecision made broadly across operations, finance, technology, human resource,or other business Drive the vision, strategy, roadmap and implementation of performanceindicators and supporting metrics and trends for Mobility solutions Seek out continuous improvement opportunities and provide input andrecommendations Lead continuous improvement efforts
Job Dimensions: Responsible for developing,implementing and managing company’s mobile strategy Work withother business unit leaders to enable their mobile projects to succeed Main Interfaces: Reportsto the USIS senior leadership and business stakeholders Collaborateswith project teams to enable solution delivery success CommunicateMobility COE goals and vision to executive leadership
Qualifications Knowledge,Experience & Technical Know How: Experience 8-10 years’ progressive experience in applicationdevelopment, mobile programming, mobility applications and strategy development Previous supervisory or leadership experience Experience inworking in cross-functional teams Demonstrated ability to operate effectively at the seniorleadership levels of a company Experience in managing complex web and mobility applications Demonstrated strategicplanning, managing and delivering customer-focused business solutions Demonstrated management skills, exemplaryanalytic capabilities QualificationsRequired: Bachelor’s degree inComputer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or relateddiscipline with 5-8 years of practical experience (required). Master’s degree in ComputerScience, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related discipline andrelevant experience architecting complex solutions (preferred). Knowledge & Technical Know-how:
High degree ofproficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite Excellent writingproficiency, visual design, and presentation skills required Excellent writtenand verbal communication skills Demonstratedanalytical and problem solving skills Prior experience managing Mobilityimplementations, upgrades, transitions Strong working knowledge of Mobility (xCode,Ajax, J2ME), Web (Content Management, PHP, Perl, MySQL, HTML5), Collaboration(Sharepoint) applications within the context of Utilities and/or otherregulated industries Experience leveraging criticalthinking and exposure to change management principles Excellent writingproficiency, visual design, and presentation skills required
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Information Services Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Information Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Aug 18, 2017, 2:24:58 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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