New Energy Solution Center of Excellence Director

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

United States

About the position:
The New EnergySolutions Center of Excellence (NES CoE) Director is responsible for leadinga Center of Excellence that will capture learnings, best practices, andreference architectures from new energy solutions and latest technology trends.In addition to collecting this information, the COE will be responsible for toaccelerating the adoption of new technology within the company.
The NES CoE Director ensures that the latest technologyadvancements that are applicable to National Grid and the Utilities industryand reviewed and adopted. The Director will oversee both technical and businessstaff to marshal mobile efforts and deliver long-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
FacilitateNES training and technical support
Offerthought leadership, consul on latest technology, and provide metrics reportingand support
Demonstrateforward thinking to identify key trends, understand the business? strategiesand develop and deliver solutions and content that meet business needs andlatest trends
Identify,source, mine, and leverage external data to achieve identified outcomes
Manageenhancements to the technology platforms by incorporating Battery technology,Solar, Intercommunications, Sensors, AMI, SmartGrids, IoT, and OpTel
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 performance indicatorsand supporting metrics and trends for Mobility solutions
Seek out continuous improvement opportunities and provide input andrecommendations
Lead continuous improvement efforts
Responsible for developing, implementing and managing company?s innovation and new energy solutions strategy
Work with other business and ITstakeholders to enable their projects to succeed
Knowledge,Experience & Technical Know How:
8-10 years? progressive experience in applicationdevelopment, programming, innovative technology, disruptive innovations for applicationsand 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 technology
Demonstrated strategicplanning, managing and delivering customer-focused business solutions
Demonstrated managementskills, exemplary analytic capabilities
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
Excellent verbal communication skills
Demonstratedanalytical and problem solving skills
Prior experience managing New EnergySolutions implementations, upgrades, transitions
Strong working knowledge of Batterytechnology, Solar, Intercommunications, Sensors, AMI, SmartGrids, IoT, and OpTel
Experience leveraging criticalthinking and exposure to change management principles
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that 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.
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