Director Automation Solutions Delivery - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

Job ID 20182204
Location Syracuse, New York

About the Position:

The Director Automation Solutions Delivery is the Subject Matter Expert for Robotic Process Automation and provides the vision and strategy for the development of Automated Solutions and capability development across National Grid. The role will champion robust Automation capability and governance, facilitating and driving an improvement in the overall capability across the whole of the US business.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Provide leadership to the Automation function, ensuring that a high performing culture is created and capability is maintained to create an organization in line with group strategy.
Set the Automation strategy and establish relevant frameworks to guide the work of the team.
Ownership and maintenance of the Automation process and tools to ensure they meet the requirements for the Automation team to be successful.
Establish and articulate key performance indicators and financial budgets in order to optimize business performance in line with set objectives.
Keep up to date with leading industry Automation best practices and act as a subject matter expert in their application
Analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact upon the business and identify how Automation can facilitate improvements.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the organization through the development and reporting of inward looking KPIs, feedback from stakeholders and team members, and data and trends to ensure that service levels are maintained.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in or equivalent experience.
10+ years experience
Experience of leading, inspiring and motivating a team of specialists/professionals and demonstrates taking specific actions to enable the team to function efficiently and effectively.
Experience with Robotic Process automation and digital labor required.Knowledge of Blue Prism automation platform preferred.
Experience with advanced automations (Machine Learning, Cognitive reasoning, and Natural Language Processing) preferred.
Strong understanding of gas and/or electric industries.
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues affecting the industry.
Must have solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Strong Excel skills required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external consumption.
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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Primary Location
Other Locations
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Job Posting
:Aug 16, 2018, 8:11:42 PM
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