Opening for Program Director – State Transformation (8-12 yrs) In PIRAMAL FOUNDATION at Any where In India

Website Piramal Foundation

Job Description :

Develop Tech Products :

– Lead in identifying areas in education, health, and other state government departments that are ready for large scale technology product deployment

– Lead the effort in defining product scope, functionalities, technical architecture, roadmap, and facilitate the conversations in choosing the appropriate technology stack

– Ensure principles of agile methodology, design thinking, and user centric design are employed during product discovery, design, and implementation.

– Working with technology partners & cross-functional teams, manage software product’s conception all the way through to its launch by addressing Why, When, How, and What of the product that is being developed.

– Lead the teams in identification of attributes of product and project success and assign metrics to ensure that partner development efforts are driving towards successfully delivering a scalable quality product

Foster Stakeholder Relationship :

– Develop and maintain relationships with government, state technology departments, technology partners, partner NGOs, and other ecosystem players to catalyze digital transformation projects in government.

– Identify key players in e-Governance, NASSCOM BigTech, TechForGood, Tech4Dev, and similar ecosystems and build long term relations.

– Understand the central and state government technology ecosystem and engage with relevant stakeholders to create a more collaborative environment.

Develop People and Team :

– Hire, develop, motivate, and retain the talent for Technology team.

– Develop scalable processes for team development

– Lead in creating and sustaining a culture of collaboration, ownership, continuous-learning, and excellence

– Develop partnerships and network to nurture technical talent in social sector.

Build a Tech First Culture :

– Take the lead in building a data empowered organization by ensuring relevant data collection, protecting privacy, and deriving insights and harnessing the available data.

– Lead in enabling a culture of ease and experimentation with technology within the organization by generating awareness around open-source, freeware, or other solutions and building quick-and-dirty solutions for new programs.

– Build capacity of leaders within the organization to understand and leverage technology for scaling operations, and guide them in making Build, Buy, or Partner decisions.

– Stay updated on emerging technology trends like AI, Big Data, Blockchain, etc. and explore ideas with internal teams on how to leverage them for disruptive digital transformations.

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