19 days old

Director-Business Applications

Kelly Services
Pineville, LA 71361
**Director-Business Applications**

**Location: Pineville, LA**

**Duration: FTE/Perm Role**

The Director-Business Applications is a senior level professional who has a deep and extensive knowledge of the electric utility business and experience using technology to solve business problems. Responsible for implementing strategic, operational and financial plans related to applications, with impact at an enterprise level. Responsible for establishing and meeting both IT and corporate metrics and results. Achieves results by directing, overseeing and coordinating strategic functional activities, procedures, and resourcing, and ensures they are in line with the corporate strategy. Responsible for the performance and development of managers and high-level technical employees in the digital applications organization.

**Required Skills**

+ Strong business acumen pertaining to the Utility industry

+ Masters / Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science or related field

+ 10+ years of related experience

+ 5+ years people management experience

+ Experience and ability to lead staff across projects towards a common vision

+ Knowledge of ERP such as SAP required

+ Core knowledge of functions principles, theories and concepts and strong knowledge of related local and federal laws and regulations

+ Ability to negotiate and influence with a consultative approach

+ Strong knowledge of leading practices for their practice area

+ Strong planning and project management skills

+ Strong interpersonal, communications, negotiation, writing, speaking, and listening skills

+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to interpret business, workforce and KRAs/KPIs/metrics into actionable insights and decision making

+ Ability to exercise sound judgment with little direction/guidance but also knows when to escalate issues to their Vice President

+ Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

**Strategic Accountabilities**

+ Perform business and technology planning with leaders in Utility and IT

+ Develops product vision, strategy, and roadmap together with Product Owners, Product Vendors and business stakeholders

+ Reviews emerging technologies with the perspective of potential application in resolving a business problem

+ Participates in activities as part of IT leadership

+ Integrate the financial needs of Capital and O&M into the overall budgeting process to meet corporate financial and budgeting requirements

**Process & Technical Accountabilities**

+ Directs the design and maintenance of a best-practices-based new product strategy and supporting processes that will deliver target success rates, including internal process excellence and external market outcomes

+ Oversees the development and management of the product life cycle plans for products in their platform

+ Identifies and executes cross-functional value creation and process improvement opportunities with key internal business partners

+ Aligns the overall business processes across the organization to optimize end to end process thought and optimization

+ Maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements such as SOX or FERC.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-02

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