IT Platforms & Applications Regional Manager

تاريخ النشر 23-2-2021

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

The Regional Platforms & Applications Manager is responsible to design, implement and manage the organization in its Region, following shared principles and involving required stakeholders. The organization will have to focus on continuing delivering services to Businesses / Functions via ERP and non-ERP applications, support implementation of key initiatives, continuously improve cross team collaboration.

Your Responsibilities
  • Design and implement P&A Regional organization
  • Identify evolution of the scope to be managed until 2025, including both ERP and non-ERP applications, in alignment with the Initiatives impacting the area (e.g. TSA Exit, StAR, REIWA and Sakura programs)
  • Identify evolution of resources needed to manage the scope transition
  • Ensures that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies, for the benefit of both PG and the employee
  • Propose P&A Regional organization, following guiding principles and involving required stakeholders
  • Drive approval of organizational proposal in both Regional and Global IT organizations, partnering with HR
  • Drive implementation of the organization
  • Mitigating gaps and overlaps between ERP and distinct nERP application requests, with the main objective, to reduce the distinct application landscape
  • Deliver projects and operations to business and functions within the region
  • E2E accountable for “IS Managed” Localized and Distinct Applications (ERP and non-ERP), in alignment with Domains and Platforms within his/her region
  • Ensure services related to distinct applications in the Regions are delivered to Businesses / Functions with focus on quality and costs and according to agreed SLAs/OLAs, for both applications under TSA and handed-Over
  • Ensure cost transparency and proactively enquire efficiency improvement opportunities
  • Ensure continuous service improvement of the IS Applications Services across the region, including performance management and operational demand
  • Ensure Application related data is properly set and maintained in targeted Application repositories (e.g. iGAR)
  • Support Regional IT management and Domains in validating distinct demand
  • Accountable for P&A Region budgeting
  • Support of major (security) incidents and information security mitigation programs where these are related to Local/distinct applications
  • Supporting end users with applications related incidents of low severity (3 and 4) to get the right support and escalate when necessary
  • Support implementation of key initiatives
  • Drive TSA Exit for Local / Distinct applications, in alignemnt with processes defined by TSA Exit PMO and via implementation of plans validated with Architecture and Domains, in alignment with Infrastructure and Security teams. Propose to Sourcing the Application Sourcing strategies for TRUs (Right To Use). Partner with Sourcing implementing Sourcing Strategies, including for AMS.
  • Support deployment of REIWA, Sakura and other key programs in the Region
  • Contribute to StAR, driving application portfolio simplification in the Region, promoting reuse, In close collaboration with the domains and according to the defined application roadmap
  • Support the Domain Strategy definition, considering local business requirements
  • Support deployment in the Regions of key programs, based on agreed plan
  • Continuously improve cross team collaboration
  • Ensure effective interfaces and communication within and across IT teams
  • Drive a standardized way of working across the Region, providing leadership and guidance on IS Applications scope
  • Manage relationships with global and regional organizations (IT and business) to provide regular status updates, resolve issues, and manage expectations
  • Set up proper local key user/process owner communities in the business where required for locall/distinct applications
  • Conduct Team reviews in alignment with P&A PMO
  • Collaborates with business stakeholders and regional and global IS Performance Management on local budget creation and cost / budget monitoring. Develop strategies and actions to mitigate deviations.
  • Governance and Compliance
  • Ensure adherence to Global and regional governance model. Enforces use of established tools, methods and procedures within the team
  • Ensure IT Gernal Controls (ITGC and ITA) are established, implemented and documented as needed
  • Ensure local project are implemented following agreed methodologies

Your background
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering or business management
  • 10 years of experience in IS Applications Management and Service Delivery in multinational companies
  • Experience and ability to work with virtual delivery teams as well as distributed stakeholders
  • Strong experience in managing IS organizations
  • Able to manage, guide, motivate and develop direct and indirect reports
  • Experienced in managing complex and diverse stakeholders, and ability to effectively communicate with them. Excellent presentation skills is highly desirable.
  • Strong negotiation and coordination skills.
  • Commercially astute with good understanding of estimation, forecasting, budgeting and underlying financial considerations.
  • Able to sort through complex issues and make timely decisions.
  • Able to generate new ideas, challenge status quo, take risks, support change and foster innovation.
  • Open to change.

More About Us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.
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