Competency Lead Digital Applications

GAF   •  

Parsippany, NJ

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 186 days ago

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This position is responsible for:

  • defining and driving the chapter strategy and objectives

  • developing the competencies and skills of the chapter’s people

  • ensuring resources are skilled in current development technologies, and positioned to evolve to the latest, more future oriented development technologies

  • defining and executing on a learning curriculum

  • implementing tools, best practices and methodologies (including agile) across the competency

  • building and maintaining relationships with key vendor partners (e.g. testing and software) and ensuring SLA (Service Level Agreement) performance standards are enforced

  • collaborating with other Chapters and the Digital Program Groups (DPG) to identify resource needs and provide skilled resources to deliver on key initiatives

  • providing coaching, guidance and performance management to the chapter’s resources

  • leading all organizational development and HR related aspects of the chapter including: recruiting, talent management, performance management, succession planning, other

  • collecting real-time feedback on your Chapter resources from the end users and leaders they support to drive continuous improvements to increase productivity, optimize the customer experience, and reduce costs and risks through innovation, operational, and technological enhancement

Key Challenges include letting go of day-to-day focus, shifting attention to building the right capabilities and helping match talent to the right roles and value-creation opportunities.

Skills & Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of continuous IT and business/industry work experience with at least 7 years managing large teams.

  • Experience in leading core capabilities in the competency area and at least 7 years focused on the competency area (IT development/QA and UI/UX teams with at least 7 years focused on delivery with digital technologies).

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer related field (advanced degree preferred).

  • Solid understanding and proven track record leveraging industry best practices and standards including, key concepts in the core competency areas (modern architecture and development practices, ITIL and SDLC).

  • Solid understanding of and proven track record within the core competency (cloud capabilities, web and mobile applications).

  • Solid understanding for Agile Frameworks and DevOps methodologies.

  • Strong expertise in the competency area (Digital Technologies and proficient understanding of Enterprise Applications).

  • Solid expertise and proven track record being proactive, forward thinking and future oriented.

  • People-oriented coach who inspires people, helps them in their careers and growth in their current job.

  • Working agile is just right for you. You are flexible, not hierarchical and you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves.

  • You have the ability to influence Leaders and set/implement Strategy.