Lead, Strategy (Technology), GSTN, New Delhi

7 - 12 Years

Job Description

Job Description: Lead, Strategy (Technology)
General Information
Role: Lead, Strategy (Technology) Grade:
Level: N-2 Reporting To: Head, Strategy, MIS and Analysis
Business Function: Strategy Reporting (Span):
Matrix reporting: Head System Engineering

Role Purpose
The purpose of this role is to lead research and provide input to Head Strategy & MIS and Head Technology in leading-edge technologies and analytical tools in order to evaluate possibilities for strengthening GSTNs capability of servicing its stakeholders
The job holder will be responsible for proposing new solutions pertinent to the technology offerings by GSTN, in addition to GSTNs existing solution architecture, based on an evaluation of the best/ most relevant solutions/ technologies available.
The role holder will also be responsible for new initiatives till they are handed over to the technology team for implementation

Key Responsibilities:
I. Research and Analysis: 30% weightage.
o Liaise and partner with Think Tanks, Universities, Academic institutions and Technological Organizations to enhance research capabilities in the Technology domain
o Analyse the requirements/ concerns of various stakeholders (as received from the Customer Service Team, MIS), from Technology domain, on an on-going basis and evaluate and identify the ones which can be serviced by GSTN
o Identify and undertake ongoing specialized user-oriented research in the Technology domain based on advanced qualitative and quantitative factors affecting the adoption and growth of technologies; Articulate the technologies/ platforms to be done away with due to being obsolete or redundant
o Drive demand creation and opportunity identification and collaborate with others across organizational boundaries to create demand for innovative solutions
o Recognize potential strategic application of IT based on recent global developments in the Technology domain; Investigate and develop innovative methods of using IT assets to better serve the stakeholders
o Undertake continuous research on identified technology areas and product/ service application (Emerging Technologies & Analytical Tools) for use in the development and enhancement of Technology Solutions
o Collaborate with and support the Technology team to ensure adoption of identified emerging technologies/ products and development of customized solutions for stakeholders
II. Strategy Design and Implementation: 30% weightage
o Provide inputs to the Head, Strategy, MIS and Analysis in the creation of GSTNs overall strategy in terms of the technological platforms/ innovative technologies it can offer to the stakeholders, the databases it should add to its portfolio etc.
o Consolidate the needs and trends surfacing from different stakeholders (Services, Technology, MIS, Customer Service, etc.) in the Technology domain and provide relevant inputs to the Head, Strategy, MIS and Analysis
o Ensure adherence to the overall department budget
III. New Initiatives: 30% weightage
o Assist in identification if new initiatives and their definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
o Develop a DPR for new initiatives started by GSTN or given by GSTN council to develop the same
o Identify multiple use cases relevant to GSTN and plan for POC. Also, identify teams (external and internal) to deploy the Proof of Concepts
o Develop Proof of Concept in partnership with Technology Team and handover the project to the concerned team, once POC is deemed successful.
o Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
o Support in evaluating technological choices (network/hardware related, and technology/code related) by querying providers and understanding enough about implications to make choices for the organization
IV. Others : 10% weightage
o Ensure timely preparation of MIS and Status Updates for circulation to the Top Management and other authorities as may be required

Job Specifications
Qualifications Qualification Required B. Tech (IT)/ any equivalent degree or diploma
Experience Experience Required 7-10years
Nature of Experience Around 3-4 years of experience in Technology domain with some exposure to data analytics
Understanding of latest technologies and exposure as Technology Analyst in a Consulting or Product Organisation

Interaction Type Interaction With
Internal Internal Departments
External Think tanks in technology domain
Various technology forums
Technology Organisations

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT-Software / Software Services

Functional Area:IT Software - Application Programming, Maintenance

Role Category:Admin/Maintenance/Security/Datawarehousing

Role:Management Information Systems(MIS)-Manager


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

PG:MCA - Computers

Company Profile

NISG (National Institute for Smart Government)

NISG is a not-for-profit company setup in a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in 2002 under the recommendations of The National Taskforce on Information Technology & Software Development, with 51% equity contributed by the private sector & 49% by the public sector. NASSCOM, Government of India & Government of Andhra Pradesh are the main promoters with ILFS, Government of Chhattisgarh, Government of Meghalaya & Vizag Municipal Corporation being the other stakeholders.
NISG has its origins in the recommendations of the National Task Force on IT & Software Development. Forged as a public-private partnership, NISG offers the orientation & efficiency of the private sector combined with the accountability of the public sector. NISG is helping the Government of India & State Governments realize the national e-governance vision. NISG has worked on multiple projects with various ministries under nomination thus keeping the sanctity of Not for Profit organization.
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