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Global Technology and Innovation Lead

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896.

 

With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.
 

Global Technology Strategy and Innovation Lead – Grid and Utilities

 

Job Description

As a core member of the Global Technology Strategy and Innovation Office, the Global Technology Strategy and Innovation Lead serves as key partner to ensure alignment, accountability and focus needed for effective execution of critical technology strategies and innovation to deliver growth.

The Global Technology Strategy and Innovation Lead will oversee research, strategy, and applied technology for innovations that pertain to driving future growth in both new and existing markets. This includes understanding trends in the utility market to determine future products and services for regional or global use. This role works closely with a wide variety of customers by supporting the regions in key pursuits to help customers understand Landis+Gyr’s technology vision. The Global Technology Strategy and Innovation Lead must understand customer pain points to create a Landis+Gyr solution that meets those requirements, looking for commonality across regions to promote reuse of the portfolio.

 

Core area of responsibility

  • Responsible to identify customer pain points and user journey to define use cases and value propositions for innovation ideas. 
  • Responsible for the design and development of proof-of-concepts to demonstrate and evaluate the worthiness of technologies to drive portfolio roadmaps and ultimately enable regional businesses to secure new customer wins
  • Serve as a technology expert to the R&D and Product Management organizations to ensure innovation concepts are clearly translated into product requirements and monetized accordingly
  • Ensure that innovation projects meet schedule and cost goals
  • Provides technical expertise and consulting to customers, sales staff, marketing, engineering, and other departments
  • Technical Leadership: Serves as the technical authority in areas of specialty on assigned projects
  • Ensure that Innovation processes are followed from ideation through development
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry as well as function technology and trends

 

Core technical skills

  • Strong technical expertise and business acumen within strategic planning and execution
  • Broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies in the utility industry
  • Technical knowledge and experience to assess and judge the merit and potential for proposed designs for the electric distribution system
  • Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

 

Educational / professional qualification

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably with focus in Power Systems.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Utilities.

 

Core behavioral competencies

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly, and constructively while treating employees and customers with dignity, respect and courtesy
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to understand information and ideas presented through spoken words
  • Must have proficient multitasking, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to influence and manage conflict for positive results
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Self-Starter: ability to work independently or on a team
  • Ability to develop and deliver technical presentations
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • Strong collaborative and partnering capabilities
  • Strong personal drive to achieve the goals and the passion for excellence and delivering business value

 

Position may require some travel to vendor sites as well as between Landis+Gyr locations to meet with project teams, external partners and/or business customers.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Global Technology and Innovation Lead

Requisition ID:  14306
Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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