BT Principal, S&IT in Bangalore, India

Purpose Of Role:

  • The role holder provides exploitation of systems and technology to deliver business and cost transformation aligned to business strategy to deliver efficient customer solutions.

  • He/she may contribute to the formulation of network, technology, systems and information strategy and evolution plans.

  • The role holder takes a lead role on programmes and projects that go to plc, OC and/or LoB Boards for decision. He/she may have end to end ownership of network / systems & technology strategy & evolution process, or the operation and delivery of network & technology options.

  • The role holder meets business objectives, solves business problems and furthers business success by applying industry, applications and technical knowledge through the definition of high level solutions. In addition he/she may work proactively with the business to define new product developments.

  • The role holder may manage strategic investment and financial control for the delivery of end to end integrated solutions.

  • The role holder should leverage the experience of the relevant BT wide professional communities to discharge these responsibilities, thus ensuring knowledge sharing extends beyond the functional boundary of the role.

  • The role holder may also play a key part in the BT wide professional communities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • May lead teams of professionals and support teams and/or leadership of cross divisional, matrix and virtual teams.

  • To be accountable for definition and delivery of specific solutions to achieve business objectives and benefits realisation.

  • To perform analysis, feasibility and strategic fit of high level projects e.g. evolution plans, new network & technology propositions and complex distributed systems, for specific networks/technologies/systems, to deliver revenue or cost reduction targets.

  • Based on in-depth knowledge of specific technology/industry, play a key role in analysis to support the formulation of ICT strategy, evolution plans or identification of bespoke or customised off-the-shelf applications/solutions in their area of expertise.

  • May own the end to end strategy formulation process, the delivery of strategic options/data and delivery of the strategy for BT Group and/or a LoB in area of expertise.

  • Maintains an oversight of key technology transformation programmes in specific area of expertise, monitoring performance against business objectives, scorecard and responding and recommending actions to trends and taking executive action.

  • To build internal, external and third party supplier relationships to ensure full commitment and support.

  • To be a recognized authority across the business and externally.

  • To be the escalation point for resolution of major customer issues.

  • To be a leading contributor individually and/or provide direction for others.

  • To personally participate in and contribute to BT wide professional community activities where applicable e.g. knowledge sharing, best practice within BT and external industry.

  • To use the relevant BT wide professional community framework to raise their skills and those of their team to the recommended PC standards.

Business Impact:

  • Defines, recommends and delivers strategy and evolution plans and/or infrastructure investment for Group/LoBs/Business Unit for specific technology/networks/systems, Defines transformation strategy and sets innovation and research agenda for Group/LoB in specific area of expertise.

  • Maintains a reputation with senior teams for resolving business wide issues affecting specific technology/networks/systems that provide the best result for BT as a whole.

  • Relationships with industry at appropriate key influencing level, building creditability both internally and externally.

Authority/Decision Making:

  • Has defined authority and responsibility for a significant area of work, including technical, financial and quality aspects.

  • Establishes functional objectives and delegates assignments.

  • Accountable for actions and decisions taken by self and members of team.

  • Budget responsibility varies depending on the lines of business and programme delivery responsibility.

Qualifications :

  • Relevant, contemporary and industry recognised qualifications where appropriate.

  • BE / B.Tech / M.E / M.Tech (typically engineering/science) or equivalent .

  • Relevant 12 to 16 years of professional experience.

Skills/Experience :

  • Recognised expertise in own area within an organisation.

  • Requires an in-depth understanding of how own expertise contributes to the objectives of the business, backed by a very good working knowledge of the industry.

  • Shares expertise with colleagues and others.

  • Is a lead contributor individually and as a team member.

  • Provides direction for others.

  • Applies knowledge/skills through handling complex problems and/or co-ordinating work which may extend beyond own area of expertise.

  • Anticipates client needs, investigates the underlying causes and identifies short and long term solutions.

  • Anticipates internal/external business issues and developments in own discipline.

  • Manages costs and profitability for a work area and/or large projects.

  • Anticipates patterns and links, looks beyond the immediate problem to the wider implications.

  • Generates new and innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Manages own time and that of others.

  • Develops plans for work activities in own area over the medium/long term.

  • Supports strategic planning activities.

  • Explains/presents highly complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and prepares case accordingly.

  • Able to influence at a senior level.

  • Creates formal networks internally and externally.

  • Has a comprehensive understanding of professional communities relevant to the LOB and uses the PC development framework to maximise the potential of themselves, their team and the wider BT team.

Job: IT, Systems and Security

Title: Principal, S&IT

Location: India-India-Bangalore-Bangalore

Requisition ID: 89414