Head – Technology Transformation

15 - 20 Years
Chennai, Hyderabad

Job Description

Build capability on new technologies including AI, ML and Blockchain; Scan the evolving technology landscape (internal & external) to identify avenues for application of new age technologies, conduct POCs, prepare business cases. Drive development & implementation of the identified initiatives to ensure state-of-the-art technological infrastructure and platforms in the Indian Payments industry
Develop robust understanding of prevailing technology solutions at NPCI by working extensively with different technology teams to develop overall view of the technology infrastructure
To be the champion of technology innovation and transformation, working with innovation stakeholders across the business, creating a spirit and culture of collaboration, innovation and exploration.
Keep abreast with latest technology developments in the industry and globally by participating in conferences, hackathons etc. to understand their applicability for NPCI
Identify technological improvements relevant to NPCIs context by conducting high level research on feasibility and applicability in order to take them to implementation stage
Continually look for incremental improvements/ enhancements in the existing technologies, based on industry knowledge, to adopt incremental changes on regular basis
Work with technology teams (application development, technology infrastructure, data analytics etc.) to do initial POC for identified new technologies in order to establish feasibility of implementation
Innovate and Create funnel of 2 to 4 products that are leveraging new technologies in the market.
Undertake the impact analysis, such as projected cost and productivity improvements, cost of technology change and uptake, improvements in business operations etc. in order to make a business case for implementation of proposed change
Work with technology teams for detailed implementation planning by identifying key pitfalls in order to ensure smooth and seamless rollout in least disruptive manner with minimum impact on day-to-day operations
Understanding & delivering the proof of Concept (POC) with the team and preparing Solution/Business Proposals with various vendors.
Hand-hold technology teams during the initial transition by providing necessary trainings, updates and knowledge transfer sessions to ensure sustainability and stabilization of change
Proactively troubleshoot post implementation incidents and issues by working closely with technology teams
Undertake post implementation analysis in order to understand desired impacts and to plan enhancements and further changes
Engage external vendors and consultants, on need basis, to ensure smooth implementation of the proposed changes

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Banking / Financial Services / Broking

Functional Area:Strategy, Management Consulting, Corporate Planning

Role Category:Senior Management

Role:Head/VP/GM-Corporate Planning/Strategy


Desired Candidate Profile

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

Company Profile

National Payments Corporation of India

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the newly established company promoted by banks of India with an objective to build robust and state of the art national level retail electronic payment system infrastructure in the country
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Recruiter Name:HRD

Contact Company:National Payments Corporation of India