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Director, Enterprise Business Systems

Company: Battelle
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Summary
Battelle is seeking a Director, Enterprise Business Systems. The position location is Columbus, OH.
The Director is responsible for the development, maintenance and support of Battelle's internal IT systems. This includes developing and gaining consensus on strategic plans, leading major IT initiatives, creating portfolio roadmaps, and ensuring the strategic vision is executed as intended. The incumbent provides leadership and direction to all IT staff working on internal systems, including managers, developers, project managers and IT testers. This position is part of the Corporate Information Technology (CIT) Senior Leadership Team. The Director will lead large-scale technology projects, manage cross-functional teams, and will work collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization.

  • Develops and executes the technology strategy for the organization's enterprise systems, including ERP, CRM, HRIS, and other critical systems.
  • Ensures enterprise systems are scalable, reliable, and secure, and aligns with industry best practices and standards.
  • Manages a team of technical professionals responsible for the maintenance, support, and enhancement of enterprise systems.
  • Collaborates with business leaders to identify opportunities for process improvements and system optimization.
  • Stays abreast of emerging technology trends and assesses their potential impact on the organization.
  • Leads the CIT Project Management Office (PMO) and Forecasting, Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team; oversees talent management, training and development, performance management, mentoring and coaching, and informational team meetings.
  • Directs the evolution of CIT's project and service management capabilities by developing standards and guidelines based on best practices and enforcing adherence to procedures, resulting in improved delivery of solutions to business customers.
  • Oversees project portfolio including tool selection, reports, status updates to senior leadership, resource management for all of CIT, meetings, mentoring and coaching, change management, and communications.
  • Oversees Project and Service Steering Committee activities working with Stakeholders to identify key initiatives defining strategic plan and business roadmaps.
  • Owns policies, processes, governance and reporting for Project Management, Application Development, Business Process Analysts and other functions.
  • Oversees Enterprise Business Systems demand queue for new projects, enhancements, and break/fix as well as proactive system maintenance. Responsible for all major system launches, updates and downtimes.
  • Develops a nimble, high performing, service-oriented team and continually evaluates the team to assure the right skills are present and the team is appropriately staffed to meet CIT strategic direction and project needs. Key Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Information Systems; 10 years of experience in business intelligence / analytics, development / programming, and business process analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in a related technical field.
    • Experience ERP, CRM, and HRIS systems, as well as related technologies such as business intelligence, data analytics, and cloud computing.
    • Five years of experience in a related management role.
    • Must be able to function as a strategic partner and interface with Senior Leadership Team.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent leadership, planning, collaboration and problem-solving skills. Preferred Qualifications
      • Master's degree.
      • Experience in Government Consulting Industry (or other Professional Services organization). Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life
        We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.
        • Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off-giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.
        • Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.
        • Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.
        • Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.
        • Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.
        • Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.
        • Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work. A Work Environment Where You Succeed
          For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.
          You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:
          • Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects
          • Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery
          • Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment
          • Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders
          • Give back to and improve our communities
            Vaccinations & Safety Protocols
            Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients' requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).
            Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
            The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
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