Head SeMT

NISG ( National Institute For Smart Government)
  • Hyderabad
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 11-20 years
  • 16 Jun 2015

  • Senior Management/ General Management

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

The objective of this job is to assist the State IT/ e-Governance Department in overall management of the e-Governance mission of the State. The job holder shall oversee the functioning of the SeMT team comprising professionals from the domains of Program Management, Finance, Technology and Change Management etc. He/She would work closely with the State IT/ e-Governance Department, the designated State Nodal Agency and NeGD for successful implementation of the NeGP and other e-Governance programmes of the State. The Head SeMT will report to the State IT/ e-Governance Secretary/ the designated State Nodal agency, where the SeMT is placed, with a dotted line reporting to the President & CEO, NeGD.

Primary Responsibilities:

Program Management
Drive the implementation of various MMPs, NeGP components and other State projects and highlight any issues/ slippages to higher authorities
Ensure that the different e governance projects being developed are in alignment with the overall objectives of NeGP
Assist in overall appraisal of e-Governance projects.
Develop and establish suitable program monitoring framework for the State under guidance from State IT/ e-Governance Department and NeGD
Assist in procurement of required material/services for various e- Governance projects

SeMT Management
Oversee the functioning of SeMT and ensure that it is able to suitably meet the requirements of the State Government in implementation of NeGP
Prioritize and allocate available resources/ work to the SeMT personnel to ensure effective service delivery within the defined structure
Clearly establish performance targets for the SeMT personnel in line with their assigned roles
Identify developmental needs of the SeMT personnel and ensure that specific, need based training interventions are administered

Interagency Coordination
Interact with the State e Governance Apex Committee and other relevant governance bodies to identify their issues and concerns in matters related to the implementation of NeGP
Provide inputs to the State e Governance Apex Committee and other relevant governance bodies on various matters related to e Governance and help them understand and analyze the policy guidelines issued by various central agencies/ committees/ NeGD etc.
Support State e Governance Apex Committee in resolving interdepartmental coordination issues related to technical, architectural, support, inter dependency, standards, security, core, support or shared infrastructure issues etc.

Capacity Building
Assist the individual departments of the State Government in putting an appropriate project Management Structure and dedicated team for conceptualizing and undertaking e-Governance projects in their departments
In close coordination with the CBMC, assist the state Government in addressing the issues related to capacity building and training requirements.

Financial Management
Ensure financial appraisal of project reports received from the various state departments
Manage the financial affairs of the SeMT and provide regular inputs to Secretary State IT / NeGD.

Technology Management
Proactively use the services of the technology experts in the SeMT as well as actively seek help from the NeGD technology team, in order to provide assistance to states in technology related matters

Ensure that the requirements of State departments in matters like preparation of EoI/ RFP/ Contracts/ PPP and other related matters are suitably addressed
Identify Change Management needs of the department and formulate change management strategies in consultation with the State IT Department/IT Society/external consultants
Support the State Government in the roll out of awareness and communication efforts as part of the NeGP

In addition to above Primary Responsibilities the incumbent may be assigned any other task from time to time by Secretary IT of the State/ Head of Nodal Agency.

Desired Skills & Experience
11 plus years of experience in IT project management and implementation roles.
Minimum 4/5 years of experience in developing and managing large scale IT / e-Governance projects on end to end basis.
Experience of working in a Government set up is desirable
Exposure to diverse management techniques and capacity building.

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