Head of Automation
- based on experiences
- Permanent, Full time
- Wisenet Asia Pte Ltd
- 27 Dec 18
Start up a new Business Unit focusing on Automation business for the company.
- Define the business strategy for Automation business unit and ensure its implementations within budget and assume full P&L responsibility. This include what technologies to adopt, what market segments to target, what expertise to develop or acquire, GTM plans and winning deals.
- Drive a team of hardware, firmware and software resources to develop automation solutions.
- Articulate value proposition of automation and convince internal stakeholders as well as customers to bring sales for the company.
- Lead, evaluate and analyse current and new markets to ensure growth
- Responsible for the development of Automation business and the day-to-day decisions to ensure achievements of top and bottom line objectives
- Achieve operational excellence by designing and implementing processes and practices to support the effective management of the business unit. Identify risk and ensure appropriate strategies are in place.
- Ensure effective collaboration to all relevant functions to be in line with the company culture and Philosophy
- Represent the business unit towards external partners
- Carry out market research to determine size of the market and target segments (phased approach)
- Work with sales teams to identify cornerstone & potential customers
- Gather requirements from cornerstone & potential customers
- Strong understanding of product development life-cycle
- Determine product specifications/functionalities & timelines for initial and subsequent releases of product/platform
- Launch product/platform into targeted markets
- University Degree
- > 15 years of experience in leadership function in the Telecommunication Industry
- Driven individual with strong business acumen and solid Business Background
- Good international and cross cultural experience
- Past experience in one or more of these technologies: ansible, netcracker, Amdocs and contrail
- Sales experience in large enterprises, data centre or telco service provider