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Black & Veatch Head of Technology Innovation in Boston, Massachusetts

Head of Technology Innovation

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 39661

Job Title : Head of Technology Innovation

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-CIO

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is looking for candidates that are catalysts for innovation, with expertise in cultural trends and insights, and have experience driving a global strategy across B2C, B2B, B2E, and B2B2C ecosystems or to regional teams per continent.

The ideal candidate moves faster than the pace of business, is a trusted partner of the business and marketing teams and is goaled to find customer or consumer innovation growth opportunities in emerging markets.

This role is for a visionary that has the ability to identify what consumers or customers are missing in their lives, and able to facilitate the creation of products and services to help solve this. We are looking for candidates that live in the spirit of curiosity and “what could be” to apply for this executive role in the Black & Veatch CTO Office.

Key Responsibilities

Business Leadership:

  • Understands business goals and priorities.

  • Maintains a good general knowledge of how the business functions.

  • Builds relationships at all levels in the organization.

  • Socializes effective innovation practices inside and outside of the innovation team.

  • Delivers and supports training and education on innovation practices.

  • Champions a culture of innovation at all levels of the company.

  • Understands and tracks innovative busines models.

  • Works closely with business functions to leverage digital technologies and the creation of innovative digital products and services.

Technology Leadership:

  • Follows evolving market, industry, customer, and consumer trends.

  • Makes enterprise-wide digital recommendations to drive the digital strategy.

  • Enables the research for various emerging trends and technologies.

  • Develops and communicates innovation approaches and processes.

  • Leverages different innovation approaches to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with innovation and experimentation processes.

  • Understands and translates complex and detailed technological concepts.

  • Identifies business implications of new trends, business models and technologies.

  • Identifies, coaches, mentors, and inspires other innovators within the organization.

  • Removes operational obstacles for other innovators.

  • Seeks new practices and approaches, and continually evolves processes.

Project Management:

  • Understands and leverages project management skills.

  • Participates in the creation of project plans, timelines, milestones, goals and ownership related to innovation activities.

  • Completes and implements projects on time, and ensures all tasks and projects are executed to company quality standards.

  • Analyzes pipeline of activities to support staff resourcing.

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience during which innovation capabilities have been clearly demonstrated.

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or a related field is preferred.

  • A solid understanding of key digital technology trends and newer business models is required.

  • Knowledge of digital technologies like RPA, API-enabled integration, AI/ML, AR/VR, computer vision, IoT, blockchain is desirable.

  • Cloud capability knowledge of at least two of: Azure Cloud, AWS Cloud, Google Cloud is preferred.

  • Awareness of security and privacy concerns is required.

  • Technologist knowledge of Web Applications, REST APIs, CMS, CRM, ERP, web analytics, Marketing analytics, DAM, etc. is suggested.

  • Experience in EPC/ENC industry pertaining to digital transformation is a significant plus.

  • Experience facilitating the building, deploying and supporting of mission critical applications is desirable.

  • Experience in building and supporting business cases is required.

  • Experience interacting with senior leaders and executives is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree. Business, Technology or Computer Science and MBA preferred.

Experience: 12+ years of experience.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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