Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
eGovernments Foundation (eGov) is a nonprofit organization started by Nandan Nilekani and Srikanth Nadhamuni in 2003. It aims to transform urban governance in India through DIGIT, its flagship technology platform. DIGIT helps urban local bodies (ULBs) more efficiently manage Operations, track finances and provide municipal services to citizens.
DIGIT is Open Source and has been built using the best in class Open Source technology stacks powering the most advanced companies in the world. DIGIT provides the lowest total cost of ownership and helps ensure that governments retain strategic control of their systems and data. Open API powered Digit enables developers, enterprises, and citizens to build new applications and solutions. The ready to use platform helps achieve quicker implementation time-frames and helps local governments achieve process improvements, accountability, and transparency at various levels of administration.
This is a “change at scale” role- with the responsibility of National Roll Out of DIGIT Urban Stack in 4400+ towns and cities across urban India.
This role will require building an operating model that can deliver at a national scale. In real terms it means rolling out the DIGIT Urban Stack in multiple states in parallel, building trusted advisor relationships with states, enabling program partners, building assets across the value chain of the program and pushing the boundary on program sustainability and impact.
In addition, the role will engage with multiple stakeholders including the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). The Program Head will need to work with MoHUA to get the NUS program established, piloted and scaled across India. This will include briefing, discussing and negotiating with senior government stakeholders on the national program and facilitating any processes and documentation requirements needed to get the program firmly established. This will involve building new capabilities, robust processes, and a dedicated team. This role will work closely with MoHUA to drive clarity and alignment across program partners and stakeholders and act as a horizontal problem solver.
Create and implement “at scale” Operating Model across India.
Build a robust operating model for National Roll-out. This will include-
Build a strong program management function
Building whole program lifecycle and supporting states in their journeys
Co-Create and Evangelize a compelling narrative with states and partners on urban transformation:
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