Consulting Manager – Technology Consulting
Shared Services Connected Ltd
Anywhere, GBR
5h ago

The Company

Sopra Steria’s Aerospace, Defence and Security business designs,develops and deploys digital solutions that bring clients enduring businessvalue across the UK’s Public and Private sectors.

We foster a culture in whichemployees feel valued and supported, delivering exceptional rates of customersatisfaction in the UK’s most complex safety- and security-critical markets.

Job Purpose

The ADS Consulting practice is growing. ADS consulting currently providesBusiness & Transformation; and Technology Consulting services directly toclients and in support of wider Sopra Steria business.

We have an excellenttrack record in helping our clients exploit technology and we are excited bythe possibilities to develop this further.

As a result, we wish to widen thescope of our Technology consulting services.

Working collaboratively with our clients, you'll drive the identificationof opportunities for, and delivery of digital technologies.

The ability toinfluence and shape programmes of work to ensure successful delivery will besecond nature. You'll already be experienced in identifying and mitigatingcommon pitfalls in digital delivery and technology exploitation.

You'll enjoythe challenge of working in a cross disciplinary team and act as a bridgebetween business and technology. You'll have specialist skills when it comes toexplaining complex technologies to both technical and non-technical peoplethrough the use of diagrams, 1-2-1’s, documents and workshops.

Our focus areas are mostly likely to include applications, cloud andinfrastructure transformation as well as emerging technologies such as RPA orAI so you will need appropriate expertise and experience in some of theseareas.

You are likely to have come from an architecture background to advise onpractical implementation concerns and be able to communicate the complex,simply.

Depending on scale and complexity of assignment you will also beresponsible for leading small consulting teams.

While the main focus for the role will be working with clients, you willuse your knowledge of Sopra Steria’s capabilities and aspirations to identifyand support development of new consulting opportunities.

You will have theopportunity to lead small-to-medium scale proposals and shape the developmentof future business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic andentrepreneurial individual to develop and grow their consulting career,building on a foundation of excellent client advocacy, strong existingcapabilities and working within a highly motivated and supportive team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as the technology lead across consulting assignments you'll bridge the divide between the technical and business
  • You will have your own technology expertise, but additionally will interface with deeper specialists to identify and develop opportunities for how technology can improve client outcomes
  • You'll contribute towards shaping, building and the delivery of successful outcomes for our clients whilst providing high-value, sustainable business for Sopra Steria
  • You'll successfully lead and run a work-stream, medium scale project or proposal in line with the agreed scope, timeframe and budget to achieve revenue targets and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • You'll identify, nurture and develop client relationships and proactively look to secure follow on work with clients to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction and additional revenue
  • Your innovative thinking will drive the development and contribution of our consulting capability
  • As a trusted Consulting Manager, you will be viewed as a prominent member of the Sopra Steria consulting brand, both by clients and more widely through networks, events and social media
  • Live the consulting-led culture by embracing innovative, highly disruptive technologies that support new ways of working in a digital world.
  • Contribute to the wider Consulting Community through sharing personal knowledge and coaching less experienced consultants.
  • Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Degree level education or equivalent, typically in Business, Information Technology or Engineering
  • Membership of accredited institution such as BCS
  • Have areas of expertise in Technology consulting and / or IT transformation
  • Strong knowledge of the business needs and drivers behind technology transformation
  • Strong knowledge in a selection of key underpinning disciplines and technologies, supporting digital, applications and / or cloud & infrastructure transformation
  • Experience

  • Track record of delivering digital and technology advisory services and transformation consulting in a recognised consulting business working with ADS clients or wider government or public sector;
  • Experience of delivering value to businesses through digital transformation initiatives and technology
  • Validated understanding of current issues within the market, including digital technology, operational improvement, business retention, product innovation
  • Ability to describe 'as-is' and to-be digital solutions in easy to understand manner
  • Experience of describing and positioning propositions that embrace all domains of the client’s operating model
  • Experience of defining 'Return on Investment' and of creating compelling business cases for technology
  • Ability to clearly articulate the opportunities provided by use of technology, the architectural and business implications and be able to develop roadmaps for exploitation and change
  • Experience of developing service propositions and taking these to market
  • Skills required

  • Client facing technology consulting experience in a recognised consulting business.
  • Demonstrable experience of supporting winning technology consulting work through bids and proposals
  • A developed personal network with ADS clients and partners
  • A clear understanding of ADS client needs and pain points
  • Experience of leading small consulting teams
  • Ifyou are interested in this role but not sure if your skills and experience areexactly what we’re looking for, please do apply, we’d love to hear from you!

    Full time permanent

    Location Hemel / London / remote

    Security Clearance Level SC

    Internal Recruiter Rebecca

    Salary £70-90,000 per annum

    Benefits Bonus scheme, £5,400 carallowance, 25 days annual leave with the option to buy additional days, privatemedical, life assurance, pension, and generous flexible benefits fund

    Although this role is advertised as full-time, we support differentways of working and can offer a range of flexible working arrangements.

    So, ifyou’re interested and need to work flexibly, we encourage you to apply and talkto us about what might be possible.

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