Do you have technology driven background and looking for a flexible role? Are you known for your ability to identify and solve the most challenging client problems through combining deep value chain knowledge and technology expertise? Can you describe the value of the exploitation of technology? If you show a flair for innovation, approach challenges with curiosity and can move quickly from problem to outcome in shaping and transforming client businesses, then we want to hear from you.
Our client, one of the largest global Management Consultancies, is looking to hire a Technology Strategy Manager for its 8,000 strong strategy team in order to grow further in a digital direction. The team solves complex business challenges at the intersect of business and technology, taking a specialist led, value based approach to identifying the right technology strategies for our clients with Digital & Technology Strategy a critical, fast growing component of their overall Strategy practice and a focus on developing company-wide strategies that exploit disruptive technologies as well as advising Fortune 500 CIO clients on how to reimagine their IT operating models, architectures and governance.
With your impressive knowledge of the evolving digital landscape, disruptive technologies and trends in technology strategy, you will lead high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed. Our client would also like to hear from you if you have transferable skills that can be applied to this industry and are very open to those not from a traditional consultancy background. Here's what we're looking for:
Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence
Knowledge of, and passion for, technology trends e.g. Robotics, Big Data, Advanced Machine Learning, Internet of Things
A strong understanding of industry operations, dynamics and trends through experience in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Telecoms, Media, Technology, Life Sciences, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods
Personal and professional attributes required to work with senior client stakeholders to encourage them to take bold actions and coach them through major change
Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem solving excellence
Equally comfortable in the role of business or digital / technology strategist; able to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of digital / technology strategy
First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
Proven experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members
Commercial management of consulting engagements
Leadership; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism
Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements.
On a day to day basis, here are some of the responsibilities for the role:
Working with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive technology strategies, including IT opportunity assessment, investment portfolio management, information strategy, sourcing strategy, enterprise architecture strategy, and more
Working with industry and business specialists to develop and implement client visions, road maps and governance to address today's business needs and support future growth
Developing detailed and actionable business cases and plans which reflect our practice’s deep industry, IT and business process acumen
Assisting our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation in order to sustain high performance
Managing multi-disciplinary teams to shape, propose, communicate and implement programs
Developing our thought leadership at the intersect of business and technology
Mentoring and developing our people.
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