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Ref: #44196

Digital Strategy Lead Consultant

  • Practice Cloud & Infrastructure

  • Technologies Infrastructure & Cloud

  • Location New York, United States

Role: Digital Strategy Lead Consultant

Location: Remote (Customers in Europe and US)

Duration: 6 Months – Opportunity to renew

 

Required Profile:

Senior leadership in digital strategy who are able to bring a wealth of experience from global enterprises and successful start-ups with exposure in the latest technologies. With deep technology expertise and a market view, this team works with our Clients to understand business vision and pain points. They are able to partner to lead digital assessments, digital strategy definitions, and user-focused design resulting in pragmatic recommendations and/or solution implementations that are both actionable and measurable.

 

Scope of Work / Duties of Consultant:

Under the supervision of our clients Head of Digital Business Solutions, the consultant works in close

collaboration across all technical teams and is responsible for the following:

  • Conduct Digital Strategy & Digital Maturity assessments, facilitated user-centric design thinking sessions, and interface with executive/senior business and technology leaders
  • Lead multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams in programme/project development, implementation, monitoring and assessment; directs review of relevant documents and reports; identifies priorities, problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and initiates follow-up actions
  • Manage both internal and vendor resources for successful Solutions delivery
  • Develop service capabilities with embedded frameworks, patterns, and models into sustainable, repeatable processes
  • Support effective Change Management for successful adoption including training, communications, KPIs, etc.
  • Manages outreach activities; designs and conducts training workshops, seminars, etc., makes presentations on assigned topics/activities
  • Serves as an effective spokesperson and establishes collaboration and partnerships with key officials at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Governance
  • Stakeholder management
  • Support leadership in strategic and transformational digital capability development through incorporation of innovative and emerging services where relevant
  • Act as a strategy advisor with partners

 

Required Technical Skills:

The resource MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • Fifteen years or more of progressive ICT and management experience, including experience in managing multiple groups of technical resources and technical projects; with at least 5 years in multi-cultural and global International environment
  • Team building and managing cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrable experience in information technology consulting across multiple business domains; specifically to senior business and ICT leadership teams
  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital services such as Data & Analytics, Robotics Process Automation, Security, Cloud services, ERP systems, platform migrations.
  • Experience in managing large, complex, multi-stakeholder IT projects using both Agile (inclusive of SCRUM, XP, etc) and structured methodologies such as PRINCE2
  • Ability to promote positive relationships between our client, the client, and its customers
  • Strong negotiating skills and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, MBA, or related field. A first University degree plus four years directly applicable work experience (in addition to the minimum experience requirement) may be substituted for an advanced degree

 

 

The resource SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

  • Service Management qualification, such as ITIL or ISO 20000
  • Project Management qualification, such as PRINCE2

 

Required Soft Skills:

  • Executive written and oral communications
  • Facilitation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing in matrix environment
  • Creativity/ ability to find innovative solutions
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Conflict management & cooperation
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