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Consultant – Procurement

Consultant – Procurement

ID 
2017-2291
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
UK-Wimbledon
Posted Date 
9/6/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Running large SPM managed services engagements and once-off SPM projects of complex nature. Supporting and coordinating Associates activities, while supporting Snr Consultant in the execution of consultancy design and implementation activities.

Responsibilities

Core

  • Small and mid-size project teams
  • Project coordination & collaboration amongst the team
  • Effectively levering, educating lower skilled personnel in large projects
  • Ensure successful delivery of larger engagements with medium complexity based on best practices
  • Right sizing & customization of non-standardized services
  • Demonstrate leadership for consulting services across Delivery Functions (Plan, Build, Run)
  • Frequently produces content for the service community internally and externally (community, blogs, whitepapers, ...)
  • Possess foundational working knowledge of general principles of IT Industry Standards (ITIL, Six Sigma)
  • Ability to lead engagement with efficient use of resources
  • Drive consultative selling activities within a customer environment

Job Specific:

 

  • Managing of small Software Procurement consulting / Managed Services engagements
  • Participates as a team member in mid-size / large complex Software Procurement consulting / Managed Services engagements
  • Participate in service improvement and development activities in their field of expertise (Managed Service, Procurement e.g.)
  • Provides training support to lower level team members
  • Involved in pre-sales activities and drives cross and up selling opportunities out of existing projects.
  • Closely collaborates with other Service Verticals and the support of Service BDM's in pre-sales activities
  • Initiate and complete software license contract renewals for tier 1 Publishers

 

Qualifications

Core:

 

  • Advanced Project Management experience
  • Advanced Consulting skills
  • Customer business process analysis and understanding
  • Advanced business writing skills for customer deliverables
  • Customer solution presentation for complex solution designs (Ability to articulate the business value on complex solutions)
  • Identify and allocation of correct skill requirements and effectively work cross vertical
  • Presales support (Articulating service value in the sales process) / Up and cross sell capability
  • Interview skills
  • Technology basic skills regarding system platforms (MS & Oracle), client & server and midrange environment
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing within a community (e.g. team, practice, or project).
  • Re-uses existing Knowledge Management to accelerate solutions delivery

Technical Skills :

 

  • Required - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (economy or IT)
  • Working experience in Software License Sourcing or Software Asset Management (SAM)
  • Experience in IT consulting or software sales experience is a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge of software and licensing contract terminology
  • Experience in the area of services outsourcing (as customer and/or provider)