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Senior Consultant - Procurement

Senior Consultant - Procurement

ID 
2017-2353
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
UK-Wimbledon
Posted Date 
9/6/2017

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Overview

The Snr Consultant is the anchor in a SPM specific service. Individual leads and manages large SPM managed services and projects of complex nature. Individual provides guidance and support to associates and consultants for any SPM specific service engagements. Individual drives quality through ensuring that standard SPM Service and project methodologies is followed in all engagements. Supports Global Service architects and Global delivery in the refinement of existing services and processes.

Responsibilities

 

Core 

  • Leading the implementation of small, mid and large multi-national engagements within and across countries
  • Execution of high complex consulting services based on best practice
  • Proposing problem solving activities and approaches for dynamic customer challenges within engagements
  • Supervise lower-end engagement scoping, including the execution of higher complex deliverables and engagements
  • Possess foundational working knowledge of general principles of IT Industry Standards (COBIT)
  • Drive consultative selling activities within a complex customer environment
  • Leadership qualities and ability to orchestrate teams and individuals between sales and delivery
  • Improving the overall service business by identifying internal process improvements, training opportunities, and initiating action
  • Serves as role model

Job Specific 

  • Managing of mid-size Software Procurement consulting / Managed Services engagements
  • Acts as a sub-lead in 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 coaching 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 complex software license contract renewals for tier 1 Publishers

Qualifications

Core

  • Expert Consulting skills
  • Customer business understanding: Governance, objectives, practices and processes controls related to business requirements
  • Mentoring (Mentoring and Coaching of high potential individuals)
  • Driving thought leadership within verticals
  • Self-awareness and emotional inteligence
  • Natural behavior in initiating positive change (role model)

Job Specific 

 

  • Strong influencing and leadership skills reflected by the ability to work effectively across a variety of clients showing a proactive approach to building client satisfaction and strong relationships
  • Thought leadership in the areas of organizational strategy, operations, processes & systems
  • Demonstrate ability to discuss cross functional services
  • Strong consultative commercial acumen
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including capability to develop and deliver high quality public presentations
  • Demonstrated delivery excellence
  • Ability to effectively manage complex relationships
  • Presence and self-confidence.
  • A communication style which positively impacts
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to teach others
  • Flexibility & resilience
  • Ability and willingness to challenge constructively and effectively

Technical Skills

 

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