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Senior Consultant – IT Strategy & Governance

Yolk Agency

Job Description

A little about the role:

Our client services mid-enterprise clients (ranging between of 150 and 1500 staff) transform IT from being a bottom line expense to direct contributor of value. W

They help CEOs, COOs, CIOs and IT Managers create governance systems and leadership culture that position technology as tools to increase productivity, quality and customer centricity. 

Your primary responsibility will be to unlock latent potential in clients technology capabilities and resources by quickly gaining an understanding of the client’s business context, working with the client to identify how technology can positively move those levers and lead the client through transformational implementation. 

A day in the life of this role you will be:

  • Dive deeply into the value chains of our priority verticals, such as agriculture and manufacturing, in order to understand where value opportunities are
  • Work with our clients executives, IT management and technologists to shape strategy, frameworks and operating models that will support the clients overarching strategy
  • Understand and be able to articulate the value gained from adopting common frameworks and methodologies, such as NIST for cyber, ITSM for service delivery and Agile Scrum for project delivery
  • Develop and continually improve pattern based delivery models for common client needs, to ensure we offer rapid results with predictable, quality results
  • Serve as thought leader for technical business processes, developing forward-thinking system prototypes that promote increased efficiency and productivity on multiple levels

More specifically, you will:

  • Partner with our client stakeholder teams, across various business units, along with fellow internal experts, to gather, validate and document matters of strategic interest such as the client’s digital landscape, technology needs, IT risk and opportunities for digital transformation
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with production, managerial and executive teams
  • Model business processes and identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Identify issues, risks and benefits of existing and proposed solutions and outline business impacts
  • Assess the performance of technical business units to determine whether business requirements and objectives are being met
  • Delivering projects on time and on budget through effective project management, collaboration with the team and exemplary client engage.
  • Ensure work is conducted with a high level of care and diligence and, where applicable, conclusions being drawn and recommendations being made have been carefully tested, thoughtfully considered and presented in an appropriate manner.
  • Acknowledge that relationship with clients is often a close partnership and, as such, prioritise the building and fostering of client relationships
  • Stay across current industry environment and best practices to drive successful project development and assist in organisational best practices
  • Ensure that clients businesses are positively transformed through your contributions.

A little about you:

Our client is looking for someone who has a combination of technology and business studies would be advantageous, though we expect the ideal candidate could come from a diverse range of backgrounds.

You will be someone who is solution focused who can steer a client through an analysis process in order to derive an effective solution. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and grow your skill set at a growing software company. 

You will have solid attention to detail, have experience with consultative business analysis methodologies, along with strong technical skills to be involved in all project stages from analysis to documentation to configuration to delivery.

Key requirements:

  • Proven development of innovative and impactful digital strategies and solutions
  • Highly proficient business and technical writing capabilities
    Ability to convey complex concepts to a range of audiences, from deeply technical IT practitioners to unskilled factory works to C-level executives
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and best practices
  • Innate ability to creatively problem solve
  • Proven analytical abilities
  • High commercial acumen
  • Ability to multi-task and meet various project deadliness
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Enjoys working at the pace that large scale businesses require to successfully implement change

About the client:

Our client is a true leader in their industry and as they strive to develop and foster a wonderful company culture. You won't have a problem fitting in to this diverse and interesting organisation where they are proud to work!!

Yolk knows that candidates work hard during the week and calling during office hours is sometimes not possible. You are more than welcome to call 1300 795 334 after hours or on the weekend to speak to a recruitment consultant!