Senior Practice Manager, Data & Platform
Amazon Web Services
Johannesburg, Gauteng
5d ago
source : findojobs-za

Amazon Web Services Senior Practice Manager, Data & Platform Johannesburg , South Africa Apply NowDo you have consulting leadership experience deploying digital, data, technology strategy and execution within Fortune enterprise organisation?

Have you built and led successful consulting practices? Do you have broad technical skills and experience across ML / AI, Data and Analytics, IoT and High-Performance Computing?

Can you build, lead and influence practice managers and consultants in a technical specialty team to deliver these new capabilities on the AWS platform to our enterprise customers?

  • At AWS, we are looking for a Senior Practice Manager with a successful record of leading enterprise customers through a variety of transformative projects involving emerging technology topics such as ML / AI, data analytics, IoT and High performance compute;
  • delivering business outcomes that contribute to our customers' transformation journey. An SPM will focus on a geography and a set of technical specialties, and will manage a team of direct reports (including mangers).

    The SPM will develop a long-term plan to develop the right skills across the team, influence the go-to-market strategy within the region and collaborate across the entire AWS organisation to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

    Key job responsibilitiesEngage customers - collaborate with enterprise sales managers to develop strong customer and partner relationships and build a growing business, driving adoption of emerging technologies in key accounts.

    Coach and teach - collaborate with field sales, pre-sales, marketing, training and support teams to help partners and customers drive business outcomes through application of emerging technologies.

    Deliver value - lead high quality delivery of a variety of customized engagements with partners and enterprise customers in the commercial sector.

    Lead great people - attract top IT / data specialisation talent (ML / AI, SAP, data analytics, IoT and high performance compute) to build high performing teams of consultants with superior technical depth, and outstanding customer relationship skillsBe a customer advocate - Work with engineering teams to convey partner and enterprise customer feedback as input to technology roadmapsBASIC QUALIFICATIONSVisible IT Industry thought leadership on relevant topics related to enterprise data transformation, Big Data and Migration.

    Highly technical and analytical, possessing 10 or more years of progressive technology implementation experienceAbility to travel to client locations when needed.

    Practice leadership as manager of managers; team size >

    30 and P&L responsibilityHire, develop and retain top talent. Set objectives, manage performance and coach your team to help them achieve their career goals.

    Engage with enterprise customers to understand their business drivers and application portfolio. Develop bold cloud strategies with senior executives and present respective proposals.

    Influence delivery of projects, ensure high quality, on time and on budget delivery and customer satisfaction.Strategically collaborate with our partner ecosystem, establish technical relationships with key Systems Integrators (SIs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Managed Services Providers (MSPs) who are offering cloud-based services and solutions across the emerging technologies.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS10+ years hands on experience delivering business value to customers with Data and Analytics, IoT, HPC and AI / ML solutionsHas presented change management and transformation straegies to customer C-suite as well as to technical subject matter experts.

    Routinely engages at these levels with customers, as well as with their consulting partnersBachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceAmazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

    Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas.

    In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates.

    We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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