Consulting - Strategy - Technology Strategy & Transformation - Manager
Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
4d ago

Main purpose of role

A manager level resource to support the engagement team y in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagements / projects.

Builds own understanding of our purpose and values and explores opportunities for impact. Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development.

Acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent. Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Ability to drive proposals and formulate the solution, approach and team construct required to deliver projects focused on Technology Strategy and Architecture.
  • Ability to confidently engage with clients during the pursuit process.
  • Ability to lead teams and deliver Technology Strategy and Architecture-related projects.
  • Ability to develop and enact an enterprise level technology strategy with alignment to business strategy and demand, core technology competencies (current & future state), growth plans, and disruptive threats.
  • Ability to reimagine the technology and business relationship by architecting future strategies, models, platforms, ecosystems, and capabilities into integrated business solutions, enabling transformation & value realization.
  • Ability to perform Application rationalization which is well positioned to support cost reduction across the IT landscape and to be a key enabler of business optimization.
  • Ability to assess technology spend and advise clients on models to reduce cost.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications :

  • Degree or diploma aligned to area of specialisation
  • TOGAF (trained and understanding)
  • ITIL Foundation (trained and understanding)
  • Desired Qualifications :

  • BSc or BCom or BEng degree
  • TOGAF certification (preferred)
  • ITIL certification (optional)
  • COBIT certification (optional)
  • Experience

    Minimum 8 years’ experience within management consulting or related field in a client facing role. At least 3 years of these should be in a management role.

    Specialised capabilities

  • Technology Strategy : Ability to define and drive the client’s desired technology strategy and supporting business processes.
  • Leads the design of the client’s IT operating model and strategy and ensures proper alignment between the business strategy and the supporting IT strategy throughout the development.

    Introduces relevant market trends for clients to consider for design enhancements and articulates their potential impact on the IT strategy.

    Integrates IT infrastructure and assets (e.g., data centers, servers / networks) into the strategy and defines how they can provide value to the organization.

  • Enterprise Architecture : Ability to leverage expertise with innovative IT platforms to support the client’s IT strategy.
  • Maintains a macro-level, end-to-end view of the solution, and continuously evaluates recommended solutions based on their suitability to the client’s situation.

    Leads teams to design solutions for clients that challenge conventional thinking and deliver on business objectives. Define target state enterprise architecture and governance processes.

  • Application Rationalization : Ability to assess business applications across an organization to determine which applications should be kept, replaced, retired or consolidated.
  • Technology Spend Optimization : Ability to identify Technology spend optimization and IT cost reduction opportunities. Ability to assess the current IT spend and analyze opportunities for technology spend optimization and avoidance.
  • Knowledge on latest Technology Trends : Stays current on emerging trends and technologies and uses to drive innovative solutions based on client’s desired functionality, improve the user experience and enhance IT service delivery.
  • Can confidently engage with clients on leading trends such as Cloud, Social, Analytics, DevOps, IoT, AI, SaaS Platforms (Coupa, ServiceNow, etc.

    Robotics Process Automation, etc.

    Additional Information

    Differentiators for the role

  • Input : Effective pipeline building and driving of proposal
  • Measurable : Led 2 to 5 proposals in the last year. Contributed / participated in 2 to 5 proposals in the last year
  • Input : Sales Target
  • Measurable : R7.5 million
  • Input : Delivery Target
  • Measurable : R5 million
  • Input : Utilisation :
  • Measurable : 60%
  • Input : Experience in delivering technology-related projects
  • Measurable : >
  • 5 years experience

  • Input : Experience in delivering either IT Strategy or Enterprise Architecture projects
  • Measurable : >
  • 2 years experience

  • Input : Relevant certifications
  • Measurable : TOGAF (preferred), ITIL, COBIT and SAFE (beneficial but optional)
  • Input : Specialised Capability
  • Measurable : Need to be proficient and regarded as an SME in at least one of the Tribe Specialised Capabilities. Need to be knowledgeable and able to engage with clients on all Tribe Specialised Capabilities.
  • Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities .
  • Hybrid & Vaccination policy

    Deloitte Africa has successfully launched the Hybrid Working model. Aligned with this model is our commitment to maintain an environment for personnel, clients and visitors that is safe and, as far as reasonably practicable, free from health risks.

    Medical evidence provides overwhelming and empirical evidence that vaccination is currently the most effective means of preventing the spread of COVID-19 and reducing the likelihood of serious illness, death, transmissions and infections.

    More information about our mandatory vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position.

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