Associate Practice Manager
Teradata
Islamabad, Islamabad PK
2d ago

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Under guidance and direction of GDC Business Intelligence (BI practice Solution Partner and GDC Pakistan Analytics Sr.
  • Practice Manager execute our mission to drive revenue through a business outcome led, technology enabled strategy.

  • Support sales and project delivery as a subject matter expert, or delivery manager participating actively in customer engagements and driving delivery standardization through capabilities and IP assets in the center
  • Accountable for practice outlook including financial, headcount, utilization, expense and attrition forecasting
  • Accountable to drive GM improvement of through resource mix management and resource alignment strategies
  • Accountable to deliver the practice projects with quality outcomes
  • Be able to drive customer mindshare and thought leadership sessions on BI & Visualization technology marketspace
  • Provide input on project scope, proposals, and contracts during the presales and personally engage as a contributor on key engagements.
  • Ensures new knowledge is encapsulated in the form of best practices, processes and tools
  • Participates in recruiting, interview and resource selection including people development, career planning, training & certification and promotions
  • Drive customer satisfaction with work product and or align with supporting engagement managers and / or customer success managers
  • Support the GDC Business Intelligence (BI) & Analytics Practice Head and GDC Pakistan Analytics Sr. Practice Manager and GDC Capability team by developing and growing a competitive, high-quality team of Business Intelligence (BI Practice consultants within specific practice domain, leading local mentoring and talent and career development initiatives for the practice.
  • Monitor and encourage local consultant contributions to Velocity and Business Value Frameworks.
  • Instill a culture of creating, capturing, and replicating IP within the local practice in cooperation with the GDC LT and Knowledge Management function and processes.
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the GDC practices in order to create and deliver integrated services offerings for customers.
  • Create and manage center practice focus group and align with GDC level defined practice focus groups for direction and capability development
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent work experience.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience building and running a practice within a consulting organization with enterprise architecture and business content.
  • Substantial prior experience and ability to serve as a subject matter expert in the Business Intelligence (Reporting & Visualization) / areas
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in delivery varied Reporting & Visualization tools / projects
  • Desired experience in Mobility / Cognitive design
  • Excellent people development and management skills, including the ability to support practice members as a player-coach.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in matrix organization.
  • Prior leadership experience in the development of knowledge management and IP capture / re-use within a practice area, including special initiatives on field based development of new IP.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to develop and solve business challenges.
  • Exceptional consulting and delivery management skills
  • Excellent skills in communication, establishing of strategic and tactical strategy, influencing others, negotiating skills, operational decision making, problem solving, facilitating and managing meetings, and questioning and probing.
  • Skilled in value proposition development, solution selling, focusing on the customer, persuasiveness, and business needs analysis.
  • Solid understanding and experience using data with advanced analytics, business intelligence, data warehouse solutions, and big data analytics to improve business performance.
  • Excellent customer executive and senior level relationship building capabilities.
  • Preferred Skills

  • Master’s Degree
  • Global
  • Up to 50%, but varies based on client, project or internal activities

    Islamabad, Pakistan

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