Practice Leader of Cloud Transformation
Job Opportunity at Bells Consulting Group, LLC

Posted on Jul 25

1-7702350201

Location: Norcross, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4138602

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute an annual Cloud Transformation Operating Plan

  • Own and expand the Cloud Consulting Practice Services Portfolio, including services definition and

    development, thought leadership, and coordination with Marketing on national go to market strategy

  • Sales execution support including fostering of senior level client relationships, solution design, authorship of

    proposals and Statements of Work (SOWs), new account development, and “farming” in existing accounts

  • Identify and develop partnerships with key technology solution providers and select channel partners that

    can expand the Advocate solution set.

  • Develop key industry analyst relationships and participate in industry events to strengthen Advocate brand.

  • Define and implement key operating and performance metrics for the Consulting Practice, and report bi-

    monthly versus the Operating Plan

  • Define, expand and set new operating standards for client communications, consulting service delivery,

    resource planning and assignments, quality assurance and farming

  • Ensure consulting project level financial controls and provision of data for corporate analysis and planning

  • Lead individual consulting projects as needed to achieve operating plan and client satisfaction (“hands on”)

    SKILLS

  • Strong fit with Advocate culture, values, and operating philosophy

  • Outgoing, articulate, driven, focused, and passionate individual with the ability to lead, coach, and develop

    people across all levels of the organization

  • Services delivery leadership experience including strategy, cost analysis and procurement, cloud and hosting

    solutions, data center and IT infrastructure, mobility and modern communications technologies, and security.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with modern IT architectures, carrier based telecom and network

    services, ICT standards and practices, IT systems and vendors, and cloud, hosting, and data center vendors

  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit with an existing network of talent and clients

  • Exceptional customer relationship development and management skills

  • Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Strong sense of urgency with the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to think outside the box to solve problems and achieve goals


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QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 year college degree and advanced graduate degree (preferred) from a top tier college/university

  • 10+ years of diverse and intensive business, leadership and technical experience relevant in two or more of

    IT/Cloud Services: Migration to Cloud, Virtualization, Data Center, Infrastructure, SDN, LAN/WAN,

    cloud/managed services, ITIL/ITSM, UCC, Hyperconvergence (e.g. Cisco UCS), etc.

  • 8 to 10 years of delivery experience in strategic, management, costing, and/or technical consulting services

  • 5+ years in management experience for mid, large, or global consulting practice, managed services, or IT

    outsourcing firm including project/program management of large scale infrastructure transformations such

    as SDN, network and/or data center assessments and migrations

  • Demonstrable experience assessing client environments for virtualization and/or Cloud migration strategies

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge with one or more of the following technologies: AWS, MS Azure,

    Google Cloud, IBM Softlayer, Cisco Intercloud or another leading Cloud platforms.

  • Proven ability to design complex solutions, participate actively in sales process, and close new business

  • Proven ability to build and manage a multi-site organization on a regional or national scale

  • Well organized individual who pays great attention to detail and is capable of significant creativity

  • Strong project management and communication skills at all levels of the organization

  • Technical, framework or process certifications are preferred, such as ITIL, TOGAF, CISSP, PMP, etc.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and Project software

  • Experience with Salesforce.com (preferred)

  • Ability to travel between 25% and 50% of the time

  • International services delivery experience is preferred, but not required

  • Must provide Proof of Right to Work in the United States on the I9 Form


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