For our Digital Business & Technology (DB&T) Consulting practice in Germany, one of Cognizant’s most strategically important and fast-growing practices in the region, we are looking for a (Senior) Manager CIO / Cloud Advisory.
In this role, you are responsible to help our clients to assess, design and deliver technical aspects of their (digital) transformation programs.
As a (Senior) Manager CIO / Cloud Advisory, you will play a key role both in helping our clients address and resolve their core challenges as well as further developing Cognizant in the Continental Europe region.
Activities include :
Responsible for the technical aspects of your (sub-)projects and also for meeting deadlines and budget requirements.
In charge of realigning our clients’ IT to the future challenges of digitalization and digital disruption such as driving IT outsourcing projects (from strategy to optimizing existing IT outsourcing relationships).
Lead the development of IT strategies, Agile & DevOps transformation, operating model design, spend optimization and Tech strategies
Consult our clients’ C-suite on cloud strategy including but not limited to hybrid strategies and the development of respective business cases & economic models, operating models and adoption
Advise our customers on all questions of digital transformation and drive, for example, the creation of transparency in grown and complex application landscapes and consult on leveraging potentials of cloud solutions
Able to drive engagements in improving our customers’ CX / EX and lead the transformation of their workflows through, for instance, SaaS strategies
Effectively manage and build new relationships with clients and other team members across geographical and organizational boundaries
Drive the development of reusable consulting assets to help improve quality of and accelerate time-to-delivery for client engagements
Own and drive thought leadership and practice development in order to help evolve and mature our CIO Advisory knowledge and skills in our practice
Lead business development activities such as pre-sales client presentations, research and proposals
University master’s degree, Diploma and / or PhD degree (preferably Business Administration, Economics, Innovation, Digital Business)
Multiple years of prior experience from working as (an external) management consulting lead with a digital or transformational focus
Proven ability to build, manage and further develop a team
Proven excellence in leadership and management skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills on c-suite level and interpersonal skills
Deep know-how and practical experience in relevant digital technologies and trends in particular Cloud platforms, Artificial Intelligence, IT Security, Data Analytics, Robotics, IOT and / or DLT
Desire to travel and work at international client offices
Fluent in German and English
Certified Cloud Practitioner
Scrum Master or Agile Coach Certification
Prince2 or Project Management Certification
Preferably another language
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Travel : No
Job Posting : Apr 16 2021