Data Technology Solutions - Senior Manager
Who we are looking for
We are looking for an experienced IT professional to join our team to grow our Data Technology solutions team, which helps our clients drive exceptional business performance through better use of technology.
The Midlands Practice consists of 3 networked offices in Birmingham, the East Midlands (located next to East Midlands Airport) and Milton Keynes. The role ould ideally be based in our Birmingham office but may require some travel to cover the Midlands region, and potentially to support national regions.
With a rapidly growing, dynamic marketplace, more than 500 clients and some 600 partners and staff in the region, the Midlands Assurance practice is a great place to build a career. We have a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurial start-ups through to major public sector organisations, FTSE100 members and large global businesses
You will take a leading role in the delivery of Data technology solutions and will grow our footprint in the Midlands market by developing new innovative services and generating new opportunities. You’ll bring proven technical experience combined with consultancy skills to enable insightful and value-adding conversations with clients.
Execute the overall strategic direction for the Data Technology Solutions (DTS) practice selling engagements to target clients and lead quality delivery for those engagements.
Take ownership for achieving financial goals of projects including sales, revenues and profitability targets.
Develop and lead high impact DTS project proposals and sales pitches. This includes developing detailed project scope, deliverables, work plans and budgets.
Collaborating with other PwC lines of service to identify business opportunities and create technology enabled propositions which can be taken to market.
Supporting the development of staff.
Supporting the running of the team and operational procedures, including resourcing, budgeting, management of client opportunities and recruitment.
Manage and deliver web application client projects; must possess strong people and project management skills and ability to quantify benefits to clients.
Strong analytical and data skills, knowledge and extensive experience of implementing technology solutions to capture, share and report on data. We operate primarily on the Microsoft stack, using Azure hosting and develop applications using ASP.NET MVC, web forms and SQL.
Support the development of emerging technology propositions in AI and Blockchain.
Develop your skills through on the job training and coaching and helping others in the team to be successful.
Strong track record of developing data/technology propositions and selling in the market.
Experience of writing proposals for large technology engagements and working with multi-disciplinary teams.
Experience of working with internal risk management and legal teams to on-board new client engagements and strong negotiation skills to agee contracts.
Experience of working directly with clients and developing strong relationships.
Strong project management and stakeholder management skills.
Outstanding interpersonal and active listening skills.
Experience in a leading IT consulting or software development firm, in a project delivery role, delivering web, data and technology solutions for clients.
Experience of delivering web applications using Microsoft technologies (.NET/MVC/SQL Server), networking and infrastructure, cyber security and cloud deployment.
Quality and diligence; high focus, attention to detail and accountability to see projects through.
Experience of leading project teams on engagements, managing budgets and risks, and consistently delivering to timescales.
Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
People and team oriented; strong focus on developing others and building effective teams.
Creative problem solver; flexible, positive and analytical.
Ability to be flexible and work across different geographical locations.
Degree / professional qualifications in software development/mathematics.
Applicants with project managing delivery of a variety of web, data and technology projects across multiple industries and sectors.