IT Sourcing and Operating Model Managers
Who we’re looking for
Due to heightened demand and increased investment within the technology industry, we’re looking for IT Sourcing and Operating Model specialists. The IT Sourcing and Operating Model specialist will be instrumental in selling and delivering client work and will provide a critical role in helping us achieve our growth plans.
We currently provide services across the full IT Sourcing lifecycle to a variety of clients across a number of sectors. Demand for these services are growing as organisations look to align their future ICT capability and supply chain to the changing needs of their business. This client facing role will provide independent and expert advice to support programmes and projects.
About the role
Our clients include both public and private sector companies from start-ups to multinationals FTSE 100. The team focuses on providing services across the full IT Sourcing lifecycle from strategy through to implementation.
Candidates should demonstrate skills and experience in one or more of the following:
Supporting development of target operating models and roadmaps for IT functions
Working with senior team members to develop IT sourcing strategies for clients
Developing IT service requirements, service levels and other key contractual documentation that is required for a future IT supplier arrangement
Facilitating the development of transition plans that include both client and future supplier obligations – and then supporting transition activities
Setting up delivery programmes to implement these types of solutions including any governance and control frameworks required
Desirable Experience and Skills
Developing robust business cases to support any IT operating model change, sourcing and/or IT transformation project
Performing ongoing reviews and benchmark exercises of existing client contracts as part of ongoing performance reviews and service improvement initiatives
General knowledge of the IT supplier market, the key players and their strengths and weaknesses and the ability to relate these capabilities to client challenges and communicate this effectively
Strong business acumen – with awareness of the current business environment and the challenges it presents to organisations
Experience in one or more sectors (preferably public sector and also Financial Services, Consumer Products, Pharmaceutical, Utilities, Media and Entertainment) which would enable the consultant to engage credibly with clients in that sector
Supporting transition/project delivery to enable the client to move to the future IT state
Formal qualifications such as ITIL, TOGAF and/or CIPS would be beneficial
Closing date: 19th March 2018