IT /Network Managing Consultant


 
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Managing Consultant (MC) is the primary point of contact with Strongbow’s clients, and is responsible for leading client engagements to successful outcomes. The MC is recognized as a credible industry expert in the areas of telecommunications network services, infrastructure. The MC brings to the table strong knowledge about the suppliers and solutions utilized by the enterprise, as well as a background in commercial strategy. In addition to leading the SBG project team and exceeding client expectations, the MC is responsible for creating and driving a comprehensive strategy and supporting project plan, ensuring client objectives are met on time.

 

KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead client engagements and provide SME and customer relationship management to business clients and other infrastructure technology groups

  • Lead or assist in gathering a detailed set of technical and operational requirements to be addressed by providers in a competitive market

  • Create potential strategies/solutions that address requirements and assess the pros and cons of each, including budget implications, complexity of business requirements, strategic road map implications and operational implications

  • Conduct research, surveys and interviews to gain understanding of the business

  • Develop go to market strategy and construct and manage RFPs for network services

  • Lead negotiations with service providers

  • Make recommendations on solution, service improvements, and present findings to client

  • Create service transition plans identifying risks and opportunities

  • Provide expertise and guidance across multiple work streams to implement new solutions(s)

  • Develop project plan, track milestones and direct team on day to day tasks

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • A broad familiarity with key industry providers and solutions offered

  • Ability to think strategically and analytically, and make sound decisions quickly and efficiently

  • Ability to positively and proactively manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills

  • Strong skillset utilizing the technology set of the enterprise such as Office 365, G Suite, and WebEx

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business management or a technology-related area

  • 10+ years experience with network services; strong preference for those with commercial strategy experience, either from the service provider or enterprise customer perspective

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to both motivate and lead internal and client teams

  • Strong knowledge of network services and solutions, including: WAN/LAN/WLAN, MPLS, SIP, data center, legacy voice (local and LD), Skype/Lync and wireless/cellular networking services

  • Knowledge of commercial agreements, contracts and pricing structures for network services, telephony equipment, WAN and LAN connectivity, license agreements and related cost drivers
     

 
 

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to:  info@strongbowgroup.com


ABOUT STRONGBOW

Strongbow is a results-driven consultancy that identifies the optimal network solution to meet enterprise needs, yielding better performing, more reliable global networks that return tens of millions in saving to your bottom line.

We drive transformation for the world's largest enterprises by optimizing global voice and data networks to better connect the data centers, applications, and people that run your business.

But, what really sets Strongbow apart is our ability to unlock the best possible solution for clients, combined with our commitment to work until that change becomes real. Free from market bias and private interests, we think beyond customary solutions to leverage market opportunity for our clients’ benefit.

In today’s market, there are few places for enterprises to turn to for impartial counsel and support. At Strongbow, we fight for our clients’ best interest in everything we do, offering straight answers, real solutions and significant savings to reinvest in the growth of your company.  


benefits
 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Work from home

  • Health and dental benefits

  • 401K