We are looking for a Director of Consulting – Services to join our UK Central Government business, to lead a complex, high profile complex, software programme. The programme follows an agile methodology, with approximately 70 people working in multi-disciplinary teams and a budget of circa £9m.
As a Director of Consulting Services at CGI you’ll help shape the UK’s digital revolution, and take responsibility for some of the world’s most ambitious transformation projects. A compelling communicator and a natural motivator, you get the very best from enthusiastic teams of experts whose professional growth you nurture. Your vision, sector expertise and professional acumen delivers innovation with a customer focus that is absolute. From public service systems to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.
Alongside a competitive salary and attractive bonus, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from a company car, private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
To be considered for this role you will need to hold, or be eligible and willing to undergo UK Security Clearance to SC level.
Location wise you can be based at any one of the following offices, London, Reading, Leatherhead, Milton Keynes, Bridgend, Bristol, Solihull. Currently our teams are working remotely but in future there will be some regular travel to client sites in London (travel costs covered from base office).
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The Director of Consulting Services Director role at CGI is one of the most important, challenging and rewarding roles within our business and the key to this role is the managing and delivery of a key complex programme within our Central Government business. Your role will be to develop and deliver class leading digital transformation programmes of work for our clients. This will include managing key relationships with our clients, advising them on strategy, proposing and supporting appropriate solutions, negotiating engagements, dealing with any escalations, and ensuring seamless delivery of projects to help our clients modernise their applications. You’ll also be responsible for identifying and growing your business through organic growth of existing programmes, as well as developing new project wins through business relationships within our clients. You will be responsible for the people management of a number of members within your group, assigning, recruiting and supporting the career development of team members as well as helping to foster the development of their capabilities and expertise in line with client needs/market evolution.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
You must be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering complex Agile projects. You should also be able to develop and maintain excellent relationships with all senior stakeholders, and be a hands on leader that is able to motivate an inspire teams following Agile methodology. We really want someone who ‘lives and breathes’ real world Agile delivery excellence.
In addition you should be able to demonstrate significant successful experience in the following;
• Account Management
• Business growth (organic and new)
• Experience of running, managing and delivering Agile and/or Cloud projects
• Contracts and Project Delivery experience
• Significant commercial acumen
• Team/people management skills
• Public sector background (desirable)
Experience and understanding of the UK Government Digital Services (GDS) framework would be an advantage.
- Business Development / Sales
- Service Development & Mgmt
What you can expect from us:
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