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Solution Delivery Manager (London, United Kingdom)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

 

ZS' Business Technology group helps companies define and execute their technology strategy by designing, building and operating the business intelligence (BI), cloud, data management, dashboard and analytics capabilities that are at the core of sales and marketing operations. The Business Process Transformation group works with clients to design effective technology solutions that support & enhance critical business processes and manage the implementation of those solutions.

 

SOLUTION DELIVERY MANAGER

The Solution Delivery team implements technology based solutions in the areas of business intelligence, analytics, information management, reporting and mobility. In addition, this team configures ZS’s proprietary software used to streamline business processes for commercial groups at client organizations. This team takes overall ownership of the delivery of the technical solution leading the design and development phases and collaborating with other teams for business requirements and system testing.

Responsibilities:

• Leverage experience in project management activities including project planning/estimation, scoping/requirements through implementation and ensuring delivery of quality outcomes within timelines and budgets;
• Provide project leadership and direction on one or more projects while maintaining a high quality level of service;
• Manage delivery dates, resourcing and schedules. Identify and mitigate project and client level risks;
• Develop and manage client relationships on projects. Deeply understand client’s business challenges, and provide thought leadership in addressing issues. Work proactively to bring the best of ZS expertise to the client(s). Identify opportunities and contribute to the selling of additional work to clients;
• Mentor, develop and motivate ZS teams and people;
• Facilitate collaboration with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's/master's degree with specialization in Computer or IT, BCA or other computer related disciplines;
• 10+ years of relevant consulting-industry experience working on medium-large scale technology solution delivery engagements;
• Minimum 8 years of experience leading delivery of one or multiple projects; 
• Extensive experience working with front-end user reporting (e.g.: MSTR, Business Object, Cognos), back-end database management (e.g.: Oracle, Teradata) and/or ETL interfacing (e.g.: Informatica, SSIS) technologies;

• Excellent written and verbal communication. Strong client presence;
• Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time;
• Knowledge of current data modeling, and data warehouse concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends;
• Significant experience with analyzing and troubleshooting the interaction between databases, operating systems, and applications;
• Significant BI solution design and implementation experience using technologies like Microstrategy, QlikView, Cognos, Oracle, Informatica, SSIS etc.;
• Expertise in data warehousing, architectural design, dimensional modeling (Star schema), ETL and data migration;
• Assist/be involved in the selling process by writing proposals and giving product demos;
• Significant supervisory, coaching and hands-on project management skills;
• Willingness to travel to other global offices as needed to work with client or other internal project teams.

 

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English and the local language of the office is required, additional fluency in European or Asian languages is desirable. Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application and full transcript/set of marks (official or unofficial), is required to be considered. ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.  We are an Equality Directives employer and a Equality Act employer.

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