Principal Consultant
BT Group
London, United Kingdom
2d ago

purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities.

We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

The Principal Consultant leads multiple major customer assignments and relationships and has a track record of successfully delivering large and complex programmes and projects.

Has been instrumental in significant sales wins and in developing key Board Level / CxO relationships. Has an in depth understanding of the customer’s strategy and knowledge of the customer sector or other relevant sectors.

The role holder uses BT’s consulting approach which relates to BT s Repeatable Solutions framework. Works with customer board members / CxO s to prioritize the business outcomes they want to achieve and translate them into IT strategy, transformation plans and business cases.

Does this with a focus on Future Networks and Infrastructure Transformation.

The role holder leverages the experience of the relevant BT wide communities, thus ensuring knowledge sharing and maximum impact for our customers.

What you'll be doing

  • Accountable for consulting P&L of the unit and pull through of BT Product Portfolio
  • Leads and contributes to consulting projects using the BT consulting methodology
  • Leads business development of consulting activities : Identify, develop and close opportunities
  • Account Plan : Helps the account team identify the customer s Business Strategy and its impact on IT Strategy; influences customer strategy through trusted relationships at the board / CxO level and by leading Digital Future Sessions
  • Leads development of new consulting propositions, tools and methods
  • Demonstrates thought leadership in area of expertise by writing white papers and presenting to internal and external audiences
  • Leads global community of consultants in area of expertise
  • Ensures training and development of less experienced staff
  • We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Experience leading practices in a leading consulting organisation.
  • Digital Transformation : Can lead CxO level discussions about infrastructure transformation across the BT Portfolio (Network, Contact, One, Compute)
  • Deep domain knowledge in Networking and Digital disruption.
  • Depth on multiple (at least 3) of these areas :

    o Future Network Technologies

    o Future Network Markets

    o Network Operations (cert. ITIL)

    o Cloud Infrastructure Knowledge (cert. AWS / Azure)

    o App & NW Acceleration Tools

    o DC Networking (optional)

    o Enterprise Architecture (cert. Togaf)

  • Strategy development : develops strategies that ensure alignment between customer business requirements and technology and creates roadmaps to drive the transformation journey for complex opportunities
  • Lead business development of consulting activities : Identify, develop and close opportunities. (track record)
  • Stakeholder management : uses a wide range of techniques to influence stakeholder decisions that achieve the desired outcome
  • Demonstrates thought leadership in area of expertise by writing white papers and presenting to internal and external audiences (example)
  • BT Products and Services - Has wide knowledge of BT s portfolio in the Network (Connect, DyNS) area
  • Financial acumen : strong knowledge of financial principles, develops and leads financial solutions, models and controls for multiple projects
  • Commercial risk awareness : identifies and manages risk on complex projects, considers risks not only to BT but also to the stakeholders
  • Workshop facilitation : facilitates complex workshops with senior customers to achieve desired outcomes especially with barriers that need to be overcome
  • Presentation skills : adjusts presentation style to respond to strategic challenges from key stakeholders
  • Public speaking : delivers powerful presentations that highlight issues with maximum impact, including sensitive commercial situations
  • Process design : develops and implements processes that achieve substantial customer operational and business improvements
  • Change management : communicates the criticality of change management activities and secures stakeholder buy-in for complex project delivery
  • IT governance : develops and communicates the organisation's policies
  • Insight and analytics : drives insight and recommendations based on sound analysis to enhance business decisions
  • Emerging technologies : identifies new and emerging technologies and products in area of expertise, assesses their relevance and potential value to BT, briefs colleagues and management
  • Problem solving : demonstrates expertise in critical business situations and can guide the business for competitive advantage during both crisis and longer-term strategic contexts
  • Why choose us?

    With customers in 180 countries, we're a leading global business communications provider. We have 17,000 people serving multinational companies, proving the services they need to create the digital transformation of their businesses.

    Thanks to our portfolio strategy, the Cloud of Clouds, we provide high-performance, integrated and secure network and IT infrastructure services to global customers.

    It means our customers can connect easily and securely to the applications and data they need, wherever they are in the world.

    Our Digital GS strategy we are moving to will help create a better future for GS and our people. With a business focused around a global customer base and a portfolio of scalable repeatable solutions, supported by outstanding customer service and market-leading security.

    To deliver it we need to focus where we can be brilliant, be more straightforward to do business with and meet customer needs with greater agility.

    This will help us to become a more profitable, predictable and customer-focused business.

    We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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