Engagement Manager – Senior Manager/Director

Ref: ZR_6469_JOB  ·  Posted on 23 September 2021

Introduction

Please note: This is a UK based role which is subject to UK employee tax deductions

The working pattern is likely to be 4-6 weeks in Saudi and 2 weeks in the UK

Company Cultures:

Our client is a large consultancy in the UK and are particularly successful working on MoD, Government and Public Sector contracts within Project and Technical Management, Analytics, Systems Engineering, Business Change and Software Engineering.

  • Their agile solutions contribute to a stronger and more cost-effective defence agenda, without sacrificing the overall mission of organisations.
  • With more than 150 years of hard work and commitment to making a real difference, the organisation has grown in scale and diversity - approximately 286,000 people in 150 countries and territories, providing these services
  • Every day, all employees work to make an impact that matters and they offer a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance.
  • As the undisputed leader in professional services, all professionals find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realise their full potential with first class training opportunities and work with some of the world’s most prestigious clients.
Key responsibilities
  • Engagement Management: Leading a range of projects and programmes (including QA); complete project planning and budgeting; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk; manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
  • Client Management: Manage day-to-day interactions with executive clients and sponsors; working with senior partners develop and foster relationships with key clients
  • Business Development: Originating and leading sales and developing our propositions (including new propositions); develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; participate and lead proposals.
  • Practice Development & Eminence: Develop solutions and methodologies; develop thought leadership and point-of-view documents; participate in public speaking and industry events.
  • People Development: Perform role of counsellor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support delivery teams and staff in local offices.

Our Architecture team provides a range of services to help our Clients deliver business driven, technology-enabled solutions across their organisation. The typical services we provide our Clients include:

  • Defining and documenting the overall Enterprise Architecture including the various Solution Architecture components.
  • Establishing and leading an architecture function and associated governance structures.
  • Translating Business strategy into programmes and projects – aligning delivery to strategy.
  • Assessing alignment of the timing and scope of programmes and projects to business strategy – delivering the right solution at the right time.
  • Solution Architecture services across the full project lifecycle, including: Design Specification, Design Assurance, Delivery, and Assessment.
Skills & experience
  • Process and Organizational Design;
  • Applications;
  • Information and Data;
  • Integration and Services;
  • Infrastructure;
  • Operations; and
  • Security
  • Defence and / or ME experience (not so much banking in ME – more so, Pub Sect / Gov / Engineering / Defence)
  • Governance & Risk
  • Project Management
  • Client Engagement
  • Willingness to work in KSA for prolonged periods of time
  • ERP Tech skills (Management PMO of ERP Implementations)
  • E2E systems integration
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.
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