Manager Consulting Manager Consulting …

in Irving, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Irving, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Manager Consulting
Manager +
• Bachelor's Degree in Business, IT, Engineering, or other relevant field (Required)
  • • Advanced Degree in Business (Preferred) Tier 1 MBA (Strongly Preferred).
Problem and Scope Definition:
  • • Provide primary support for formulation of problem statement and definition of scope for her/his assigned area(s).
  • – Work independently and bring thought leadership to bear in order to identify root cause of the issue.
  • – Work with engagement management to define scope of work in context of larger project.
  • – Construct problem statement to include problem description, those affected and benefits of solving the problem, and implications of not doing so.
  • – Support the identification of project risks and mitigation.
Requirements Gathering:
  • – Demonstrate exceptional requirement gathering techniques with minimal direction from engagement management.
  • – Design, conduct and facilitate requirements sessions.
  • – Organize and sequence requirements into a user requirements document.
  • – Write wellformed, validated requirements and manage changes.
  • – Use appropriate tools to record, track and manage requirements.
Business Analysis:
  • • Review and analyze relevant documentation to ensure the understanding of an organizations function and capabilities.
  • • Lead relevant research to increase understanding in support of developing comprehensive solutions.
  • • Serve as liaison between stakeholders—demonstrate understanding of client's structure, policies, and operations.
  • • Logically structure recommendations and supporting data to formulate a solid, logical and understandable business case.
• Utilize appropriate business modeling techniques to represent and graphically depict various activities, processes and data These could include:
  • – Business process modeling.
  • – Process flow modeling.
  • – Data flow modeling.
Engagement Delivery:
  • • Deliver exceptional engagement delivery support.
  • • Develop and managing project plan(s) as needed.
  • • Identify and manage engagement risks for area of responsibility.
  • • Independent of close supervision, develop high quality deliverables that are “clientready” the first time.
  • • Proactively share ongoing point of view and perspectives based on experience/expertise.
  • • Display strong listening and communication skills when interacting with client and team.
Engagement Governance:
  • • Develop governance and communication plans that facilitate smooth delivery of project.
  • • Provide engagement lead with consistent and frequent updates through written and verbal communications.
  • • Effectively track and/or escalate project risks and issues.
Thought Leadership:
  • • Independently research industry trends and support to shape innovative ideas and opinions for practice thought leaders.
  • • Actively contribute to research, development and authoring of consulting mindshare ie articles, whitepapers, and other collaterals via traditional and social media channels.
Business Development:
  • • Support RFI/RFP responses and other business development opportunities as needed.
Customer Relationship Management:
  • • Build and maintain trusted relationships with client stakeholder(s).
  • • Be seen as a “go to” resource that client wants to bring back for future engagements.
Practice Development:
  • • Draw conclusions from market/industry trends and client experiences to support in the design and build of new go to market service offerings.
  • • Support service line development and case study support through the gathering of industry best practices.
Revenue Management:
  • • Ensure personal utilization targets are achieved by working standard hours and actively seeking new opportunities well before current engagement ends (if possible).
Knowledge Management:
  • • Assist in creating client and/ or practice related materials (deliverables, solutions, industry best practices, standards and other knowledge artifacts) to Cognizant's knowledge management repository.
People Management:
  • • Actively support recruitment for campus candidates through preplacement discussions.
  • • Help to onboard and mentor junior associates.
  • actively support their ongoing development.
  • be known as a leader among peers.

Must Have Skills
  • Assortment Management
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