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Strategy and Advisory

Job Title: Strategy and Advisory
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: SGD15,000-SGD20,000
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
Contact Email: mark.ellwood@ellwoodconsulting.com.sg
Job Published: February 17, 2021 11:36

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. They combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across a multitude of industries, providing solutions to clients in more than 100 countries. This organization brings continuous innovation to help their clients improve their performance and create lasting value.

 

About the role

A forward-thinking platform stack practitioner in digitally enabled, innovative planning and investment approach. You help Intelligent Products & Platforms clients gain significant market and productivity improvement as digital technology moves into the core of product innovation and engineering. As a Strategy & Consulting Advisor, you are an integral part in aiding their clients transform their product and product related services value chains while fueling your ambitions in the Industry X space and beyond. You’re also comfortable working closely with client teams supporting the sales process from origination to closing. 

Their Technology Strategy & Advisory practice delivers to the marketplace a wide variety of offerings, assets and expertise in the intersection between business and technology strategy. Their existing projects’ portfolio can be split into two blocks, depending on their mission; 

  • Those aimed at helping their clients repositioning their current IT landscapes for the Digital Era – therefore, helping the C-Suite (from CEOs and CIOs to CDOs, CTOs and COOs) to evolve their value proposition and operations to become more agile and flexible to respond to ever changing business requirements.

  • Others focused on advising their clients on the design of new technology blueprints to adapt their business models, whatever the final objective will be; growth, repositioning, etc. – helping the C-Suite (from CEOs, CDOs, CTOs) to turn new ideas into actionable business models when and where technology is at the forefront.

  • Their professionals are experienced with bold, value-creating approaches to technology, bringing boardroom-relevant criteria to technology investments and helping high-performance. businesses to “think bigger” about IT ability to improve operating results.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Work in teams within the Technology Strategy & Advisory practice, interacting with internal teams, providing overall oversight in the creation of client work products.

  • Have a full ownership of developing a portfolio of client’s / industry / capability group agenda.

  • Develop a commercial agenda and drive it alongside the full sales lifecycle; from origination to sale closure.

  • Manage interaction with clients’ C-level suite throughout projects’ lifecycle, including initial sales pitches.

  • Be engaged in more than one project at the same time, leading delivery while serving as a Subject Matter Expert on specific topics or even work-streams.

  • Manage work in such a way that the results are both of distinctive quality and useful to the client in terms of improving competitive position.

  • Provide specific guidance to team members to ensure that project focus is on target and work is accomplished on time and of the highest quality standards.

  • Contribute to thought capital development on topics of interest to potential clients and collaborating with others in the firm on client development activities.

  • Strengthen and evolve current assets to drive our client’s growth in Technology Strategy &  Advisory topics, industry wide.

 

You will have

  • Experience in technology strategy projects, including complex deals in the intersection of technology, business and finance.

  • Experience in shaping technology approaches aligned with the agenda of CIO, COO and CEO.

  • Strong analytical skills to model financial impact of technology and help clients take decisions based on those models.

  • Strong synthesis skills to deliver insights and conclusions to C-Level about complex problems.

  • Strong communication skills to help clients understand impacts and benefits of technology, move the client organization to the desired change state and communicate transformation journeys.