Engagement Manager

Job Title: Engagement Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: 67201-ITENG-GRK
Contact Name: Geoff King
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2016 17:56

Job Description

Principal Engagement Manager position - Initial contract to 30th June 2017 - £450-£500 per day - Reading

The Principal Engagement Manager is responsible for both pre-sales and delivery of a portfolio of IT services consulting engagements. They work with customers to scope engagements, create proposals and manage them through the approval process, then once signed the EM is responsible for the successful delivery of engagements via the delivery team including Project Managers, Architects and Consultants.

Engagement Managers are accountable for the end-to-end management of their portfolio of engagements across the following dimensions:
- Commercial parameters, modelling and set up of deal commercials including establishing committed scope of work as documented
- Resourcing, adopting the appropriate mix across local resources, delivery team and partners
- Quality
- Risk management
- Opportunity development
- Other duties as appropriate

The focus will include effective leadership skills in a matrix organisation, operational control and resource allocation. They will need to lead and motivate others, have a high level of selling and customer/partner service skills have the ability to think strategically.

Essential experience:
- A proven track record of consulting experience in an engagement management/commercial capacity with an IT services consultancy
- Competency in Analytical Problem Solving, Customer/Partner Relationships, Product & Technology Expertise, Project Management, Strategic Insight
- IT implementation (eg CMM/CMMI)