Posted on :
15 Jun, 2022
15 Jun, 2022
Consulting Head ( ICT) – Position is Johannesburg based but is remote work from home role: – A premier global market analysis, advisory and events firm focused on the ICT sector. Headquartered in the USA, with offices in over 50 countries worldwide, employing over 1500 analysts and consultants. Looking for a Head of Consulting for the for SSA to be based out of Johannesburg. Candidates should have strong core experience from Telco or IT/ Digital environments ideally as a consultant to Telcos or employed with a leading Telco in South Africa or the region or abroad. Solid understanding of the Telco / IT / Digital industry in South Africa and Africa is vital such as latest trends and technologies driving change, the impact of those technologies on the Telco industry, new revenue streams etc. Solid understanding or and experience with the relevant Vendor market across Telco and IT services and software, devices and infrastructure hardware, Digital Technologies such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence/ Cognitive, Blockchain, Cloud, Datacenter technologies.
Experience consulting to Government National ICT plans and policies towards ICT sector development and growth covering aspects like skills, smart cities, developmental programs etc.
Job Title: Consulting Head (ICT)
Location: JHB – Northern SuburbsPermanentFull TimeNon EE/AAPublished: 11 hours ago
Duties & Responsibilities:
Based in Johannesburg this role supports SSA region.
Business Consulting experience within the ICT industry is essential and a preference will be given to candidates with solid Telco consulting experience. This is not a technical role.
Executive Client Servicing – Influence key stakeholders across Telco and other IT vendors during Consulting project delivery as well as during business development stage. Cultivate and manage executive-level relationships with customers, prospects, and other key industry players. It is also critical to build and maintain collaborative relationships internal stakeholders such as analysts, executive management, consultants, marketing, and sales professionals.
Project Management – Be the overall Project Management lead for various Consulting projects related to Telecom services, IT Services, SW, Devices and Infrastructure hardware projects or Government IT sector development either in individual capacity or guide a team leading the engagement.
Team Management – Manage a team of regional analysts and assign projects, be responsible for their coordination, development and deliverables and be overall in charge of the overall Consulting delivery from a project management, client relationship management, commercial with a view to ensure solid client feedback and future project opportunities. Review and sign-off of the output of the research team including client presentations, reports, whitepapers, custom project deliverables, etc.
Sales Support and Business Development – Create new consulting opportunities in SSA and support the Sales team in pursuing, developing and closing consulting engagements. Thought Leadership – Speak / present at client workshops and technology conferences as a thought leader on key technology market trends and developments.
Desired Skills for this Position:
University degree from a well-recognized university. MBA strongly preferred.
Experience of working with either Telecommunication vendors, IT Vendors, Management Consulting firms, Government Digital Agencies
Last 5 years’ experience should be in a client facing role
Manage multiple project deliveries at any point in time
A strong understanding of the ICT Industry
Strategic, transformation, business advisory and transformation background
Excellent written and spoken English
Good MS Office Skills (especially Excel & PPT)
Package & Remuneration:
R 1 000 000.00 – R 1 300 000.00 – Annually plus Plus Performance bonus And Medical Aid