DV CLeared Technical Consultant
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000
Location: Bristol, Cheltenham, London
A world recognised global, multidisciplinary consultancy business which provide consultancy services to the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology markets, serving key accounts across Central and Local Government, Public Services, Regulated Industries, Blue Light services as well as the Private Sector are seeking several Technical Consultants to focus on understanding the interrelation between business and IT needs.
With a 50:50 split between business and technology, you will translate visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into clearly defined and actionable packages of work of design and development.
The Ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with strong people skills, able to quickly build credibility and robust working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
You have strong consulting skills, and ideally come with a variety of techniques and methods to capture, elaborate and understand our client's problems. You will be a strong communicator with the drive to design and deliver appropriate solutions that realise the outcomes our clients need.
While you may have a particular leaning towards one or more of the following disciplines you will be a generalist with a good appreciation of the other disciplines and you will have an innate ability to quickly identify, learn, adapt and apply techniques to respond to clients' specific needs:
Skills Required - Technical Consultant
The new Digital-age operating model is technically and commercially complex and clients need our help to move into the future whilst keeping business as usual and wider change programmes running efficiently.
You should be able to demonstrate core consulting competencies and specialist discipline experience. The key qualities we are looking for are:
An Information and Technology background with relevant experience in a technical and/or consulting environment
An understanding of the complete service lifecycle including concept through to sourcing, design, build, test, deployment and disposal management
Demonstrable experience in requirements definition and management, calling out options, considerations and priorities which require a business decision
A strong interest and appreciation of technology trends and government IT strategy such as, Cloud, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Big Data and Digital service design and delivery
Experience of working with and collaborating across technical and project work streams to drive results
Experience of identifying, developing and transitioning knowledge to up-skill internal teams
Good general consulting skills (structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and strong stakeholder engagement)
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence effectively across multiple media
A good first degree in a science, computing or engineering subject, or equivalent experience
A high-level of self-initiation, organisation and enthusiasm
Personable team player, able to work under guidance and own initiative, adding expertise and value to project deliverables
Excellent stakeholder management with focus on nurturing & developing strong relationships.