Lead Consultant (Networking)

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Lead Consultant (Networking)

The Lead Delivery Consultant understands the customer's business and uses technical excellence to design and deliver architectures and specific solutions that add value to customer's businesses.

Job Description

Network Lead Delivery Consultant
6 Months

Role Purpose:
The Lead Delivery Consultant understands the customer's business and uses technical excellence to design and deliver architectures and specific solutions that add value to customer's businesses.

As technical authority, the Lead Delivery Consultant is responsible for the overall technical integrity of the solution, and its conformance to agreed architectures, regulatory requirements.

The Solution Architects are responsible for working with the Sales teams to initially qualify opportunities and lead the engagement to the point of a commercial agreement with proposal and High Level Design. Once commercials have been agreed then the responsibility for that solution will pass to the Lead Delivery Consultant for the remainder of the project lifecycle.

The Lead Delivery Consultant will work closely with all teams and in particular with the Solution Architects to make sure there is an effective transition from pre to post sales, with the Project Management Office to provide support and guidance, and with the Consultants engaged on the delivery of the solution to ensure the quality of the services provided.

The Lead Delivery Consultant is experienced across multiple architecture domains including business, technical, solution, service architecture, they will act as the technical project owner and performing the role of lead technical consultant of the project/engagement

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership -

" Be the lead architect for the delivery of a complex project/solution consisting of multiple technology disciplines for which they may not be a SME themselves
" Ensuring all services are delivered to a high quality
" Keep up to date on Partner news and services
" Be a mentor and role model for other PS team members
" Supporting the LUK sales functions in services opportunities
" Ability to communicate with the customers and vendors on all levels
" Has a pleasant, friendly & approachable style
" The ability to work as part of a team to achieve the group and departmental standards
" The ability to speak positively and act as an ambassador for products and services, to ensure that a professional company brand is provided at all times
" Excellent interpersonal skills
" Provide technical leadership and mentoring as required
" Strong commercial and management orientation - helping to identify additional business opportunities

Technical Delivery -

" Architectural owner across the full lifecycle of a client project/engagement
" Work closely with Sales, Solution Architects, and Pre Sales to help define and shape requirements
" SME in one or more technologies with the ability to deliver design, build, configure and document projects / engagements
" Lead consultants in the design, implementation and testing of solutions, including the allocation of delivery tasks in line with project plan.
" Actively work with the PMO & Resource Management to plan, timescales, appropriate resource, and identify risks and issues
" Responsible for the timely delivery of high quality project and design documentation, continually checking on accuracy and that it meets the customer's need
" Be available for Callout Rota's, as required

Scoping -

" Establish, Define Approach, Lead, and Own the creation of the customer solution design, and SOW.
" Ensuring the design and delivery meets the customer's business need
" Attend, lead and document Project delivery definition workshops for all areas of proposed solution
" Understand a customer's working practises and the nature of their business


" CCNP level - routing and switching with service provider skills a must with NEXUS 7K and 9K.
" Cisco Security skills an advantage (virtual ASA)
" Based at accross Berkshire DC's,and home and working with the existing team)

Troubleshooting / Incident & Problem Management -
" Technical Lead in troubleshooting, resolution of incidents and identification/reduction in problems occurring

Ownership -
" Ability to own and successfully deliver against a scope of work

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Key Consultant

Elliott Brooks-Stephenson

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I focus on delivering IT staffing solutions to our high-profile clients, on a contract basis. I cover a wide range of roles across a variety of corporate clients, using my expertise to quickly source the ideal candidate.

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