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Lead Consultant

Location:

London

Team:

Other
Cognifide is an Experience Technology company, headquartered in London and with offices in PoznaƄ, Bydgoszcz and New York. We help global businesses such as Ford, EY, GSK and Unilever to unlock digital opportunity at scale. We build the platforms and technology that help our clients to deliver exceptional digital experiences and we work with them to help them innovate, get to market faster and operate more efficiently and effectively. We are part of WPP, one of the largest marketing communication services groups worldwide, employing over 170,000 people in 110 countries.

We have a place for you in our team! Join us as a

Lead Consultant

The opportunity

As Lead Consultant, you will lead Digital Strategy and Capability delivery assignments, and help our clients understand how to deliver value from their digital experience management platform investments. 
You will help our clients establish sustainable digital capabilities – combining required skillsets and ways of working enabled with technology and data – to deliver their desired customer experiences or outcomes. You will be able to tie these capabilities and customer outcomes to business goals and delivery of tangible business value in the areas of ‘Growth’. ‘Brand Equity’, ‘Customer Loyalty’ and ‘Operational Effectiveness’. 

You will have:

  • at least one area of ‘domain expertise’ (e.g. Digital Operating Models, Digital Organisation Transformation, Business Value Definition and Success Measurement, Business and Agency capability enablement, Delivering leading Cx/Ux)
  • at least one area of ‘industry expertise’ (e.g. Financial Services, Retail, Consumer Goods, Telco).   

It’s anticipated that as a leader in your field, you will support the definition of Cognifide’s approach to digital strategy, taking ownership of and developing at least on of the Digital Strategy service offers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Take on day-to-day management and delivery of consulting and business enablement projects and work streams in larger multi-discipline digital delivery projects
  • Work at a strategic level with client management and senior stakeholders to help clients optimise value and manage the change associated with digital solutions
  • Recommend solutions to improve the integration of digital solutions, business capability and business value delivery to best achieve client goals and objectives
  • Engage and develop trusted relationships with client management and stakeholders to help bring about the change necessary to deliver platform success
  • When required, perform the Experience/ Business-side Product Owner role on client engagements providing a single point of contact for the overall solution through strategy, delivery and into operate phases of the Platform lifecycle
  • Co-operate extensively with engineering, delivery and marketing/agency teams to deliver SMART business capability requirements that ensure digital products remain aligned to technology roadmaps
  • Identify and shape responses to new business opportunities when engaged on existing client project delivery
  • Add expertise and value to new business client pitches and use delivery expertise to ensure that work definition and statements of work are defined effectively to meet client context and challenges
  • Stay abreast of developments and thinking in the wider platform strategy, engagement and adoption of technology, and use this information to develop Cognifide’s Digital Strategy business position
  • Provide thought-leadership in by understanding the evolving digital experience management landscape and having a point of view on our client’s investment strategies
     
 

Experience, skills & qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in designing and engineering technology solutions in eCommerce, marketing, mobile, social, CRM, CMS, or social networking
  • Deep experience designing, developing and integrating digital solutions
  • Consulting, business transformation or client advisory experience
  • Strong people skills and ability to build relationships
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Great presentation skills
  • Self-starter with initiative to find and resolve issues
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Strong stakeholder awareness and management skills
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related or technical field
 

Package

  • 25 days holiday
  • WPP Group Discounts
  • Life Assurance – four times annual salary
  • Pension Scheme (Zurich) – company salary contribution matched up to 4%
  • Private Medical Cover (BUPA) – for you and your immediate family
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Travel Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme (Evans)

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