• Senior Consultant

    Job Location RU-Moscow
    ID
    2018-3673
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

     

    We are actively seeking an experienced Consultant with 5+ years of experience in management consulting in Big-4 consulting companies (PwC, E&Y, Deloitte, KPMG) and / or International IT consulting companies (e.g. IBM, Accenture, Capgemini, BearingPoint) or equivalent.

    The candidate should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of information technology from the perspective of its implementation in large organizations and the challenges of senior managers responsible for the Information technology function.

    The candidate should demonstrate both experience and / or deep understanding of digital transformation in an industry.

    Experience of scoping, initiating, running and delivering consulting projects with distributed multinational virtual teams would be a major advantage.

    Demonstrable the ability to swiftly prepare well-structured and professional documents suitable for external delivery in both English and Russian.

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting with business development and sales efforts by:

    -          Identifying advisory opportunities for new and existing clients.

    -          Scoping the projects and developing the commercial proposals aimed at solving the clients' needs.

    • Leading multinational teams to ensure the successful delivery of the consulting engagements
    • Comfortable with thought leadership activities in the form of public appearances and publications
    • Able to provide guidance and support for IDC events projects

    Qualifications

    • Higher education degree (preferably in maths and / or physics)
    • Strong written and spoken English
    • Fluent spoken Russian and competent written Russian
    • Good knowledge of the global and RU & CIS Digital Transformation use-cases and trends, eco-system, understanding of key players, technologies and personalities 
    • Demonstrable project management and collaborative skills for working within an international teams and client environment
    • Well-developed communication skills
    • Solid public presentation skills and experience
    • Solid track record of leading and delivering multinational consulting engagements
    • Case cracking skills:

    -          Understand the problem at a more granular level and establish a hypothesis driven approach through which a solution can be derived.

    -          Effectively, solve the problem.

    -          Write the storyline.

    • Project management skills:

    -          Understand strategic direction as set by the hypothesis driven approach, set milestones, scope analysis, assign resources, manage execution and report findings.

    -          Serve as quality control lead.

    • Analytics / Slide building skills:

    -          Conduct quantitative analyses in a defect-free manner. Possess mastery of Microsoft Excel.

    -          Leverage Microsoft PowerPoint to create impactful, concise, and defect-free slide decks.

     

    Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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