Manager - Consulting
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
19h ago

Qualification :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, Engineering, or other relevant field (Required)
  • Advanced Degree in Business (Preferred).
  • Responsibility :

    Problem and Scope Definition :

  • Work with engagement leadership and client to fully estimate scope and plan project accordingly.
  • Translate engagement objectives into defined scope and executable tasks for team members.
  • Lead team to form problem statement for project (engagement or component of engagement).
  • Coach team members to identify root cause of issue(s).
  • Lead team to construct problem statement to include problem description, those affected and benefits of solving the problem, and implications of not doing so.
  • Define project boundaries and reporting cadence.
  • Identify key stakeholders and lead team to construct stakeholder analysis.
  • Identify project risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Requirements Gathering :

  • Leads team to gather requirements.
  • Partner with client and team to identify key process stakeholders.
  • Facilitate requirement gathering workshops :
  • Provide guidance and direction regarding workshop outcomes.
  • Create an environment that is inclusive of all points of view yet also gets to the heart of the matter quickly.
  • Ensure the big picture and appropriate detail is captured for all requirements.
  • Lead team to close open items captured and next steps for writing the requirements.
  • Be accountable for requirements signoff with appropriate client leads.
  • Business Analysis :

  • Analyze findings presented by team members and provide feedback re :
  • hypothesis, conclusions and solution structure

  • Engage with internal team to solicit thoughts and challenge each other’s thinking.
  • Develop and present summary recommendations, including relevant people / process / technology solutions and industryspecific comparisons.
  • Engagement Delivery :

  • Create and manage project, including work plans and allocation of tasks.
  • Support recruiting and managing the team required to deliver the engagement In the event of resource constraints, perform required effort to reduce client and project risks.
  • Drive effective communication and teaming with Cognizant verticals / horizontals within the same engagement to ensure strong collaboration for a One Cognizant.
  • Deliver consistent status updates to client regarding performance to objectives, engagement constraints and mitigation plan for risks / issues.
  • Serve as first line of defense to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Engagement Governance :

  • Manage engagement cost, associate performance, and value delivered against engagement objectives and client satisfaction via :
  • Effective communication up / down that builds trust for open dialogue.
  • Best use of resources, tools and processes.
  • Manage project risk and develop mitigation plans.
  • Manage team conflicts / constraints.
  • escalate to engagement leadership as needed.
  • Thought Leadership :

  • Manage teams re :
  • research, development and authoring of consulting mindshare ie articles, whitepapers, and other collaterals via traditional and social media channels

    Business Development :

  • Support and lead team in the development of RFI / RFP responses and other business development opportunities.
  • Customer Relationship Management :

  • Build and maintain trusted working relationships with client counterpart(s).
  • Be seen as a trusted resource who understands client objectives, manages project, and leads team to deliver superior results.
  • Practice Development :

  • Identify and support areas to build practice capabilities and presence.
  • Lead teams to package and cleanse engagement deliverables for practice reuse.
  • Support service line development and case studies through the gathering of industry best practices and selfknowledge.
  • Revenue Management :

  • Ensure personal utilization targets are achieved by working standard hours and actively seeking new opportunities well before current engagement ends (if possible).
  • Support team members to achieve personal utilization targets, including support in internal marketplace as in advance of current project close.
  • Knowledge Management :

  • Lead team to create case studies, white papers and PoVs to both the practice and Cognizant's knowledge management repository.
  • People Management :

  • Manage project team on a day-to-day basis, including :
  • Setting clear expectations for team / associate.
  • Delivering continuous and constructive feedback.
  • Helping each team member to improve performance.
  • Support recruitment for campus hires M and below.
  • Help deliver training solutions.
  • Employee Status : Full Time Employee

    Travel : No

    Job Posting : Nov 11 2021

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