IT Management Consultant - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 633

Job Category: Management Consultant, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Transportation

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 10+ years management consultant, OPG experience, develop strategy roadmaps, business development, trusted advisor

Industry: Ontario Government

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IT Management Consultant - Contract

 

Job Title: IT Management Consultant - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: Management Consultant, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Transportation

Career Level: Senior         

Work Experience: 10+ years management consultant, OPG experience, develop strategy roadmaps, business development, trusted advisor

Industry: Ontario Government

                                

DESCRIPTION:

 

Seeking a strategic thinker with a passion for helping organizations innovate on the way they work. Our measure of success is our ability to ask our clients the tough questions, challenge them towards making real sustainable change and help them achieve it by working with them as a trusted advisor.

This role will act as a trusted advisor to OPS organizations, the candidate will be a leader in the Lean/Agile IT Transformation space. Our key clients for this role span across public sector such as the Ontario ministry of justice and Ontario ministry of transportation.  We are looking to add to our successful team and are seeking an experienced Management Consultant to join our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Role would be focused on providing IT Transformation advisory, design and organizational change through a mix of SDLC design, team leadership and agile coaching

- Develop strategy roadmaps for clients

- Innovating on our current thinking and bringing in new approaches to changing how organizations and teams deliver software and systems

- Guide and contribute to the development of project deliverables.

- Lead day-to-day pilot SDLC implementations with clients and provide a diverse set of coaching services ranging from project management, requirements, design, development, testing and support

- Apply a wide range of consulting tools to client situations.

- Conduct consultations with stakeholders including client IT managers, team leads and other delivery staff

- Analyze client data to support engagement.

- Develop proposals and participate in sales/business development efforts within the Technology Consulting practice.

- Contribute to knowledge management within the Technology Consulting practice

- Work in a collaborative team analyzing client issues and developing solutions

- Author presentations and present findings to clients

- Manage parts of client engagements

- Prioritize objectives and contribute to project planning and status reporting

REQUIREMENTS:

- Must have experience working in Ontario’s Ministry of Justice and or Ministry of Transportation

- Consulting experience from a globally recognized consulting firm

- Experience as a technical lead within large scale delivery projects

- Proficiency with applying different SDLC methods including Agile, Scrum, XP, RUP and Kanban

- Strong understanding of solution architecture, design patterns and design modeling

- Experience with project management methodologies

- Advanced knowledge/experience with Microsoft Professional Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project required.

- Experience with analysis of IT processes, re-engineering of processes to improve efficiency and quality

- Proven knowledge transfer/training/leadership skills.

- Excellent presentation and communication skills: both written and verbal are required.

- Strong problem-solving skills - ability to take a process perspective in solving problems.

- Solid understanding of IT organizations and specific challenges and issues.