Technical Consultant Practice Lead

In brief:

About the role

This Technical Consultant Practice Lead sits within the Heron Consultancy team working with clients to understand their as-is technical architecture and identify pain points which can be addressed with AI solutions.

Within this role you will be required to lead the consulting team to design AI solutions (often combining AI technologies in new and exciting ways, as well as referring to templated offerings) for the client, create proposals for the recommended delivery of the solution and enable a smooth handover from the Consulting Team to the Delivery Team once a client decides to commission a project with Heron AI to deliver the solution.

You must be able to support a broad range of projects, with a firm understanding of project planning and delivery, including reporting and monitoring of account portfolios and building strong relationships with clients through account management.




Permanent Full Time

About the role:

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Client engagement and account management
  • Project scoping and planning to deliver high quality proposals to clients
  • Stakeholder management
  • Act as point of escalation for risk and issue management
  • Act as client Technical Manager and be able to clearly and confidently articulate elements of the works in written and spoken format
  • Able to identify goals, plan work and lead the team through to technical project delivery, as well as being able to address team performance issues
  • Ability to set priorities and highlight variances or team decisions
  • Able to communicate and represent best practices and ways of delivering technical solutions to problems
  • Clearly demonstrable experience of leading client engagements, running client workshops and managing delivery in an agile environment, as well as the improvement of such practices in line with project maturity
  • Lead technical workshops and engage with senior stakeholders
  • Share technical knowledge within the consultancy team
  • Enforce best practices across the Technical Consulting Team to deliver a consistently high quality service to clients



Competitive salary with benefits.

The office has a relaxed atmosphere to promote individual thought and get the best out of the team.

We are looking for:

  • Ability to thrive in and take ownership over an ambiguous environment and bring order to project works which directly impacts successful delivery internally and externally
  • Excellent consulting and project delivery experience with AI technical experience
  • Ability to quickly understand new technologies including their business uses and value and explain to client teams
  • Experience working on projects with a broad spectrum of technologies
  • Flexible, personable, and solution-orientated
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrable success in overcoming challenges and problems on projects
  • Excellent communication skills

How to apply:

Interested in this role with us? Send us a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the right person for the job and someone from the team will be in touch shortly after.

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