BDO

Manager, IT Consulting

CA-NS-Halifax
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-4832
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
8
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Technology Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
 
There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

Manager, IT Consulting

 

Position Summary

 

BDO Canada LLP is Canada's 5th largest accounting and advisory firm with over 95 offices and over 3,000 advisors across Canada. We focus on meeting the needs of Canadian businesses, individuals, and community-based organizations. We offer a full range of business advisory services to meet the unique needs of our highly diverse clientele. Our Canadian offices are located in the country's larger cities and smaller communities. We are in the unique position of being national and local at the same time - a distinction no other Canadian accounting and solutions firm can declare. At BDO Canada LLP, we offer a challenging, performance-drive environment where results are recognized and rewarded.

BDO Canada LLP’s Advisory Services Consulting group is a rapidly growing practice which combines proven auditing and risk management processes, methodologies and technology with seasoned professionals with industry experience. Our commitment is that we will provide BDO Clients with outstanding service.

We are currently seeking an experienced Manager, IT Consulting to join our Atlantic Canada Practice. The Manager, IT Consulting will act as a key member of the Practice, with responsibilities including building a client-facing project team from the ground up, leading business development efforts to gain new clients across Atlantic Canada, and managing full-lifecycle project delivery to a high level of quality and client satisfaction. The Manager, IT Consulting will use BDOs’ implementation methodology, ensuring the delivery of solutions capable of achieving the agreed and defined business requirements and entered agreements in a profitable manner.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Leads business development activities for Atlantic Canada including identifying potential clients, devising business development strategies, consulting with clients, proposing technology solutions and closing business
  • Develops and implements practice growth strategies including interviewing, hiring and training new staff members
  • Provides project management leadership for full implementation, upgrade or major enhancement projects
  • Reviews Key Deliverables to assure scope and budget remain aligned
  • Reviews and understands the contractual terms and scope of assigned projects
  • Ensures that BDO project governance framework is applied to projects
  • Ensures that project governance documentation is maintained, published and stored according to BDO Quality Audit standards
  • Ensures that the BDO Project Team follows BDO Methodology and is producing deliverables to standards and on schedule
  • Acts as client advocate
  • Participates in resource planning with other PMs
  • Provides input to BDO PMO for ongoing refinement of BDO Project Governance, Implementation Methodology, contracts and templates
  • Training of client staff to perform day-to-day activities in support of implementations
  • Mentoring colleagues and providing support and guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and working on high-performing teams
  • Must be goal oriented, results driven and client focused

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 8 years project management experience in technology sector
  • Previous business development experience
  • Experience building new teams including identifying, interviewing, hiring and training new staff members
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant business discipline (Business, Engineering or Computer Science preferred)
  • Knowledge of IT governance structures and architecture
  • Knowledge of IT cost structures
  • PMP designation desirable
  • Thorough knowledge of all major technology project management activities
  • Ability to align project deliverables and customer expectations
  • Coaching and/or mentoring experience
  • Exceptional presentation skills for internal/external purposes
  • Ability to thrive in a virtual, collaborative organization and atmosphere
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to listen and effectively communicate orally and in writing with clients and colleagues.

Our Vision

 

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.

 

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