Managing Consultant at Adaptavist

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Adaptavist

Title: Managing Consultant

Location: United States Canada

Description

  • Are you super-adaptable? Passionate about technology and consultancy? Unfazed by ambiguity? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
  • We’re one of the UK’s fastest-growing global technology companies, with offices in London Toronto, New York, San Diego, Malaysia and more.
  • We’re proud to have a team and culture like no other.
  • We promote a healthy work-life balance, offering unlimited vacation and unrivaled flexibility for your day to day.
  • For this role, we’re happy for your office to be your home or for you to be based at one of our locations, though you must be based in either the United States or Canada.
  • Our teams are used to working remotely, regardless of whether they work from home or not, this is the norm at Adaptavist.
  • Working at Adaptavist, you’ll find a collaborative, ambitious team that are taking on challenging and dynamic work to shape the future of how companies work.

About the role

  • As the Managing Consultant, you will be responsible for a squad of consultants focused on delivering Atlassian Services to our clients.
  • You’ll have a passion for solution building – whether technical, strategic, or business-focussed, along with the ability to work really well with people, the combo that makes the Atlassian consultants at Adaptavist the best in the world.
  • You’ll be leading a semi-autonomous team, where each member is crucially important.
  • You’ll ensure our solutions are closely-tailored to client needs and helps foster personal growth within the team.
  • As the team’s go-to consultancy guru, you will have proven experience managing teams to plan and execute successful engagements for our clients.
  • You will be driven and strive to deliver excellence with the ability to challenge current processes to drive operational efficiency.
  • You’ll be a great communicator and relationship builder who can construct both logical and credible arguments to influence and persuade decision makers within Adaptavist as well as your customer base.

As a Managing Consultant in the Atlassian Services team, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Line manage and lead a squad of consultants with various levels of skills and seniority
  • Contribute to the vision, strategy and direction of our consulting teams
  • Lead pre-sale activities and develop client proposals that align with the client requirements and the wider global Consulting team strategy and processes
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with clients to convey status, project findings, updates and recommendations
  • Collaborate with internal and client team members regarding business issues and potential solutions and provide market insight
  • Manage the operational and technical aspects of ongoing squads projects including planning engagements, resource management, monitoring against progress, performing quality control of deliverables, and delivering on schedule
  • Mentor consultants on projects and their wider personal development
  • Negotiating successfully to resolve squad and consultant disputes and encouraging communication among reticent consultants
  • Become comfortable with focusing less on your own technical skills and successes and more on the skills and successes of your team

What we’re looking for:

  • A track record of delivering Atlassian-focused technical solutions within a consultancy capacity. You must have worked with the tools our team specialise in – you’ll have experience with installations, upgrades, migrations for Atlassian applications and associated technologies.
  • You’ve been a line manager to other consultants
  • High energy, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Communicative experience in various formats with internal and external stakeholders
  • You’ve helped your team achieve their personal goals and clear examples of how you’ve influenced the growth and development of your team
  • Experience defining strategy and direction of a consultancy team
  • You have the ability to lead a squad with regards to resourcing and supporting direct reports in completing work

Desirable:

  • Atlassian accreditation and/or one or more Atlassian certifications
  • Experience working from home or managing remote teams

Benefits

  • Experience in a rapidly growing and diverse business – be part of something exciting, and be a key player in helping to shape Adaptavist now and in the years to come.
  • Flexible Hours and Remote Working
  • Unlimited holiday allowance
  • Top Spec Machines
  • International Travel
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Healthcare Plan

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