Principal Consultant - PowerBI

Company: Bennett Adelson Consulting
Location: Independence , Ohio, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.APR.2019


Principal Consultant ndash Business Intelligence Bennett Adelson is a Cleveland based, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, with over two decad...


Principal Consultant ndash Business Intelligence Bennett Adelson is a Cleveland based, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, with over two decades of Microsoft solution experience. We specialize in the implementation of collaborative solutions, IoT and intelligence solutions using Microsoft technology including SharePoint, Office 365, Azure and PowerBI. Our company is passionate about technology and high client standards, and we are committed to becoming the go-to Microsoft consultancy for business and digital transformation. We offer thought leadership, deep technical skills, and an optimal mix of process and tools to solve complex business challenges. The role of Business Intelligence Principal Consultant at Bennett Adelson will be responsible the overall success of all BI projects, scoping engagements, creating the technical aspects of statements of work, managing a portfolio of concurrent engagements for various types of clients, and delighting our clients. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and hands-on leader who can rapidly learn the Bennett Adelson value proposition and apply to our enterprise-level clientele. This position plays a key role in both the pre and post-sales efforts, working closely with the sales team to scope project opportunities, as well as manage service delivery teams consisting of consultants, solution architects and solution engineers. The candidate will be responsible for collaborating with the sales team for discovery, scoping, planning and deployment of Bennett Adelsonrsquos BI services to our clients. Bennett Adelson has established aggressive, yet realistic growth objectives and we are looking for the best candidates to lead our high-performance service delivery teams. The expectation is for this position to evolve into a Practice Director role as we grow the practice and bring on additional consultants. Responsibilities will include middot Lead solution discussions focusing on Data Warehousing, IoT, BI, and AI technologies middot Develop new service offerings to align with industry trends around AI, and Blockchain middot Proactively engage with the sales team to drive customer conversations by coming up with creative solutions to business problems while demonstrating vertical industry expertise middot Ensure quality of deliverables for the team standardize delivery methodology and templates middot Manage and deliver a set of your own projects while building and managing your team middot Manage practicersquos professional services revenue, margin, resources and utilization middot Hire, grow and retain a consulting team wholly focused on our clientsrsquo success middot Performance planning, compensation and evaluation (PPCE) for consulting team members middot Ensure alignment of consulting team skills to pipeline demand middot Support recruiting efforts by providing job descriptions, skills requirement and prioritization of needs to the recruiting manager middot Participate in recruiting process by conducting technical skills interview middot Work closely with the sales team to properly present, market and sell services middot Develop repeatable implementation methodology to efficiently deploy BI solutions for Bennett Adelson clients middot Utilize projecttime tracking tools to properly manage a portfolio of concurrent projects to successful conclusion, as defined in the engagement statement of work middot Work closely with executive management to ensure that proper pre-implementation and post-implementation activities are accounted for and in compliance with the corporate policies middot Conduct periodic client health-checks and project reviews middot Survey clients to collect feedback and drive continuous improvement in our delivery capability middot Ensure quality and time management processes are followed by team (e.g., change controls, time tracking) middot Develop deployment best practices that can continually enhance the service delivery process middot Collaborate with Bennett Adelson partners (e.g. Microsoft) as well as assist in development of additional partners as appropriate Qualifications middot 3 plus years of consulting experience with increasing responsibilities. middot 2+ years of Microsoft PowerBI implementation experience is required middot Experience with multiple implementation methodologies middot Experience in scoping, planning, developing service proposal and Statement of Work middot Experience in utilizing a professional services knowledge repository (with Microsoft collaboration tools) middot Demonstrated ability to work and interact with high-level client executives middot General knowledge of cloud architecture as well as on-premise IT landscape middot Comfortable and willing to be a hands-on leader middot Excellent project management skills, including project planning, resource management, issue tracking and budget management middot Ability to work hands-on to deliver consulting services around PowerBI planning, architecture, configuration and reporting. middot Multiple Business Intelligence platform experience middot Bachelorrsquos Degree in Business or related area required, MBA a plus middot Successful experience participating in the sale of design, architecture and development services (with Microsoft technologies) Compensation Benefits middot Competitive base salary, incentive program, plus benefits package Project Execution bull Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules. bull Manages resources in accordance with project schedule. bull Takes input from management and appropriately and accurately applies commentsfeedback. bull Communicates and applies project standards. bull Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients. bull Understands the components of running a fiscally and technically successful project. Problem Solving bull Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems. bull Able to Identify and communicate critical issues. bull Creative thinker emsp Communication bull Communicates with internal and external clients and all levels of management. bull Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences. bull Assists in the facilitation of team and client meetings, providing well defined agendas, tracking managing action items and taking meeting notes. bull Delivers informative, well-organized presentations. bull Understands how to communicate difficultsensitive information tactfully. Team and Client Interaction bull Demonstrates team leadership and be an effective team player. bull Facilitates effective team interaction. bull Coaches team to maximize performance. bull Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions with project management. Competitive base salary, incentive program, plus benefits package It is the policy of Bennett Adelson not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

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