Global Practice Manager
SGF Global - Houston, TX

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Global Practice Manager

We are looking to hire a Global Practice Manager to work for a major global oil service company on a permanent basis, to be based in Houston.

Duties and responsibilities are leading the global Digital Oil Field (DOFF) services business , developing and overseeing implementation of an effective delivery excellence, staff management, resource allocation (headcount and staffing), recruiting and all aspects of practice financials (operating and budgeted expense), operations, and schedule. The Practice Manager will develop strategic plans to grow the division in alignment with our customer and partner’s needs.

Direct reports will include Program Managers, Project Managers and individual consultants who represent some of the most senior technologists in the organization. This position requires strong collaboration and influencing skills as well as direct experience managing managers on a multi-discipline team

Duties; §

Define and execute the market strategy for the company’s Workflow Automation and Collaborative Work Environment services §

Own IOS account plans and targets for named accounts in a specific industry segment and region including forecasting revenue and order book, maintaining and growing pipeline funnel §

Work with Account/Sales teams to manage the business development and sales processes with clients and provide the leadership throughout the opportunity lifecycle from initial qualification to closure of the deal §

Collaborate closely with the Regional teams to develop proposals, presentations, assessments, proof of concepts and pilot projects and proactively recommend strategies to grow the division’s presence in existing accounts §

Provide technical & architecture guidance for the division’s services §

Work with the identified key alliance partners and software vendors to jointly develop implementation strategies §

Should be able to manage short term strategic consulting projects, assessments, POC/pilots, map solutions to client business processes, and develop value proposition and business case §

Prepare thought leadership such as industry white papers and presenting at seminars/conferences §

Mentor and develop global and regional teams members

Requirements; §

10+ years’ experience in managing or working on projects with upstream oil and gas clients §

Bachelors degree §

Experience in implementing digital oilfield-related solutions, such as production optimization solutions, collaborative environments, Visualization Rooms, automated workflow enablement, mobile solutions, logistics solutions, and subsurface & real-time data architectures and platforms §

Consulting & business process re-engineering experience §

Flexibility and willingness to work at customer sites or company sites §

Ability to manage teams and/or manage projects §

Computer literate (good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet) §

Excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills §

Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Experience of the following would be desirable but not required; §

Consulting experience with a major consulting company §

Existing client relationships with an upstream oil and gas company §

Operational assessments and strategies §

Business process change including process mapping and transformation §

Change management, stakeholder management, communications management §

IT strategy and transformation §

Business case development / benefits realization §

Program and Project Management (PMP or Prince2 certified a plus) §

Performance improvement §

Bachelors degree in Engineering, science or business-related discipline

Candidates must be willing to travel as much as 80% globally.

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