IT and Business Strategist
Acumen Solutions - Washington, DC

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Acumen Solutions is the trusted leader in Enterprise Cloud Transformation, helping organizations realize dramatic improvements in productivity and profitability through innovations in business and technology. Industry and government leaders including American Express, Comcast, McKesson, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission rely on our global consultants to deliver cloud solutions that yield exceptional results. We apply this same focus on results to our unparalleled social responsibility program, generating sustainable impact across our local communities.

We currently have an opportunity for an

IT and Business Strategist

in our

Washington, DC (McLean)

location.

Position Overview

The IT and Business Strategist will be a resource on projects in the Global Services Cloud Enablement practice. Consultants will provide leadership in the areas of IT Strategy and Architecture. Consultants will also be responsible for performing Business and IT facing assessments, developing IT strategies and roadmaps that enable quantifiable and demonstrable business outcomes, support the execution of the resulting strategies through activities such as Client/Account Management, Program Management and project SME, performing vendor assessments and selections and uncovering and developing cost optimization efforts. Consultants are expected to be hands-on and able to work in all capacities in varying industries. In addition to project delivery, consultants will be asked to support proposal creation, practice area development and other sales efforts.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Communication with Executive Leadership teams within an organization to include (CIO,CEO, and CTOs) both verbally, written, and through presentations
  • Client relationship building and business development
  • Experience developing IT strategic roadmaps and performing business strategy for leading organizations
  • Ability to provide cost modeling, quantification of expected outcomes, and implementation planning for multiple initiatives
  • Ability to span both IT and Business organizations and possess prior experience working in both capacities
Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 10+ years relevant experience leading organizations through strategic definition and change
  • Strong understanding of all facets of financial planning in IT organizations
  • Prior experience in Management Consulting organizations
  • Strong technical foundation and business application understanding
  • Ability to work with all levels of organizations to drive change to include CIO down to junior staff
  • Ability/experience driving technology implementations with a keen focus on key performance metrics
  • Ability to develop detailed business case and total cost of ownership models for technology implementations
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills
  • Ability to navigate complex organizations, build rapport with clients rapidly and drive change in organizations
  • Must be authorized to work for any US employer
  • Ability to travel up to 80%

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Acumen Solutions is the trusted leader in Enterprise Cloud Transformation, helping organizations realize dramatic improvements in...