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27/02 Saurabh Kapoor
Director at WGroup Consulting

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WGroup - Senior Consultant - Benchmarking Advisory Practice - IT Applications & Infrastructure (8-14 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 802681

WGroup - Senior Consultant - Benchmarking Advisory Practice - IT (Applications & Infrastructure)

Location : Gurgaon

- The Senior Consultant-IT in the Benchmarking Advisory practice will report into a Principal and will be involved in all aspects of practice management i.e.,

- Help set-up a structured benchmarking database of WGroup's existing IP from scratch (metrics related to pricing, performance, delivery, T&Cs etc.) with oversight / support from the practice leaders

- Get involved in recommending/instituting mechanisms (people, process, technology) for perpetual database updates

- Leverage the benchmarking database and experience to actively deliver on client projects along with the practice leaders; grow quickly to provide independent delivery and client management leverage to the leaders, as needed

- Collaborate with the practice leaders and Marketing on ideas to synthesize/package practice capabilities, IP, and engagement takeaways into marketable content

- Longer-term objectives include facilitating the growth and evolution of the practice, such as helping in the hiring and management of a team of benchmarking analysts with specific areas of focus (e.g. benchmarking specialists for Application / Infrastructure services etc.)

Responsibilities :

- Work closely with the leaders in practice building initiatives including, benchmarking database set-up/management, active client delivery, sales & marketing support

- Analysis, financial modelling, synthesizing observations / recommendations, and reporting on active client engagements

- Assist other WGroup teams with pricing/contracting related inquiries and projects, as needed

- Support the leaders in practice P&L responsibilities such as business development, marketing, straddling multiple benchmarking engagements, revenue and profitability discussions with WGroup leadership etc.

- Start developing a strong reputation within and outside the firm based on quality of work and insights delivered to clients, as well as by helping publish top quality content (whitepapers / viewpoints / blogs etc.)

Education and Experience :

- We are seeking a high caliber individual to maintain our exceptional standards. This person should have:

- 8-14 years of experience with expertise in Solution design, Presales, Effort estimations, and pricing know-how in outsourcing transformation mandates (specially on the IT Infrastructure side, with experience on Cloud, EUC, Datacenter, aaS models, Service Management, Service Analytics, Enterprise tools, Automation) based on solution architecture roles in service providers OR sourcing advisory experience within management consulting firms

- Prior experience in, and ability to comprehend, trends in outsourcing, shared services, and digital transformation

- Desirable to have exposure to pricing / benchmarking in IT domains (e.g. Infrastructure, Applications, etc.) as well

- Strong ownership and leadership traits

- Excellent written and oral presentation skills

- Client presence and relationship orientation

- Collaborative work style; strong interpersonal and team skills

- Bachelor's in Engineering / Tech; MBA preferred but the right experience takes precedence

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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