Senior Partner, Cloud & Infrastructure

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Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe has an opportunity for a strategic technology Managing Director to join our Enterprise Technology Practice in Chicago. This role will focus on delivering IT transformation services, Cloud and Infrastructure services, as well as providing clients with thought-leadership on applying new technologies to innovate their business. This leader will be responsible for key client account ownership, scoping, selling, and acting as the engagement lead for large scale technology strategy and implementation projects. 

Managing Directors within West Monroe have three main responsibilities:  

Client Delivery  

  • Support and lead teams serving clients across industries while demonstrating executive presence with high level client counterparts. Key project types include cloud strategy for the IT enterprise, cloud for custom software product development (DevOps), carve out / integration planning & execution, and risk remediation across IT infrastructure and all major cloud platforms including AWS, Azure, and GCP 
  • Interface with all levels of business and technology leadership both internally and with clients sites  
  • Develop detailed designs in the following areas: on-premises data (Windows Server, LAN, WAN, Data Center), Cloud (AWS, Azure), Network Security (Firewalls, IDS/IPS) 
  • Collaborate with program and project leadership to implement processes and technology that support business value and process efficiency across business and technical functions  
  • Facilitate client workshops focused on project initiation and executive steering meetings  
  • Understand and support the underlying business processes and technologies being used within an organization to be able to make recommendations on how to achieve long-term scalability and quantifiable financial value  
  • Ensure proper management of project economics including: project budgets, invoicing, and the collection process  
  • Quickly respond to client requests while also driving the project to completion  

Practice Development  

  • Lead and grow a practice of Enterprise Technology professionals focused on Cloud & Infrastructure 
  • Collaborate and lead on  team strategy, approach, offerings, staffing, skill development, methodology, and new account development), within the broader national technology practice of 600+ professionals and leaders across WMP.  
  • Collaborate with local office leadership to ensure alignment with the office culture, define the strategic direction of the Technology team, and actively lead entrepreneurial activities to expand offerings and the skills of the team.  
  • Coach and manage other consultants and actively participate in the performance management process  
  • Actively participate in recruiting and retaining top quality consultants  

Business Development  

  • Create relevant market offerings related to Enterprise Technology focused on Cloud and Infrastructure and modernization of Cloud Offerings  
  • Hunt new strategic clients – using relationships and other proven business development skills  
  • Initiate and lead business development meetings with prospective clients  
  • Understand the value creation for our clients and use that information to inform the investment needs and requirements and help turn those goals into concrete engagements and detailed proposals  
  • Create the overall approach, win strategy, pricing estimates, and risk assessments for prospects  
  • Attend networking events and actively build and leverage a professional network and affiliate network in the local community  

Qualifications

  • 15+ participating in team-based, client-facing business and technology consulting services  
  • Minimum of 10 years of managing complex IT & Technology projects and people  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or relative industry experience is preferred 
  • Must have led a relevant consulting group or practice focused on  Enterprise Technology, Cloud and Infrastructure, or Modernization of Cloud Solutions 
  • Proven leader with extensive ability to build solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive team environment, and coach staff with timely meaningful written and verbal feedback  
  • Experience farming new business from existing clients and managing client relationships  
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quality experience  
  • Strong business development and an active professional network of contacts in the local market  
  • Membership and visibility in relevant professional organizations  
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; and in-depth knowledge of project methodologies  
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with clients and present to C-level executives  
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 20%+ is required  

 

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.westmonroe.com/inclusion.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe’s Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked here. 

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What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Chiefs Program allows any employee to create a CXO (Chief “Something” Officer) role that is outside of their daily client service role such as Chief Outdoor Officer or Chief Snack Officer.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
West Monroe has six ERGs: Black Employee Network, Interfaith, Pan-Asian Network, SOMOS, WMPride, and Women's Leadership Network.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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