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Associate Consultant – Transformation Workgroup – GSAP


This position is an exciting opportunity for graduates and candidates searching for an opportunity to provide consultative deep knowledge and management to a range of complex technical and process projects. The Associate Consultant role includes a period of two years comprehensive training and mentorship from experienced Consultants and Managers. Responsibilities are dedicated on the delivery of Transformation engagements and include analysing client requirements, designing processes, supporting technical and process implementations, customisation and integration, change management and project management. This role works closely with Sales, Pre-Sales, Project Managers under the direction of Senior Consultants to ensure successful project delivery. Has the ability to work as part as part of a team or in isolation to research, propose and deliver solution according objectives defined in Project Charters, Statements of Work and other customer documentation.

To differentiate themselves in a competitive industry, EMC Global Professional Services focuses on delivering consultancy services to support major client Transformation programmes. This organisation is unique and requires candidates with a propensity for recognising quality and working collaboratively in a hybrid environment of technology and consultancy. This role develops candidates into excellent Consultants with the ability to traverse IT Cloud & Business topics.

There is an expectation that candidates who are successful in this role will leverage the extensive career framework for consulting, move between different roles and business units and ultimately take a place in the management team for their country or division.


• Work in conjunction with colleagues to deliver Transformation projects and supporting deliverables

• Analyse customer requirements and assist in gap analysis

• Analyseproject requirements by providing documentation and tracking

• Identify risks and issues that may impact project delivery

• Serve as primary initial author of deliverables; may own master deliverable documents with input from senior team members

• Understand and deliver projects according to prescribed methodology while identifying potential improvements

• Communicate visible sales leads or opportunities to engagement manager

• May assist in proposal creation supporting pre-sales and business development resources

• Develop and present executive presentations to client audiences that may include C-level resources

• May be required to work extended hours or weekends (or “professional days”) during peak project times or as deliverable deadlines approach

• Works under the direction of a Senior Consultant to understand and follow the expected development roadmap

• Specialize in one or more of the following three areas through constant professional development:

o Application Transformation

o Cloud Infrastructure Transformation

o Big Data

Mandatory Knowledge, Key Skills, Attributes, and Experience:

• Experience in industry up to two years:

o Industrial placement

o Internship

o Post-graduate experience

• Relevant degree required (IT Management, Computer Science, Business, Data Science, STEM)

• Problem solving and solutions dedicated

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• General knowledge of IT Infrastructure and Cloud Computing

• Highly adaptable and ability to work under pressure

• Recognises urgency and has the ability to prioritise one’s own activities

• Accept guidance, direct management and take initiative

• Demonstrate positive attitude and willingness to learn

• Gain proficiency in project development and delivery

• Ability to analyse and break problems down logically and independently to formulate several solutions options

• Ability to flag risk, issues and dependencies

• Proficient in the use of MS Office suite, inclusive of Project, Access and Visio


Highly Desirable Knowledge, Key Skills, Attributes and Experience:

• Experience in client facing roles

• Certified in ITIL V3 Foundations level

• Project management knowledge and experience (PRINCE2, CAPM, PMP)Knowledge of EMC, VMware, Pivotal and VCE product portfolio

• Evidence of responsibility or contribution to university society or team, in a management position

• Fluency in languages other than English

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