BDO Senior Consultant, Digital Strategy & Transformation - Management Consulting Practice in Calgary, Alberta
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
Our Calgary office is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our growing Digital Strategy Practice. The practice helps businesses and IT leaders in mid-to-large size organizations across all industries make informed decisions about technology adoption, driving change and competitiveness in a digital world.
The successful candidate will be required to work on management consulting assignments in the following areas:
Technology Enabled Revenue & Growth: Digital Strategy & Roadmap, Digital Marketing & Channel Strategy, E-commerce & Monetization Strategy, Customer Experience & Digital Experience Platforms and Innovation / Prototype New Product
Scalable & Sustainable Technology: Data, Analytics & AI Strategy, Applications & Technology Diagnostic, Target Architecture Design & Roadmap, Business Solutions & Systems Integrator Selection, Software Quality Assessment & Modernization Strategy
Effective & Efficient IT Operations: Digital & Agile Governance, IT Operating Model Transformation, Business Solution Project Health Check, Outsourcing Opportunity Assessment & Partner Selection, IT Due Diligence
Responsibilities will include:
The candidate will have relevant experience or skills to deliver in some of the above areas.
The candidate will contribute to the planning and execution of management consulting mandates, with proportionate responsibilities, accountabilities, and expectations appropriate to the candidate's level, knowledge and experience. Mandates include (but is not limited to):
Develop digital strategy leveraging experience design
Analyze and document enterprise architectures at the business, application, data and technology level
Develop strategies and roadmaps for the evolution of the IT function based on business priorities, industry trends, and technology risks
Develop business cases (costs and benefits) for IT investments with supporting rationale
Write and manage RFI/RFQ/RFP’s for the acquisition of technology applications, platforms (i.e. ERP, CRM, BI, Digital Experience Platforms, etc.) and IT service providers (integrators, managed services, etc.) and assist clients in their selection process
Conduct assessments of IT programs and large projects and provide recommendations to improve chances of success
Analyze IT operating models and assess the IT organization maturity
Design IT target operating models from the point of view of governance, organization, skills, sourcing, cyber risks, processes and management tools
Contribute to the development of service offerings of the practice in collaboration with other practices and our business partners
Be creative in developing innovative strategies
Work in a collaborative team
Develop and maintain relationships with customers
Conduct interviews and workshops
Conduct research and apply critical thinking to develop relevant solutions to address client needs, resolve challenges, and innovate/evolve their business
How do we define success for your role?
You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describes you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
You grow your expertise through learning and professional development
Your experience and education
Strong oral and written communication skills
University degree in information technology, engineering or management (graduate degree an asset)
Strong experience in IT management/integration and consulting services (ideally within a consulting firm)
Experience in technology consulting services or a functional IT position, ideally with experience in technology strategy consulting engagements
Strong ability to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to effectively respond to our clients' challenges, plan and manage mandates, develop new approaches and concepts in their area of expertise, and participate in service business development initiatives
Dynamic, autonomous and with great curiosity to keep abreast of the latest trends
The following are strong assets:
Exposure to leading ERP technology platforms (Workday, SAP, Oracle, etc. )
Exposure to leading Digital Experience Platforms (Sitecore, Marketo, Hubspot, etc.)
Exposure to leading CRM Platforms (Microsoft, Salesforce, Zoho etc.)
Exposure to leading Ecommerce Platforms (Magento, Salesforce, Big Commerce, Shopify, etc. )
Knowledge of the main reference frameworks and standards: TOGAF, COBIT, ITIL, PMI, etc. (certification an asset)
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.
Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.
Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.
As a hybrid workplace, all BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client and remotely unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, we require all partners and employees to be COVID-19 fully vaccinated in order to enter a BDO office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation.
Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.
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System ID: 2021-15591
Job Type (EN): Full Time
Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Computer Software, Management Consulting, Technology Services
Post End Date: 1/31/2022