Practice Lead Manager - IZOT (Mainframe)

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United Kingdom



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You may occasionally be required to travel for business
This role can be based remotely in United Kingdom

Description and Requirements


"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
The BMC Professional services team sits at the intersection of technology and business. This team is responsible for our customers success, ensuring the smooth implementation of BMC products in their environments. You will be the product expert that guides our customers through education, delivery and implementation.
The BMC Practice Lead Manager supervises a team of high performing, customer facing Mainframe consultants and architects. As a Practice Lead, this role provides technical leadership and practice contributions to help deliver successful and consistent Customer outcomes. 
As a people manager, this role is required to provide people leadership and drive employee engagement, aligning with both current and future business needs. The incumbent should also endeavour to serve as a role model.

  • Day-to-day people and team management 
  • Define and coordinate coaching and mentoring of staff, either directly or indirectly through others. 
  • Serves as a practice subject matter expert
  • Provides leadership support to the Project Manager or Program Manager throughout engagements. 
  • Works in conjunction with the BMC PM to define project milestones and timelines. 
  • Understands/defines project governance and escalation procedures. 
  • Actively participates, as needed, in the project steering committee. 
  • Engages as a member of the BMC leadership team with executive stakeholders
A leader and an individual contributor that: 
  • Inspires and motivates team to achieve set objectives per compensation plans. 
  • Follows and achieves objectives set from line manager 
  • Fosters a team is that is motivated and engaged to meet the needs of the business and continuously improves 
  • Communicates regularly with team members as a group and via appropriate 1-to-1 interaction 
  • Contributes resources and support for global delivery initiatives as needed and requested 
  • Receives positive feedback on team by internal and external Customers
  • Can demonstrate promotion readiness of team members 
  • Provides recognition of employee performance on a regular basis 
  • Delivers timely completion of performance reviews 
  • Is seen by Customer’s and peers as a trusted advisor, using best practices to make prescriptive recommendations that support the achievement of business goals
  • Serves as a mentor and role model for peers, project team members, and Customers
  • Understanding of BMC Mainframe or z/OS technology
  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project 
  • Written and verbal communication skills at all levels of project team engagement and with the Customer C-level executives 
  • 2(+) years working as a project architect or principal consultant. 
  • 5(+) years of experience working with and across multiple BMC organizations to accomplish business objectives, including IT, HR, Finance, etc. 
  • 1(+) years of experience directly (as Line Manager) or indirectly (Lead on project) managing a team of billable resources, including direct experience with: 
  • Delivering performance reviews 
  • Dealing with HR issues 
  • Building development plans 
  • Performance managing underperforming staff 
  • Talent reviews and succession planning 
  • Formal and informal recognition programs 
  • Demonstrated experience with formal coaching and mentoring programs


Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.