Senior Manager Practice Lead

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Description and Requirements

The BMC Practice Lead Senior Manager supervises a team of high-performing, Customer facing consultants and architects while also maintaining a personal billable utilization target. As a Senior 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 endeavor to serve as a role model for all billable BMC resources.

Roles & Responsibility:
  • Manage a team of billable resources, typically aligned to a technology or BMC business unit (“BU”) product pillar. 
  • Ensure team meets utilization, customer satisfaction, and other applicable business unit targets.
  • Manage team compliance and operational cadence (e.g. time and expense management and compliance & ethics training). 
  • Contribute to workforce plans to ensure the right mix of resources and skills to meet future business needs by conducting periodic capacity reviews and analyses.
  • Recruit, hire, on-board, and retain employees as required.
  • Ensure the team balances utilization with professional development, PTO, and practice contributions. 
  • Review, reward, and recognize the performance of staff on a regular basis, 
  • Define and coordinate coaching and mentoring of staff, either directly or indirectly through others. 
  • Partners with the go to market team to assist as able in the production, development, testing and deployment of relevant sales plays and offerings.
  • Serves as a practice subject matter expert, providing thought leadership for direct reports and wider eco-system.
  • Actively participate in BU inter-lock. o Provide regular feedback into BU and Go-ToMarket (“GTM”) for opportunities to improve or create new offerings o Coordinate with BU, GTM and Enablement teams to drive enablement and readiness on new releases or solutions 
  • Manage and lead the initiative to conduct center of excellence activities in the field or be a part of a virtual team to develop content for implementation and / or best practice guidelines. 
  • Conducts performance management activities, as necessary, to include initiating, executing and terminating performance management and improvement plans. Strategy / Project Management Provides strategic thought leadership and actionable guidance to drive Customer adoption and value realization. Activities could include: o Service Decomposition and Service Catalog o Process Design and Integration o Data Modeling o Configuration and Process Data Design Provides leadership support to the Project Manager or Program Manager throughout the engagement. 
  • 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
  • Experience in Mainframe technologies  is must
  • BMC IZOT product knowledge is required

  • Presentation skills to enable facilitation of workshops and meetings – advanced level 
  • Leadership and mentoring / coaching skills – advanced level 
  • Organization and planning skills – advanced level • 
  • Time Management – advanced level

Qualifications / Certifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • ITIL v3 foundation certification 
  • Overall, 15 + years of experience, 7(+) years of experience in a consulting role implementing software solutions. 
  • 3(+) 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. 
  • 3(+) 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.
    • Demonstrated experience working in a highly matrixed
    • Cross functional organizational structure

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