Principal Consultant - Technology Specialist at Future Worx, Remote/London, £Contractor Rate

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  • Remote (London, UK)
  • Dec 23, 2020
Duration not stated

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Join Future Worx and help work with clients to unlock new sources of value and remove cultural barriers that constrain sustainable growth, by increasing efficiency, responsiveness, agility, and resilience in this new post-Covid 19 world. Without great talent and ambitious people, the future of work will be a challenge. Are you ready to be the change?


About the role…

Are you looking for your next project where you can really make a difference? Do you want to help clients shape, set, and deliver on their strategies from a technology perspective? If so, you might have found your perfect next contract!


As a technology specialist in our Principal Consultant role, you will have a dual focus. You will work closely with our dedicated sales and client team in a pre-sales capacity to provide subject matter expertise around technology and to shape the correct approaches. You will also work with our clients by helping them tackle some of their most complex challenges during project delivery.


Helping our clients shape, set, and deliver on their strategies from a technology perspective, and kick-start their employee experience transformation journeys, you will focus on bringing a blend of human and technology lenses to the digital workplace - helping our clients transform mindsets, behaviours, ways of working and also help to set their strategy for how technology can better enable employees and drive greater engagement, productivity, and collaboration.


Your main responsibilities…

  • Engage with clients in pre-sales stages to help win projects in conjunction with our sales teams, including pitch development, solutioning delivery approach, and estimating effort and cost
  • Partner with a broad range of client executive stakeholders as a trusted advisor to help them understand short and long-term business implications of their people and workplace vision
  • Delivery of ideation, strategy, planning, business case, and prototyping engagements at clients
  • Lead client workshops around the technology environments needed to explore “the future of work” and the next generation of “digital workplaces” with a focus on the co-existence of people, processes, and digital technologies
  • Technical architecture of client Digital Platforms to deliver key use cases for Employee Experience and Operational reinvention


Skills and experience you possess…

  • Have a sales mindset, with the ability to support a consultative sales process
  • Technology consulting experience, with the application of core consulting skills and methods, ideally gained with a major business or consultancy
  • Have a broad understanding of the employee experience domain across the areas of technology platforms, experience design, and strategy
  • Architectural level understanding of digital workplace platforms and services, including Microsoft 365 (Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security), Azure, Facebook for Business, Slack and an appreciation of RPA, AI and ML
  • Strong understanding and experience of working with the C-suite, with the ability to communicate complex ideas and create change as a trusted advisor and deliver results
  • Strong relationship management, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment whilst also effectively managing and delivering workload independently


Why do people love working here?

  • Start-up environment – working within an ambitious, fast-growing company you will have the ability to shape the business and impact our performance going forward, with opportunities for progression and to take on more responsibility
  • Great clients - working with progressive enterprise clients to transform their digital workplace
  • Brilliant culture – working remotely, yet within a collaborative and supportive culture, we provide you the opportunity to take control of your career and self-guide your direction of growth - giving you the responsibility, support and development opportunities you need to succeed and be happy
  • Healthy mind and body – supportive team environment, remote working,  fun virtual, and in-person, (Covid permitting!) events


Equal Opportunities

Future Worx is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and to provide employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships, nationality, ethnic or national origin, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable laws and regulations.