Practice Lead

Melbourne

As a Practice Lead within our Platforms AU Business Unit you will manage the Cloud & DC, EUS and Network team(s) in the Eastern States (VIC, NSW, QLD)

  • The largest Asia Pacific dedicated Microsoft services provider
  • ASX Listed - be rewarded and share in our success!
  • The opportunity to learn and work with the industry's brightest leaders

The Role

As a Practice Lead you will take responsibility for driving growth at the Practice level, by implementing relevant strategy, providing mentoring and support to the team and along with thought leadership in the Cloud space. You will also:

• Lead and deliver a wide range of custom-built applications, across a range of languages and platforms
• Provide skilled people management driving for results as an effective coach and mentor for your teams
• Work across a wide range of projects from greenfield projects, building applications from the ground up, to cutting edge, to brownfield projects.
• Absorb and translate highly complex information and communicate this effectively
• Act as PMO liaison and ensure effective collaboration between delivery teams and key
• stakeholders
• Work proactively with other leads and the Practice Manager to manage business capability and capacity and ensure this is aligned with current needs, ensure target utilization is achieved
• Input to cost budgeting, financial forecasting and performance management


The Person

Our EUS, Cloud and Datacentre team are a dynamic, high-performing, collaborative team - who enjoy the thrill of meeting and exceeding expectations and take pride in delivering value to our clients. To fit in with us, you will need to align to these values and be a passionate, motivated, flexible and client focused Consultant. You'll 'live it and love it' when it comes to technology, be a passionate ambassador and a solutions-focused people manager. Your strong business acumen and in-depth technical knowledge, will help you achieve business outcomes and deliver results. As a confident leader, you will be at ease presenting to a broad audience and enjoy sharing your knowledge with your team to ensure they achieve their goals.

The Experience

Ideally you will have worked a similar position before and possess the following skills and attributes:

• 5+ years’ experience in consulting, engagement/project management, and/or business and resource management.
• Team management and people leadership including recruitment, capacity and capability planning and individual professional development
• Experience providing input to commercials, budget management and utilisation planning
• Technical leadership in Cloud and other Microsoft Technologies
• Experience developing custom software components and services for bespoke applications, in a range of development languages, frameworks and technologies
• Experience with Agile delivery methodologies such as Waterfall, RAD, Iterative and SCRUM
• Relevant tertiary qualifications and or appropriate industry certifications/experience

The Benefits

Aside from offering a great job in a great city with an awesome team, we offer ongoing support and development for your future career growth, an awesome social calendar – weekly social gatherings, team sports events, a focus on health and wellbeing, including a flexible Work from Home program, fresh fruit, sporting teams, discounted health insurance and much more! We make sure you are connected to your colleagues with the latest technologies, have a fantastic reward and recognition program and we’re ASX listed.

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