Director, Cloud Enablement

  • Company:
    Slalom
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    IT

Who You’ll Work With

Slalom Emerge is team of pioneers and trailblazers helping ensure we achieve our strategic goals of investing for the future and pursuing innovation as a competitive advantage. We empower our local markets by identifying emerging capabilities, building multi-disciplinary teams, and providing access to niche and hyper specialized expertise. Slalom is seeking a Cloud Enablement leader to join our newly formed Emerge Canada team. This team is a growth engine by providing local markets access to cutting-edge capabilities and scarce expertise. This role could sit in any of our Canadian markets and will help incubate new niche capabilities and support delivery in our local Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal markets. The role will include 30%+ travel throughout the region.

What You’ll Do 

  • Accountability for the practice, including driving sales, recruiting, account management, consulting, and all operational aspects, including:
  • oPractice Building – Drive overall growth of practice area through a combination of business development, talent management, oversight of delivery work, and thought leadership.
  • oBusiness Development – Lead business development activities, leveraging professional contacts for the benefit of the Company.
  • oTeam & Individual Development – Maximize team performance through an effective team approach that increases productivity and job satisfaction.
  • oEngagement Management – Manage engagement risk, project economics including planning and budgeting, managing accounts receivable, defining deliverable content, and ensuring buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client.
  • Identify opportunities and sell services to both new and existing clients
  • Manage executive and Senior executive-level client stakeholder relationships 
  • Work with teams to capture best practices and develop case studies and other core deliverables to build solution offerings
  • Participate in industry forums, events, and speaking engagements; manage production of project deliverables, budget, and presentations to client personnel and leadership
  • Mentor, develop, and proactively support practice capabilities per market demand
  • Support recruiting and on boarding of new employees and development of leaders
  • What You’ll Bring 

  • BA or BS Degree
  • 10+ years of experience focused in engagement–based consulting experience or equivalent industry experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of one or more public cloud providers, preferably AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Experience leading cloud migration or cloud transformation initiatives.
  • Experience defining & enabling cloud security standards and best practices, with an emphasis on cloud security automation.
  • Exposure to infrastructure automation solutions such (e.g. HashiCorp Terraform).
  • P&L experience from a comparably sized consulting firm
  • Demonstrated professional growth and the proven ability to work cross-functionally
  • Proven history of leveraging and growing existing client base; organic business development responsibilities; i.e. growing new account/clients from the ground up
  • Deep experience with managing people, including mentoring and leadership skills
  • Expert business operations experience (e.g., invoicing, SOW, margins, utilization)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to audiences of all levels including client facing skills
  • About Us

    Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 39 markets around the world, Slalom’s teams have autonomy to move fast and do what’s right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world’s top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com. 

    Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ethnicity or place of origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by provincial laws.

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