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Advisory Services - Information Technology Consultant

Company: Crowe
Location: Enfield
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

BE YOURSELF. WORK FLEXIBLY. GROW WITH ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT. MAKE AN IMPACT.
Crowe is a global public accounting, consulting, and technology firm that combines deep industry and specialized expertise with innovation. Here, you won't get lost among the masses, and you won't have to sacrifice your personal life, either. You'll be valued for who you are: an individual with a lot to offer.
At Crowe, you'll get:
Competitive and generous compensation

Flexibility in where you work and plentiful time-off

The technology and innovation you'd expect from a large firm, with the approachability of a mid-sized firm
Personalized coaching and career support
A culture based on genuine authenticity and human connection
Opportunities to make a real difference at work and in your community
As our world continues to be unpredictable, we're committed to turning every challenge into an opportunity. We encourage new ideas and want to hear yours. Join us.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
ADVISORY SERVICES - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT
CROWE'S IT ADVISORY PRACTICE HELPS OUR CLIENTS WITH THE FOLLOWING:
Crowe's IT Advisory Practice focuses on helping clients set IT strategy, make critical decisions, and execute strategic IT initiatives. Our consultants stay up to date on IT Industry Trends and provide objective assessments of a client's IT Operations, serving as trusted advisors to top management. - We do this through a series of information gathering sessions, critical requirements meetings, independent research, previous experience, and close collaboration with business stakeholders. Our clients range greatly in industry and size - from 20-person Software Companies to 1,000+ employee Manufacturing organizations and everywhere in between.
CROWE'S IT ADVISORY PRACTICE CAN BE BROKEN DOWN INTO 5 CORE OFFERINGS:
1. IT Due Diligence
As part of a Private Equity Group's or other Buyer's evaluation of a Target Company, Crowe will rapidly dive deep and assess the Current State of IT and provide Key Recommendations in a Written Report

Key Areas of Assessment Include: IT Spend, IT Organizational Structure, Business Applications, Policies & Procedures, Security, IT Infrastructure, etc.

2. IT Roadmap
Play a role similar to an Interim CIO for a client to define key business objectives, understand current IT limitations and turn company strategy into a prioritized and execution-ready multi-year plan for all IT initiatives

Assess the risk and potential business impact of each project and create a phased approach for implementation to achieve the best results

3. IT System Selection
Aid companies in Requirements Definition, Vendor Qualification, Vendor Demonstrations, Proposal Review and Final Selection of Key Business Applications (i.e., ERP or eCommerce)

Provide a structured approach to build consensus around the new software, gain user buy-in and position software vendors with requirements and strategic alignment before project kickoff for successful implementation

4. Project Management Office and Execution Support
Serve as the Project Manager or interim role coordinating with IT leadership in directing people and project work for IT related initiatives

Provide structured deliverables tied to the Project Management Framework to oversee the successful completion of the project - working with Client Resources, Vendors, Consultants, etc.

5. Mergers, Acquisitions & Integrations
Design the strategy and help execute the often complex and high impact elements of changing IT during Mergers & Acquisitions

Includes Combining Infrastructure, Applications, Governance & Management

EXPECTATIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to provide a support role in all core offerings - supporting multiple projects at once

Support projects in a Client Facing role - including appropriate professional standards and ability to provide input while on-site

Communicate with clients in an organized and professional format
Research IT Industry Trends & summarize/ present findings to the IT Advisory Team
Strong note taking skills and ability to cleanse afterwards to highlight areas of importance
Aid in creation of project deliverables including Reports, PowerPoint Presentations, Visio Diagrams and Excel Tools
Support IT Advisory Team through development & enhancement of internal tools such as SharePoint Team Sites and project methodologies
DEGREE REQUIRED:
MSIS degree seeking candidates
DESIRED SKILLS:
Working knowledge of IT-Specific Governance, Processes & Procedures

Analytical & problem-solving capabilities - Ability to identify and address client needs

Flexibility in prioritizing and completing assignments
Ability to manage individual workload with an emphasis on meeting deadlines
Ability to actively seek guidance, clarification and feedback
Ability to work independently and with a team depending on the project
Strong business oral and written communication skills (Email, Status Updates, Reports, PowerPoints)

Keywords: Crowe, New England , Advisory Services - Information Technology Consultant, IT / Software / Systems , Enfield, Northeast

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