Job Description

Oakton is a consultancy with a strong heritage in the Australian technology and strategic space. As a subsidiary of Dimension Data we also bring the benefits of global scale. Our digital practice is uniquely placed to help clients accelerate their digital ambitions.
The digital strategy practice leads engagements with our clients that enable them to make the most of digital as an opportunity to generate value for their business and their customers. We focus on aligning customer and user experience, the effective use of technology, and processes within a business in order to leverage the opportunities of the digital channel. We differentiate our strategic approach with a focus on pragmatic solutions that assist our clients to move seamlessly to implementation.
As a result of planned growth we currently are recruiting for a business development focussed Principal Consultant for our digital strategy practice. Reporting into the Head of Strategy, you will be joining our team at time of growth in Oakton NSW.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Growing the NSW digital strategy practice, namely:
    • Revenue and Profitability
    • Technical and delivery capability
    • Market Standing
  • Develop business proposals, SOWs and other reports when required
  • Negotiate project terms and conditions with clients as needed.
  • Identify project risks and challenges and develop resolution plans.
  • Schedule regular client meetings, process client invoices and review engagement letters.
  • Lead the delivery of Deliver digital strategy engagements
  • Provide project training to clients as needed.
  • Identify business opportunities and convert them to billable projects.
  • Plan and manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Identify potential customers through networking, referrals, and communities.
  • Track project progress and identify and correct any delays.
  • Report project status to clients on regular basis.
  • Provide support in developing functional and technical specifications
  • Play a lead role in coaching and mentoring consultants
  • Provide thought leadership – through publishing white papers, speaking at industry events
Interested? If you have the following skills and background we’d like to hear from you:
  • Background within consulting/professional services
  • Track record of successful delivery with the digital strategy space
  • Awareness of major digital and marketing technologies
  • Experienced people manager and mentor
  • High level of communication and negotiation skills
  • Strategic thinker with strong business acumen
  • Experience delivering successful projects and depth of knowledge of the business issues in the digital field.
  • Ability to understand the business directions and trends related to the customers' industry or domain and provide value-added solutions/suggestions for the client to procure from Oakton.
  • Ability to understand customers' activities and respond to customers priority needs for service and support.
  • Existing network of clients and/or contacts that can be leveraged to the advantage of Oakton enabling them to be able to generate immediate incremental business for Oakton.

Join Oakton and you become part of a dynamic, forward thinking company that is changing the way industries, businesses and government are more productive, efficient and responsive.

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