Senior Design Consultant - 11885

Job Role:  Senior Design Consultant
Salary:  Market Related 
Location:  JHB 

Provide technical expertise to the enhancement of assurance and orchestration processes for all Enterprise, Wholesale and Fixed customer processing technologies. To define strategic change initiatives to improve current processes relating to sales enablement, product development, operational excellence, financial management, revenue assurance, client service, SLA and OLA management for Enterprise, Wholesale and Network Group. Manage full integration of all processes and link to best practice.
  • Brand strength and profitability in the segment in line with the monolithic brand
  • Highly competitive market with increasing competition
  • Rapidly moving technological field
  • Ongoing research and knowledge acquisition
  • Global and local market dynamics and development
  • Client and technology demand and growth trends
  • Trends within the industry as being experienced and embraced Internationally and locally
  • Established market base and new markets to be explored
  • Changes in Clients and organizations needs and behaviour
  • Shift in area of revenue generation and changing business models. 

Key Performance Areas:
  • Strategy Development
  • Design strategies to improve workflow effectiveness and plans for implementation
  • Formulating inputs towards technology strategy.
  • Deliver a target process management framework with a 3 year time horizon taking organisational developments into consideration
  • Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops plans/policies/procedures to support the functional area.
Solution Delivery:
  • Responsible for delivering and executing all aspects of end to end process design and delivery, from ideation and initial process problem solving through to solution development, implementation, change management and benefits realisation for Enterprise and Wholesale and Fixed Customers
  • Structure an efficient process design and implementation approach, leveraging existing principles in the area
  • Drive execution of near term plans
  • Mange and lead a process design team to achieve process and project objectives
  • Develop relevant documents as input to commercial and technical team 
  • Identify process problems and deviations from endorsed process targets, applying expert knowledge of end-to-end processes and associated constraints/ opportunities
  • Manage the process of identifying the root cause analysis on process anomalies to determine underlying causes for these problems, in alignment with problem-solving frameworks.
  • Ensure the correct benchmarks, technological trends and tools are incorporated into the process management plan to provide a world class service to the Company’s Fixed, Enterprise and Wholesale customers 
  • Maintain awareness of current industry and market trends to ensure, where appropriate, problems are solved creatively and innovatively or through emerging market opportunities
  • Partner with other departments to ensure implementation resources and requirements are mobilised efficiently to enable an Agile end-to-end design and delivery approach.
  • Conduct extensive consultation with impacted stakeholders across the business throughout the design and execution process, to ensure feedback is incorporated efficiently and a collaborative outcome is achieved.
  • Support the process design quality, governance and risk management requirements through the design process, by ensuring Process Architecture is updated throughout delivery, and quality controls over design effectiveness are effectively deployed throughout the Initiative.
  • Contribute to the Companies Fixed and Enterprise masterplan 
  • Drive the go live for new processes and associated systems as designed and oversee the staged implementation process. This involves working with execution teams within the business to ensure variables and assumptions are accurate, and modifying the approach as required.
  • Identify variances to benefits and targets and take corrective action to modify designs as necessary. Work collaboratively with defect owners to design solutions to identified process and system defects.
  • Work in partnership with an extensive stakeholder group to provide a seamless and united experience for our internal and external customers
  • Form effective proactive working relationships with Strategic Business Partners to ensure the effective delivery of projects and process change to customers.
Other areas include:
  • Profitable growth
  • Client experience
  • Communication and Coordination
  • Financial Management
  • Risk and Governance
  • Project Delivery
  • Business Analysis
Experience:
  • Over 10 years in Converged (ICT, Fixed, Mobile), with at least 5 years’ experience in process design, process improvement or operational excellence.
  • Experience with process modelling tools and associated methodologies
  • Experience in project management and delivery and familiarity with associated methodologies
  • A full job description will be given to candidates that are short listed for interview.