Practice Director Infrastructure

Sparkhound   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago

As a Practice Director you will:

  • Lead the delivery of projects and solutions to completion in a team environment while demonstrating a consultative personality, leadership mindset, and collaborative communication style.
  • Provide the best possible customer experience by bridging the gap between Sales and Operations.
  • Understand the business needs and propose a technology solution that addresses the associated requirements.
  • Manage and mentor the team in the development of consultative and technical skills to maintain a high performance customer delivery team.
  • Ensure the culture of the organization is upheld at all times and that direct employees are highly engaged.
  • Ensure adequacy of process, and alignment with our Core Competencies.
  • Maintain visibility into compliance of standards, best practices, and continual improvement of their practice quality.
  • Maintain vision and direction for Practice which includes technical service offerings aligned with market
  • Be responsible for the P&L of the practice.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Professional Qualifications

  • 4-year degree (or work experience equivalent) with 10+ years of experience with Core Infrastructure technologies. Must have experience in Microsoft Azure and O365.
  • Required experience with practice leadership in a consulting environment, including staffing management
  • Understands a consulting sales pipeline and demonstrates the ability to collaborate with sales team resources to advance or close sales opportunities in the pipeline.
  • Proven ability to partner and support sales force and technical consultants, while leading the group toward a successful project by mitigating risks up front.
  • Demonstrated sales experience to help drive business for practice area.
  • Demonstrated expertise in management of Practice teams. Includes all employee reviews and decisions to hire\terminate.
  • Effective coordination with General Manager to establish team goals and identify services for the company.
  • Experience working with Human Resources to build a pipeline of candidates, contractors and partners.
  • Proven ability to deliver budget, forecast, and management reporting

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