Job Vacancy West Coast Utilities Consulting Leader – Business Development Cognizant

Job title: West Coast Utilities Consulting Leader – Business Development

Company: Cognizant

Job description: Director – West Coast Utilities Consulting Leader – Business Development

About Cognizant E&U (Energy & Utilities)

Cognizant’s Energy and Utilities consulting practice serves Energy and Utilities companies with a wide array of strategic consulting and business process services solutions, supported by validated IT frameworks and accelerators. We have 300+ domain consultants across the E&U value chain. Key Utility Focus Areas include Asset and Work Management, Customer Solutions, Digital, Smart Grid and Energy Trading & Risk Management (ETRM).

Cognizant works with 4 of the top 10 global Oil and Gas firms and with leading investor owned utilities and retailers across the globe. We have a strong focus on ETRM area and are working on strategic initiatives to implement ETRM solutions. This area is a fast-growing area for Cognizant and there is executive focus to continuously improve our offerings and capabilities.

Job Roles / Responsibilities:

  • Lead key transformation initiatives along with key client management and provide water utilities business consultancy/expertise in preparing roadmap and program execution.
  • Leading communication with multiple partners, weekly project status reporting, issues, risk and challenges and coordination for timely resolution.
  • Help to build out our West Coast practice – through identifying new opportunities and logos.
  • Work with Business and technology executives to ensure system/process changes are in place as per the requirements.
  • Liaise with vendor/technical support team if product/application specific issues are encountered.
  • Business Process documentation.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 15 years of consulting and transformation experience in the North American Energy & Utility industry with a focus on Grid.
  • Proven experience managing teams and building collaborative relationships with external and internal partners,
  • Have the ability to position industry insights as they pertain to client needs & requirements,
  • Experience building deep client relationships and identifying client’s priority needs for service and support,
  • Provide leadership and direction on one or more projects while maintaining a high quality level of service.
  • Experience developing, pursuing, and closing consulting opportunities.
  • Experience with and understanding of the off-shore delivery model.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse set of backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to construct meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

If you are comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we would love to hear from you!

Qualification: • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, Engineering, or other relevant field (Required)

  • Advanced Degree in Business (Preferred).

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : May 23 2022

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Expected salary:

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job date: Tue, 24 May 2022 22:49:09 GMT

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