Practice Manager – Data and AI

May 8, 2022

Job Description

Opportunity to work for an innovative, award winning, global Microsoft partner
Senior Management position, managing team of 45+
Amazing work culture, #15 Best Place to work in Australia
Insight is a Global Fortune 500 Microsoft Partner and end-to-end solutions provider. We’ve been in business since 1988 and have 11,500 staff across the globe. We were awarded #15 Best Place to Work in Australia for 2021.

A very rare and exciting opportunity has become available to join Insights Leadership team as Practice Manager – Data and AI, leading a team of 45+ passionate data experts across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and NZ. Preference is for this person to be based in Sydney or Melbourne.

To be suitable for this role you will have strong business development skills, coupled with strong operational and financial management skills. Ideally you will have worked closely with Microsoft and have experience with Microsoft enterprise technologies. We are particularly interested in candidates experienced with the Microsoft Azure data platform that can facilitate high-level pre-sales conversations in this area.

Your responsibilities…
Liaising with key Microsoft and other vendor contacts to drive pre-sales and strategic opportunities
Financial profitability against allocated targets
Resource scheduling and coordination
Deliver quality practices and standards across all projects
Collaboration with other teams across all areas of Insight
Team growth and capacity management through recruitment and career facilitation
Provide key input to broader Practice and Services strategies

Your background…

5+ years of commercial experience in a Consulting organisation
Solid technical background using multiple Microsoft Azure data platform services (e.g. Azure Synapse, Databricks, Data Lake, Data Factory)
Prior experience in a Practice leadership role within a similar environment – managing all aspects of a services business including P&L
Ability to drive sales, pre-sales and new business development activities
Demonstrated experience in managing partners and high-level stakeholders
An understanding of consulting methodologies
Ability to hold client and partner briefing sessions through presentations to our clients and partners such as Microsoft

We can offer you…

Flexible work arrangements
Regular company sponsored social events
Paid training
A culture of innovation
Dedicated career pathways and development planning
Awards and incentives
Supportive and approachable management
Competitive salaries and benefits
Option to purchase annual leave
Fun, friendship and family