Cognizant Consulting is a part of Cognizant Worldwide Limited, a world leading business consulting, IT services and outsourcing solutions provider - an established leader in Forrester’s research in Business and Digital Transformation as well as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies.
Cognizant is seeking a seasoned Consulting Senior Manager to act as an Asset Management and Rail Domain Expert to join the MLEU Consulting practice and accelerate the growth of mindshare and marketshare, primarily within the Rail and Transportation segments. We are seeking a candidate who will have a demonstrated track record in advising clients and delivering large scale transformational programmes.
The role involves working with clients within the Rail and Transportation industry (Rail Infrastructure, Train and Freight Operating Companies) to solve some of the most critical operational challenges that is affecting the industry.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Act as the Rail Domain and Asset Management SME within the Consulting Practice • Co-ordinate with multiple business stakeholders and define new initiatives • Design and develop digital transformation roadmaps linked to initiatives • Design and develop business and functional architecture for new initiatives • Conduct assessments for new projects and integrating new products linked to business goals • Redesign business processes for catering to new lines of business and products • Conduct requirement gathering workshops and drive implementations • Analyse regulatory requirements and changes to recommend new opportunities and enhancements to existing systems and processes • Drive change management for new initiatives • Ensure project profitability and on time delivery of assignments • Participate in Industry workshops to contribute towards new initiatives and concepts • Help contribute to write safety cases to bring operational concepts into use or for extended trials • Drive portfolio development on behalf of the customer and ability to write business cases • Plan and oversee the professional development of MLEU Consulting staff, hiring and retaining qualified professionals as needed.
Experience & skills required:
• Strong experience gained in a leading consulting firm and a demonstrated track record of success in advising clients and leading a practice area • Experience in working with the UK Rail Infrastructure industry is mandatory • Expertise in Enterprise Asset Management solutions used in the Rail Industry • Educated to Master’s degree or MBA level • Strong knowledge of various cloud and on-premise platforms (Azure, Oracle) and ability to solutionize for meeting highly complex and unstructured business requirements • Strong experience in programme management, consulting and business analysis • Proven track record of delivering large scale digital transformation programmes • Extensive experience and exposure to key UK Rail Industry disciplines like Track, Signalling, Electrification and Plant, Civils, Planning, Internal IT and Asset Information Operations • Good knowledge and exposure to other industry segments like Manufacturing, Utilities and Logistics would be an added value • Scrum Master certified • Strong experience with digital technologies like Intelligent Automation, Data & Analytics, Connected Products and IoT • Ability to effectively identify and pursue business development opportunities, serves as a trusted advisor, and interface with executive level clients • Gravitas, excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, especially at senior levels • Proven ability to lead and operate successfully in a collaborative, global organizational structure.
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 195 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 www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.