Senior Public Sector Consultant

In order to support the growth of our consulting activity in the public sector across Benelux, Sopra Steria is looking for a Senior Public Sector Consultant.

Our needs:

As Senior Consultant within our Consulting practice specialised in the public sector, you will play a key role in designing, building and delivering high value solutions that help our clients move forward in every part of their business, from strategic planning to day-to-day operations

We are looking for someone with:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Belgian public sector at federal and/or regional level and their challenges, such as:
  • Regulatory and privacy impact of the latest regulations (e.g. GDPR);
  • Data exchange between public services at various levels (national, regional and also cross-countries among EU Member States) taking into consideration authentic sources, federal and regional service buses, standard data formats and challenges with unique identifiers;
  • Evolution towards customer-centric services;
  • Optimisation and digitalisation of their processes;
  • Impact of the regionalisation process with the transfer of ownership and responsibilities;
  • An understanding of the human and cultural challenges posed by a transformation process with proven communication skills to be able to convey results concisely up to C-level executives;
  • Understanding of how digital transformation can positively influence decision making and process efficiency at all levels of an organisation;
  • Knowledge of the benefits of current digital technologies (BI, RPA, AI, virtual chatbots, etc.).

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Function

Through your consulting assignments, you will:

  • Support the identification of strategic issues and performance gaps;
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of new operating models and processes;
  • Demonstrate leadership in process re-engineering and during the implementation of new IT strategy and technologies generating organizational change;
  • Apply your skills in project and program management to ensure the completion of the assignment on time, within budget and with the adequate level of quality.
  • In addition, we expect you to be actively involved in the development of our consulting practice. As we have an ambitious growth plan in the coming years, you will have the opportunity to grow with the structure and progressively take on responsibilities in business development as well as in leading and mentoring others. In order to support your assignments and your career development, you will have the possibility to enrol to relevant trainings via the Sopra Steria academy.

Profile

  • You hold an advanced graduate degree in one of the following fields (or equivalent competences by experience): business administration, computer science, economics, engineering;
  • You have minimum five years’ experience within the public sector, preferably in the Belgian federal or regional level;
  • You have experience in one or more of the following roles: consultant, business analyst, project manager, product owner, product specialist;
  • You have the ability to understand our clients’ needs across the public sector and you have experience in designing digital transformation programmes;
  • You have experience in business development activities including proven experience with consultative selling and writing high quality proposals;
  • You have the ability and the experience to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English, French and Dutch across all levels in an organisation up to C level executives;
  • You know how to work collaboratively in a team environment;
  • You are result driven, customer-oriented and have an entrepreneurial mindset as well as a sense of commitment. 

Offer

We offer the opportunity to work in a fast growing, stimulating and dynamic environment on challenging national and international projects across different customers. We also offer the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and to develop your personal competencies with our Sopra Steria Academy, which has a wide range of trainings on personal development, leadership and soft skills.

Contact

If you want to boost your career and join a growing European leading IT services company, do not hesitate to apply and send your CV and cover letter to Roberto.Alvarez@SopraSteria.com mentioning “Senior Public Sector Consultant” in the subject.

 

About Sopra Steria:

 

Sopra Steria Group is a European leader in consulting, technology services and software publishing, providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development, Infrastructure Management and Business Process Services.

Sopra Steria Consulting is the consultancy arm of the Sopra Steria Group and aims at developing a leader position in this fast-moving business with huge potential. Our service offering focuses on the needs of the banking industry and several global European accounts in the private sector as well as on national and international public sector organisations.

Sopra Steria is active in the Belgian Public Sector and has major clients such as the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the local police zones, BOSA (ex-Fedict), SMALS, Fedasil, and the Flemish Government. Our services cover consulting, AI, infrastructure hosting, cybersecurity, system integration, application development and maintenance, which we can deliver to our clients as a service, including end-to-end SLA’s. Moreover, Sopra Steria is also very active at EU level and has multiple framework contracts with the European Institutions.


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