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Discovery and Migration Consultant

Summary Sheet: I.T. & Communications

Advertiser NameHays Talent SolutionsAdvertiser Type:Agency
Classification:I.T. & CommunicationsSubclassification:
Country:United KingdomLocation:United Kingdom
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:>Jagdeep Bhangal
Employment Type:PermanentWorkhours:Not Specified

Position: Discovery and Migration Consultant


An excellent opportunity to work as a Discovery and Migration Consultant for a leading IT company

UK-wide travel required
Flexible home-working

Job Introduction

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Discovery Consultant to join my clients dynamic and rapidly expanding Consultancy Practice. The successful individual will work on a variety of customer projects engaging with the business stakeholders and supporting ISVs as required. Joining this exciting team will open opportunities for you to contribute to both my clients business and their propositions;

To be successful you will have the following attributes:

  • Proven business and application/service consulting expertise

  • Subject-matter expertise in discovery tools and techniques

  • Business-related information identification and analysis

  • Ability to engage across a range of internal and external stakeholders interviewing capability and information consolidation

Main Responsibilities

  • Definition and identification of customer data sets required to be harvested and analysed

  • Definition and discovery of key infrastructure, technical and application/service attributes

  • Discovery processes definition and adoption. Ongoing updates and applicability assessment.

  • Tool selection and ongoing knowledge management:

    • Proof of concept testing.

    • Vendor liaison and updates on features, capability, licensing

  • Supporting the identification, and interviewing of customer/business stakeholders, such as:-

    • Application owners, architecture, development and management teams

    • Infrastructure owners, architecture, support and management teams

    • Service management teams

    • Business unit stakeholders

    • End user teams

    • 3rd party vendors/ISVs

    • Other subject matter experts

  • Evaluating customer stakeholder support and buy-in to project objectives and escalating where required

  • Assist in the creation and execution of stakeholder and communications maps and planning

  • Defining and enforcing customer and project escalation processes in relation to discovery activities

  • Working in a partnership ethos, both with my clients project teams and customer stakeholders

  • Enforcement and adherence to project scope and objectives, including being accountable for time, cost and quality of own delivery areas

  • Feeding into and delivering subsequent transformation and migration design and planning stages

  • In-house Team training, in tool and process use

  • Assistance with the development of the discovery framework

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