(Senior) Technology Strategy Consultant

Job description

As a (Senior) Technology Strategy Consultant within the Technology practice, you are the trusted advisor for leading (international) organizations in guiding and translating their business strategy into a concrete Digital and Technology strategy.

You apply your knowledge and experience to shape the transformation of our clients towards a digital organization and understand their most important challenges. You advise clients to become successful in their transformation through thorough analysis. You work on a client’s strategic direction, reorganization, governance and optimization of their technology investments. You will translate this to digital blueprints and architecture with accompanying IT Masterplans.

In this you support (international) companies with advice within their most strategic technology projects and you also help to realize them.

A (Senior) Technology Strategy Consultant at BearingPoint you will support our clients and tech colleagues in designing the end state of the most innovative Technology strategies, where IT plays a key role in creating business value, but that is not all you do. You will also act in a consulting role, helping our clients navigate in a complex world and bridging the gap between business and technology by advising them and sometimes even teaching them your skills.

Your responsibilities

As a (Senior) Technology Strategy Consultant you are responsible for the analyses of strategic business objectives with a focus on Digital/Technology strategy and the derivation of concrete measures.

Your primary responsibilities are:

  • Development of comprehensive digital and technology strategies, including IT opportunity assessment, investment portfolio management, information strategy, channel strategy, sourcing strategy and derivation of concrete IT Masterplans that supports the business strategy.
  • Definition of new business models, digital catalogs and assessment of IT capabilities and platforms
  • Carrying out data-driven business cases and change the sourcing mix (incl Cloud) to improve service delivery, cost of service and/or operational agility
  • Carrying out risk analysis and due diligence
  • Designing and structuring IT (business) transformation programs and execution plan. Programs often introduce disruptive, new technologies and/or new ways of working (e.g. Cloud, Business Ecosystems, IoT, Agile and DevOps).
  • Carrying out market soundings and benchmarking
  • Guiding the Chief Information/Technology Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer and the leadership team in redefining the IT Operating Model and defining (Agile) capabilities to fulfill the role of IT as a business partner


Your qualifications & competencies

  • At least 5-10 years of relevant and demonstrable work experience in technology strategy, preferably within a (strategy) consulting firm or similar
  • Relevant experience with large scale digital and/or technology transformations and a specific interest in Cloud, Digital/IT Transformation, Agility, Data & Analytics and/or Architecture
  • Strong consulting skills, e.g. solid financial and business acumen, structured and holistic thinking, analytical and creative problem solving, project management, prioritizing, communication, and stakeholder management.
  • Experience with one of more innovation methods, such as Human Centered Design, Design Thinking, Jobs to be Done, Process and Journey mapping, Service Blueprint, Business Model, Digital Platforms and Digital Products.
  • A relevant and completed Master’s Degree with a strong affinity with IT & Business
  • A solid network that you would like to further expand within BearingPoint
  • Ambition with a commercial insight and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Leadership qualities, organizational talent and a strong feeling for and thorough experience with political-administrative relations;
  • A can-do and independent work-attitude
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English (written and spoken)
  • Publications on the matter are a plus

What we offer

BearingPoint offers the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of talented professionals in The Netherlands, being part of our firm wide community. The spirit is entrepreneurial; the culture is cooperative; the structure is flat, and the result is growth.

Working at BearingPoint means

  • The opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We have a substantial training program, both for people with limited experience as well as for more experienced hires.
  • A steep learning curve with direct customer contact and the opportunity to have impact on our business
  • Being part of a relatively small (~70 people), but close, group of enthusiastic consultants
  • A healthy work-life balance which includes parental leave days and flexible working hours
  • Excellent compensation and benefits packages, such as a permanent contract, (electric) lease car, laptop, smartphone, a collective pension, and health scheme

As our clients put it “we like working with BearingPoint, because they truly help us grow and aim to make themselves superfluous”