Title Lead Consultant - Telecoms Category Business Consulting City Reading, England - South East, United Kingdom Job Description Lead Consultant - Telecoms Position Description If you have a creative understanding of what motivates business success and a talent for unlocking problems and modelling innovative solutions, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. CGI are looking for a Lead Telecoms Consultant to join their busy team and help it grow further. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go. Your future duties and responsibilities As a Lead Consultant in the Telecoms team your role will be split between delivery and the winning of new business within the Telecoms industry. This will include:•Creating and developing relationships with senior stakeholders to enable selling and delivery of our Consulting and Systems Integration capabilities.•Technical ownership and domain expertise input to new client proposals, proof of concepts and IP generation.•Lead with consulting engagement delivery for our clients across the Communications sector.•Represent CGI at industry events.•Mentor, train and support other CGI members in the relevant business and technical domains. Required qualifications to be successful in this role To be successful in this role, we are looking for a proven track record, with extensive experience of working in the Telecoms sector in one of the following areas:o At an operator or service provider, either in the architecture or IT departmentso At a systems and solutions vendoro At a Systems Integrator or IT Services organizationThe successful candidate will possess a good general understanding of Telecoms Networks and IT architectures, and will be able to evidence capability to translate business needs into IT or Outsourcing propositions and solutions with architecture/design experience within the successful delivery of medium-to-large (£5m - £20m total contract value) business or IT change projects.You will also need to be able to evidence knowledge of and an interest in developing solutions in Mobile technologies, 5G and Smart City solutions.Your broad background knowledge of telecoms should include at least 3 of the following areas:o Customer Serviceo OSS/BSSo Network Managemento IoT/M2Mo BI systems/Advanced Analyticso Portals and Retail Platformso Digital Transformationo NFV/SDNAs a senior member of our team, you will exhibit strong interpersonal skills – confident, clear, concise – with a passion for latest business innovations and their application to clients’ challenges, you will need to be ambitious and keen to learn and develop at pace and CGI will provide you the support and training to help achieve this. This role can be based in either our Reading, London or Manchester offices, but applicants must have a flexible attitude towards travel. #INDCGI Build your career with us.It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.