Practice Director

Forty Five Consulting Group is a boutique executive search firm based in Houston, Texas.  It was founded on the principle of getting back to basics in recruiting.  Our goal is to present our clients with quality talent while providing a positive experience for our candidates.

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We are actively interviewing candidates for a Practice Director.

Title: Practice Director

Our client is an information technology consulting firm, is looking for a Practice Director to expand our service offerings to our clients. The ideal candidate will possess a strong business and technology background with an ability to communicate well at all levels of the client’s organization.

You should be able to design technology solutions, including custom and off-the-shelf technologies. You will collaborate closely with the sales team during the sales cycle and then continue to work with clients and project team members as the project progresses from initial development to completion.

Responsibilities include:

Revenue Growth:

  • Attract new clients

  • Participate in sales support activities to close business for the company

  • Sales Strategy

  • Solution Visioning

  • Proposal Writing

  • Contract Negotiations

 

Successful Delivery:

  • Project Kick-offs

  • Project Staffing

  • Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, Deployment, Rollout, Support

  • Ensure maximum profitability for the project

 

Operational Efficiency:

  • Accountable for all transactions within named clients or client projects

  • Ensure the most efficient use of Indigo Beam’s consultants as well as your own time to maximize profitability

 

Company Culture:

  • Resource Sharing

  • Project Selling

  • Project Troubleshooting

  • Lead Social Events

  • Provide input into hiring strategies and company culture buildout

 

Your experience should include:

  • Minimum 8 years of proven leadership experience in information technology and data management

  • Experience in consulting environment, including responsibility for budget oversight

  • Good understanding of modern technology systems – cloud infrastructure, security, databases, business continuity, application development, reporting.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to translate and explain technical terms and concepts in lay terms, tailoring communications effectively for different groups and stakeholders.

  • Extensive experience developing and leading the implementation of tactical and strategic projects

  • Expert understanding of enterprise-wide systems, applications, and architecture

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or relevant field. An MBA is desirable.

 

You must be located in Houston, TX, or willing to relocate.