Business Consultant IT hub
For a project in the Rotterdam region we are looking for a Business Consultant. The assignment can be done in a hybride form remote/on location.
The ICT organization are successfully operating a virtual Digital Competence Center that is supporting employees around various data & research related topics. However, the research environment is rapidly changing. Developments like Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing, and use of Cloud solutions are changing the way in which research is conducted. A lot of questions are raised and will be delegated to different departements. This takes too much time and effort.
To support these developments, the organization wishes to investigate whether a more profound & structured IT Hub organization would be beneficial. An organization in which research support is delivered based on an overarching view on new technological developments. As a first step, the organization wishes to hire a Business Consultant to develop a Program Definition for this initiative.
Activities & responsibilities
- Perform a deep-dive on the requirements for the IT Hub (e.g. interview various experts from different departments)
- Prepare a Program Definition (incl. benefit statement & business case) with an approach & budget request on how the IT Hub is foreseen to be valuable
- Design the IT Hub Initiative with multiple underlying project streams
- Align process with senior stakeholders and support decision making process
- Extensive (consulting) experience with organizational change and the development of new capabilities
- Understanding & sensitivity regarding cultural change
- Project and Programme management skills (for example MSP)
- Experience developing complex business cases
- Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups and teams
- Experience in an academic environment and preferably also with data & research (methods)
- Ability to navigate in a complex environment and to interact with senior stakeholders
- Knowledge of cloud & general IT solutions
- Excellent in Dutch & English