Solution Implementation Lead Consultant – Digital needed at Phillips Consulting

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Job title : Solution Implementation Lead Consultant – Digital

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : March 02, 2024

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Job Overview:

As a Senior Solution Implementation/Lead Consultant in our Digital Technology Advisory team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and delivering digital solutions that address complex business challenges. This position is ideal for someone who has a passion for digital technologies and a track record of implementing innovative solutions in a consulting environment.

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

A Consultant shall be a respected professional in her/his field who shall consistently apply the firm’s policies and procedures to:

  • Advisor
  • Lead and manage end-to-end digital transformation projects for high-profile clients
  • Develop strong client relationships, understanding their unique needs and tailoring digital solutions to meet these requirements
  • Serve as a trusted advisor, providing expertise and guidance on digital strategy and implementation to clients and internal assignment
  • EOIs and Proposals

When assigned by her/his Staff Manager, assist in preparing:

  • Expressions of interest
  • The technical component of a proposal as directed by the designated Staff Manager, including conducting any necessary research
  • Assignments
  • Carry out assignment duties in accordance with the terms of reference and assignment programme
  • Carry out assignments employing professional knowledge and innovative solutions to problems encountered
  • Carry out hardware component of solution implementation. Managing hardware peripherals supporting products
  • Facilitates master plan for all PC/workstation validation
  • Build, author and configure all application requirements including form integration
  • Test all third-party integration of vendors software within or outside to ensure solution stability i.e. Swift, Interswitch etc
  • Facilitate and manage project milestones
  • Product definition, gathers business requirements and translates to configuration development and scope
  • Application acceptance, validate, modify and test configuration work and business workflow requirements
  • Train the trainers – facilitate product specific training and ensures trainers incorporate processes and procedures as designated
  • Provide implementation/conversion support assistance with master conversion plan for implementation from a readiness to full production environment
  • Manages technical activities and facilitates technical questionnaire, manages challenges and issues
  • Training
  • Develop materials and facilitate as a trainer on topics of her/his specialization
  • Develop materials and facilitate generally (and at least once every six months) as a trainer and facilitator for the firm’s training programmes, thus gaining exposure to other skills and topics and honing presentational skills
  • Team Leadership
  • Hold regular team meetings in order to review progress and ensure exchange of experiences and ideas
  • Act as the day-to-day interface between the client and our team
  • Encourage, motivate and manage the team on site
  • Manage the assignment in accordance with the instructions given by the Assignment Manager and keep her/him informed of progress
  • Practice Development
  • Identify opportunities to or as requested – take the lead in conducting training courses on topics in area(s) of specialization and participate generally in the firm’s training programmes both internally and for clients
  • Monitor and research emerging client needs and market developments in products and services in her/his area of specialization and recommend new developments and upgrading in which the firm might invest
  • When assigned, develop and upgrade products and services in accordance with the approved budget(s)
  • Innovation and Thought Leadership:
  • Stay abreast of emerging digital trends and technologies
  • Contribute to thought leadership within the digital domain, publishing articles, and presenting at conferences
  • Drive innovation within the team, encouraging creative problem-solving and new approaches to challenges


  • Requires good working knowledge of Oracle systems, Core Banking applications such as Finacle and Flexcube, as well as the Nigerian Banking Environment, interfaces with Network operators and payment aggregators
  • Technical skills in Applications and solutions implementation
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-discipline professional team working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Report Writing and Knowledge of IBM Query and Oracle Database
  • Demonstrated experience in translating business needs/end-user requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working in a client facing role
  • Communicates ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise, and professional manner
  • Strong innovative problem- solving skills
  • Effective presentation skills and a confident speaker
  • Strong drive and focus, coupled with other listed skills, to be able to convert plans into action and requisite results on time
  • Good oral and written English
  • Able to conduct interviews effectively
  • Able to work on her/his own initiative, i.e. with minimal supervision


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 5-9 years of experience in a digital technology advisory/consultancy role, with a proven track record of implementing digital solutions
  • A track record of progressive achievement and advancement in implementing solutions and applications
  • Strong knowledge of digital technologies and trends
  • Excellent client-facing and communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have at least two of the following professional qualifications:
  • Networking CCNA, CCNP
  • System Administration MCTS, etc
  • Project Management – Prince2/PMP
  • IT Service Delivery ITIL v3 Foundation
  • IT Governance COBIT5 Assessor/Implementer

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