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Job Title - Lead Solution IT- Architect UK


T-Systems Ltd operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions.

T-Systems Ltd is pursuing the mission to shape the future of a connected business world and society by creating added value for customers, employees and investors through innovative ICT solutions.

We are building a value driven and inclusive business to help us attract and retain the top talent available. Our business is stronger for it and we have more ideas, greater creativity and amazing people driving us forward.

Purpose of the Function

This is a new role to enhance the bid strategy for selected Local Business Units across EMEA. UK is one of a number of Local Business Units. The intent is for the headcount to be amended in the Local Business Unit once a clearly able candidate is identified.

Key Accountabilities

In close collaboration with the Deal Hunters and the Deal Bid Teams

  • Lead identification/qualification phaseul
  • Qualification of leads for lighthouse deals and development of leads into biddable deals and triggering the internal processes – focus: technical solution / ICT strategy perspective
  • Setup and management of substantial relationships, as a trusted advisor, to key stakeholder (CIO, CTO, Digitalization Manager) of large enterprises; Counterpart for client´s CxO- manager to discuss their ICT strategy – positioning T-Systems as potential partner of choice (Focus: infrastructure outsourcing)

  • Solution design phase (in a concrete engagement/bid phase)ul
  • to analyze customer needs in regard to business, business processes, strategy and pain points in detail
  • to define the Big Picture (solution guidelines and the solution cornerstones)
  • to manage the solution development, the overall integration of the different solution elements, the risk minimization, the development and presentation of any added business value.
  • to review solution related documents regarding the pre-defined cornerstones
  • responsible counterpart for the client in all solution related topics
  • Support the successful closing of Big Complex Deals and handover to Transition responsible in Service and Delivery Organization


Professional Experience/ Knowledge/ Skills

Experience and Qualifications

  • professional experience in the IT sector (CIO environment, IT strategy, IT project and operations)
  • Ideally - sales background as well - experience of lead generation, identifying opportunities and bringing through to qualification
  • experience in realization and management of large and complex IT projects for major enterprises or organizations with corresponding responsibility for budget and personnel

Technical Know-How

  • Broad understanding of the B2B IT Market, particularly in the areas of Cloud hosting, enablement and infrastructure transformation
  • Understanding of trends/innovations which will impact the IT strategy of the future (ie. Digitalization)
  • Industry experiences in several areas as e.g. (Automotive, Aero, Electronics, Energy, CPG, Retail, Services...)

Managerial Know-How/ Human Relations Skills

  • Communication at CxO and senior director level
  • Ability to form, lead and management multi-disciplinary / virtual teams with a results-oriented approach
  • Experienced customer oriented listener, problem solver, shaper and challenger

We want to recruit the best people for our business. This sounds simple but in a changing business landscape we need to continually review what talent and capability we need and then how we attract and engage it.

Our industry is exciting and there is no status quo; our customers are becoming more and more digital and need different and innovative new solutions and expect more and more from us. This means we need to evolve and to stay ahead of the market and of the major trends like Cyber Security, Big Data or the Internet of Things
Find out what it is like to work at T-Systems
Job Title  —   Lead Solution IT- Architect UK
Job Ref  —   54536_EN_2
Employer  —   T-Systems
Job Type  —   Full-Time
Industry/Job Sector  —   IT & Internet
Country  —   UK
City  —   Milton Keynes
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   26/07/2017
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