IT Consultant

Applicable is seeking a new IT Solutions Consultant to join our Pre-Sales team providing the senior commercial and technical capability necessary to support sales and product/service management. 

As an IT Solutions Consultant you will be part of the resource pool for project ownership, technical lead and delivery, and occasional Professional Services (consultancy).

Applicable runs hybrid UC and collaboration services for some of the world's largest enterprise customers with over 340,000 application users - we understand what it means to deliver mission critical services.

About the role

As an IT Consultant, you will be responsible for the solution preparation and presentation. You will prepare technical and commercial solutions in response to customer requirements to form part of a proposal and manage the RFP/I, Bid Response process on behalf of Applicable for key potential and existing customers.

You will focus on presenting the solution, this will involve creating and delivering presentations that articulate the technical, service and technical design and matching products and services and customer requirements.

A typical day in the role, you will get involved in:

Sales Management

- You will support the Customer Engagement team with technical and commercial expertise within the overall sales process.

Product Management activity:

- You will provide customer and market input to Product Strategy

Project Delivery

- Transition the agreed customer solution into Project Delivery, guiding the responsible Project Manager and TDA

Service Transition activity:

- You will support post sales technical activities.

Service Operations activity: none. 

A member of the resource pool to perform the following roles:

- Respond to Customer requests for Proposals or Solutions

- Pre-sales Technical Design Authority (TDA) in conjunction with Product Management and Architecture.

Location: Home based, or office based. Travel involved (twice a month circa).

Our fantastic Bristol office is in BS34 8HP, with free parking and great transport link (5 minutes walking from Bristol Parkway Train Station). 

About you

As an IT Solutions Consultant, you will possess strong communication/presentation skills and work well with other teams. You will also come from a technical background and you will be able to deliver the best solution for our customer. 

You'll be passionate, dynamic and self-motivated, and will bring the following skills to the role:

Ideally you will have:

Excellent external-facing and presentation skills.

Ability to build solution proposals to match Applicable products and services to deliver customer ROI.

Ability to prepare quality (professional, fit for purpose, requiring no Senior Manager, PMO or Sales review) written correspondence, and internal          and external-facing documentation.

Demonstrable commitment to the Applicable Values and to realising Applicable’s vision.

Creative, driven and the courage to act with integrity.

Advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Sound business acumen.

Bonus point for:

Good external-facing and presentation skills

Current Microsoft UC and Collaboration domain experience.

Exposure to Microsoft products, especially Teams, Skype for Business and Exchange.

Why Applicable ltd?

A great bunch of friendly people and a growing team.

Serious career progression opportunities within an MSP.

Free parking and great transport links (5 minutes walking from Bristol Parkway Train Station).

23 days of holiday going up to 26 days with each additional year of service, bank holiday on top.

Option to buy and sell leave.

Income protection and health insurance.

Death in service.

Enhance pension scheme.

Giving something back day.

Flexible working hours/work from home.

At Applicable ltd we know that the perfect candidate doesn't exist. We don't look for someone who ticks boxes, we are looking for the right person to join us. We are great in what we do, we need your help in doing it even better!

This is an amazing opportunity to join an ambitious service provider with significant expansion plans for the coming years. This role is best suited to a Business Analyst, Junior Pre-Sales consultant or Bid Manager who is looking to make the next step in their career and join a team that can offer an exciting long-term opportunity, bonus, benefits and challenge.

Applicable are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.