Senior Automation Consultant

This is a pipeline job post – meaning, we are looking to find qualified candidates for future openings in our company. We are not actively hiring for this position. Please only apply if you are flexible with your start date and open to being “on call” for future positions at BP3.

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BP3 is seeking a dynamic Senior Automation Consultant to lead and manage client engagements through the full spectrum of the automation lifecycle. This pivotal role involves:

  • Consultation & Strategy Development:
    • Engaging with clients to understand their requirements.
    • Formulating strategic automation solutions tailored to client needs.
    • Envisioning and designing future operating models enabled by AI, Automation and Digitisation.
  • Planning & Implementation:
    • Leading on process discovery, ideation and opportunity assessments.
    • Constructing detailed business cases and implementation roadmaps.
    • Coordinating change management to ensure business readiness.
    • Driving the adoption and integration of automation solutions into established operating models.

Location

United Kingdom – Remote Working

Working Hours

Flexible – We service global clients, therefore working hours may vary.

Travel

Travel may be necessary, therefore candidates need to be open to travel.

Requirements

Key Responsibilities

Sales & Account Management:

  • Provide comprehensive sales support throughout the sales process.
  • Support in developing proposals.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Account Managers for Account Planning and opportunity identification.
  • Foster on-sell and cross-sell initiatives.

Automation Programme Shaping & Advisory:

  • Interpret and align with client’s vision and strategy and consult on their automation agenda.
  • Understand the clients situation, determine and align with their needs and expectations.
  • Identify critical success factors and develop an approriate approach to support the clients journey.
  • Run opportunity assessments across full functional areas to identify, prioritise and size improvement and automation opportunities.
  • Develop Business Cases to motivate for investment in automation and support clients to drive and demonstrate benefits realisation.
  • Devise and execute tailored automation roadmaps.
  • Design To-Be operating models with Intelligent Automation at the core.
  • Conceptualise solutions and help implement into operations; including the design and implementation of process and organisational design (OD) changes.
  • Conduct readiness assessments for digital workforce integration.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of implemented solutions and make adjustments as necessary.

Client Engagement:

  • Lead engagements by guiding and supporting client through the automation journey to deliver of strategic outcomes and realise benefits.
  • Lead teams of analysts and engineers to ensure project success.
  • Maintain accountability for project deliverables, budget adherence, and profitability.
  • Facilitate a seamless transition post-implementation and monitor long-term project success.
  • Utilize Kantata for project and resource management.

Technology Consultation:

  • Leverage firm-wide knowledge and resources to consult on client automation programmes.
  • Update and maintain the company’s knowledge base and methodologies.
  • Conduct methodology training sessions for internal and client teams.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience.
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree is preferable.
  • Prior experience in IT, especially within Automation, is beneficial.
  • Consulting background is desirable.
  • Operational experience in service industries (e.g., Finance, Retail, Health, Telco) or support services (Finance, IT, HR) is valuable.

Benefits

  • Company paid private health insurance
  • Pension scheme: match of 4% salary
  • Death-in-Service Insurance: 4x salary
  • Critical Illness Insurance: 2x salary
  • Income Protection: 0.75x salary
  • 25 days vacation