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Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd Published: July 18, 2019 (about 1 month ago)
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Lead Technical Consultant - Cisco & Microsoft Project Engineering Lead


Competitive Salary Bonus & benefits

Our Client a leading Cisco & Microsoft Gold VAR Partner is looking for a Project engineering lead to lead and develop a team of c15 Project engineers. You will be responsible for the management & development of a successful delivery team with a focus on ensuring resource utilisation is at its peak. 

The team is split between two fields, Cisco- Networking/Collaboration/Security and Microsoft- Cloud/Modern Workplace. The ideal candidate will come from a project engineering, team lead background with the ability to act as the technical escalation point on projects where needed, (Ideally CCNP / CCIE level with a positive attitude toward Microsoft technology). 

Purpose of Role

Develop and deliver excellent project services to our client’s customers by utilizing great leadership and great people. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the consulting team that provide technical resource to ensure projects are delivered to scope, budget and timescales

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure team utilisation is at its highest level and performance is at the highest possible standard.
  • Act as technical lead on projects where required.
  • Manager the Resource Review and Assignment Process to ensure resources deliver against business needs.
  • Be responsible for recruiting and managing technical resources as required to deliver projects – both permanent & contract.
  • Ensuring the business has the skills and resources to achieve and maintain Vendor Certifications.
  • Manage performance of the consulting team and report to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure the business strategy is on track for their 2020 their vision.
  • Create working relationships with the PMO, Managed services and Sales / Pre-sales teams.
  • Overall risk management to identify themes.
  • Technical Escalation Management.
  • Ensure that proposals are correctly resourced and validated.
  • Facilitate change control process.
  • Management of the Audit / Certifications requirements.
  • Adherence to the business’ Quality, Data Protection and Information Security Standards.

Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Significant industry knowledge and experience.
  • Good technical understanding across both Cisco and Microsoft technologies.
  • Be able to be technically respected by the consulting team.
  • Excel and Systems competence.
  • Resource Management.
  • Problem analysis skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter.
  • Good relationship builder with strong diplomacy skills.
  • Must be able to work proactively and under pressure.
  • Great communications skills, written and verbal.
  • Great team player.
  • Commercial awareness, able to identify & effectively communicate commercial opportunities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Be happy to work outside of comfort zones.
  • Enjoys making things happen.
  • Prince 2 Qualification


  • Exceptional written and verbal skills including presentation skills.
  • Time Management & Multitasking.
  • Confident – ability to interface with employees.
  • Responsible and self-motivating.
  • Calm under Pressure.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Embrace the benefits of new technologies.

Lead Technical Consultant - Cisco & Microsoft Project Engineering Lead


Competitive Slary Plus Bonus & benefits

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