Practice Lead - Management & Strategic Advisory Consulting

  • Elire,
  • Remote or Minneapolis, MN
  • 2 weeks ago
ADDIE, Accountability, Agile, Analytical skill, Attention to detail, Automated testing, CRM, CAP, Cloud, Budget, FOCUS, Go-to-market strategy, Fit/gap analysis, Financial services, Process improvement, Process mapping, Project management, QA, Reporting, PMP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP BASIS, SAS, Roadmaps, Risk analysis, Training and development, Change management
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 50%.

Job Description

Due to continued growth, we are excited to bring on a new Strategic Advisory Services (SAS) Practice Lead.  We are in search of someone that has a roll-up the sleeves and get their hands dirty attitude, to help lead an already amazing and highly talented team/practice to even higher success.  We are a one team, one goal entrepreneurial spirits (with some grit) type environment, that is collective, collaborative, but accountable.  We foster growth in all areas and are all truly excited to be part of this amazing Elire family.

The SAS Practice Lead will focus on the strategic direction of our service offerings, manages the resources in the SAS practice, assists sales efforts as a subject matter expert, and ensures that Elire is delivering quality solutions to our clients.  Typical projects range in length from 3 to 18 months. During times not impacted by COVID-19, client travel is required as needed by the client.  *Note - Under the current Covid-19 climate, all employees are currently working remote.   

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Business Process thought leader by staying abreast of new technologies and trends and advising on forthcoming market trends
  • Proven project management and leadership abilities on projects with moderate-to-high levels of complexity
  • Develop the **Go to Market** strategy for SAS to achieve budgeted sales goals for the practice
  • Participate in sales and support our sales organization as the SAS Subject Matter Expert
  • Application and Strategic Roadmaps to provide clients with system agnostic advice about the future of the IT investments and the best ways to improve their business processes
  • Testing projects to expand testing coverage, as well as to expand use of automated testing tools
  • Change Management projects to ensure all area of change are understood, and to ensure all appropriate training and communication strategies are developed and executed
  • Process mapping and process improvement projects designed to make processes more efficient and effective
  • Support of Implementations, Optimizations, and Support of OnPrem and Cloud projects

Expert abilities:

  • Facilitating meetings - able to conduct meetings with stakeholders and influence outcomes
  • Understanding business processes from either a financials or human resources working environment
  • Leading sales efforts, including RFPs, writing SOWs, participating in client presentations
  • Expert process mapping, work session facilitation and related documentation skills
  • Expert knowledge of multiple SAS methodology and tools including but limited to Strategic Roadmap, End to End Process Improvement, and Change Management
  • Demonstrated contributions to the development and creation of templates and tool with no direction from peers and senior staff
  • Lead the creation of best of breed documents (deliverable examples)
  • Lead to the creation of new methodologies and service offerings, including working across practices
  • Expert knowledge of multiple process improvement methodologies (SAS, Six Sigma, Hammer, Rummler Brache), change management methodologies (CAP, ADDIE, 5 Moments of Truth) and project management (SDLC, agile)


All applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 100%, especially during peak times of a project
  • You may reside anywhere in the contiguous United States if you have access to major airport
  • 10+ years of Consulting or relevant Professional Experience (Accounting, Financials, Human Resources)
  • 5 years of Project Management Experience, PMP not required but a plus
  • 5 years of experience assisting with sales calls, RFPs, and SOWs
  • Prior experience in a leadership role at a consulting company

Salary Options:

  • Base + Bonus based on sales obtained

Elire is a Certified Partner of Oracle, Kyriba, and FIS. Established in 2005, Elire is a Minneapolis based full-service consulting firm with 15+ years of experience in successfully completing projects for our customers all over the country. Over one hundred clients in the Public and Fortune 500 Financial, Services, and Utilities Sectors have benefited from Elire’s hands-on guidance and knowledge. We help achieve success by efficiently implementing, integrating, and upgrading software investments. We employ consultants with world-class skills and experience. To learn more, visit our website at


Elire is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Dice Id : 10120698
Position Id : 6811507
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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