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Publicis Groupe Senior Principal, Enterprise Technology Strategy | Engineering Transformation - Retail in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

As a Senior Principal Enterprise Technology Strategy, you will participate in the growth and development of the Strategy practice at Publicis Sapient. Your role will focus on shaping value-oriented technology and digital transformations for our clients and delivering strategic advice in the early stages of these transformations. Your role includes designing and maintaining the overarching technology and IT strategy, ensuring that all systems, applications, and processes align with business objectives, standards, and best practices to support long-term growth and efficiency. You will assess the current state of client's technology, identify opportunities for technology-driven growth, develop roadmaps to capitalize on those opportunities, and design operating models in collaboration with cross-functional teams. You are expected to stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies. You will work in multidisciplinary teams comprised of business strategists, experience strategists, and data strategists to formulate recommendations that address customer needs and frame downstream work. The role requires a strong background in commerce, marketing, cloud, platforms, integrations, supply chain, and / or retail operating systems.

Your Impact:

  • Lead teams to deliver value-accretive technology strategy and transformation

  • Actively participate in the entrepreneurial construction of the strategy consulting team: support the recruiting process, define ways of working, contribute thought leadership

  • Devise enterprise architecture specific technology strategy related product offerings, proposals and develop new business

  • Effectively manage team to produce quality client recommendations

  • Build trusted relationship with clients based on credibility and active listening

  • Provide thought leadership to shape and scope top-down “answer” on building digital business transformation road maps

  • Develop a comprehensive enterprise architecture strategy that encompasses future-state architectures, governance structures, and transformation roadmaps to guide from current to future state.

  • Act as a liaison between the strategy team, business stakeholders, and delivery teams to ensure strategic alignment and the successful translation of business vision into actionable plans.

  • Analyze market trends and technology advancements, helping out clients to take advantage of emerging opportunities while mitigating risks associated with digital and technology transformations.


Skills & Experience:

  • Over 8 years of Strategy and/or Technology Consulting experience within a global major consulting firm

  • Prior experience with large-scale transformations within corporate strategy at a global scale and reach

  • Experience in consumer-focused industries including retail, automotive, travel & hospitality, and consumer products.

  • Experience with product mindset and Agile ways of working

  • Thorough understanding of the key components of commerce transformation including interactive, marketplaces, multi-channel, retail operating systems, OMS, PIM, supply chain, integrations, cloud, and data.

  • Ability to interpret and create typical technology artifacts, business context diagrams, system architecture diagrams, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, and database structure diagrams

  • Ability to navigate a large organization and have the power of persuasion through content and confidence

  • Experience with IT transformation including modern operating models and organization structures

  • Experience designing and facilitate effective client workshops to accelerate current state understanding, identify opportunities, and build consensus across a broad set of business and IT stakeholders

Set Yourself Apart With:

  • You’re fascinated with new technology and see all its possibilities

  • You have a firm belief and understanding of new ways of working including agile, experience centricity, product mindset, and modern engineering

  • You’re eager to help others understand the potential of blurring the lines between business, IT, digital and marketing

  • You are collaborative, supportive of your co-workers, willing to support the Publicis Power Of One and other business ideals and principles

Additional Information

Pay Range: $155,000 - $280,000. The range shown represents a grouping of relevant ranges currently in use at Publicis Sapient. Actual range for this position may differ, depending on location and specific skillset required for the work itself.

As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200.