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United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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Additional Locations: 
* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

As EMEA Transition Solution Architect, you will be responsible for developing transition artifacts to support pre-sales initiatives across a mix of DaaS and Managed Services opportunities. You will work closely with sales and delivery to support the sales pipeline as a transition and transformation expert. You will need to have experience building a transition plan and cost model to support technology solutions to be able to handle this role. 


  • Review proposed delivery model and technical solution to build contract, project planning and cost model artifacts to support the transition and transformation efforts
  • Work with other solution architects to review feasibility of the solution elements to identify and document scope, assumptions, risks, issues to transition and delivery
  • Manage the solution handover from solutioning and sales to the transition and delivery teams
  • Support Sales in customer meetings as a transition and transformation subject matter expert
  • Develop and transition pre-sales transition deliverables including presentations, contract, cost models, process flows and project plans
  • Use customer details, industry knowledge and market conditions to build transition plans and deliverables
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationship with vendors and external/internal customers
You will report to Manager, EMEA Transition team based in the UK. 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of experience architecting and implementing transition and transformation solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in IT outsourcing and/or Managed Services
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering or related discipline with an information technology focus (Master’s degree highly desirable)
  • Team player experienced in working with different cultures and virtual teams (across global time zones) in a matrix led project teams
  • Demonstrated experience acting as the liaison between sales and delivery with communication skills to speak appropriately to both parties (translating technology to the business and vice versa)
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing a complex customer business problem and developing a future state recommendation with a plan to deliver
  • Ability to analyze project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives
  • Excellent communication, organizational, leadership, time management, and solution-oriented skills
  • Highly developed skills in using MS Office Suite applications including: Project, Visio, Excel
  • Strong negotiation, data analytics, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of Transition Management principles, procedures and best practices
  • Strong customer focus and ability to manage customer expectations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to present and explain technical and business information to executive stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to travel up to 25% (no travel during COVID)

What Lenovo can offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies 
  • Opportunities for career development & growth 
  • Access to trainings for personal development 
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity 
  • Attractive compensation package and Performance based rewards 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom