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- Information technology expertise
- Technical skills
- Customer service orientation
- Critical thinking
- Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
- Decision making
- Organization and planning
- Time management
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Dear Mr. Meyer:
Upon review of your posting for an IT Consultant, I felt compelled to submit my resume for your consideration. With my experience in strategic IT / business consulting and analysis throughout my professional background, as well as my demonstrated strengths in team collaboration and comprehensive project management, I feel confident that I would significantly benefit your organization in this capacity.
From assessing client needs and translating business requirements into technology solutions to managing risk and ensuring sustained business value, my background has positioned me to excel in this consulting role. With deep understanding of current business challenges and the added value of technological tools and solutions, my leadership and communication abilities prepare me ready to thrive in this position. Additionally, my core strengths in technical needs analysis, operational direction, and budgetary oversight are certain to render me an immediate asset to your company.
Highlights of my background and accomplishments include the following:
Delivering expert recommendations and managing integration and implementation projects for companies in need of technological solutions such as data networks and software platforms; successfully setting up, configuring, and migrating systems and services while advising on security vulnerabilities, outdated systems, and hardware upgrades.
Researching and documenting new processes for IT teams while working directly with users to gather business requirements and inform proposed system enhancements.
Managing all aspects of technical projects from start to finish, including scheduling, resource allocation, guidelines/deadlines, and risk management; communicating regularly with IT management and users regarding project status, areas of concern, and deliverables.
Completing a comprehensive MSBA program and achieving an extensive understanding of the transformative impact that needs-based IT solutions can have on businesses.
Demonstrating expertise in current IT business trends, data modeling, value chain analysis, Porter’s Five Forces, systems analysis / project management, Java programming, and database management.
Proficient in a variety of software applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Project, Business Objects, PeopleSoft, and SQL.
With my proven success in driving strategic IT / business consulting engagements, coupled with my enthusiasm and dedication to facilitating outstanding business success, I believe I could swiftly surpass your expectations for this role. I look forward to discussing the position in further detail.
Thank you for your consideration.
Gregory B. Fortner