Manager - Application Consulting

Location US-IL-Remote | US-FL-Remote
Job ID
Consulting - Consulting
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Nuance is the pioneer and leader in conversational artificial intelligence (AI) innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. We deliver solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people, amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and improve security. With decades of both domain and AI expertise, we work with thousands of organizations across a wide range of industries.


Join our team! At Nuance, we are constantly reinventing how people connect with technology and with each other. Our AI-powered solutions empower organizations to transform “business as usual.” For decades, the world’s leading financial, healthcare, telecommunications, retailers, and government organizations have trusted Nuance to bring them award-winning solutions that deliver more meaningful outcomes and empower a smarter, more connected world. From clinical speech recognition technologies that free physicians to spend more time caring for patients to real-time intelligence that powers billions of customer interactions, we’re deeply committed to helping organizations push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Job Summary

Position summary:


In this REMOTE manager role, you will manage (up to 13 people) coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.  Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.  Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among consultant members that allows for discussions over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.  Consciously create a workplace culture that is consistent with the overall organization's and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, guiding principles, and values of the organization.  Lead employees using Nuance’s performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.  Lead employees to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.  Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.  Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off, telecommuting, cover for absenteeism, and most importantly time and expense reporting.  Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate organization information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, IM, and regular interpersonal communication.


Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations clear and concise paying attention to product implementation consulting delivery best practices are followed.
  • Manage Application Consulting staff in the Diagnostic Healthcare division ensuring all policies and procedures are followed.
  • Mentor new employees in new and existing roles to ensure positive outcomes and high performance delivery.
  • Responsible for annual performance evaluations of your team and ensuring they are on par with goals and objectives quarterly.
  • Interviewing, hiring, mentoring, and training to deliver world class consulting to our internal & external customers.
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Provide guidance, expertise, and consulting to internal/external customers in the assessment of application design, application use/efficiency, and training needs providing delegation of services and deliveries as needed to ensure customer positive outcomes.
  • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing

Knowledge, skills and qualifications:


Education: Bachelor’s degree with related relevant application consulting and training experience with advanced technical knowledge. Or equivalent work experience CTT certification a plus.


Minimum years of work experience:

  • 8 years
  • Must have at least 5 years working on diagnostic product platform supporting and delivering consulting services on product line. 
  • Must have 3 years’ experience mentoring new employees in the field on product delivery.

Required skills:

  • Able to resolve product/software problems utilizing technical support services when necessary via on-site, telephone, both verbally and through remote communication.
  • Superior written, oral, and presentation abilities with excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Advanced knowledge of PC, software, hardware, telephony and operating system skills for training, testing and troubleshooting required.
  • Overnight domestic travel 50% or greater.
  • Training and Technical Certifications preferred.
  • Healthcare background preferred.
  • Core Technologies
  • MS OS, MS Office, PC Advanced Literacy, Basic Networking, Database

Preferred skills: Self Starter, Drive for results, Very organized, Critical Thinker

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  


Nuance Communications, Inc. (“Nuance”) is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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