A colleague is leaving at the end of the month. He is a Senior Technical Consultant, whereas I and 3 others are Technical Consultants. I am the most senior of us, and feel that I would be the best option to fill the position.
He's not really anyone's boss in this position, it just shows that he's the most....seasoned of us.
Is it bad practice to tell my boss that I'd like the position?
I'm not really concerned with a huge pay raise or getting my own office or anything like that. The reason I want the position is that it would look better on a resume to have the 'Senior' in front of my current title.
If I do tell him, I'm planning on doing it a day or two after this guy leaves.