Job type full-time
Full job description
A consultant in the professional services organization implements powerplan’s products and solutions to meet specific customer requirements.
Actively participate and be highly engaged as part of a project team (including clients, colleagues, other consultants, vendors, etc.) activities include: contributing to project and tasks plan development, completion of templates and documentation.
Complete tasks and activities as assigned by the project lead/manager, and in accordance with powerplan’s methodologyAdhere to project schedules and budgetary constraints; provide early notice of any potential risks or issues with respect to adherence to project schedules or budgets
Hands-on project execution:
O gather, document and analyze client requirements
O develop functional/technical specifications
O configure the application to meet the approved design
O assist clients with data conversion o build technical programs for integration & conversion in accordance with design specifications and powerplan standards
assist with the development of use and test cases, as appropriate
support client testing and provide defect resolution
O support application go-live
provide knowledge transfer to clients and ensure the client staff are ready to operate the application upon go-live
assist clients in transitioning the application to client’s production support team
plan and execute effective hand-off to powerplan’s support organization
identify client skill or knowledge gaps that might be addressed via powerplan’s training organization and/or via an enhanced support model
Communicate status updates, risks and issues to customers and internal stakeholders as appropriate.
Address risks and resolve issues relating to implementation; if needed, with assistance/direction from the project lead/manager
May write interfaces, conversions and other technical build itemsOther responsibilities include, unit testing their work, testing the software and performing analysis to ensure the project meets specific customer requirements and are within company standards
Develop application and domain/industry specific expertise, and utilize this knowledge on projects
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, computer science or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
Excellent, effective communication skills, including:
O verbal, written, listening and presentation skills
O ability to engage and successfully interact with the client and project team at all levels
Consulting and client/project team relationship-building skills
Strong technical background
Ability to establish oneself as a trusted advisor to client, project team and powerplan inc colleagues
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to adhere to a firm’s methodology
Skilled in ms office suite
Willingness to travel, on average, up to 40-60% (as covid allows)
One-three (1-3) years experience implementing enterprise software applications in a client-facing consultant role
O experience in more than one phase of the implementation process
O experience with utilizing a robust implementation methodology
O history of increasing responsibility or upward progression
Experience with implementing key enterprise applications, including erp, eam, crm and maximo
Specifically regarding erp implementations, working knowledge of financial accounting processes (general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, project accounting, close, budget)
Understanding of system and network architecture, system platforms, system access, data models, database design, sql queries, and network protocols
Experience with some of the advanced functions of excel, including functions, macros, and pivot tables
Process orientation, and ability to analyze and design/build complex processes
Hands-on experience working on or with capital projects, capital budgets and fixed asset accounting, or business tax software
Property tax or income tax expertise within an enterprise business
Industry experience within oil and gas, mining, transportation, natural resources, utilities, energy markets or telecomm
Key competencies competencies are specific behaviors that relate to a set of skills and abilities that are critical for employees to be successful in their positionThe competencies for a consultant are as follows:
Attention to detail: taking responsibility for a thorough and detailed method of working.
Customer focus: knowing the (internal and external) customer business needs and acting accordingly; anticipating customer needs, and giving high priority to customer satisfaction and customer service.
Data gathering and analysis: collecting, consolidating, and using relevant information; recognizing important information; tracing possible causes of problems, and searching for practical data/solutions.
Problem solving: having the ability to identify problems and issues of varying complexities and to find effective solutions with few guidelines.
Physical demands and work environment
The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hearSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focusEmployee regularly uses hands to finger, handle, feel and manipulate controls, phone, computer equipment, and other toolsThe employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work environment: this is a fast-paced, multi- tasking environment that may include frequent interruptionsDuties are typically performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer tableThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with limited exposure to weather conditionsExpect 80% travel for on-site work with company clients.
The employee is subject to schedule changes and/or overtime as required by the job and his/her supervisorThis may include working weekends, working after the course of normal business hours and at other times as required by the jobThe employee is subject to these schedule changes on as little notice as 24 hours.
The statements contained within this document are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the jobRather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.
Powerplan, incHereby expressly reserves the right to modify any or all job descriptions as it becomes necessary or appropriateThis job description is not a contract for employment and either the employee or the company may terminate employment at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, subject to applicable laws.
`powerplan is an eoe`
Job type: full-time
Work location: multiple locations