Periscope Holdings, Inc.
  • 09-Aug-2019 to 08-Oct-2019 (MST)
  • Client Services
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Job purpose

The Senior Consultant will explore the client's business needs and map them to Periscope's eProcurement solutions. The Senior Consultant will provide high-quality professional services to enable effective and professional business solutions for clients.  The Senior Consultant will work closely with Periscope clients to identify the most effective approach to successfully implement their contracted solutions in their business environment.  Periscope is looking for a proven self-starter who possesses good experience and demonstrates a strong desire to learn and expand their consulting skill set.  Must be able to travel.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Lead the As-Is analysis of an organization's procurement processes, develop accurate process flow documents and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with client stakeholders to develop To-Be processes that leverage the capabilities of the Periscope solution to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of their procurement processes.
  • Develop strategies for facilitating the client organization in transitioning from the As-Is environment to the improved To-Be environment.
  • Effectively communicate using procurement industry standard terminology and nomenclature to ensure consistent interpretative communications between client functional subject matter experts (SMEs), management representatives and technical staff.
  • Identifies and documents solution deficiencies and recommends viable solution alternatives.
  • Prepare functional process flows and process descriptions that accurately reflect client organization's procurement business environment.  
  • Understand and document the functional requirements for integration between Periscope solution and client ERP software ecosystem.
  • Prepares requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations as necessary to configure or customize the Periscope solution to fulfill client business needs.
  • Develop training material such as presentations, scripts and plans.
  • Provide training to client end-user and train-the-trainer stakeholders on using the Periscope solutions in their business environment.
  • Develop test strategies that will be used to effectively validate the solution's conformance with business requirements.
  • Develop System Integration and User Acceptance Test plans.
  • Understands technical design specifications.
  • Perform quality assurance/testing activities necessary to validate the level of compliance of Periscope solution to the business requirements..
  • Responsible for providing accurate estimation of level of effort for functional analysis activities.
  • Meeting project schedule and effort deadlines. Provide advance notification to project manager when schedules and/or efforts are going to exceed schedule/budget.
  • Mentor and lead less senior staff in the performance of responsibilities and assist them in developing their skills, capabilities and confidence
  • Accepts guidance/feedback from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.
  • Demonstrates the importance and necessity of project standards by consistently using them and assisting in the ongoing improvement of them.
  • Develops internal and external meeting objectives and agendas.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks effectively.
  • Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field is required.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience as a functional analyst supporting the implementation and post-implementation support of ERP system modules in public-sector/higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail, action oriented, ability to work within stringent timelines and to collaborate across departments to achieve results.
  • Proven ability to utilize strategic thinking and analytical skills required, in addition to strong written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, functional and technical.
  • Experience in formal Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies like agile, iterative (RUP) and waterfall preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Proficiency with Excel and other MS Office products.
  • Experienced in designing and implementing solutions for integrating business software applications.
  • Must possess the ability to interact with all staff levels in a fast paced environment, with a high level of professionalism.
  • Must be service oriented, an excellent team member and able to juggle multiple priorities with shifting agendas.
  • Ability to travel
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