Business Process Principal Consultant

Job Type:
Permanent
Contract Duration:
Unspecified
Industry:
IT
Category:
Development, Project Management
Location:
Paris
Salary:
£85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Salary Description:
EURO
Posted:
07-Nov-18
Job Ref:
JO0000002507

Our client is a market leader in enterprise application software which helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – our clients product empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. Their applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

You will be involved in transforming businesses through the implementation and use of the leading cloud procurement solutions.

Project Management

You will be acting as a project manager on high visibility engagements. You are responsible for achieving sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. You can manage the client relationship and influence opinions and decisions. You strive to meet quality standards to achieve high customer satisfaction. Internally you provide timely project communication and facilitate regular status meetings. You deliver project cost and revenue forecasts. You understand the commercial aspects of an engagement and feel personally responsible for delivering a successful and profitable project to the customer.


You understand that as a project manager for the client’s deployments, you are required to have a certain degree of hands-on deployment experience and solution expertise. Either you have that experience or we will ask you to run at least one project as a consultant.

Commercial

As a senior member of the consulting organization in your region, you will build and maintain good relationships with the commercial team. You also support critical sales cycles where you act as expert and advisor.

People Management

If you are passionate about people development, empowering people and driving high quality standards, we will encourage you to grow into a people management role. We need great leaders and welcome anyone with the skills and the mindset to become one.

Who you are?

  • You enjoy working in a challenging environment where you are encouraged to take initiative.
  • You demonstrate high energy and motivation.
  • You have an internal drive to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • You are comfortable working in an international environment where you have to collaborate with people remotely.
  • You have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • You have an affinity with IT and ideally experience deploying IT solutions or acting as a super user for IT solutions.
  • You understand the work of IT consultants and you understand the challenges and complexities that come with digitalizing business processes.
  • You are passionate but you maintain a rational and objective demeanour when faced with stressful or emotional situations.
  • You express yourself clearly, using language with precision.
  • You show openness to people and a willingness to hear what others have to say.
  • You are interested in a leadership role because you like you like to develop and invoke a self-starting attitude in team members in their pursuit of goals; you can motivate colleagues to do their best and to provide them with practical, concrete ideas and methods by which they can achieve their goals.
  • You communicate openly and people trust you.
  • You have the ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others, the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.
  • You understand that initially you will have to absorb a great deal of new information, gain initial experience. However, once you will have overcome that hurdle you will enjoy feeling empowered to leverage your own experience and make a difference.
  • Most importantly, you are not perfect and maybe you do not master all these expectations but you believe in their value and want to work hard to master them.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business / computer sciences or equivalent degree (MBA a Plus)
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in IT or procurement-consulting
  • Knowledge of procurement operations and/or e-procurement tools
  • Proven experience as a project manager with experience using project management methods (e.g. PMI)
  • Ability to travel in EMEA up to 80%
  • Fluent in English and French
Contact Details:
Tel: 01983 867944
Contact: Kelly Hunt

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