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Project Consultant (Software Implementation)

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Recruiter: Spring Group Plc
Listed on: 2nd January
Location: Tamworth
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Project Consultant (Software Implementation)

Project Consultant / Software Implementation / Project Management / Tamworth / Staffordshire

My client, an award winning and market leading Software Company based in Tamworth, Staffordshire is looking for a passionate Project Consultant to join their Implementation Team.

The Project Consultant will be responsible for setting up the system and assisting with the customers change management in implementing the solution, sometimes alongside a dedicated Project manager, but often working alone and doing some element of project management as well.

Ideally you will have experience of system implementation consultancy with strong training and project management skills. You will need to be a self-starter, willing to work hard and be able to fit in well with a small team.

Key responsibilities:
*To understand the customer's system requirements to enable software systems to be appropriately configured and successfully implemented.
*Actively carrying out the majority of a system implementation and configuration on customer sites.
*Training users (both super users and day to day system users) in the product as it has been configured for them.
*To ensure that projects are delivered to time, budget and quality.
*Track and report project costs and time spent, highlighting deviations from agreed tolerance.
*To provide technical / functional documentation in agreed formats, both for internal and external customers.
*To develop realistic and achievable project plans in line with customer requirements, available Customer Project resource and complexity of the project.
*To effectively plan and schedule project resources.
*To proactively manage projects on a day-to-day basis. Including consistent professional communications to a variety of levels of business stakeholders.
*Effectively manage changes to the project through an agreed change process.
*Ensure effective project conclusion, including handover to operational support, and ensure lessons learned are recorded.

Key skills & experience required:
*Proven experience in delivering consultancy or system configuration.
*Experience in delivering end user system training.
*Experience in customer business process analysis and requirements gathering.
*Experience in delivering package software implementation projects - including configuration of systems.
*Experience in delivering custom development software projects.
*Experience in the delivery of client facing mid to large complex projects.
*Be competent with project planning using Microsoft Project.
*The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions and decision makers.
*Have a full clean driving license.

In return for your skills my client is looking to pay a salary of up to £35,000 plus a company car and an excellent benefits package. This role is based out of the Tamworth office but will involve travel to sites.

Project Consultant / Software Implementation / Project Management / Tamworth / Staffordshire

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