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Consultant - Finance

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Recruiter: Planit Testing
Listed on: 17th December 2021
Location: England
Type: Permanent

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As a Consultant, you have gained a lot of expertise in your field. You work within complex environments, influencing, advising and leading teams and stakeholders. You advise on ways to set up solutions in traditional and agile environments. You independently plan and then lead the delivery of solutions for small to medium complexity engagements. You can influence the direction of your project outside of testing and quality, by building relationships with stakeholders. Planit is an equal employment opportunity employer. NO AGENCIES PLEASE The three primary objectives of the Consultant role are to: 1.Perform in your role Delivery: You lead or deliver solutions to an acceptable level of quality, within environments of growing complexity, on time, consistently meeting and ideally exceed customer expectations. Expertise: You are becoming an expert in your discipline and have the ability to mentor and lead within your Practice. You may also operate in a second or third Practice and have a growing understanding of concepts across all Practices. Standards: You follow Planit, client or international standards for testing, quality and delivery. Metrics/Reporting: You collect and assess metrics for budgets, schedules, KPIs, SLAs and engagement goals, proactively raising scope, schedule or budget issues with senior team members. You report progress regularly to clients and Planit seniors. Tooling: You are experienced in a range of tools to suit your role (e.g. requirement, test and defect management tools, automaton, CI/CD and/or non-functional testing tools). You use tools to report progress to the client and to Planit, and can provide recommendations when appropriate. 2. Help the business grow Customer Focus: Clients consult with you because you are becoming an expert in your field and you are learning how to influence the dialogue. You understand how to manage stakeholder expectations, seeking support from senior Planit employees for complex issues. You have a strong awareness of how Planit's work and recommendations impacts clients and improves their delivery. Planit Focus: You demonstrate behaviours that consistently align with Plaint's business objectives and Code of Conduct. You are a true Planit representative, proactively looking for business opportunities and demonstrating Planit's values. 3.Demonstrate consultant behaviour Culture: You encourage others to be part of the Planit culture and are firmly part of it yourself. Leadership and Solutions: You can work entirely independently and can build small to medium teams and/or deliver increasingly complex solutions within your Practice area. You understand that the work we do is part of a larger plan and strategy. Practices: You proactively develop and maintain assets, training material, and frameworks within one or more Planit Practices, sharing your knowledge and capability to the betterment of all. Continuous Learning: You are a committed learner, attending Planit training and presentations, uplifting your capabilities and learning new tools and frameworks. You attend external events to expand your network and skillset. You read blogs/articles to keep up to date with the industry. You are starting to gain experience with presenting at Planit, conferences or forums and with writing articles. You can mentor junior employees and can run internal or external training initiatives. Flexibility: You support flexible workplace practices, including working from home, client-based on-site delivery and remote delivery, and in-house Planit office or collaborative workspaces. You agree that Planit will direct the work mode that is the most adaptable with client requirements and that also supports the most optimal employee safety and workplace experience. PLANIT VALUES As a Planit employee, you are committed to exhibiting Plant's values, demonstrating the following capabilities and behaviours: Quality: You consistently deliver high-quality outcomes for your clients and for Planit, continuing to build a positive reputation for yourself and Planit Innovation: You create innovative assets and solutions for your clients and for Planit via one or more Practices Passion: You have a passion for your work that drives you to continually go the extra mile for your client and your organisation to ensure we deliver to and ideally exceed client expectations Collaboration: You work collaboratively with your colleagues to ensure successful outcomes for both clients and Planit and to share knowledge and lessons learned and improvements across similar engagements

  • Experience of leading a Finance transformation project
  • Hands on testing experience in a previous role including execution and co-ordination of other test resources during UAT.
  • Expertise in developing testing artefacts, including Test Strategy, Test Plan, functional and user acceptance test cases
  • Expert knowledge around integration testing and UAT testing
  • Working knowledge of SaaS software development projects in complex global environments
  • Experience in system integration testing role with major ERP systems
  • Experience of both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies
  • Stakeholder management and the ability to present artefacts to senior stakeholders
  • Works well in a collaborative project environment within fast paced delivery targets