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  • Procurement Software Implementation & Adoption Consultant (Greater Philadelphia OR Chicago, IL)

    Job Locations US-PA-Willow Grove
    Req No.
    2018-8954
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Source One Management Services (Corcentric Affiliate Company) is in search of energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our consulting team in the Greater Philadelphia Area and Chicago, IL offices. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team made up of driven, innovative industry leaders who work diligently to obtain the best results for our clients. As a member of the Source One team, you will become part of a company that prospers within a success-driven environment and continues to grow in size, revenue and expertise.  Working at Source One will challenge you to invest heavily in your own professional development, and allow you to take control of your career path by exposing you to a variety of categories and industries where you are given the ability to help shape impactful, strategic recommendations.

     

    The position is a full time position as a Technology Implementation and Adoptions Services Consultant within our consulting firm based in Willow Grove, PA and/or Chicago, IL. The position would act as part of our Technology Advisory consulting practice, in which we partner with our clients’ procurement and sourcing departments to ensure successful deployment of their Source-to-Pay software platforms. The candidates for this position must have managerial experience and procurement expertise, specifically related to procurement software technology and source-to-pay processes.  The candidate for this position must also enjoy working in a fast-paced environment along with other bright and motivated individuals.

    Responsibilities

    The qualified candidate will join our Technology Advisory Practice, where we leverage our procurement expertise and knowledge of client goals, objectives, pain points, processes, and requirements to guide them through procurement technology implementation and associated change management, including Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, and P2P software applications.  The Consultant will be responsible for leading client engagements as it relates to implementing procurement software in a project and program management role.  Key responsibilities include:

    • Serve as primary point of contact for client project sponsor and project team
    • Develop relationships with key stakeholders and ensure consistent buy in and advocacy
    • Serve as subject matter expert for procurement strategy as it relates to technology
    • Guide client stakeholders during the technology implementation process in order to avoid delays, poor configuration decisions, inefficient process development, and potential issues with change management, successful project deployment, and technology adoption
    • Create and manage project plan, resource plan and scope throughout the lifecycle of the project
    • Own, communicate, and ensure best practices are followed, including proper process and documentation
    • Continuous improvement of implementation methodology, materials, deliverables, and case studies, as well as documenting lessons learned
    • Measure and maintain the business case developed as part of the sales process
    • Identify, resolve, and escalate issues and scope changes as necessary
    • Identify, foster, and communicate additional business opportunities
    • Provide support during presales activities such as assessing project needs, planning, staffing and risks management
    • Contribute to Statement of Work (SOW) development
    • Ultimately responsible for delivering projects to scope, on time, on budget, and with high client satisfaction

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, engineering, supply chain, or related field
    • 5+ years of experience providing consulting services directly to clients
    • 2+ years of project management experience (PMP certification a plus)
    • Experience in implementation of complex software systems
    • Experience with procurement software such as Ariba, Ivalua, JAGGAER, BravoSolution, Zycus, etc., either as an end user and/or as part of an implementation team
    • Experience and understanding of procurement industry

    Knowledge and Skill Requirements

    • Strong business acumen
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Full command of Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to develop and produce clear reports and presentations
    • Demonstrated ability to develop client relationships and manage expectations
    • Demonstrated ability to manage, mentor, and coach individuals and cross functional teams
    • Ability and desire to work in a small, agile team environment
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-starter, innovative, drive and willingness to learn
    • Possesses strategic thinking and creative problem solving skills
    • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%

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