• Location: London, England
  • Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + additional benefits offered
  • Technology: Dynamics 365 Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 8th Apr, 2021
  • Reference: SA080421EC

The ERP Architect will be responsible for providing expertise in selling, shaping, defining, implementing and quality assuring ERP engagements. Involved from an early stage of pre-sales, you will be a senior member of the team that leads the client through to successful delivery. Your key accountability will be to take ownership of the solution and its intended benefits from first contact until transition to support. You will provide industry and solution leadership at every stage, and will act as a trusted advisor to the client throughout the relationship. Key areas of focus are value and benefits management, solution envisioning, enterprise architecture, solutions landscape design, and project planning, as well as business input to proposal development and client sales activities.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Strong client leadership and engagement skills up to C-level

  • Ability to lead conversations and influence without line authority

  • Strong business transformation skills

  • Demonstrable pre-sales experience

  • Expert in understanding clients' business problems and defining engagements that deliver the benefits that clients seek

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • ERP sales

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the definition of solutions based on MS Dynamics AX - define engagement outcomes and business benefits, high-level scope, architecture, implementation approach and effort estimates

  • Conduct proposal reviews

  • Lead pre-sales workshops

  • Build strong client relationships through the pre-sales process

  • Participate in client presentations

  • Active participant and consulting leader within the Global ERP community

  • ERP engagement delivery

  • Fulfil managing architect role on ERP engagements participating in all phases from envisioning and planning through execution and stabilisation

  • Define ERP technical and application architectures, participate in detailed design, development and testing phases

  • Conduct QA reviews of ongoing projects

  • Be a subject matter expert for ERP and industry related topics

  • ERP capability

  • Conduct training for regional resources

  • Provide input on ERP asset needs

  • Work with ERP Solutions team and area/regional solution teams and practices to develop and refine specific assets

  • Maintain ready availability of ERP demos, labs, prototypes

  • Develop relationship with ERP team in Microsoft Europe

  • Understand the ERP product roadmap, release dates and launch activities

  • Participate in briefings and education sessions on MS Dynamics AX

  • Support relationship with solution alliance partners

  • Develop understanding of alliance partner products and how to implement for client solutions

  • Support regions in leveraging alliance partner products as appropriate


7+ years' client-facing experience in management consulting and/or business transformation with a strong focus on ERP

  • Strong consulting acumen and understanding of ERP from a functional and implementation perspective

  • Deep industry experience in either Retail or Professional services

  • Demonstrated engagement leadership and execution experience

  • Business Process Analysis and Design

  • Broad understanding of ERP functionality with deep knowledge in at least 2 functional areas

  • Fluency (written and oral) in English

  • Bachelor's degree in a business discipline or equivalent

  • MBA/Masters degree preferred

For more information about this fantastic opportunity, please get in touch.

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