Wimbledon, UK

Senior Consultant – Bilingual German

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Reports to: Manager, Professional Services

Position summary

The Senior Consultant is responsible for designing and proposing solutions for client needs that are highly technical or specialized in nature. You will provide technical consulting support to clients and sales for complex design, product recommendations and solution proposals. This includes defining technical and project strategies, gathering business requirements, writing detailed functional specifications, documenting best practices and consult to provide analytical insight on product improvement/development and feature innovation. You must utilize your customer facing skills and technical background to represent the company within our customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior leaders regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation, and to coach customer teams to be self-sufficient.

About Winshuttle

Are you interested in working in a fun, collaborative environment, for an award winning workplace? Winshuttle is dedicated to fostering a culture of respect and innovation to support and empower employees' ambitions. We're constantly looking for entrepreneurs who aren't afraid to think outside the box, and don't take themselves too seriously. We embrace and support our employees who seek opportunities for continued learning, inspire others, and live and breathe our core PACT values. We have a work hard, play hard mentality; we're constantly evolving lean solutions for ERP business processes by day, and dominating on the frisbee golf course by night. Our strength and competitive advantage stems from our awesome employees, and we strive to create a balanced work life that is as inspiring and rewarding as life at home. Think you might be a great fit?

Essential functions and responsibilities

  • Design solutions for SAP business processes using Winshuttle suite of applications
  • Lead teams in the implementation of Winshuttle solutions on customer projects
  • Manage project requirements and customer relationships
  • Design ‘Proof of Concept’ solutions as part of the pre-sales and sales cycle
  • Deliver on site and online customer training where required
  • Deliver online and in-person product demonstrations
  • Mentoring of junior staff members
  • Participate in UAT software testing
  • Up to 50% travel Required

Desired behaviors

  • Receptive to change – is flexible. Seeks and adopts improved approaches and processes.
  • Initiates action – is results oriented, takes responsibility for actions and outcomes. Meets commitments and strives for high performance.
  • Manages the workload – makes timely decisions, prioritizes effectively, solves problems, monitors results and takes remedial action where necessary.
  • Technically proficient – knows role and has a solid familiarity with tasks and responsibilities.
  • Takes responsibility for own learning – knows personal strengths and recognizes development needs. Is open to feedback and always seek to learn.
  • Communicates ideas – strong facilitation and written communication, proposes a way forward. Listens to views of colleagues and takes in diverse perspectives.
  • Works collaboratively – shares information, fosters teamwork and contributes to positive work environment where people want to come to work.
  • Display ethical character and competence – acts with integrity and intent, is accountable for own actions, behaves according to the PACT values. Act as a good citizen of Winshuttle.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Knowledge of Business Process Management software (Workflow)
  • Working Knowledge of SharePoint 2010 or 2013
  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree
  • Native German Language speaking and writing skills is a distinct advantage

Experience

  • 8+ years Techno-functional SAP consulting experience with proven ability to effectively lead large customer facing business solution projects from project initiation through project close using industry standard practices
  • Demonstrated ability to explain benefits of a technical product/solution to a client in relation to the client’s business needs
  • Experience with JavaScript/JQuery and Excel Macros
  • Experience in working with SAP BAPI’S and GUI script recording is advantageous
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint preferred
  • Hand-on experience with databases like MS SQL is desirable

This job posting does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees occupying this position will be required to follow any other-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and meet the physical requirements satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.