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Principal Consultant – Solution Architecture (D365 CE)


Job Details
  • Job Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Job Description

Principal Consultant – Solution Architecture (D365 CE)

Birmingham (Hybrid)

Principle Consultant required to participate in every aspect of platform solution implementation, providing oversight on large programmes and complex engagements, utilizing their business domain and programme delivery expertise, including change, adoption and business readiness.
As a Principal you will work closely with the Marketing, Sales and Delivery teams to ensure Client introductions are affected, knowledge transfer of the customer requirements, proposed solutions, and supporting documents are completed and beneficial to ensure project success.

Key Responsibilities:

* Present products, solutions, and services to a wide range of customers and audiences.
* Engage with prospects and customers, to understand their needs.
* Identify business opportunities and articulate business value to new and existing customers Collaborate with stakeholders throughout client organisations to ensure a comprehensive set of requirements, aligned to business objectives, gaining full understanding of current business processes.
* Support sales in the generation and completion of, project estimates, proposal documents, RFIs, RFPs and SOWs.
Provide in-depth knowledge of MS D365, Power Platform and associated technologies and evaluate the customer’s business processes against the standard out-of-the-box platform.
* Demonstrate experience in the use of various implementation methodologies, understanding the key activities, risks, and deliverables for each engagement.
* Ensure efficient project mobilisation into Delivery, enabling early visibility of estimations, proposal/tender responses working with the Delivery and Commercial teams.
* Complete and contribute to documentation generation in line with processes, including peer review and identification of improvements to current processes.
Using their broad industry experience, help the customer navigate through their challenges and risks when implementing large-scale, complex business transformation programmes.
Business Domain expert in at least one of our chosen verticals; Higher Education, Housing or our generalist 5th Sector.
* Proactively engage the marketing team on developing and delivering Industry specific public webinars and Blogs
* As Design Authority, oversee solution implementation ensuring best practices are adhered to for IT projects.
* Manage the Design Decision process for IT projects, escalating to the organization Design Authority where appropriate.
* To work with colleagues to provide a clear and achievable estimate of timescales involved in meeting all proposed requirements and to monitor progress against estimate, escalating any slippage in a timely manner.
* Document, agree, communicate, and seek approval for solution designs created within the context of approved architectures.
* Document, agree, communicate, and seek approval for Environment Strategy and Application Lifecycle for use by a project team using approved company procedures and standards.
* To write, maintain and correctly file all analysis, design, specification documentation in an appropriate and agreed repository.

Key requirements:

* Hands on expert experience in the shaping of and delivery of projects using Microsoft solutions including:
 D365CE and Associated Add-ons
 Power Platform inc. Canvas / Model Apps, Power Automate, Portals and Dataverse
 Power BI
 Modern Workplace / SharePoint
 Azure
* Significant consulting experience in business applications with focus on business modeling and software implementation.
* Experience in specifying and delivering large, complex business transformation programmes, with budgets exceeding £1m.
* Analytical thinker: Ability to analyse and understand business problems, model data and processes, conduct workshops and training sessions, and support customers with business transformation aspects of large programmes; business readiness, change & adoption. Able to assess complex situations, identify solutions, and strategically plan for implementation.
* Knowledge of data principles including ETL (extract, transform and load) pipelines, integration methods and data migration techniques.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to adapt to technical and non-technical audiences.
* Capable of creating an inspiring and learning environment for consultants, that will attract and retain new and existing talent, and enable the team to grow and excel.
* Providing customers with a strategic innovation with a key focus on helping customers achieve business outcomes.
* Understanding of how businesses work and the place of information technology.
* Subject to agreement with line manager, successful completion of applicable platform certification exams identified.
* Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies.

Interested? Please submit your updated CV to Lewis Rushton at Crimson for immediate consideration.

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