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Sr. Consultant - Finance. Operations & Manufacturing Consultant

Microsoft Corporation New York, NY
  • Posted: November 17, 2019
  • Full-Time

Business Applications Domain
Microsoft's Business Applications Domain helps customers maximise their investment in Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions, the full portfolio of Microsoft Products and Microsoft Azure through accelerated adoption and productive use of technologies. The Microsoft Business Applications Domain team is part of a worldwide organization of exceptional people who lead and serve our customers to realise their full potential through software and services.
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This is your opportunity to work and learn with the foremost Microsoft Dynamics 365 experts on a variety of projects, technologies, and geographies. At Microsoft you will be provided with a range of opportunities for professional and personal development across all our technologies and business. As a member of the Microsoft's Business Applications Domain, you will work on the largest and most complex customer projects across EMEA that will make a real difference in millions of people's lives
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Responsibilities
The Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Manufacturing Consultan t helps identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities, whilst continually contributing to existing project success. Therefore, the Senior Consultant must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. You will play a key role in leveraging partners and off-shore teams as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model. Additionally, you will assist to improve the mapping of industry specific requirements to the functions of the new Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations platform. Identifying solution gaps and developing solution options, such as the inclusion of components from Independent Software Vendors, other Microsoft products or customer-specific customisations, is also crucial in this role.
The Dynamics 365 Finance, Operations Manufacturing Consultant helps identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities, whilst continually contributing to existing project success.
Therefore, the Dynamics 365 Consultant must be effective in fostering executive level relationships.
You will play a key role in leveraging partners and off-shore teams as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model.
Additionally, you will assist to improve the mapping of industry specific requirements to the functions of the new Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations platform. Identifying solution gaps and developing solution options, such as the inclusion of components from Independent Software Vendors, other Microsoft products or customer-specific customisations, is also crucial in this role.
Establish an overview of the requirements defined by the customer including definition of business, technical, and architectural requirements.
Recognize any inconsistencies, assumptions, and critical elements.
Aid in the design the end-to-end functional architecture and solution design.
Document, propose and discuss the architecture and solution options, recommendations and implications.
Facilitate and accelerate the decision process, considering the customer's business strategy, drivers, requirements and challenges; whilst bearing in mind the relevant industry trends.
Implementation of Dynamics 365 including configuration, customisation and development of the Dynamics 365 platform.
Assist in pre-sales efforts, apply advanced analysis skills and experience in principles of Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Solutions to provide detailed reliable options and estimates for service implementations
Contribute best practices, lessons learned and IP from projects to the global community with focus on continuous improvement
This is a unique opportunity for individuals with a profound ERP solution background. The role will require both a broad and deep industry knowledge and the ability to design solutions by mapping customer business expectations to reusable end-to-end business application solutions.
The Dynamics 365 will engage in senior level business decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and business processes. This position will focus on delivery of the largest, most complex, and most strategic projects.
Qualifications
Required skills

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience, with 3+ years ERP multi-phase enterprise large scale projects implementing global Dynamics Manufacturing ERP solutions.
  • Ability to apply advanced analysis skills in principals of the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Solution to provide detailed, reliable solutions and estimates for service implementation.
  • Strong customer management skills
  • Advanced business knowledge in ERP and relevant fields within one or more industries.
  • Understanding of competitive technology to accurately assess feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and/or integrating with customer solutions hosted on non-Microsoft platforms.
  • Knowledge in Cloud environments (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) with relative experience in Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services or similar.
  • Able to provide quality oversight throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and demonstrate proficient management skills.
  • Deliver effective strategic presentations to audiences of varied sizes and possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A sincere passion for the customer demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience
  • Relevant analysis, design, development, and implementation experience in ERP based solutions around Manufacturing.
Travel (75-100%) is an integral part of this job as well as high levels of recognition and visibility. Living close to a major city/airport will be an advantage.
Preferred skills
  • Dynamics 365 ISV solutions
  • Industry vertical knowledge - Retail, Finance, Distribution, etc.
  • AzureDevOps (Team Foundation Server/ VSTS)
  • Power Apps / Power BI
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information

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