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Coupa Practice Functional Consultant/ Project Manager

Remote, USA | Consulting firm specializing in strategy and implementation

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
    3-5 years
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FOR FUNCTIONAL CONSULTANT


 Help clients navigate the transformation, implementation and configuration of Coupa

 Provide technical and functional expertise to clients during the implementation process

Experience and expertise in implementing Coupa modules or other Procurement platforms

Provide clients with necessary functional/technical aptitude to configure the product to meet business requirements and design specifications

Ability to research, solution, or otherwise identify answers or approaches to requirements presented by clients in a self-directed manner

 Ability to facilitate requirements gathering sessions, perform Fit/Gap Analysis, document decisions, maintain configuration documentation, facilitate client testing activities, and coordinate deployment activities

Prioritize clients' interest and proactively listen to ensure that work exceeds their expectations

Lead process discussions for leading and/or best practices

Work well in both individual and team settings both on and off-site

Contribute beyond client delivery with practice development, knowledge transfer, operational improvement and recruiting


QUALIFICATIONS FOR FUNCTIONAL CONSULTANT  


2+ years of industry and/or consulting experience

Functional/technical proficiency with implementation of at least one module within a Procurement System solution (i.e. Coupa, Ariba, Ivalua, Basware, Zycus, etc.)

Experience in designing and facilitating setup and configuration of one or more modules (e.g. Procurement, Payables, Expenses, Supplier Information Management, Sourcing, Contract Lifecycle Management, Analytics, Inventory)

Experience designing, mapping, and integrating Procurement Systems with third-party ERP's and other relevant business systems

Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence

Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training

Strong attention to detail with the ability to think from a big picture perspective

Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner

Ability to deliver work products on time and with exceptional quality in a remote work environment

Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

Bachelor’s degree (or higher)

Ability to travel up to 50% of the time


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROJECT MANAGER


Help clients focus on their goals and drive the implementation towards a successful, on-time implementation

Forge strong partnerships with clients and colleagues

 Manage client expectations and experience in a way that results in high client satisfaction

 Lead all aspects of implementation from mobilization to deployment and support

 Lead process discussions for leading and/or best practices

 Engage clients in enlightened business requirement discussions versus feature/function basics

Provide technical and functional expertise to clients throughout the project lifecycle

Provide strong technical understanding of Coupa with the ability to discuss and demonstrate the full Coupa platform and how it may be configured to meet a client's business requirements

Create and/or improve implementation plans, templates, training guides, presentations and other deliverables or accelerators

 Follow a standard project implementation methodology for all clients and tailor to meet each client's unique business requirements

 Share relevant prior experiences with clients and colleagues

Provide assistance to colleagues where needed

Work well in both individual and team settings both on and off-site

Contribute beyond client delivery with practice development, knowledge transfer, operational improvement, recruiting and sales


QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGER


Experience with Source to Pay processes and implementations

5+ years' experience in systems applications consulting, either internally or externally with a consulting firm or software providers

Candidates should have extremely strong client management skills and be able to work with customers to execute an implementation plan that works towards a rapid, successful go live

 Experience in managing multiple projects following a standard project implementation methodology

Experience in designing, facilitating setup and configuration, and managing implementation of one or more modules (e.g. Procurement, Payables, Expenses, Supplier Information Management, Sourcing, Contract Lifecycle Management, Analytics, Inventory)

 Previous senior consulting experience with the following applications is a solid predictor of success: Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua, Zycus, Basware, or ERP-specific Supply Chain Management module(s)

Experience configuring and delivering software demonstrations are required

Must be able to work in a fast paced and passionate environment

Manage clients where up to 50% of your time may include travel

Strong attention to detail with the ability to think from a big picture perspective

Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence

Ability to manage resources and deliver work products on time and with exceptional quality in a remote work environment

Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)

 Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

Bachelor's degree (or higher)


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