MS Dynamics 365 Operations - Manager
Who we are looking for
Due to continued growth with our Microsoft and Enterprise Applications practices, we currently have opportunities for functional consultants at Manager grade with a proven track record in the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations solutions.
We would like to hear from experienced Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations functional consultants with implementation project experience and with skills in one or more of the following areas - Financials, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Manufacturing, Material Resource Planning, and Reporting / BI.
The requirement is for a candidate with project experience; gained with Big 4, major SI/IT service provider or equivalent industry experience.
About the role
The role sits within the Enterprise Applications group, a rapidly growing part of PwC’s Technology practice. You will be an integral part of the team responsible for the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations solutions across a range of sectors with a focus on Industrial Products, Business Services, Retail & Consumer (initially). You will have the opportunity to work with an exciting and extensive client base and also the chance to receive high quality training.
The role is focused on project delivery for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations. You will support clients during all stages of an implementation. Our projects are typically business transformation enabled by technology projects rather than ‘rip and replace / upgrades per se’ and the role requires supporting clients in the design of future processes and systems. This requires expertise in processes and systems.
Based on clients’ requirements the candidates will provide functional Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations expertise to discuss and design potential solutions, or will quality assure and recommend changes to designs provided by other parties.
At Manager grade, the role requires that the candidates can lead relevant workstreams and projects centred on any one or combination of Financials, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Manufacturing, Material Resource Planning, and Reporting / BI. Therefore, good client handling skills are paramount.
Candidates will be expected to build-up a solid internal knowledge-based network and to contribute actively to the development of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations practice.
Opportunity for working from home? (Limited)
Amount of time client based (At least 80%)
Opportunity for job sharing? (No)
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes)
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes)
Amount of time PwC office based (20%)
Work on-site with clients to provide high quality advice and deliverables ·
Manage client engagements and ensure that we deliver the best solutions for clients ·
Build existing client relationships and support operations to add to current client portfolio ·
Help prepare client proposals, tenders and reports on an ongoing basis ·
Maintain a ‘best practice’ working environment in terms of compliance, risk, financial management, etc. ·
Work on building and rolling out new value propositions for our clients
Provide training to other members of the team as and when required
The following skills are required for this role:
Essential skills: ·
Excellent leadership skills ·
Strong communication and interpersonal skills ·
Candidates must have business process knowledge and deep Microsoft Dynamics 365 skills in anyone or combination of Financials, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Manufacturing, Material Resource Planning, and Reporting / BI.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Operations functional design experience and consulting experience ·
Ability to work with senior stakeholders ·
Track record of Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementation experience either as team member or team leader.
Desirable skills: ·
Project management experience in a complex environment. ·
Qualified Accountant or third level educational qualification. ·
Demonstrates experience of engaging with client to assess business issues and shape client vision, and delivery approach. ·
Demonstrates an understanding of the market / industry for ERP systems and ability to identify new business opportunities. ·
Effective communicator. Demonstrates experience of leading client teams and engaging client on delivery issues and experience of communication activities such as Conference Room Pilots, and workshops.