Professional Services

Business Consultant for Retail and Distribution - UK

Remote   |   Full time

Business Consultant (Retail & Distribution) – Professional Services

Are you passionate about Master Data Management and have insight knowledge on Retail & Distribution specific business processes in the European marketplace? Do you have a talent for communicating solution selling in an engaging manner which brings results? Would you like to join a European Professional Services team in an international software company, which is focused and ambitious in ensuring software implementation projects with a business first mindset with both new and existing customers? Then please carry on reading…

Stibo Systems’ European Professional Services team’s primary objective is to manage and advise on master data management solutions – from qualification of requirements all the way through the delivery and implementation of our software related to Stibo Systems’ Master Data Management platform (STEP). You will be working with medium to large organizations and liaise with people at all organisational levels as well as supporting our partners during the implementation projects. Internally you will liaise with the Sales Support team as well as the Product Strategy team.

Due to the increase in demand for our STEP solution, we are now looking to recruit a new Business consultant talent into our Professional Services team in Europe to help develop and deliver a value add and solution centric customer experience. You will be working in an international team environment in close cooperation with Partners and Stibo Systems’ subject matter experts.

Objectives and responsibilities:
You will have a broad interface and engagement internally within Stibo Systems as well as externally in relation to customers and partners.

Your primary objectives are as follows:
•You will represent Stibo Systems in a consultancy role in relation to assigned implementation projects
•You will ensure that Retail & Distribution specific master data requirements are documented
•You will ensure a cohesive and structured approach to the analysis of customer requirements and the definition of STEP solutions in line with agreed requirements as well as Stibo Systems’ implementation methodology
•You will support the implementation team with in depth Retail & Distribution industry knowledge
•You will ensure quality of deliverables remains in line with agreed standards, within scope and budget
•You will liaise throughout project lifecycle with relevant project stakeholders to define final solution design
•You will analyze customer business needs and data needs and propose appropriate STEP solutions
•You will design and implement business solutions jointly bringing added value to the customer
•You will perform problem analysis and resolution activities
•You will actively participate and contribute to customer project meetings
•You will support our partners during implementation projects
Depending on the duties performed, extensive travel of 80-100 days per year should be expected, primarily within the European region.

Core professional skills and personal competencies:
The ideal candidate has extensive Manufacturing & Distribution expertise and knows the challenges around Master Data Management from an end-user or implementation point of view, ideally within an international organisation.  

Finally, you will have strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, enabling you to command and attract attention - make people listen.

Experience required:
•Vast experience within the Retail & Distribution industry
•Proven experience in one or more of the following areas: Product Information Management (PIM), Master Data Management (MDM), ERP, CRM, BI technologies
•You are flexible, able and willing to go the extra mile to achieve results and obtain stakeholder satisfaction.
•You are able to focus and drive results both as a team player as well as an individual.
•You have a positive “can do” attitude and pro-active approach focussed on options and opportunities
•Experienced in working with partners/IT System Integrators is an advantage
•English business language proficiency is required, additional language skills would be an advantage e.g. German, French, Spanish

We are a truly global and diverse company and ask if you can send your CV in English for us to review.

Stibo Systems is offering:
A challenging and interesting position, where you as an individual will have a key role in influencing our service offering to our stakeholders. You are offered an academically inspiring and motivating work environment with excellent opportunities for personal development, initiative and operationalization of your ideas.

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