Functional Implementation Consultant

Functional Implementation Consultant

  • Posted by Camille Palandjian
  • On 27 June 2016
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Working as part of a joint Activus/client team, this is a home based role, but is client facing and involves extensive working on client sites. As a Functional Implementation Consultant you’ll help our customers to capture/transform their business processes and configure our software accordingly.

Job Title:             Functional Implementation Consultant

Company:           Activus Ltd

About us;

Activus are a part of the wider Cegedim group, a global technology and services company specialising in the healthcare field, which generated revenue of €494 million in 2014.

The Cegedim group has more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry and employs 3,500 people in 11 countries worldwide

Activus are a leading worldwide supplier of application software and implementation services to the medical insurance, protection insurance and assistance markets. Formed in 1992 and have grown significantly over the last 5 years to became part of the Cegedim Group of companies in July 2015

Activus are a non-hierarchical company that prides itself on providing a friendly can-do culture where hard work and talent is recognised and rewarded. We occupy a central Bristol location

About the role;

Working as part of a joint Activus/client team, this is a home based role, but is client facing and involves extensive working on client sites.  As a Functional Implementation Consultant you’ll help our customers to capture/transform their business processes and configure our software accordingly.

Key Skills and Responsibilities;

  • Gain proficiency and understanding of the Activus software systems and functions
  • Customer requirements gathering and documenting current or ‘as is’ business processes
  • Participating in process fitting workshops at the customer’s site
  • Configuring our software to support the client ‘to-be’ business process and capturing any enhancements
  • Working with our development/QA teams to support enhancement design and testing, ensuring business requirements are met
  • Supporting our clients through the full system implementation lifecycle and beyond into ‘business as usual’ operations
  • Working with technical consultants to provide functional context to system interfaces/solution architecture
  • Travelling to client sites in the UK and extensive travel internationally (including Europe, USA, Africa and China)
  • Pro-actively communicating with the Activus Project Manager and the customer
  • Providing customer training on our software

Qualifications

The candidate will likely hold a relevant degree or have relevant experience in a software environment.

Preferred candidates will have the confidence, personality and communication skills to be able to deliver effective presentations and run workshops both internally and to our clients.  You will be able to demonstrate practical experience of the following skills/experience, preferably in the financial services or insurance industry:

Essential:

  • Software implementation project experience
  • Finance/accounting experience
  • Excellent Business analysis and report writing skills
  • Driven and enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude to get the job done in a practical and pragmatic fashion whilst keeping key stakeholders ‘on side’
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Proven written and oral communications skills and strong interpersonal skills that can be executed credibly to inspire confidence in you
  • A strong problem solver with a pragmatic and tenacious attitude to seek out resolutions; ability to see challenges from both a customer’s perspective and from an Activus perspective and to manage appropriately
  • Happy working as part of a team, and also capable of working independently
  • Confidence and experience to be able to work with, support and influence people in all areas of a project. e.g. key stakeholders, developers, client experts

Desirable:

  • Consulting experience working with external customers
  • Experience of business process redesign projects
  • Some experience with SQL
  • Business level proficiency of Mandarin/French or any other European language

 

If you think you have what it takes to join the Activus team Please submit your full CV along with current salary details and confirmation that you are eligible to live and work in the UK to jobs@activus.co.uk
 

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