Permanent position – Dynamics CRM Solution Architect – £75-90k p.a. +9% bonus

Permanent position – Dynamics CRM Solution Architect – £75-90k p.a. +9% bonus

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Client: Leading UK Partner
Location: London
Package: £75-90k p.a. + 9% bonus + double match pension scheme
To apply: sign-up to www.365talentportal.com or email elitsa.staneva@365freelance.com.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES: 

  • CRM Sales
    • Assist regional teams in defining solutions based on MS CRM – define high-level solution scope, architecture, implementation approach and effort estimates.
    • Conduct CRM proposal technical reviews for European regions
    • Participate in customer presentations as required or support regional teams in preparing for customer orals
    • Participate in Industry events and forums
    • Active participant and technical leader within the Global CRM community
  • CRM Project Delivery
    • Fulfill architect role on CRM projects participating in all phases from envisioning, planning through execution and stabilisation.
    • Define CRM technical and application architectures, participate in detailed design, development and testing phases
    • Conduct technical QA reviews of ongoing CRM projects
    • Be the Europe subject matter expert for technical CRM related topics
  • CRM Capability
    • Support CRM capability plans for each region in conjunction with CRM Solution Director and Regional Leadership
    • Conduct CRM technical training for regional resources
    • Provide input on European CRM asset needs based on local market demands
    • Work with CRM Solutions team and area/regional solution teams and practices to develop and refine specific assets
    • Maintain ready availability of CRM demos, labs, prototypes for use by regional teams for sales and training purposes
  • Develop relationship with CRM team in Microsoft Europe
    • Understand the CRM product roadmap, release dates and launch activities
    • Escalate technical learnings, challenges and feedback from customers and European CRM community

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS (TECHNICAL AND FUNCTIONAL): 

  • Strong  technical acumen and understanding of Microsoft CRM from technical and functional perspective
  • Expert in integration architectures including development tools/products, and standards
  • Demonstrated technical program/project management and execution experience.
  • Business Process Analysis and Design
  • Baseline knowledge and understanding of CRM functional areas including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Contact/Call Center
  • Strong knowledge of the following products
    • Exchange
    • Windows Server
    • Active Directory
    • IIS
    • SQL Server
    • .NET , XML, SOAP
    • Office/IBF, Outlook
    • BizTalk
  • Technical/Other Skills: Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, strong technical background on MS technologies/trends.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience using web development tools and architectures such as VB, C++, SQL Server, ASP, OOD.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with multiple platforms:  Web Servers, NT, Windows 2000, and Application Servers.

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND (EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS, YEARS OF EXPERIENCE) 

  • Postgraduate degree; technical degree, IT, engineering or related preferred5+ years experience in customer solution development and delivery with focus on CRM
  • 7+ years of demonstrated managerial and leadership expertise; experience leading projects for customers
  • NET preferable

 

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Business & Commercial

  • Expertise in articulating Service Line value proposition and key differentiators in marketing and business activities.
  • Executive level experience in growing and leading a medium to large scale, profitable technology services business, preferably within an international environment
  • Strong track record in developing and managing global organization’s operations to meet business objectives and strategies
  • Professional sales management experience
  • Driving business development and marketing
  • Managing a customer portfolio
  • Complex channel management
  • Highly developed understanding of markets
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership experience (leader of organizations of 100+ people)
  • Excellent personal leadership and communication skills
  • Leading a high growth, highly demanding ‘best people’ environment
  • Consulting /project-based background:
  • Experience in assessing and managing the opportunity and risk associated with large scale + complex consulting projects
  • Track record in developing and growing long term, high value customer relationships at executive level
  • Strong technology and solutions depth:
    • Experience with assigned technology and project implementation in this technology
    • Specific knowledge of the Microsoft product line and software development preferred
    • Ability to guide and direct leadership teams in development, production, and promotion of solution offerings
    • Demonstrates a high degree of integrity, credibility, and character

 

Required Certifications:

  • Certification in SISA (required)
  • Certification in SIDL (preferred)
  • Certification in QAD (preferred)
  • Microsoft Certifications (preferred)

 

Additional Area, Region or Service Line specific requirements:

  • Finance and P&L Management – Experience
  • Marketing – Experience
  • Strategy – Experience
  • Contract Law – Conceptual Understanding
  • People management in Professional Services – Expertise
  • Microsoft Technology – Experience
  • Professional Selling – Experience
  • Program Management – Expertise
  • Quality and Risk Management – Experience
  • Government Relations – Conceptual Understanding
  • Media Relations – Experience
  • Start-up Business – Experience
  • Growth Business – Experience
  • Mature Business – Conceptual Understanding
  • Alliance Management – Expertise

To apply: sign-up to www.365talentportal.com or email elitsa.staneva@365freelance.com.

 

 

About us: 365 Talent Portal is the first online platform that gives Dynamics partners and end-users instant access to hundreds of consultants. With a network spanning 89 countries, it allows companies to search for consultants based on their skills, rates and available dates, enabling them to find the best person for their projects without incurring the hefty fees typical of recruitment agencies. Register here – www.365talentportal.com.

 

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