Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 Retail Functional Consultant

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The Avanade Dynamics AX/365 Retail Functional Consultant takes an end-to-end, process-based approach to address key business challenges such as complexity reduction, lean manufacturing and operations excellence, process innovation, strategic cost reduction, enterprise transformation and growth through fast innovation. Functional Consultants are challenged to understand and respond to clients' varied business needs in both the private and public sector, and work with clients to rapidly enhance the internal capabilities needed to continuously improve operational and innovation performance. Our core offerings target different aspects of a client's value chain - both across the enterprise and at the intersections of assets, process, polices, and people delivering value.

Job Description:

As a Functional Consultant in the Avanade Dynamics AX/365 Practice you will use your strategy and operations consulting skills, business process knowledge, and other methodologies and tools to quantitatively analyze issues and drive solutions to transform our client's business.

Avanade professionals are responsible for delivering large-scale, complex programs that marry processes with technology to help our clients achieve high performance. Dynamics AX professionals design, implement and deploy AX solutions to achieve defined business goals. They maintain skills in AX applications process design and configuration; AX application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and AX application technical architecture.

Key responsibilities:

Business performance and process diagnostics and assessments

Supervising application design and architecture components

Supervising process and functional design activities

Creating functional requirements as an input to application design

Developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

Supervising application build, test, and deploy activities

Planning and executing data conversion activities

Driving test planning and execution

Project and program management that exhibits leadership in process re-engineering and implementation of process, technology, strategy, and organizational change

Job Requirements:

Configure and implement Dynamics AX for our customers with a primary focus on Retail modules

Use your knowledge of business processes and Dynamics AX to identify software gaps and suggest alternatives

Write development specifications and interface with customers to test modifications and resolve any issues that arise

Demonstrate the ability to work systematically and logically to analyze situations, resolve problems, identify causes and anticipate implications

Contribute to the set-up and execution of Dynamics AX project work streams

Manage and develop customer relationships and perceptions to achieve mutual goals

Demonstrate the capacity to plan, prioritize and organize their time, project schedules and multiple project activities

Outstanding people management skills, including ability to lead a team and mentor individuals in career growth

Ability to travel 100% of the time (Mon-Fri)

Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree: Business or technology related BA/BS

Dynamics AX Retail implementation experience

Experience participating in requirements gathering process for IT systems

Clear and concise oral and written communication

Ability to lead people, teams and projects

Understanding of aspects of business management and strategic evaluation

Preferred Requirements:

Master's Degree in business or technology

Dynamics 365 experience

Dynamics AX Certification

Prior consulting experience

Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology

Working knowledge of Microsoft platform skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Project

Professional Skills:

Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment

Strong client interface and presentation skills

Strong business acumen

Track record of initiative and outstanding performance

Excellent interpersonal skills-'Customer Focus'

Manages customer expectations effectively

Ability to quickly build relationships

Passion for learning

Strong time management skills

Requisition ID - 52661

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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