Arcwide Projects Consultant

We are seeking a motivated, driven IFS Manufacturing Consultant to support our growing US Practice based in Chicago.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advise clients on the implementation of Projects solutions and the integration of IFS module applications.
  • Create business process designs and map to IFS Projects solutions.
  • Perform IFS configuration, develop functional specifications, and conduct functional testing of the system.
  • Prepare and execute data migrations and perform system conversion activities.
  • Optimize integrated business process strategies that enable cost efficiency, increase business effectiveness, and create synergies across the organization.
  • Assess current state business and IT application landscapes.
  • Develop and align IT strategy with key business objectives and create future state roadmaps.
  • Drive overall change management for large transformational projects.
  • Lead “Train the Trainer” Workshops for IFS Workstreams (Modules)
  • Participate in and support project management for large, cross-functional engagements.
  • Develop high-quality client presentations and deliverables.
  • Assist with business development efforts, including assessment and proposal development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in economics, business administration, accounting, industrial engineering, or information technology, or comparable experience
  • Knowledge of IFS Projects solutions including Engineering & Design, Sales and Subcontracts, Contract Change Management, Project Planning& Follow-Up, Resource Management, Construction and Installation, Projects Financial Controls, Project Report Invoice and Risk Management.
  • Preferred 3+ years of relevant IFS Project Applications or IFS Managed Cloud Service Tools experience, with hands on design, configuration, documentation, and testing for project implementation
  • Experience with IFS 8.0. 9.0, 10, IFS Cloud or IFS Scope Tool.
  • Preferred but not mandatory, Knowledge of Jira Software, ClickLearn Platform, Waterfall and/or Agile Project Management
  • Other non-IFS ERP application experience will be considered for candidates who can also demonstrate strong business process and client consulting skills.
  • Previous consulting and/or project management experience
  • Experience in identifying business challenges and deriving improvement opportunities.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present complex issues in a concise and meaningful manner to senior executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage many activities in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Client-oriented work ethic and excellent international teamworking skills
  • Strong drive to go above and beyond to drive client, company, and personal success.
  • Ability and openness to travel with expectation of 20 to 40% overall with spikes at critical project activity periods.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without limitation.

Additional Information

Individuality and team spirit, professionalism and supporting collaboration, self-drive and continuous support of a mentor – these are aspects that do not contradict, but rather complement, each other at Arcwide.

We offer diverse opportunities to support you in growing personally and functionally, through continuous new challenges across different projects, comprehensive training options and coaching, and international exchange of experience with our colleagues.

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About Arcwide

Arcwide consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients experience real results when they work with us.

We combine industry expertise, operations and technology skills with proprietary tools and methods to tailor IFS solutions for each client’s individual challenges. An adaptive approach is at the heart of our culture and has led to long-standing relationships with many of the world’s leading companies and organizations.

Arcwide is an IFS implementation services partner. Arcwide has a global delivery model. We are a full-service IFS service provider. Our projects routinely include resources and participants from our global resource pool. Are you interested in joining a firm that will teach and help you develop skills to design and build solutions across the globe?

Our aggressive US growth strategy is to scale our US IFS-enabled business transformation services with Arcwide. We are seeking to hire IFS consultants with a desire to work in a growth oriented, entrepreneurial environment within a global firm.

As part of our IFS services team, you will advise our clients on the planning, scoping implementation, and upgrades for IFS solutions. We are actively looking for IFS Functional specialized expertise to perform process design and IFS application configuration. We are looking for candidates with expertise in all core IFS functional areas including Sales, Projects, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing, Asset Management, Field Service and Maintenance.

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