Implementation Consultant

£40,000 - £45,000 yearly
  • Aareon UK Ltd
  • Southampton, UK
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full time Consultant Information Technology

Job Description

Job overview

We are searching for a new team member for our Implementations Team – Digital Products. You will provide digital solution implementation support to our UK customer base with a focus of driving value for our customers and their tenants.

Contact with the customer is varied and there is a mix of remote working and on-site time with the customer team. The role requires travel to customer sites which on average is 2-3 days per week (mostly virtual at present due to the current situation). You will need to be professional and courteous, ensuring that customer satisfaction is met and the focus in driving value for the customer is achieved. You will take full responsibility for the implementation of the solution defined with the scope of each customer project that is assigned to you. Working in a dynamic technical consultancy team, every day brings a challenge in delivering diverse and great digital solutions to our customer base.

Due to there being considerable travel to customer sites a full UK/EC License and access to a vehicle is required to fulfil this role.

The Aareon offices remain closed at present due to Covid-19 so on boarding will be virtual for now, however if the offices reopen you will be required to be on site in Southampton or Coventry to on-board in person (traditionally a 3-month period – expenses paid if required).

Key Responsibilities

  • Analysis of business process, preparation of requirements documents, specifications, planning and implementation of solutions.
  • Consultancy and training for all modules or products.
  • Configure Aareon products to best meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure that all Incidents within the Support Desk Logging tool are fully documented.
  • Provide mentoring for colleagues.
  • Design and provide workshop consultancy and training courses including any documentation required.
  • Create and update online help documentation for Aareon products.

Personal Skills

  • Relationship building skills and the ability to empathise with customers and their needs at all levels
  • Prior experience in software/application implementations
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, adapting to all levels of audience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well within a team and individually with self-motivation
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications and technologies
  • Possesses the ability to stay focused when under pressure
  • Strong focus on continued personal development

Desirable Skills

  • Consultancy in a software implementation role within the Social Housing sector 3+ years
  • C# development 3+ years
  • Knowledge of service orientated techniques
  • Knowledge of distributed programming

Essential Skills

  • Business Analysis Skills
  • Advanced SQL Skills including sophisticated SQL queries
  • Consultancy in a software implementation role 3+ years
  • .NET Framework principles (memory management, language constructs, etc)
  • Problem solving
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong writing communication skills

Application Deadline

Oct 22, 2020