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Application Consultant


Job details

General information

Reference number

000830  

Company

MM

Vacancy location

Location

United Kingdom, General, Home based

Vacancy details

Job Profile

Project Management - Deployment (Services / Product)

Secondary Profiles

Consultancy - HR
Consultancy - Payroll

Title

Application Consultant

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours per week

37.5

About the role

The Application Consultant has the mission to deliver/provide skilled professional advice, guidance, training and implementation support services to customers (internal and external). This will be in relation to NGA Human resources’ products and services (specifically the implementation of ResourceLink  around the Recruitment and associated modules).

Key Delivery Responsibility

  • Work with the Project Manager to achieve project objectives, project milestones and acceptance criteria and ensure that these are achieved within timescale and budget relevant to each project. Working with customers on end to end projects, having knowledge of the project lifecycle and being able to guide the customer through each stage.
  • Undertaking project scoping and requirements gathering, producing high quality documentation outlining functional and non- functional requirements and documenting a system configuration specification will also be key requirements for this role.
  • Providing customer training as necessary, either through knowledge transfer or formal training delivery.
  • Working closely with our customers the Application Consultant will be undertaking customer facing activities (directly or remotely, project & customer depending) approximately 80% of the working week.
  • Display an up to date and expert level of knowledge on NGA Human Resource’s products and services, commensurate with experience and role, together with relevant legislation and business practices.
  • Ensure that all administrative activities are completed within the published timescales.
  • Actively seek out new and downstream opportunities ensuring that all opportunities identified are communicated to the appropriate parties.
  • Identify potential areas of risk to the company, employees or customers.
  • Work as a cohesive team with other colleagues involved in the project and ensure appropriate project personnel and management are made aware of the current project status and any potential issues.
  • From time to time undertake any other duties as reasonably required.
  • Adherence to corporate policies and procedures as appropriate, and as detailed in the Consultancy Handbook.

Skills and experience

Essential skills:

Full UK Driving license and access to a car.

  • In depth knowledge and experience of ResourceLink products
  • Expert knowledge of Recruitment and HR practices  
  • Excellent understanding, knowledge and experience of end-to- end software configuration, implementation covering design, build, data migration and business intelligence/reporting.
  • Previous experience of implementing software in a Business to Business environment
    Experience of producing detailed project documentation
  • Ability to translate complex functional or system related matters into easy to understand language
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good analytical skills – to be able to break down a problem, situation or process into its component parts, to separate the main issues from side-issues, to understand the nature of parts and their relationship to one another.
  • Good communicator and customer oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Understands the importance of  quality and able to execute accordingly
  • Well organized, schedules time effectively and uses efficient work methods and
    tools
  • Detail oriented, thorough and focused on all aspects of the job to ensure accuracy.
  • Good team player – to be able to work with colleagues to achieve common targets and objectives
  • Computer skills: MS Office, HR Databases, HR IS/IT  systems and SC technology (tools for documentation/tracking, service delivery channels etc.)

About Us

Who are NGA Human Resources?

We are a leader in the UK and around the world in helping organisations to align their people strategy to their business strategy. We are the most knowledgeable partner to help identify the HR and Payroll solutions to take your organisation exactly where it wants to go.

The NGA Advantage

We are a global leader in helping organisations transform their business-critical HR operations to deliver more effective and efficient people-critical services. What sets us apart is The NGA Advantage. It’s a combination of deep HR experience and insight, advanced technology platforms and applications and a global portfolio of flexible service delivery options.

NGA HR wins CIPP Payroll Service Provider and Payroll Software Product of the Year second year running.

HR and Payroll leader NGA Human Resources, has won the Payroll Software Product of the Year and Payroll Service Provider of the Year for the second year running at the CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) Annual Excellence Awards.

Additional Information/Comments

This is a home based role, covering the whole of the UK, a car allowance will be provided.  Overnight stays are a regular feature of this role.  Equipment is provided to ensure you can work effectively from your home location and all UK offices have hot-desks for use by remote workers.

Grade

3S

Salary Package

Competitive