Job Reference: 1701
Supporting the fashion and apparel industry, our Client offers PLM and CAD software, cutting room solutions and expert services to create, develop and produce garments, accessories and footwear. Founded in 1973, today they have more than 1,700 employees and 32 subsidiaries across the globe, serving customers in over 100 countries; their products empower brands and manufacturers from design to production, providing them with the market respect and peace of mind they deserve. We are delighted to welcome applications for the role of Senior Solution Consultant – Fashion.
As a member of the Professional Services Team (based in the UK & Northern Europe), the Solution Consultant is a key contributor in promoting our Clients’ PLM solutions for their prospects and customers. The Solution Consultant will also assume the role of the client’s trusted advisor on solution-related topics. In this role you will work closely with your Account Managers in pre-sales activities, present the PLM solutions, build and present a tailored implementation project proposal and support your sales teams to close the deal, you will also contribute to deliver PLM projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Presales activities :- Upon the request from the Professional Services Manager, the Solution Consultant will be required to conduct presales activities and support the Account Managers to qualify sales opportunities and define the best winning strategy; participate to meetings with customers in order to understand their business needs and strategic objectives and prepare and run standard or tailored PLM demonstrations.
Where necessary you will perform dedicated workshops to understand current PLM processes and identify gaps with the solution you want to propose.
As a bond between the customer and your sales and technical expertise teams, you will leads the definition of the PLM implementation project, define the functional modules to include in the project scope, adjust your standard implementation project methodology to customer’s specificities, define project activities and associated deliverables.
Project delivery activities : - You will be enrolled in project delivery, either as a contributor in project activities and/or as project manager, this will include preparing or contributing to project kick off meeting; Contributing to the overall design and detail design of the solution; Writing Specifications and follow up on project delivery or report to the Project Manager
Applications are invited for experienced PLM Solution Consultants, our Client would ideally like around 10 years work experience in the fashion industry among which 3-5 years would be in product development and 5 years direct relevant experience in PLM solutions definition and implementation for fashion customers. The ability to travel around 50% of the time around the UK and throughout Northern Europe is essential.
This is a wonderful opportunity to grow your career with a well-respected, people focused employer.
Please apply in complete confidence with your current CV using the form on the right or by sending your CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org.