US/Canada - Platinion - Digital & Technology - Enterprise Solutions - Enterprise Applications Manager

Location:

Mountain View/Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

Role Profile

Enterprise Applications Managers at BCG Platinion are:

·         Collaborative. They are interdisciplinary team players who seek alignment and establish relationships ranging from cross-functional stakeholder groups to existing teams.

·         Agile advocates. They are well-versed in Agile methodologies and use their expertise to strategically tackle difficult challenges and implement change.

·         Comfortable with ambiguity. They know the path forward isn’t always well-defined. They are comfortable and confident working through the unknown.

·         Technical experts. They are critical thinkers and have extensive IT expertise that drives novel solutions routed in complexity.

·         Change agents. They know how to make change happen across an organization. They can align and onboard teams to implement new processes and toolsets. They embrace complex challenges and guide an organization to optimize IT best practices.

·         Influencers. They build strong relationships to build trust and influence stakeholders.

You’re Good At:

·         Managing large-scale ERP projects

·         Restructuring business and IT processes and organization within an ERP construct

·         Supporting IT functions during mergers and acquisitions, including the functional and technical transformation of an organization’s IT department

·         Evaluating an organization’s  IT and ERP architecture

·         Developing road maps and current state assessments

·         Designing and implementing feasibility studies for ERP strategy

·         Defining global and local deployment strategy

·         Developing infrastructure approach and high-level design of ERP solutions (cloud, on-prem, hybrid)

·         Considering data and integration related to ERP platforms

·         Optimizing depth of value added in ERP

·         Restructuring core ERP processes (functional and/or technical)

·         Managing IT projects and quality assurance

·         Analyzing and evaluating ERP architectures

·         Recommending ERP software and ERP platforms

·         Managing projects and expectations and maintaining control of situations when they escalate

·         Developing team’s talent by providing direction and facilitating technical architectural discussions

·         Assisting with business development through writing proposals, scoping projects

·         Contributing to our thought leadership through written publications and speaking at events and conferences


Your Qualifications

You Bring:

·         Bachelors or Master degree in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology, business management, or relevant field

·         6+ years of practical experience in IT/ERP consulting, professional software development, or IT project management with a focus on one or more of the following:

o   SAP

o   Salesforce

o   Oracle (Financials, NetSuite, Fusion, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, etc.)

o   Workday

·         Experience in business process design and configuration

·         Previous experience in a management role in two or more end-to-end ERP implementations in a waterfall or agile setting

·         Excellent communication and presentation skills

·         Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills

·         Experience with the management of decision processes at large organizations

·         Strong customer and results orientation

·         Confidence and persuasiveness

·         Experience planning and managing large, complex projects

·         Willingness to travel around the globe to work with clients and BCG teams. At times, this role involves significant travel to client sites. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projects


BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design.

We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.


Date Posted:

15-Apr-2019

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