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Application Consultant

Job Title: Application Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 24231
Contact Name: Lauren Oakley
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2017 17:28

Job Description

Application Consultant - Birmingham

I am working with a Global organisation who support the retail industry with technology solutions. In-line with their huge growth plans, we are looking to hire an Application Analyst who is experienced with retail software applications. This is a Permanent position based in the Midlands.

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will be present at the initiation phase of projects and represent my client's products to all retail end clients
  • You will develop a strong knowledge around the product suite
  • Successfully build strong relationships, both with stakeholders and end customers
  • In the longer-term, you will be responsible for all Business Analysis tasks (gathering of requirements, functional specifications, gap analysis, process documentation, AS-IS and TO-BE process maps)
  • Responsible for analysing and creating functional specifications
  • Provide SOE estimates for all project work
  • You must demonstrate adaptability to new techniques and methodologies
  • You will play a key part in the delivery of application training to head office users

Skills / Experience required:

  • You will have the ability to quickly gain a thorough understanding of retail organisations and their business processes
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge around applications
  • You may currently be working as an Application Analyst or within Application Support 
  • A strong desire to move towards a Business Analyst / Consultant role
  • Excellent client facing and communication skills
  • Experience in liaising with senior stakeholders and facilitating customer workshops
  • If you hold a Business Analysis certification this is desirable but not essential
  • If you are able to demonstrate an understanding of full EPOS / POS retail systems, this is highly desirable

Please apply online with your CV.