Microsoft Dynamics CRM Functional Consultant
Applied Resource Group is actively seeking a MS Dynamics CRM 2011 Functional Consultant with previous experience in consulting, custom development, and implementations. Our client is a leading Microsoft Partner with a team is composed of Solutions Consultants, Project Leaders and Consulting Directors that use their business, industry and technical knowledge to solve complex custom development and integration issues in MS Dynamics CRM. You will partner to deliver CRM solutions, participating in business requirements gathering, solution design, application configuration, system testing, solution implementation, training and user adoption.
We encourage business and technical growth with internal and external training programs and career growth with leadership responsibilities. CRM certifications are paid for by the company as well as technical training programs. We will challenge you to become a CRM expert and learn different technologies as you master the ones you currently know.
Location: We are hiring remote consultants nationally with extensive travel to customer sites.
Travel: 50-80%, Nationally
Advise the client on MS Dynamics CRM implementation best practices.
Execute project tasks and review project deliverables with the client and be their main point of contact.
Work with the Project Leader to understand assigned project responsibilities and keep the projects on schedule.
Communicate progress and expectations, escalates problems to Project Leader for awareness and/or resolution.
Participate in weekly Status Meetings with the Project Leader and Consulting Directors.
Provide business process expertise and application configuration expertise as a consultative partner.
Analyze customers' business requirements objectives and develop business processes to meet customers' business needs.
Design solutions to align customer business needs with standard CRM best practice capabilities.
Support client through go-live process and play key role in promoting solution adoption.
Must be able to travel nationally, up to 80% at times, providing on-site consulting work to clients and have the ability to work remotely from your home office.
Must be able to manage multiple projects utilizing strong planning and organizational skills.
Experience with general consulting skills that include team facilitation, business case development, strong business analysis skills, process mapping, and business process redesigning.
Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management, and support.
Proven track record of multi-tasking business development, client side delivery, and people management skills.
Excellent business process and/or project experience using tools such as Visio, MS Project, and any relational database system.
Analytical nature with the ability to solve complex business issues.
Technical aptitude and a high degree of self- motivation to train and achieve CRM application, customizations and installations certifications.
Excellent business process and best practices experience and aptitude.
Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to build effective customer relationships
Bachelors degree in business-related field
Ability to learn and master new technologies with a technical and math aptitude
Some business project experience
Strong process analysis, design, and documentation skills
Excellent MS Office and MS product knowledge
Strong interpersonal skills with superior written and verbal communication skills
Extremely detail oriented and customer focused
Some software development background or experience working for a software company.
CRM experience with products such as MS Dynamics, SalesForce, etc.
Previous consulting or project management experience.
Keywords: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, CRM 4.0, MS CRM 2011, Salesforce.com, SFDC, Siebel, Onyx, SugarCRM, Microsoft CRM, Systems Administrator, Business Analyst, Systems Admin, SQL Developer
About Applied Resource Group
Applied Resource Group, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a full service IT consulting and solutions organization specializing in Application Development, Enterprise Resource Planning, and IT Infrastructure. Our solutions include IT Consulting, Outsourcing, Recruiting, and Staffing. At Applied we understand that organizations are built upon the talented individuals that comprise them and we embrace the diverse candidates that contribute to our success. Our goal is to help you achieve that success by documenting your needs to help you achieve your career goals. Contact us today to speak with one of our talented Account Executives which serve as your recruiting contact to build one-on-one relationships, offering personalized attention and career guidance. At Applied our goal is your success.