Senior Consultant

Esri Canada - Toronto, ON (6 months ago)

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Esri Canada has an exceptional professional opportunity for a Senior Consultant focusing on enterprise business solution projects. Based out of Esri Canada's office in Toronto, you will leverage your knowledge and experience in leading the business analysis and implementation of enterprise GIS solutions based on Esri technology. As a senior consultant, you will contribute to the ongoing business operations of the company by effectively providing professional services for assigned consulting projects.

Senior Consultant responsibilities include:
Work in a collaborative team analyzing customer issues and developing solutions focused on GIS strategic planning, information management and governance, organizational design, application rationalization and GIS business process optimization.
Providing expertise in the user needs analysis, estimation, design, development, and implementation of enterprise GIS solutions.
Chart existing business processes to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models.
Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.
Prototype new procedures for enhancing business processes, operations, and information process flow.
Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives for improving processes in production systems across the organization.
Working with other consultants in the design and delivery of client solutions from conception to completion.
Scope projects and assist the Project Manager in developing complete project SOW and project plans for all assigned projects.
Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new processes, and other pre/post-implementation support.
Model client requirements and define functional specifications.
Actively engage the sales team to advance the value proposition of Consulting with current and prospective customers.
Support pre-sales and post-sales activities related to technical aspects of Esri products.
Actively participate in the preparation of proposals (e.g. RFPs, RFIs and RFQs).

Specific skill requirements:
7+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst, Application Specialist
5+ years’ experience with Esri products
Experience in facilitating discussions and leading workshops.
Ability to negotiate and build consensus.
Demonstrated business acumen to establish and maintain an effective consulting relationship with corporate customers, with a strong customer service orientation.
Experience implementing enterprise GIS solutions based on Esri technology.
Experience with web-based applications.
Experience integrating Esri technology with other enterprise systems.
Demonstrated ability to complete technical studies and to develop and present recommendations and reports.
Experience in managing client relationships and ability to communicate with executive levels of the organization.
Demonstrated awareness of emerging IT trends and directions.
College diploma or university degree
Be prepared to obtain the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) exam monitored by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

Competencies in the following are essential:
Synthesis and analysis skills; ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
Excellent written/ communication / presentation skills
Team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

Considered as assets for this position are the following:
Experience working in technical presales
Experience with deployments to a cloud infrastructure
Experience working with large IT organizations

Esri Canada provides a dynamic work environment, an opportunity to build your skills with leading tools and technologies and a team-based approach. We offer attractive salaries with an outstanding benefits package.