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Accenture CPQ Functional Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

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Job Description

Accenture Technology – Quote to Cash is seeking an experienced Project Manager /Functional Lead in implementing CPQ and CLM products with enterprise clients in our Quote to Cash business.  The ideal candidate will work closely with our clients, the vendor team, and our internal delivery teams in developing robust, scalable and flexible solution architectures for various customer projects including designing prototypes, building proof of concepts, and preparing architecture roadmaps.

We can hire for this role anywhere in the US, as long as you are located near an Accenture office, and willing and able to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.

Typical Daily Snapshot: The Quote to Cash – CPQ CLM Project Manager / Functional Lead

Project Manager /Functional Lead will be responsible for the following key responsibilities on a day to day basis:

  • Define and manage project scope and resource requirements.

  • Control project work/time tracking and reporting and deliverables milestones.

  • Assess business process needs and identify functional capabilities needed.

  • Provide guidance to clients on leading practices and domain expertise.

  • Lead client workshops and functional elicitation session.

  • Articulate significant gaps between client current state versus desired future state.

  • Assist technical leads in perform hands-on solution design, solution architecture, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks as required in support of current and new projects.

  • Ensure solution is scalable and meets overall business requirements.

  • Act as a liaison between Technical team, Functional team, Business Functions, and vendor to drive CPQ / CLM implementations.

  • Be recognized as a functional expert in CPQ and/or Contract Management domain.

  • Communicate with senior level client resources across product management, sales operations, pricing operations, legal, and order management.

  • Communicate with external vendors and conduct joint solution review.

  • Provide mentorship and supervise developers.

  • Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Quote to Cash – CPQ/CLM implementations.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years’ work experience)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working within the Salesforce platform.

  • Prior experience with Apttus or Steelbrick/Salesforce CPQ.

  • Functional knowledge of business process design and six sigma principles.

  • Prior experience as a team member of successful software project implementations related to CPQ and CLM, and experience in the capacity of a Functional Architect in a consulting organization.

  • Awareness of web, database, and object oriented software technologies, and salesforce.com / force.com.

  • Experience in hands on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities.

  • Experience in scoping, planning, and presenting project plans.

  • Strong technical background, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Professional Skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of cross functional and cross vendor teams, and deliver to aggressive timelines.

**Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

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Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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