Solution Architect. London Highly Competitive salary and benefits

Our client is a global supplier of software solutions to the legal sector. With business going through a period of rapid expansion, they are hiring a number of staff in the UK and are seeking a Solution Architect to join their highly professional team manages consulting projects to help its customers implement products and achieve the most from the solution.
The Solution Architect is responsible for driving success by ensuring the implementation of their software solution aligns with the customer’s business processes. This includes configuration of the software to meet customer specifications, as well as looking for creative and effective ways to meet customer requirements. This role is focused on new product launch customers and, as such, requires the Solution Architect to translate a customer’s requirements into technical product capabilities and the ability to effectively communicate those requirements to the Product Management organisation driving the evolution of the product.
Responsibilities will include:

Lead the implementation of the companies solutions
Educate clients on industry best practices
Conduct workshops to review business process and guide definition of modified/new business processes in the context of the proposed solution
Conduct data management and/or data mapping workshops as related to the proposed solution
Provide analysis of client needs and implementation recommendations
Work with sales in developing SOWs for certain, more customised implementations
Work with the sales team to position the benefits of our implementation approach
Provide analysis of client needs and implementation recommendations
Work closely with project resources, in particular the Principal Consultant, to translate customer requirements into a solution design
Work with sales in developing SOWs for certain, more customised implementations

You will need the following experience

Technical degree: BS or Masters
7+ years of experience in a technical implementation leadership role (project manager, technical lead, architect)
Product development/software engineering experience desirable
5+ years of experience in the legal sector, in particular experience with industry-standard legal software systems
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to explain software to non-technical users
Demonstrated experience in leading business process reviews, design and/or change management
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must; this position involves a significant amount of direct customer interaction
Excellent organisational and administrative skills; candidates must be detail-oriented
Results oriented, resourceful, comfortable working under tight deadlines with a demanding set of internal and external customers in a start-up environment
Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to multi-task
Team player with ability to coordinate work with disparate team members
Excellent hands-on skills with common office automation products (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
Demonstrated Project management experience
Experience with new business intake and/or conflicts solutions desirable
Experience with time entry / capture solutions desirable
Experience with ethical wall / information barrier solutions desirable

The company offer highly competitive salaries and benefits.

Please contact NLawrence@cogencesearch.com or call Nigel for further details on 0207 264 4908
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