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As an Enterprise Architecture Consultant, you will work within our market-leading Technology Implementation and Consultancy practice, in the finance, leasing and asset finance industry. At VIP Apps Consulting, we help our clients develop world-class IT solutions, aligned to best in class business processes. We are looking for individuals with an excellent grounding in core consulting skills and experience in Enterprise Architecture and Solutions Design to support our clients through business transformation projects. The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively in agile environments with subject matter experts and technologists to develop sound enterprise architectures solutions and technology strategies. Acting as an Enterprise Architecture Consultant on transformation programmes, you will lead the client engagements and be responsible for shaping, leading and delivering added-value through technology advisory consultancy. Through guiding transformational delivery engagements, you will have proven capability in providing technology leadership, delivering high quality, creative and insightful technology advice, ensuring project success through timely and accurate production of agreed deliverables.  An exciting opportunity to make a difference within our client initiatives in this ever-changing business landscape. Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities:

The Job: 

  • Develop technology strategies and architectures to meet the client's vision, enabled by realistic roadmaps of capability development framed within a well-defined governance
  • Develop early stages of the architectural roadmap, gathering context and rationale that feeds the technology vision
  • Develop business architecture and formally modelling and documenting architecture
  • Work with both the business and IT to define the technology roadmap and initiatives to support our client’s strategy and vision
  • Support the definition of the client’s application strategy, and develop the roadmap, to ensure a coherent approach to managing and rationalising the application landscape
  • Support the client in selecting the right technology stack for their organisation
  • Support the client with designing and setting up architecture functions, including the definition of the architecture’s process and deliverables, and governance structure.
  • Translate and leverage technology to maximise strategic impact, articulated in structured enterprise architectures, to help deliver tangible business outcomes
  • Assisting our clients to build their required capabilities for growth and innovation to achieve and sustain high performance
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to shape, propose, communicate and initiate programs
  • Contributing to our blog and thought leadership content strategies, at the intersection of business and technology.

Qualifications:

  • A good balance of technology and functional skills enabling you to be positioned at the intersection of business and technology
  • Previous experience in a Technical Lead or Architect role and helping large organisations to establish a business or technology architecture vision and roadmap
  • Experience of working across varied technology domains such as Business Applications, Data, Infrastructure, Integration and Security
  • Lifecycle management of technology portfolios
  • A background in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Banking, Asset Finance, Leasing.
  • Comfortable in the role of either business or IT strategist; able to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy
  • Training in and judicious application of industry frameworks
  • An interest in emerging technologies and innovation
  • Demonstrate a clear technology thinking and a sound understanding of technology solution design principles
  • Ability to successfully relate technology solutions to business problems
  • A passion for technology and how it can deliver business solutions
  • Ability to interact with clients and stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill, coupled with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • A track record of developing creative solutions
  • Flexibility to travel to client sites across the UK and internationally

As an Enterprise Architecture Consultant, you will work within our market-leading Technology Implementation and Consultancy practice, in the finance, leasing and asset finance industry. At VIP Ap...

Posted 2 months ago

As a Leasing Business Analyst you will work within our UK consulting practice to support our clients with multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run efficient global leasing systems, aligned to best in class leasing business processes. Our clients and partners rely on VIP Apps Consulting to be Agile and Innovative, differentiating us from other providers. In depth industry and technology expertise are critical for transforming companies and transitioning teams and platforms towards operational excellence.

The Job 

  • Engage in the design, creation and presentation of Client Leasing Processes using our transformation methodology AMOBI .
  • Gather client business requirements through workshops and client documentation, formally documenting into a Business Requirements Document (BRD) for review and sign-off by the client.
  • Work with our client to fully understand the Client Business Requirements enough to work with senior BA’s, Consultants and Product Partners to map functionality fit of client needs to a target platform. (Gap Analysis)
  • Manage and document Functional Specifications for Client’s Business Requirement Gaps, Reports and Extensions to ensure they are translated into technical solutions that are accurate, scalable and flexible.
  • Act as the key point of contact between client business users, functional and technical consultants and IT. Engage with other technology partners within a project as appropriate.
  • Work with onsite and offshore client, product partner and VIP Apps Consulting teams to ensure that project timelines, milestones and KPIs are met or exceeded.
  • Work with onsite and offshore client and VIP Apps Consulting teams to ensure production issues are fixed within Support SLAs. As a liaison between business and technology highlight and advise continuous improvement opportunities to management and prioritise.
  • Collaborate and support Project Managers and Consultants in following VIP Apps Consulting’s DELIVER methodology.

  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Management), Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant disciplines
  • 2+ Years Financial Services industry experience.
  • 2+ Years Consulting or Management experience.
  • Proficient in modular technologies.
  • Expertise in application configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of Global Multi Legal Entity infrastructure.
  • Must have a proven track record in full lifecycle engagements, from business case preparation, implementation and return on investment using industry recognised methodologies.
  • The candidate should be a strong communicator, both written and verbally, and have experience and skills form delivering large business transformations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse and distributed product teams.
  • Ability and desire to travel.

As a Leasing Business Analyst you will work within our UK consulting practice to support our clients with multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run efficient global leasing systems, a...

Posted 2 months ago

In depth industry and technology expertise are critical for transforming companies and transitioning teams and platforms towards operational excellence. We help our clients run efficient global leasing systems, aligned to best in class leasing business processes and this process first approach means leveraging a service oriented approach for the end to end leasing solution.


As an experienced Salesforce developer, you will hit the ground running on client projects within our UK consulting practice. You will use Salesforce best practices in designing and developing solutions that leverage standard tool based approach (such as Process builder, Flow, Workflow rules, Report builder, Einstein Analytics) before doing code based solutions.

The Job

  • Work with UK based consultants to deliver high quality solutions preferably in UK. (Off – shore candidates may be considered)
  • Responsible for the Technical Design Documentation, Salesforce Customisation and Development of Client Integrations throughout the Leasing business flows
  • Development and Integration with Bureaus and Third-party applications (Such as Accounting – SAGE), Cloud Document repositories (e.g. SharePoint, Box)
  • Development and Integration with legacy systems such as on-premise ERP and home grown systems
  • Design and development of Custom Objects, Custom Fields, Page Layouts and tabs (Using Visualforce, Lightning component framework)
  • Design of Process Builder, Lightning Flows, Workflow rules
  • Design and Build Document Templates in Salesforce/Conga
  • Development of Reports and Dashboards
  • Native Salesforce Sales Cloud objects, tools and best practices.
  • Complete unit testing and support functional testing
  • Good understanding of Front end development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript in context of Salesforce front end development
  • Client care to ensure satisfaction
  • Knowledge share within the team regarding best practices
  • Collaborate and support Project Managers and Consultants in following VIP Apps Consulting DELIVER methodology.

Technical Skills

  • Cloud Technology: Force.com, Visual Force, Lightning Component Framework
  • Programming languages: Salesforce APEX
  • Web services: SOAP & REST APIs

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Relevant Salesforce certifications. Platform Developer I/II, Administrator
  • Strong skills in writing Apex Classes, Batch Apex and Triggers.
  • Strong skills in SOSL, SOQL statements within Custom Controllers, Extensions and Triggers.
  • Strong Skills in writing parsers for JSON and XML in apex.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Financial Services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse and distributed teams.


Note: If UK based, authorisation to work in the UK through relevant visa/British passport (Visa sponsorship is not considered at this stage).

In depth industry and technology expertise are critical for transforming companies and transitioning teams and platforms towards operational excellence. We help our clients run efficient global leasin...

Posted 2 months ago

As a Project Manager Consultant, you will work within our market-leading Technology Implementation, and Consultancy practise to support our clients through business technology transformation projects in the finance, banking, asset finance and leasing industry. At VIP Apps consulting, we help our clients implement world-class IT solutions, aligned to best in class business processes, making the best use of the people and supporting technologies. We are seeking motivated and passionate individuals to join our exciting team and help shape our client’s innovation vision. Our services span strategy, design, implementation and run of enterprise applications. Our mission is to deliver outstanding impact, sustainable change and transformational outcomes through ERP Applications and our Alliances ecosystems. The Project Manager is responsible for leading the project and workstream for business and IT transformation initiatives, ensuring the programme successfully realises its intended benefits and sustainable change in the client’s organisation. Additionally, the role will include assistance in business development and development of best practice project implementation approach and methods for our technology and BPM practice.

The Job: 

  • Defining, shaping, leading and delivering projects within a client portfolio;
  • Managing cost, time, scope, plan, risks, issues and quality of a project and ensuring proper controls are in place;
  • Overseeing project workflows to ensure project delivery is in line with client expectations and scope;
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders, and client expectation, ensuring the creation of solid client relationships;
  • Managing the development and maintenance of core project documentation, project and communication plans;
  • Manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution and individuality. Leading in the coaching, mentorship and development of other team members;
  • Design and implement change management plans that work to drive faster adoption and employee proficiency;
  • Provide advice and assistance to ensure that the business benefit is delivered, and inherent risks effectively mitigated;
  • Design and deliver training programmes;
  • Work with onsite and virtual teams;
  • Identify and manage service risks and issues in future business processes;
  • Contributing to our blog and thought leadership content strategies at the intersection of business and technology.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in a related field, or direct and equivalent experience;
  • Experience and knowledge of project management principles, robust methodologies and tools;
  • Proven Project Delivery Management capability on a global scale
  • Expert in ERP solutions and proven experience of taking ownership for ERP project and rollouts;
  • Solid background in consulting, project management, organisational development and process improvements in large transformation programmes;
  • In-depth expertise in applying change leadership and change management methodologies and tools;
  • Exemplary stakeholder management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill, coupled with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner;
  • Experience of working with international and cross-cultural teams and leading virtual teams;
  • A background in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Banking, Asset Finance, Leasing.
  • Comfortable in the role of either business or IT strategist; able to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy
  • Flexibility to travel to client sites across the UK and internationally
  • Commercial awareness to manage effective client, supplier and partner relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging and varied environment.

As a Project Manager Consultant, you will work within our market-leading Technology Implementation, and Consultancy practise to support our clients through business technology transformation proj...

Posted 2 months ago

As an entry level Associate Project Consultant, you will work and train within our UK consulting practice to support our clients with multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run efficient global leasing systems, aligned to best in class leasing business processes. Our clients and partners rely on VIP Apps Consulting to be Agile and Innovative, differentiating us from other larger providers. In depth industry and technology expertise are critical for transforming companies and transitioning teams and platforms towards operational excellence.

The Job 

  • Assist in the design, creation and presentation of Client Leasing Processes using our transformation methodology AMOBI.
  • Gather client business requirements through workshops and client documentation, formally documenting into a Business Requirements Document (BRD) for review and sign-off by the client.
  • Work with our client to fully understand the Client Business Requirements enough to work with senior BA’s, Consultants and Product Partners to map functionality fit of client needs to a target platform. (Gap Analysis)
  • Assist in designing and documenting Functional Specifications for Client’s Business Requirement Gaps, Reports and Extensions to ensure they are translated into technical solutions that are accurate, scalable and flexible.
  • Complete industry training through a mixture of internal and external courses and projects.
  • Complete product training across multiple technologies and applications as required to support client projects and VIP Apps Consulting’s internal platform.
  • Shadow and support consultants assisting with documentation and testing solutions as required.  
  • Work with onsite and offshore client, product partner and VIP Apps Consulting teams to ensure that project timelines, milestones and KPIs are met or exceeded.
  • Work with onsite and offshore client and VIP Apps Consulting teams to ensure production issues are fixed within Support SLAs. As a liaison between business and technology highlight and advise continuous improvement opportunities to management and prioritise.
  • Collaborate and support Project Managers and Consultants in following VIP Apps Consulting’s DELIVER methodology.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Management), Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate a passion to learn and progress in a professional fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrate Respect, Flexibility and Attitude to fit our company culture.
  • Understanding of modular technologies.
  • Understanding of application configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse and distributed product teams.
  • Ability and desire to travel.
  • Ability and desire to excel and progress in the workplace.
  • The candidate should be a strong communicator, both written and verbally, with presentation and training experience and skills.

As an entry level Associate Project Consultant, you will work and train within our UK consulting practice to support our clients with multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run efficie...

As a Senior Business Analyst – OLFM you will work within our market leading consulting practice to support our clients for their multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run a world class Leasing systems, aligned to best in class leasing business processes, making the best use of the information available and the supporting technologies, translating operational excellence into top class service levels for our clients and partners.

The Job 

  • Engage in the design, deployment and support for the Leasing processes and systems in the context of our transformation methodologies AMOBI and DELIVER, using the Oracle E-Business Suite/OLFM platform as the core solution set.
  • Work with onsite and offshore teams to ensure that project timelines, milestones and KPIs are reached and that production issues are fixed as per support SLAs, acting as the liaison between business and implementation, development and support teams to prioritise needs and requests.
  • Gather requirements from business users for projects and enhancement initiatives, preparing the required functional specifications, ensuring that functional requirements are translated into technical solutions that are scalable and flexible.
  • Provide IT project leadership for transformational leasing initiatives and integrations, building relationships and interact with external vendors (banks, consulting firms, software vendors, etc.) as and when required to deliver business solutions.
  • Act as the key point of contact between the business users and IT, engaging with other technology partners across the enterprise landscape (BI, Middleware, Infrastructure, etc.) providing a single point of contact to the business partners and providing insight to technical solutions.

  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical discipline required with 7+ years working with ORACLE and OLFM (Oracle Lease & Finance Management).
  • Proficient in the combination of modules OLFM/AR/AP/GL/FA
  • Expertise in setting up and troubleshooting OLFM and implementations or upgrades
  • Experience with Multi-GAAP, Multi-currency, Multi-org, and Multi-Set of Books setup
  • Understanding of Multi-Org Access Control, Sub-Ledger Architecture (SLA), & Legal Entity infrastructure
  • Financial Services industry experience.
  • Must have a proven track record in full lifecycle engagements, from business case preparation to requirements gathering, blueprint, building, testing and implementation of solutions based on business requirements and using industry recognized methodologies
  • The candidate should be a leader, a strong communicator, both written and verbally, and have experience and skills in configuration, customisation, implementation, support, interfaces, design, integration, maintenance and upgrades to the Oracle OLFM an associated modules within Oracle
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse and distributed product teams

As a Senior Business Analyst – OLFM you will work within our market leading consulting practice to support our clients for their multi-national Leasing Operations. We help our clients run a wor...