Implementation Consultant Job

Requisition ID: 193806
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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The Implementation Consultant/Activation Coach is a role in which you manage remote implementations of Concurs Premier Standard Expense service and extended services for North American-based clients. The Activation Coach consults with a variety of Concur and client resources to identify solutions for each implementation.  The Activation Coach is responsible for managing all project deliverables, completing implementations within an aggressive timeframe; while consistently delivering exceptional levels of work quality and client satisfaction.



  • Manage overall implementation -- activities include, but are not limited to: 
    • Scheduling and conducting project calls
      • Configuration call:  review timelines and key milestones, understanding and analyzing client business requirements, provide consultative advice on how to optimally set up the Expense service via the Setup Wizard, provide access to the Deployment Toolkit, and facilitate processing of appropriate system setup forms and address client questions.
      • Workflow call: review submission, approval and accounting processes and Processor and Payment Manager tools.
      • Administrative call: review Company Card Administrator and Concur Reporting tools, provide Reporting and Support registration assistance.
      • Miscellaneous project calls as required.
    • Manage third-party and Concur integrations (e.g. – credit cards, direct reimbursement to employees, direct payments to vendors).
    • Train clients and prepare for deployment of service to employees – all within defined timeframe of completion.
  • Deliver training/knowledge to clients around imports and extracts in/out of Concur’s services. If applicable, collaborate with assigned Concur technical consultant to ensure set-up of FTP/PGP for clients and deliver training on imports/extracts. 
  • Successfully manage multiple, simultaneous implementations by continually motivating clients, ensuring project timelines are met and client and/or partner issues are addressed while adhering to Concurs Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Proactively provide status updates to client team, including Executive Sponsors, to ensure successful and timely implementation.
  • Meet or Exceed requirements for deployment productivity and quality metrics. 
  • Communicate client status to Implementation Services Manager, consistently and regularly.
  • Manage credit card feed/activation/migration process.
  • Transition client to Support.
  • Detail all implementation activities in internal tracking tools in a timely manner.
  • Accurately track project time allocation on a daily basis.
  • Escalate issues to designated team contacts and/or cross-functional teams in a timely manner to ensure implementation issues are addressed early.
  • Quickly ramp-up on new releases and product functionality to ensure successful implementation of these features for clients.
  • Collaborate with other members of the implementation team to develop and deliver web-based training/presentations covering a range of service topics.
  • Contribute to special projects as needed to ensure successful service deployments, improved internal processes/methodologies and on-going retention/satisfaction of client base.
  • Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.





Education, Experience & Training:

  • BS/BA or a combination of experience and education/training equivalent to a four year college degree.
  • Previous experience in a role directly interacting with clients, preferably related to implementation or project management.
  • Prior experience implementing, administering, or supporting Concur Expense is a strong plus and would be considered in lieu of client-facing experience.
  • Proven ability to foster internal/external relationships, overcome objections and motivate clients.
  • Strong problem-solving, communication and client management skills.
  • Proven ability to comfortably discuss accounting and financial concepts with varying levels of positions within the clients organization.
  • Ability to pass a background check.


Job Specific Knowledge & Skills: 

  • English fluency required.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, fluid, and ever-changing work environment and able to facilitate changes as situation requires.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts quickly and work hands-on in a team environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organization, planning and project management capabilities.
  • Accounting industry background a plus.
  • Solid industry related knowledge preferred: 
    • Knowledge of general finance and accounting principles.
    • Familiarity with financial, HR and payroll systems.
  • Must possess effective presentation skills. 
  • Ability to confidently use knowledge and experience while consulting with clients on the best ways to meet their needs.
  • Strong problem-solving/trouble-shooting skills - ability to critically analyze issues and develop creative solutions.  Proven ability to engage and interact with internal teams to resolve client issues.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently.
  • Strong working knowledge of software and technology – specifically around web technology, financial system integration and Excel a strong plus.
  • Strong computer skills and general technical aptitude.




Critical Performance Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Planning and Organization
  • Communication and Influence
  • Change Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Intelligence
  • Tenacity
  • Decisiveness/Judgment
  • Business Acumen/Strategic Business Perspective


Value Competencies

  • Displays passion for & responsibility to the client
  • Hires, develops & rewards great people
  • Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
  • Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
  • Displays a relentless commitment to win
  • Displays personal & corporate integrity


Physical and Cognitive or Mental Requirements:


·      Major job activities-physical requirements:

o   Sitting – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Use of keyboard – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Use of telephone – throughout day as needed to conduct business – 5 days per week

o   Working under time pressure – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Working rapidly for long periods – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Finger dexterity – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Good vision – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Good hearing – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week

o   Speaking – 8+ hours per day / 5 days per week


·      Major job activities – mental requirements:

o  Multiple concurrent tasks

o  Stress

o  Reading

o  Writing

o  Problem solving

o  Confidentiality

o  Customer contact


  • Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.



Working environment (where major activities are carried out):

  • Indoors in an office or control room -100% of the day


Working hours:

  • 40+ hours per week will typically be necessary to accomplish performance objectives and to provide satisfactory job presence and/or responsiveness
  • Flexibility as to the specific working hours may be required or available


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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Eden Prairie, MN 55343, US