PLM Business Consultant (M/F)

Ref: REC_008_018-RPC
Fonction : Consultant Technique
Secteur : Editeurs de logiciels
Lieu : Italie


Our customer specializes in technology innovations for fashion, outdoor and other fast-moving consumer goods markets to help them design, develop and bring their best products to market.


A successful business consultant has first and foremost a broad knowledge of the many facets of business and market forces. The ideal candidate will also possess great problem-solving skills to provide solutions and recommendations that will increase profitability and efficiency.

The Business Consultant will be responsible for delivering PLM deployment projects on-time, per schedule, per responsible technical- and business goals of the company (e.g. out-of-the-box - OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

You will provide business consulting and you are part of implementation teams in designing and delivering PLM Solutions focused on the Retail, Apparel & Footwear Industry, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Agile processes. Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated, data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

The goal is to contribute to the clients' long lasting success so that our reputation can expand along with our clientele.


" Ensure a utilization target of 80% is met by:
" Meeting with assigned clients and perform an initial assessment of a problematic situation
" Collect information about the client's business process, IT landscape and data usage through a variety of methods (business process analyses, interviews, surveys, reports, RFI etc.)
" Analyze and interpret process and data to unearth weaknesses and problems, and understand the causes
" Formulate & document recommendations and configure with attention to a client's wishes, capabilities and budget limitations forming concise documentation with the objective to make a successful project and have referenceable customers
" Present solution findings and suggestions to clients with justification, recommendation and practical advice
" Train customers on solution according to the training offerings throughout the different phases of the project
" Organizing and execute assigned software implementation projects according to client's requirements and /or scope mentioned in the statement of work, SOW
" Develop detailed implementation- and communication plans, including timelines-, budget-, resource- and progress tracking details to drive small or big change initiatives
" Assist the client in implementing the plan and resolve any occasional discrepancies - change management / project management
" Provide guidance based on experience and best practices for any occurring problems ,issues and planning dependencies - conflict management/project management
" Maintain quality standards regarding methodologies, documentation, progress tracking, project administration by using internal systems
" Coach others and share your experiences and knowledge


" Execute implementation methodologies
" Process analysis methodology
" Requirements gathering & sharing
" Workshop Management
" Use case & concept paper writing
" Translate process information and customer requirements into functionality
" Communication skills (internal / external)
" Feedback loop to project team
" Conflict Management
" Escalation Management
" Create, present and recommend solution options
" Training skills internal/ external
" Presentation Skills & Storytelling
" Time Management
" Time Tracking
" Budget Management
" The ability to work in a team
" Support Change Management


" Bachelor in Fashion Textile / Business Management
" Business process mapping - BPM or other methodologies
" Basic Project Management - Prince 2 foundation or equal
" MS Office
" Confluence & Jira

This role can be located anywhere in France.