Posted 22 Dec 2020 by Parvana Strategic Sourcing About the position Developer/Consultant (Parvana) About the Client: A top international company, with head offices in the UK and USA, this organisation is focussed on leading edge problem solving. Proven ability to find solutions to problems is essential combined with a strong academic background. The work environment is incredibly progressive. Work from home is encouraged and there is also the opportunity for those that want to work overseas although that is personal choice dependent. This organisation only hires permanent resources and enjoys an incredibly low staff turnover as a result of their generous remuneration packages and the exciting work they are involved in. Main Role: Our client is looking to add a highly qualified graduate, with at least a Masters Degree, however our client will prefer a PhD degree Due to on-going company growth our client is now looking to recruit additional Consultants to assist customers with the implementation of new and existing programmes. The work is varied but usually involves some form of knowledge transfer to help a customer build the first few applications and customize existing applications All consultants work with customers on-site to install software, to build example solutions, to train customer staff (and their outside consultants if any), and to help customers build the first few applications You will need to have had significant experience within the IT industry. Many of their existing consultants had become highly technically competent during their careers and reached management or project management roles but discovered that this was less rewarding than technical work This opportunity is ideal for the gifted who feel frustrated or sidelined in their current career paths The emphasis is on technical aptitude, self-motivation, inquisitiveness and experience rather than detailed knowledge in a specific field Any new hire will be fully trained in the company's products and acquire skill through mentoring. The candidate will need to be based in Boston USA for a period of 1 year as internal consultant to gain experience before relocating back to South Africa as an external consultant Interpersonal Skills: All consultants must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. For greatest financial reward Consultants would need to be able to participate in both Pre-Sales and Post-Sales activities. Such consultants would have some previous experience and competence in scoping, estimating, requirements capture, project management and presenting. They would also have a polished and professional approach to communications with customers and prospects. Language Skills: All consultants must be proficient in English. Other languages, especially Afrikaans, would be advantageous. To apply use the application tool above or send us an email to [Email Address Removed] We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only Receive a daily digest of all new jobs matching this job. Your information is safe with us and you can cancel any time.