Enterprise Applications Solution Architect Enterprise Applications Solution Architect …

Grant Thornton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 19
Grant Thornton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 19
Grant Thornton
Enterprise Applications Solution Architect
Job Description Summary:
Come and think independently with an organisation that's doing the same. We're determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It's why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It's invigorating. It's inspiring. It's creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and, together, let's make change happen.

Job Description:
Grant Thornton's Business Consulting professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect and transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our Enterprise Applications practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Grant Thornton's Business Consulting consists of Enterprise Applications, Technology, Finance, Operations, Deals and People focus areas.

Performs advisory and solution design services to address financial, human resources, business intelligence, supply chain, and other business needs throughout the enterprise by leveraging the full suite of Oracle products with a particular focus on ERP and EPM cloud based solutions . Responsible for leading the implementation of the solution to client's requirements and in line with delivery plan and agreed budget, promoting a strong working relationship and team spirit with the Grant Thornton programme team. Additionally, the role will include provision of thought leadership around Oracle technology and suite of applications, as well as assistance in business development and practice development for the Enterprise Applications Strategy practice.


  • Own and manage the solution from the initial conception through to testing and design freeze
  • Responsible for documenting business requirements, system designs and transformational goals to achieve our client's objectives
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining integration designs and extensions
  • Support the Delivery Director and the Project Manager in managing scope, plans and budget
  • Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, and training
  • Identify business opportunities to increase usability and profitability of information architecture
  • Build and maintain close relationships with client senior executives
  • Provide leadership and insight for client account development opportunities
  • Take a lead role in creating go-to market propositions, proposals, budgets, and work plans
  • Work closely with Oracle SMEs and the designated Alliance Manager in marketing and business development activities as appropriate
  • Take personal responsibility for managing workload to meet own utilisation targets

  • 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent)
  • Oracle certification and accreditation in at least two ERP areas and one technology area
  • A professional architecture qualification (such as TOGAF) is highly beneficial but not essential
  • A professional qualification (such as in accounting or HR) is beneficial but not essential
The following are the experience and skills that we would value in the successful candidate:
  • Minimum of 6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing multiple industry clients
  • 1+ years of experience in Oracle ERP Cloud design, configuration and implementation
  • 5+ years of experience Oracle E-Business Suite design, configuration and implementation
  • Evidence of appropriate Oracle vendor formal training and skills development (other vendor training experience and knowledge would be a benefit)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles, key metrics and reports
  • 2+ years of experience in migrations/deployments of Enterprise Application solutions to the cloud
  • Experience with Enterprise Application Integration and back-end data connectivity applications
  • Experience installing/configuring/implementing Oracle Applications
  • Proven ability delivering complex and time sensitive projects
  • Strong leadership skills; able to conduct meetings and write technically orientated documents
  • Ability to engage and respond effectively to client's senior stakeholder groups
  • Ability to develop and maintain architecture roadmaps to senior stakeholders' requirements adhering to the enterprise strategy and reference models
  • Able to work with clients to understand current state processes and define future state processes based on business objectives

The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.