Overview

Senior Consultant: Agribusiness-Hoffman Estates, IL-Full Time Direct HireThe Senior Consultant- Agribusiness will report directly to the Director- Solution Delivery and will be located in Hoffman Estates, IL. This individual can expect to have frequent interaction with Sales, Marketing, Client Services, Product Management, and as well as external prospect / client facing interactions. The main purpose of this position is to interact with Product Management and Product Owners for further enhancement of the product and enriching its functionality. The incumbent is also expected to be part of pre-sales activities and provide support from a Services sales perspective.Expected travel up to 25% but may exceed this during busy times of year – domestic and international.Overview: * Develop and maintain in-depth technical product functionality and operation knowledge of the Agribusiness product * Collaborate closely with Sales team members, prospects, and client contacts ranging from systems administrators, and end-users, to C-level leadership, to gather all necessary business and technical requirements to build successful, customized product demonstrations (proof-of-concept, pilot presentations, etc.) * Perform product demos and technical presentations for potential clients, partners, and sales team via audio / video web-based conferencing, phone, and on prospect / client site * Provide technical sales support via a variety of media and formats, to include: tradeshows, events, webinars, Q&A sessions, etc. * In partnership with sales team members, reply to RFQs, RFIs, and RFPs with appropriate level of business and technical depth depending on the prospect / client organization, contact, and audience * When a well-defined RFP is not part of the initial process, perform detailed requirements analysis to fully understand existing prospect / client infrastructure, current and future needs, motivations, and timelines * Provide ongoing product-specific technical guidance to Sales team members and other internal / external audiences as required and appropriate * Develop, as needed, supplemental product / solution documentation, complementary to prospect / client business and technical demonstrations * In partnership with Sales, proactively track and manage prospect / client product evaluation process * Other duties as required or directedRequired Qualifications: * Proven success providing technical demonstrations of complex software solutions to C-level leadership, and to technical and non-technical audiences * 10+ years’ High Tech or Software industry experience * 10+ years’ experience designing, developing, and delivering technical demonstrations of complex software solutions, with understanding of existing prospect / client infrastructure, current and future needs, motivation, and timelines * Knowledge of SAP PP, PM, FI * Strong knowledge of Planning and Scheduling concepts, Knowledge of APO a plus * Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication, and presentation skills; ability to tailor communications for technical and non-technical audiences * Strong command presence for both internal and external stakeholders * Extremely comfortable in a fast-paced environment that requires excellent time-management and the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively * Proven ability to be both a team player and work independently * Self-motivated, team-minded entrepreneurial attitude * Flexibility; ability to adapt to changing priorities * Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio) * Spanish speaking a plus