ERP Consultant Job Description

ERP Consultant Job Description

September 3rd, 2020

ERP consultants deploy and maintain Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for clients. They determine clients' business needs, develop customized ERP solutions, and smoothly integrate ERP applications with existing infrastructure. ERP consultants may be employed by companies, or work independently.

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ERP Consultant Job Description Template

We are seeking a highly capable ERP consultant to deploy ERP software at our business. You will be consulting with management to determine our ERP needs, analyzing the performance of our IT infrastructure, and developing and implementing ERP solutions.

To ensure success as an ERP consultant, you should demonstrate extensive knowledge of IT system integration and the ability to document ERP processes. A first-class ERP consultant will be someone whose technical expertise results in optimized business processes, services, and human resource management.

ERP Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Determining ERP needs via consultation, business process analysis, and observations.
  • Evaluating existing IT infrastructure and recommending system improvements.
  • Developing and configuring customized ERP solutions.
  • Writing programs and scripts to design user-friendly interfaces and optimized functionalities.
  • Deploying ERP solutions and ensuring seamless system integration.
  • Running diagnostic tests and resolving issues to enhance performance.
  • Providing ERP end-user training and technical support.
  • Documenting ERP processes and preparing deployment progress updates.
  • Complying with industry regulations.
  • Keeping informed of the latest ERP developments, upgrades, and offerings.

ERP Consultant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or similar preferred.
  • Specialization in business administration or a related field will be advantageous.
  • ERP certification, such as SAP ERP Business Process Integration or Oracle’s SaaS ERP.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as an ERP consultant in a similar industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of business processes, ERP development tools, and coding languages.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills.
  • Superb problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

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