Company Overview


Professional Advantage is one of Australia's most innovative and dynamic Microsoft Gold Partners and Infor SunSystems Channel Partners. With a global reach, we have been delivering successful solutions in Finance Management Software, Business Intelligence, ERP Systems, CRM Software, Retail Systems, BPM, Infrastructure & Collaboration software for over 25 years. Over 1000 clients have experienced the Professional Advantage difference, and we have won a multitude of awards for our products and services.


Client focused and committed to successful outcomes for everything we do, Professional Advantage delivers robust solutions aimed at improving performance at all levels, and we are not happy unless our clients are happy. To do all this we need the very best staff, people who love what they do, people who want to be given the opportunity to do their best.


Person Overview

What sort of people fit in at Professional Advantage?


Everyone at Professional Advantage is self-sufficient, highly motivated and can work independently, with or without supervision. You are not the sort of person who waits to be told what to do, you can see the objective, use your intellect to visualise the solution, and can turn ideas in to realities; this is a dynamic environment and people here have a can-do, collaborative attitude where you will never be short of help when you need it.

You must be willing and able to make your contribution at all levels, without being afraid of being put off; no one ever gets ignored at Professional Advantage for trying to make a contribution. Smart, professional and confident are essential attributes, as are pride in your work and loving what you do for a living. You should be the type of person who is self-aware and able to identify areas of self-improvement, act on that, and not be afraid to put your hand up if you need help or understanding.

 

If you are interested in working at Professional Advantage email us at: Careers@pa.com.au

 

Current Opportunities

Project Manager / Engagement Leader, North Sydney

You should be able to;

  • Architect business process and people excellence in the Implementation Planning phase.
  • Ensure business process and people excellence in delivery
  • Take overall responsibility for a successful implementation team working environment and open communication
  • Be on time, on budget, to deliver quality project implementations, and take overall project delivery responsibility
  • Produce and manage project plans
  • QA of the required implementation documents and ensure that all responsibilities and assumptions are stored and definitive
  • Maintain scope control and change management
  • Identify and pursue all sign-offs that affect milestones
  • Manage problem resolution
  • Identify, delegate and control resources involved in resolution
  • Project costing, estimating and billing
  • Manage internal and external project resources
  • Development and contribution to the PA Methodology
  • Contribution to the management of the Consulting Team
  • Complete project reviews
  • Ensure client referencability
  • Good understanding of development implementations
  • Be proactive in your project management technique and identify or anticipate issues and rectify them before they become problems
  • MS Project proficient
  • MS Visio proficient

  You must be willing to travel.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au
Microsoft Dynamics AX Developer - 2012 2009 4.0 X++

The Role: Professional Advantage has a strong client base in Dynamics AX with a variety of challenging work on existing and new customers. From week one you'll be developing solutions for leading Australian companies.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • All aspects of X++ Development in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, 2009 and 4.0 including design, report writing, data conversion, upgrades, testing, support and signoff.
  • Good knowledge of AX 2012 Enterprise Portal is essential.
  • You will work with the development team and consultants to provide assistance to all team members and to assist in the skills development of others.
  • You should have strong requirements gathering skills and understanding.
  • Scoping & solution design for development projects and working with other teams to deliver the right solution.
  • You should have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with clients and internal resources when required.
  • Good skills in the preparation of detailed development documentation is essential.
  • Be able to provide training to clients and internal resources when required.
  • Assist other teams such as sales, account management and customer support when required.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au
Senior SharePoint Consultant - 2010 2013 O365

The Role:   Professional Advantage has seen rapid growth in its elite SharePoint practice and is looking to hire a talented Consultant to join our SharePoint team in Sydney. From week one you'll be architecting and implementing customised SharePoint Solutions in leading Australian companies. We are a world-leading Microsoft partner with offices across Australia, the USA and England. You will be required to do pre-sales consultancy, configuration, development and deployment. You will be working alongside clients and have the support of committed team-members. Ideally your experience will include SharePoint MOSS 2007, 2010 and 2013. 


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally 5-10 years experience from SharePoint MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2010, SP 2013, SharePoint 2016, Online and/or  Office 365.
  • Prefer someone with SharePoint Pre-Sales skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of configuration and out of the box capabilities of SharePoint for Document Management, Workflow, Search and Content Management.
  • A strong knowledge of SharePoint and Web development (ASP.NET, C#, HTML, CSS)
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Ability to consult with clients when necessary
  • Ambition to constantly improve skills and knowledge with a focussed sense of purpose
  • Excellent understanding of deployment and testing of SharePoint solutions
  • Documentation Skills - proposals, pre-sales, user and training


Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional understanding of SharePoint architecture, design and development
  • Demonstrated career experience developing custom solutions using SharePoint platform
  • Proven results in the design and implementation of solutions on the Microsoft platform
  • Experience exposing SharePoint environments to the internet using Microsoft and other firewall solutions.
  • Good presentation skills

Person Overview

Everyone at Professional Advantage is self-sufficient, highly motivated and can work independently, with or without supervision. You are not the sort of person who waits to be told what to do, you can see the objective, use your intellect to visualise the solution, and can turn ideas in to realities; this is a dynamic environment and people here have a can-do, collaborative attitude where you will never be short of help when you need it.

You must be willing and able to make your contribution at all levels, without being afraid of being put off; no one ever gets ignored at Professional Advantage for trying to make a contribution. Smart, professional and confident are essential attributes, as are pride in your work and loving what you do for a living. You should be the type of person who is self-aware and able to identify areas of self-improvement, act on that, and not afraid to put your hand up if you need help, or understanding.

 If you can demonstrate these qualities throughout your career to date, then you are going to appeal to us.

If this is you, then please apply now.

 

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au
Microsoft AX Architect Senior Consultant

Job Overview:

Professional Advantage is seeking a Senior Microsoft Dynamics AX Specialist with a strong focus on T&L to join our team. We are on a mission to accelerate our AX market share growth in the enterprise by, delivering successful customer projects.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will

  • Lead multi-phase/multi-dimensional/multi-resource projects to conclusion maintaining high client satisfaction

  • Work closely with the Sales team to pursue and close strategic business development opportunities

  • Continually research and develop a leadership voice on relevant industry and product topics

You will possesses a solid Microsoft Dynamics AX background, understand competitive products and have broad business experience enabling you to architect solutions that leverage Professional Advantage’s portfolio of products and ISV offerings.

Job Tasks:

  • gain in-depth understanding of the client requirements including definition of business, technical, and architectural requirements

  • identify and overcome any inconsistencies, assumptions, and critical elements,

  • design the end-to-end functional architecture and solution design, particularly in the area of supply chain management,

  • document, propose and discuss solution options, recommendations and implications,

  • facilitate and accelerate the decision process considering the clients’ business strategy, drivers and requirements, pain points & challenges knowing relevant industry best practices

  • deliver effective content and strategic presentations to audiences of all sizes and media outlets

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years business and IT experience

  • Has advanced domain knowledge in one or more industries

  • Is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in delivering complex solutions while effectively managing client expectations.

  • Is able to deliver effective strategic presentations to audiences of all sizes and possess excellent communication skills.

  • Displays passion for clients, which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.

  • Hold a degree in Accounting/Business/Engineering or equivalent work experience combined with a deep understanding of ERP solutions.

  • Has a driven attitude that thrives on working as an integral part of team that strives for success

  • Is a consummate communicator, both written and oral

  • Has the ability to work in a fluid, fast-paced environment

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au
Inside Account Manager

Job Overview:

It is acknowledged that a good client relationship is key to generating a sustainable revenue stream through repeat business and recommendations. Therefore, our community of clients is one of our company’s most valuable assets. Like any valuable asset it must:

  • Actively (proactively) maintained

  • Be kept in good order, and

  • Provide a return to the team.

The IAM Team has primary ownership over the company’s existing client community and therefore has the responsibility of ensuring the above objectives are achieved.

Essential Skills and Experience:

The essential requirements of the Inside Account Managers' role include:

  • Have a minimum 2-3 years’ experience in Inside Sales/ Account Management

  • A business degree (IT, Sales, Marketing, or Accounting)

  • An understanding of the IT industry

  • Maintain client satisfaction rating of greater than4.0 as measured by the IAM section of the quarterly customer survey

  • Add value via;

    • Having an understanding of the clients business requirements

    • Co-planning with the client on future direction

    • Identify sales opportunities and engage with Business Development Manager to pursue this further

    • Develop and contribute to the development of account plans

    • Working with consultants on execution of client plans

    • Working with consultants to ensure objectives are met

  • Be the central point of contact for the client

  • Maintain and execute on a complete customer contact plan

  • Maintain 100% completion on the scheduled contact activities

  • Ensure customer retention rate in excess of 95%+

  • Completely manage the Maintenance renewal process from initial meeting review to invoice payment

  • Maintain a renewal rate of 95%+ for all customers

  • Responsibility for collecting outstanding debt from all managed accounts, such that there are no debtors greater than 60 days

  • Influence customers to attend PA events.

  • Make reference sites available for use within PA when required

  • Work with the marketing team on client communications, events, web sessions and client hospitality

  • Produce content for the client newsletter and run client meetings

  • Manage project escalations when required with the Engagement Leader/Project Manager

  • Manage escalated support incidents when required with the Customer Support Team manager

  • Actively manage customer usage of support contract

  • Manage the resolution of any client dispute leveled at any aspect of the PA business

  • Assist in providing quotations/proposals and schedule demonstrations for any upcoming products or upgrade opportunities

Key Performance

Some of your key performances will be focusing on client retention, maintain managed debtors less than 60 days’ sales outstanding. With no client in the 90+day debtor list, maintain client satisfaction and provide client references when required.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au
BI Senior Consultant

Position Overview:

We need an innovative high performance Senior Consultants to continue to expand and deepen the Corporate Performance Management and BI solution practice.

Join our dynamic, consulting team responsible for implementation and adhoc assignments across a broad range of industries and processes.

We want product and solution evangelists passionate about delivering outstanding outcomes to our customers, role models for the wider team of consultants, commercially savy, agile while not compromising on quality and good practice.

PA has a range of world class ALL in ONE technologies including Board and Infor BI which provides our clients with planning and reporting solutions. http://www.pa.com.au/products/board-software/ https://www.pa.com.au/products/infor-bi/

Positions are available in Melbourne and Sydney. Travel will be required.

Whilst this role can be technical in nature the business and consulting experience is critical. The candidate must relish customer engagements and be a great team operator.

 

The main responsibilities of this position include:-

  • Business analysis, architecting and delivering on all aspects of BI and CPM solutions, including planning, budget, forecast, analytics and reporting solutions

  • Lead Client Requirements & Design Workshops

  • Business and Technical Documentation of findings and present in the simplest manner possible

  • Maintain excellent client communications and relationships

  • Maintain hands on expert skills in BI/CPM solutions

  • Lead solution teams maximizing team performance and referenceable client outcomes

  • Complete presales, POC’s and assist sales activities when required

  • Contribute to related thought leadership, technical and business knowledge at PA

 

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Preferably great financial management / reporting understanding

  • Relational and dimensional data modelling skills

  • Work with cube viewers, enterprise dashboards and reporting

  • Strong working knowledge in MS SQL T-SQL including scripting \ Scripting Experience (e.g. VB / VBA)

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Advanced MS Excel Knowledge.

  • Strong consulting experience.

  • Rigorous problem solving abilities, and

  • Strong presentation and documentation skills

  • A solid understanding of Business Processes or Accounting Standards and Practices would be a plus

If you are interested in this position please email your resume to careers@pa.com.au