Hiring – Senior PlanView Consultant (UK)


Senior PlanView Consultant Profile


Clarion Consulting

At Clarion Consulting, we help clients to improve efficiency and build sustainable competitive advantage through the development of project management capability, the close alignment of IT and business strategy and provision of skilled IT and business resources.

Clarion is a successful and expanding Business and IT consulting practice. Practice areas include Project and Programme Management, IT Strategy, ERP Consulting and Business Intelligence.  Clarion is currently operating from offices in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

We are looking for people with drive and ambition to help us continue to grow our business.  We need people who have a passion for excellence and who value the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.    The role is based in United Kingdom, but candidates must be willing to travel on assignment to client locations across the UK and occasionally internationally.  This is a core requirement for the role.


The Senior PlanView Consultant role within Clarion UK (role based in UK)

As a Senior Consultant you will work with senior management to deliver services within Clarion’s existing service portfolio and to develop new product and service offerings for Clarion’s blue-chip client base.    As a PlanView subject matter expert / solution architect, you will provide input and direction in to decisions related to the overall architecture of the PlanView platform, and be accountable for providing solutions on how to develop and advance PPM within client organisations.    You will have input into and drive solution design with the client organisation and then project manage the build and deployment (globally) of the PPM solution.

As a Senior Consultant you will open up new opportunities within existing accounts that you are servicing and identify new accounts prospects.  You should aspire to an Associate Director level position within Clarion where you will have an opportunity for equity participation on an earn-in buy-in basis.  An attractive remuneration package including salary, bonus, pension components is available for negotiation.

Senior Consultant Profile:

  •  Ambitious self-starter, eager to progress to Associate Director level within the organisation
  • Experience of working in a lone-contributor capacity / self-managing
  • Strong commercial acumen and business development mind-set
  • Subject matter expert in an existing Clarion practice area or complementary service offering
  • Strong Programme & Project Management knowledge – must have a formal project management or higher (programme management) certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Will have held a similar role within a consulting practice or PPM vendor
  • May, in the past, have held a consultant role with one of the larger consulting practices Accenture, BearingPoint, PwC
  •  The role is based in United Kingdom, but candidates must be willing to travel on assignment to client locations across the UK and occasionally internationally.  This is a core requirement for the role.

Experience Required

  •  6+ years of relevant professional and commercial experience, for example, large project delivery, change management, BPR, IT Service Management, Technical Architecture etc.
  • Experience of implementing enterprise level solutions with the PlanView product suite.  Experience must include solution architecture through to deployment.
  • Significant experience of systems implementation projects and the associated change and stakeholder management processes.
  • Experience delivering projects through 3rd parties and vendors (both on and off-shore)
  • Experience working in large multi-national, matrix organisations and successfully delivering projects through distributed (at a distance) resources.
  • A level of Business Development and Account Management experience
  • Experience of operating in a consulting role working directly with clients
  • Experience of standards such as ITIL, Six Sigma, PMBOK, Prince2, CMM, etc.  Ideally candidates should hold a recognised qualification\certification in one of more relevant qualifications
  • Experience of producing high quality documentation for all stages of engagements from pre-sales through delivery to account management
  • Broad cross-industry experience
  • Experience of Structured Project Management methodologies / techniques with hands-on experience of all stages of the lifecycle

 All expressions of interest welcome – please reply with CV/profile to rfoley@clarionconsulting.com