Senior Odoo Consultant
Location: Nairobi (Kenya) or Ede (Netherlands)
Advance Insight is the leading Odoo implementation partnerfor African businessesworkingin agri-food, energy and health,and the only Odoo Gold partner in East-Africa.
We have an exiting portfolio of clientsacross East and West Africa working in sectorsranging from coffee production andplastic recycling, to electric mobility and eHealth. We workwith companies thatcreate impact. And our goal is to support these companies inbecoming more efficient, streamlined and competitive by implementing Odoo as their single source of truth.
Our team strives for excellence, stability and simplicity, which is why we only implement Odoo and truly specialise in it. All our consultants are Odoo certified and continuously improve their Odoo knowledge and skills.
Because we want to support even more companies to experience the benefits of Odoo,we are looking for an Odoo Magician(alias Senior Odoo Consultant) to join ourteam. The ideal candidate is someone who alreadyknows Odooinside out and can take on some of our more exiting (and complex) projects. You can be based either at our office in The Netherlands (Ede) or Kenya (Nairobi).
Working as an Odoo Consultant at Advance Insight gives you the opportunity to work for some amazing clients and travel to various countries to implement Odoo.We currently have projects in - amongst others - Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Jordan and the Netherlands.
If you have magic skills and are adventurous, then please read on.
- Full cycle project management and stakeholder management
- Business analysis and solution design
- Odoo implementation, consulting, and support
- Business development and upselling
- Mentoring and training junior and medior consultants
- Odoo consultant with >5 yrs of work experience and Odoo Certified
- Proven track record on successful Odoo implementation for SMEs (+50 staff)
- Senior consultant mindset
- Exceptional stakeholder- and project management skills
- Sense of humour
Nice to have
- Financial or accounting experience
- Operational or management experience in (fast growing) SME
- Work experience in West/East Africa
- Work experience in agri-food, energy and/or health
At Advance Insight you can work from our office in The Netherlands or Kenya (or both),with ampleflexibility to take initiative and craftyour idealjob. However, the position includes at least the following:
Via business analysis and solution design you advise our clients and translate their requirements into high quality, competitive offerings.
You work closely with our clients toimplement Odoo, consult on business processes and offer support.
You will be the project lead for complex projects that involve multiple phases,companies, countries, stakeholders,consultants, and/or developers.
You take charge of the full project management cycle, from demo'sto scoping, solution design, planning, budgeting, implementation, UAT, go-live, training, after go-live support and upselling.
You develop your own project KPIs and make sure that you and your teamdeliver projects on time and within budget.
You manage relationships with your clients, consultants, key partners and other stakeholders, and make sure that everybody is aligned, focused and happy.
You mitigate risk, manage clients' expectations, keep a clear administration and regularly report on progress. You also know when to solve your own problems and when to escalate to management.
You are the interface between our clients and our development team and support our developers to create value-adding and competitive Odoo modules and custom functionality.
You keep an eye out for upselling opportunities and actively follow up on them.
In addition to being an adventurous Odoo magician, you ideallyfit most - if not all - of the below requirements:
You have a minimum of 5 years experience implementing Odoo Enterprise at an Odoo Gold Partner or as an experienced freelancer.
You are Odoo Certified (v15 or higher) and have experience with Odoo.sh.
You have a senior mindset: you take responsibility, you create your own work (not wait for it to be given to you), set the right priorities and lead by example.
You have exceptional stakeholder and projectmanagement skills and are able tostructure and lead complex projects withmultiple consultants and/or developers.
You are knowledgeable and have strongintuition, are able to quickly assess clients' needs and convert these in a practical solution and a competitive offering.
You possess natural authority, not in a bossy way, but in a trustworthyand respectful way.
You think andacton the level of a master’s degree in either IT,business administration or a related field.
You are fluent in English (non-negotiable).
The following give you a strong advantage:
Experience with SME's in West and/or East Africa.
Experience in/with agri-food, energy,health and/or social enterprise and/or high-impact companies.
Speaking French is a big advantage.
Based in or willing to relocate to the Netherlands or Kenya.
Honest, reliable, creative, adaptive and with a good sense of humour.
We offer a competitive salary, goodbenefits, and a nice office
You get full ownership & flexibility (almost like being your ownboss)
You can work with exciting clients in many different countries and do impactful work
Opportunity to travel across Africa (and sometimes Europe)
Work in The Netherlands or Kenya, or follow the seasons and work from both
Be part of a fun, international, talented team with exciting growth opportunities