Solution Delivery Specialist - Agriculture Products

Ongoing
Competitive
Calgary, Alberta
Early Career

DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

Imagination, ingenuity and entrepreneurial thinking leads to endless opportunities.

Combine your passion with purpose and join MNP’s Technology team as a Solution Delivery Specialist. Work with tech-savvy problem solvers who embrace digital transformation and the possibilities technology brings to the future of our industry. You’ll make an impact by designing, developing and maintaining innovative, high-quality solutions that are defining the way MNP does business.

MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our team members are successfully ‘disrupting’ mid-market business practices.

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery and execution of programs and projects related to MNP’s extensive Agriculture service line, the Solution Delivery Specialist acts as a trusted partner to the business and strives to deepen relationships with internal stakeholders based on trust, integrity, commitment, accountability and delivery
  • Engage with stakeholders to gain a holistic view and understanding of the business including its challenges and opportunities
  • Collaborate with leaders to build road maps aligned to the business’s strategic vision
  • Ensure quality and relevance of applications, leveraging the software to deliver on business needs while staying current and ahead of technological trends
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities for improvement of existing applications from both a business and technical perspective to meet needs within a changing business climate
  • Work with vendors of third-party applications through all project stages including discovery, assessment, selection, proof of concept and full implementation
  • Create long-term product roadmaps to schedule updates and releases 6 to 12 months in advance; project manage implementations
  • Prioritize feature requests and work items in conjunction with Technology management to ensure the timely delivery to users while ensuring efficient and effective use of development resources
  • Manage the product backlog to track incoming feature requests or changes (via tickets, project intake forms, etc.), document technical and business requirements and ensure proper sign-off
  • Consult with the internal Change Advisory Board and senior leaders on release schedules and communicate and liaise with internal teams and stakeholders to ensure build process is followed consistently
  • Write clear and concise work items from which developers can write code
  • Proactively lead change management activities with impacted users regarding new tools, upcoming changes and product releases
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities for improvement from both a business and technical perspective to meet needs within a changing business climate
  • Drive forward project tasks including the adoption of digital products and processes to ensure goals are achieved in a timely manner
  • Learn new applications and advise the business on best practices

Your Skills and Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in project management in a technology-focused role
  • Experience with change management related to software implementation
  • Ability to synthesize information to understand the larger impact to the business and users and provide recommendations to improve overall functionality and optimization of a proprietary, business-critical application
  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum or formal Application Lifecycle Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of the agriculture industry or agriculture technology considered a significant asset
  • Excellent written communication skills and previous experience in technical requirements documentation
  • Ability to liaise effectively with partners, executive team, senior managers, internal stakeholders, and key decision-makers
  • Previous development experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira or Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) considered an asset

YOUR REWARDS @ MNP

More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.

Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!

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