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Lead Consultant - B2B Systems Integration (French Speaking)

Req id:  33288

Virtual, FR Paris La Defense Cedex, 75, FR Virtual, GB Reading, GB Tampere, Pirkanmaa, FI Virtual, FI



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Lead Consultant provides consulting services to clients on business application requirements needed to support trading partner EDI / Electronic Commerce requirements and translate client’s business requirements into technical specifications to be used by offshore developers to build translation maps.  You will communicate on a day-to-day basis with client technical resources, OpenText project management and other OpenText team members.  Having created map specifications, you will be responsible for monitoring and managing quality of the maps delivered, providing leadership to the mapping and analyst team on best practices, reviewing project team deliverables for technical consistency and approving prior to client review.

Possible locations: Paris (France), Reading (UK), London (UK), Cologne (Germany), Munich (Germany), Tampere (Finland), Helsinki (Finland), Rotterdam (Netherlands)


You are great at:

  • Providing consulting services to customer on complex mapping correlations based on EDI / Electronic Commerce best practices.
  • Providing consulting services to customer on business application requirements needed to support trading partner EDI / Electronic Commerce requirements.
  • Interpreting business process requirements and producing technical specifications, project documentation and coordinate development activities with global development teams.
  • Providing leadership to analyst and mapping teams by setting priorities, technical direction and ensuring consistent quality deliverables and best practices are followed. 
  • Taking ownership and work through non-standard problems through to resolution.
  • Performing all job functions independently with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Working cross-functionally to define implementation design and functional requirements.
  • Working on multiple and complex projects concurrently.
  • Identifying and resolving issues during unit and customer acceptance testing.
  • Documenting status reports and escalating issues to the Project Manager.

What it takes:

  • This role is a French speaking role so candidate must be fluent in French.
  • Knowledge of EDI standards (EDIFACT, TRADACOMS, X12, VDA, XML), and B2B integration.
  • Knowledge of EDI Mapping processes and Map Specifications.
  • Experience working with Data Translation software supporting data mapping and transformation processes (XML, EDI, X12, IDoc, Flat files, etc.).
  • Consultancy experience and ability to facilitate client workshops.
  • Ability to work with competing demands by prioritizing to achieve project goals.
  • Experience of sales cycle activities.
  • Willing and able to occasionally travel as required.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Additional European languages is a plus.




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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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