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Senior Business (Supply Chain) Consultant



Stockholm, Sweden
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

IFS’s Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) Organization is on the lookout for a dynamic and motivated person to join our team as a Senior Supply Chain Application Consultant. You will be at the forefront of IFS product implementations working directly with IFS customers and partners on cutting-edge industry solutions in industries such as Aerospace & Defense; Energy, Utilities & Resources; Engineering & Manufacturing; Construction & Infrastructure; and Services. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to work with geographically distributed teams around the globe which will provide you with international exposure through project implementation and commercial execution.

To be successful in the role, you will have a background of successful project implementations and enjoy being the key functional expert in the Supply Chain domain. You will be accountable for combining industry expertise with IFS best practices to guide the customer through the implementation of core IFS business solutions.

Day-to-day remit will include:

  • Guiding our customers to improve their business through a deep appreciation of the core IFS Supply Chain Module and industry accelerators.
  • Understanding the customer’s business, industry and local practices and policies.
  • Acting as a trusted advisor in articulating and critically evaluating customer-specific business solutions.
  • Seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships.
  • Understanding customer business needs and guiding them in the most effective usage of IFS Products.
  • Leading and owning the solution definition and scope for the Supply Chain portion of the IFS Solution.
  • Identifying and bridging the gap between the customer’s business needs and IFS Products.
  • Conducting customer training sessions and workshops.
  • Guiding and assisting the customer with testing and Go Live cut-over strategies.
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory and compliance issues of the Supply Chain domain in the key focus industries and geographies.
  • Managing, coaching and mentoring other IFS colleagues.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of existing IFS products, processes and methodology.


To be successful you will likely have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience working in a Supply Chain/Logistics related industry along with thorough knowledge of working with different Business Applications.
  • Proven ability to lead and influence teams, colleagues, customers and partners.
  • Ability to articulate and critically evaluate customer-specific business needs and solutions in a customer facing role.
  • Expertise in business process mapping and deployment.
  • Strong problem-solving ability, analytical skills and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including stakeholder management, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at the executive level.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting.
  • Fluent in English and local language, both oral and written.
  • Ability to occasionally travel nationally and internationally.

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.