Solutions Architect

Posted in on September 16, 2019

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R900 000 – R1000 000 per annum

Job Type

Full Time


Sandton, Gauteng


R900 000 – R1000 000 per annum

Description :


  • Appropriate degree such as B.Sc Industrial Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Relevant Post graduate qualification (E.g. Engineering Honors, Masters or MBA) would be beneficial but not mandatory
  • 6 – 10 years of experience in implementing supply chain planning software or consulting using supply chain software across multiple software toolsets. Typical software products include CAST, Optimiza, i2 Strategist, Just Enough, Llamasoft, JDA, Netstock, or similar.  MRO domain experience is advantageous

Key Performance Areas

  • Designing and architecting high quality and complex supply chain planning software solutions
  • Leading project teams to successful completion of projects
  • Being a domain expert in supply chain planning software solutions across multiple toolsets
  • Successful training, coaching and mentoring of junior and senior team members
  • Proactively managing the client relationship
  • Identifying and opening up new business opportunities

The Solution Architect plays a leadership role on consulting projects using LLamasoft’s suite of supply chain software to Implement inventory management and demand planning software for clients (Optimiza) Perform supply chain network modeling projects for clients (Supply Chain Guru / CAST) The Solution Architect is responsible for designing and over-seeing the implementation of complex supply chain planning solutions for internal and external clients.  The Solution Architect has deep knowledge and experience in supply chain planning, and is competent in multiple software toolsets.  The Solution Architect can competently perform project work when required.  More important is the ability to lead project teams in doing the work.  The Solution Architect is required to lead more than one project at the same time, and is responsible for ensuring the successful outcome of the project(s) through the work done by the project teams.  The Solution Architect is a domain expert in supply chain planning and across multiple software toolsets.  A key function is knowledge sharing through the training, coaching and mentoring of junior as well as more senior team members.  Strong technical capability is required, as well as good people skills.  The Solution Architect owns the relationship with the client, both internal and external, and part of the role is to identify and open up new opportunities with clients.  A strong pre-sales element is part of the role : work shopping and understanding client requirements, and architecting solutions that will meet those requirements, as well as developing proof of concepts for clients using the software.  MRO (maintain, repair and operate) is a key growth area for the business, and experience and skills in this domain would be an advantage.  

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