Business Consultant (Intellectual Property)

Anaqua   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Enterprise Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

Responsibilities:

This role is responsible for the successful transition of clients to Anaqua's Intellectual Property Management System, including:

  • Leading client requirements gathering and workflow mapping workshops.
  • Advising clients on how best to use Anaqua, and how to streamline their business processes for maximum operational efficiency.
  • Identifying and agreeing client-specific requirements and configuring Anaqua to meet them.
  • Scoping and scheduling system configuration work from requirements gathering through delivery, testing and user training.
  • Configuring Anaqua as needed to meet client requirements.
  • Working closely with the client and with Anaqua internal teams to ensure requirements are met in a timely and structured fashion
  • Business analysis – eliciting requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and task and workflow analysis.
  • Gathering documents required to configure proprietary software platform and provide end-to-end Intellectual Property management and technology solution.

Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; confident to ask questions and explore options
  • Fast learner able to grasp client's needs and priorities quickly.
  • Critical thinking: able to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Strong client management skills including the ability to work with clients to agree priorities and final requirements
  • Presentation and meeting management skills – must be able to lead meetings confidently and drive group discussions; excellent meeting preparation and follow up expected
  • Competent in project management methodology and tools
  • Intellectual Property industry experience is required.
  • Technical background and knowledge of systems integration and software testing is a plus
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, and MS Project
  • Travel approx 15-20% of the time.

Experience/Education:

  • BS/BA and/or MS from recognized institution or equivalent relevant work experience. IP Industry experience or Paralegal experience strongly preferred
  • 5 plus years of equivalent relevant work experience