Application Manager Unit4 Business World

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We currently have a great new opportunity for a Unit 4 Business World (Agresso) Application Manager. This position can be filled in either the Rotterdam (NL) or Birmingham (UK) office. You are part of the IT department and will report to the IT Manager. You will form a close-knit team with our Software Developer in Rotterdam who is in training to assist with the support of the U4BW system.

Job purpose

The role will involve taking a lead in embedding the solution by providing technical support and development of the software in line with business requirements. As we are a project-based company, the Project Costing and Billing (PCB) module plays a key role in this support.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Responsibility for technical design and build support, following through with all maintenance, including monitoring system performance and usage.
  • Management of the end-to-end project delivery process through coordination of activities on a daily basis, driving forward development and enhancements to the product, in line with the business strategy.
  • Strategic planning to identify future requirements to ensure the solutions remain fit for purpose through understanding the business requirements.
  • To act as an ambassador and primary point of contact for U4BW across the business and external suppliers.
  • Performing impact analysis regarding process or system changes as well as advising the organisation based on the outcome of the analysis.
  • Assessing and rolling-out changes (impact analysis, design, testing, roll-out, documentation, and communication) as well as proactively proposing changes.
  • Development and delivery of training as well as the relevant documentation.

The following qualifications and skills are required:

  • Proven experience of working with UBW Milestone 7 with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience of the Unit 4 product including the following modules:
    GL, AP, AR, FA, Logistics, Planner, and PCB.
  • Knowledge of reporting tools, Report Engine including RERX, Postback, and UBW Reporting.
  • Understanding of MS SQL would be essential.
  • Experience of working for an international company.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A desire to learn and further develop their skillset.
  • Ability to learn how business processes have been implemented in UBW.
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands as well as the ability to coordinate multiple stakeholder views to formulate key solution design outcomes.
  • Ability to manage own time and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and a good understanding of Finance systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, capable of communicating technical information in an effective and impactful manner.

What we offer

Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope for professional development. We ensure that our employees rank among the best in their field. Talented professionals who opt for Ecorys want to make a difference and pursue change and progress. Ecorys offers a competitive salary, the opportunity to purchase Ecorys shares, membership of the pension fund and excellent employee benefits, including flexible working hours, part-time work, ample training opportunities and the purchase of holiday days.

Ecorys has an informal workplace atmosphere. You will generally work in teams alongside professionals and enthusiastic colleagues. You will be given a large degree of freedom and responsibility.

The selection procedure may include an assessment.

More information

For more information about the position, please send an email to with the subject “Unit4 Business World Application Manager” addressed to Dunia Fernandez Gonzalez, Recruiter Ecorys.


To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Ecorys

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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