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Location   

Either Edinburgh, Newcastle or Birmingham. / Remote

Type   

Permanent

Salary   

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum

Sector   

Project Delivery

Reference   

33445

Contact   

Max Sinclair-Kemp

Telephone

0203 397 4565


Solution Consultant - Needs to be based either in Edinburgh, Birmingham or Newcastle.

Salary - £30,000 - £40,000

Would you like to have the opportunity to be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies?

A Solution Consultant is needed for a leading Fintech company that is rapidly expanding globally and offering an opportunity for an incredible career with a massive upward trajectory.

About the role:

You will play a key role within this team, and will provide leadership and expertise in the following areas:

  • Providing up to date knowledge, awareness of the current trends and future direction of the local asset management industry;
  • Presenting & explaining existing client's capability;
  • Defining, challenging and controlling scope of a project;
  • Capturing & documenting customer business outcomes to create requirements, solution designs and agreeing of Joint Target operation models;
  • Platform integration design;
  • Business transformation support and consultancy services;
  • Regulation and advice on platform compliance;
  • Customer training programmes and knowledge transfer;
  • Platform configuration and delivering the MWS process
  • Analyst & Developer handovers and support;
  • Functional reviews & TDD walkthroughs;
  • Defect verification;

This role demands individuals who:

  • Are consistently solution & execution focused;
  • Capable of dealing with complex problems & environments;
  • Have strong technology, analytical and data interpretation skills;
  • Take ownership for an outcome on behalf of a customer;
  • Comfortable with high levels of customer, stakeholder interaction & management.

Your team will be responsible for:

Your team is responsible for providing a range of high value services to the end client's existing and new customers.

This will also involve carrying out a variety of consulting assignments for existing customers and new customers in a load of contexts, including proposition definition, TOM definition, Business transformation, customer training and knowledge transfer and the definition of bespoke requirements where required for customer platform solutions.  

Once business outcomes are understood from their clients, these must be documented and fed into the delivery process to ensure they are easily understood and precise to deliver the right outcome for their clients.

Your team will also work closely with the client's Business Readiness Team, Operations and Production Support teams to ensure that robust and supportable solutions are delivered into production environments. 

You will need to have:

  • Financial or Wealth management experience
  • 1st class degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working within a business analysis / consulting role.
  • Being able to evidence establishing an environment of continuous improvement and capability development.
  • Confidence, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment.
  • Independence, self-directing and delivery focused working style.
  • Superior analytical thinking.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Intermediate computer skills will be essential.
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills.
  • Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills.

A 'nice to have':

  • Experience in a consulting, analysis or architecture environment.
  • General investment/wealth/life and/or pensions products and the markets in which our client and their customers operate.
  • Wealth management Platform expertise, including being an SME in at least 4 functional areas of the platform.
  • An understanding of the regulatory environment our client operate within and a good working knowledge of the reg change requirements for a given year.
  • 3+ years of experience in a delivery/consulting environment in the financial services/wealth market.

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, please feel free to apply to the role directly or feel free to message me directly for a confidential chat.


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